Surf Highway 100km Ride

Ride the Iconic Surf Highway (SH45) in Taranaki – a ride for all cyclists. Hawera to New Plymouth via Surf Highway SH45.
Early start time for riders wishing to take 3 plus hours

10 Mar


ATTN: New Starting Position Announced

The Surf Highway 100km Ride (2018) Starting at the “REAR” entrance of Hawera Primary School on Manawapou Road, this is a ride north along the Surf Highway 45 to New Plymouth.

Rider categories include:

Open Solo $65, Bone Collector $40 each, Relay $40 each & Tandem $65 per bike.

  • Online entries close midnight Wednesday 7th March 2018
  • Late cash entries can be made on registration evening – New Plymouth Fitzroy Skate Rink  4.30 – 6.45pm and Hawera TSB Hub 4.30 – 6.30pm
  • Hawera registration & Pick-up Ride Pack: Venue TSB Hub foyer 4.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Youth rates (under 18 years old on event day) are $30 each for all categories 

All late (at registration) entries incur extra $10 charge. 


The cycling route teases riders with mainly flat riding through to Okato, then some gnarly little climbs to Oakura and beyond to the finish line along Centennial Drive near Back Beach New Plymouth.

Again we have the category for the electric bike devotees to crank their “power” along the Surf Highway. Prize giving will be approximately 1.30pm at the skate park.

Food and beverages available at Paris Plaige just near by.




New Plymouth: Friday, March 9th 2018 at the East End Skate Park Fitzroy, New Plymouth, from 4:30 to 6.45 pm.

Hawera: Hawera TSB Hub 4.30 – 6.30pm

Please Note: Cash registrations will only be available on registration nights. Sorry we cannot accept registrations on the morning of the event. 

Event Day:

Start Line:      Hawera Primary School Manawapou Road.

3 Hour Plus Riders & E-Bikes – Saturday, March 10 2018: 08.00 am: Riders assemble at Hawera Primary School Manawapou Road  for pre-ride briefing.

Less than 3 Hours Riders – Saturday, March 10 2018: 09.15 am: Riders assemble at Hawera Primary School Manawapou Roadfor pre-ride briefing.

All Rides will be a neutral group start, closely marshaled for the entire ride with motorbikes.


The Changeover areas for Relay & Bone Collector teams at:

Relay: Opunake

Bone Collector:  Manaia – Opunake – Okato

Finish Line: Back Beach Road, / Centennial Drive New Plymouth,+Omata+4374/@-39.0816546,174.0145437,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x6d144c000de29db9:0xb58ab91ecc1f7bae!8m2!3d-39.085


Google Map



Terms and Conditions for the Surf Highway 100km Ride.

1.0 – Spot-prize Recipient must be present at prize giving to collect prize.

2.0 – There are no Gender or Age Group Categories.
2.1 – Your age group is your age on the day, no halves – (March 10th 2018).
2.2 – There are no water stations along the route.
2.3 – Depending on entrant numbers the ride start maybe staggered.
2.4 – The Surf Highway 100km Ride from Hawera to New Plymouth is limited to entries of 400 riders only.
2.5 Any questions please see contact details above.

In consideration of the acceptance of my entry for the Surf Highway 100km Ride I, or I on behalf of my team, do hereby agree to release from any liability, financial or otherwise, the event, Event Directors, officials, sponsors, volunteer groups, and/or individuals from all claims for injuries and/or damage however caused from my/our participation in this event. I certify that I, and my team are in good health. In submitting the entry form I/we agree to comply with the rules of the 100km Surf Flier.

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Contact Information

Name Peter Bennett Email Phone 0274427569