An Historic Road Relay

Incorporating the National Road Relay
Saturday 21st September 2019

The Takahe to Akaroa Relay is an historic New Zealand road relay running for over 75 years. The event brings together teams of all ages from across the country to compete over a 48 mile course from the Sign of the Takahe to the town of Akaroa on Christchurch’s spectacular Banks Peninsula.

Browse the site for more information about the history of the event, photos, past results, and more.


View photos, videos, and read articles and commentary from the event, and add your own.

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Event History

Read all about the fascinating history of the Takahe to Akaroa Road Relay, from its beginnings in 1935 to today.

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