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The 2018 New Zealand Cycle Classic - an overview

The New Zealand Cycle Classic is recognised as the premier international road cycling event in this country and has developed a reputation for unearthing new talent, with many of the riders having gone on to win stages in the Tour de France, the Tour of Italy and world championship titles. In 2018 it will be held in the Wairarapa from January 17th – 21st with more riders coming from around the world.

GREYTOWN … YOU TASTE SENSATIONAL!

GREYTOWN … YOU TASTE SENSATIONAL!

Greytown’s Schoc Chocolate has created a special Greytown Schoc Chocolate Bar just in time for sharing and enjoying over the summer.

After asking the community for ideas to create a “taste of Greytown” chocolate bar a few weeks ago, Schoc Founder Murray Langham created a perfectly balanced flavour that captures the essence of Greytown’s agricultural heritage -  a beautiful dark Schoc Chocolate with a Raspberry, Pear and Apple flavours.

SOLWAY SHOWGROUNDS OPENS GATES TO MOTORHOMES

Masterton’s historic Solway Showgrounds will welcome motorhomes and campervans this summer after becoming a registered Park Over Property (POP).
The 50 acre site is now able to accommodate self-contained motorhomes and will help reinforce Masterton’s official status a Motorhome Friendly Town.

JLT Condor return to contest 2018 New Zealand Cycle Classic

JLT Condor, a registered Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Continental team from the United Kingdom, will return to the Wairarapa next month to contest the New Zealand Cycle Classic.

Team manager John Herety, a former British road racing champion, is looking forward to bringing his team back to New Zealand to contest the UCI 2.2 five-stage Cycle Classic which begins on Wednesday 17th January with a 121km stage from Masterton to Alfredton and return.

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