Foundation Partners

Major Events New Zealand

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The New Zealand Government, through New Zealand Major Events, works in partnership with the event sector to support New Zealand’s growing reputation as an attractive destination for major events of global significance.



Official Suppliers


PIO Marmot website

Marmot crafts professional quality outdoor gear. Inspired by the alpinist spirit of adventure to search and achieve in a harsh world, our products are simple, appropriate, dependable and damn good looking. Marmot For Life. http://www.marmotnz.co.nz/




Tineli website

At Tineli we produce a wide range of both stock and custom cycling, triathlon and running clothing. Contact us today about getting cycling, running or triathlon clothing for your business, team, club, group of mates, or any other organisation. www.tineli.co.nz



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TeamCP Ltd is an endurance sports coaching company that specialise in helping you to achieve more than what you think is possible. They are the official training partner of The Pioneer.

Event Partners

Absa Cape Epic

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The Absa Cape Epic is the world’s premier mountain bike stage race. The route changes every year, taking professional mountain bikers and aspiring amateurs from around the world through about 700km of unspoilt scenery and 15,000m of accumulated climbing over some of the most magnificent mountain passes in South Africa's Western Cape Province.

Find out more at www.cape-epic.com