ITU New Plymouth SPRINT Triathlon

ITU New Plymouth SPRINT Triathlon - 2nd April 2017

Accommodation & Travel >> plus Special Note re BIKES

Closest Airport

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Auckland International Airport then onto New Plymouth

Auckland – New Plymouth Airport (35 minute flight)


Transportation of BIKES  -

Via overnight TRUCK  to Auckland evening of Sunday 2nd April (Post Race)


New Plymouth event organisers are pleased to assist those racing the WTS Gold Coast event (following weekend) with additional bike transport support/offer.


To guarantee that your bike gets out of New Plymouth to Auckland International Airport we are providing the following “for athletes racing in the Gold Coast WTS” event at NO charge.


Please Note the following instructions/conditions:



1. Bikes to be loaded onto TRUCK at Quality Hotel at 8.00pm Sunday 2nd April, no later. Bike owner to assist with loading bike onto truck – Bike transported at owners risk.


2. Bikes will be unloaded at Auckland International Airport by 8.00am on Monday 3rd April. Two people will look after the bikes until all have been up lifted.


3. Athletes using this service:

  • On leaving New Plymouth airport only check in your flight to Auckland, as you will need to collect your bike that has been overnight trucked up to Auckland.

  • On arrival into Auckland domestic airport you then need to collect any baggage that you may have checked in at New Plymouth. Then proceed  to the International airport approx. 10 minute walk or you can take a free bus

  • Up lift bike which will be waiting for you at a pre-determined site within the International terminal (Note: Information re this collection point will be given to you in New Plymouth)   

  • One you have picked up your bike then continue on and check into your onward flight to Gold coast i.e. including your bike


Any Questions re this service:

Please email Graham Park (New Plymouth Athlete support) and advise him if you wish to use this service

Graham Park:   or you can phone  021 1814216 (NZ).



Visa Requirements 

Immigration NZ

For teams (athletes) traveling to NZ to compete in the New Plymouth World Cup please go to:

for details on whether your athletes need to apply for a Visa to enter New Zealand.

When applying for a Visa, if you require a letter of invitation then please ask.



Local Transportation Provided

Free local transfer to Hotel from Airport our contact is

grahm foto sq 125  Graham Park:   or  021 1814216 (NZ).



Accommodation Contact Details "HOST HOTEL"

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Quality Hotel Plymouth International, Corner Courtenay & Leach Street.

Quality Hotel Plymouth 4 Star Qualmark Rated Hotel New Plymouth NZ

Free phone 0800 800 597, Fax 06 758 9949, Land Line 06 759 9128.





Home stay or accommodation provided

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Some home stay is available on a first in first basis.

Please contact Ross Dingle: President of the Taranaki Triathlon Club - New Plymouth

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If you are finding it hard to get accommodation please contact:

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