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Age Group Road National Championships

Road & Track
22 April 2022 - 24 April 2022

Cycling New Zealand


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The Age Group Road National Championships including the Elite Para Cycling Championships will be held in Hokitika from 22 - 24 April 2022. 

This event will see the best Age Group (Youth, Senior, Masters) and Elite Para riders compete for Time Trial and Road Racing titles, and in 2022 the event includes the U19 National Championships titles. The 2022 event format will be held over a 3-day format and features a Time Trial and Road Race event.

All serious recreational riders are encouraged to get behind this event and support the Club riding system.

The event is organised by Cycling New Zealand with support from host club - Hokitika Cycling Club.

Cycling New Zealand are committed to providing the safest environment for all our cycling community who participate, support and engage with our sport at a national championship level. To enable the best chance for the events to go ahead, Cycling New Zealand will be operating all the 2022 National Championship events as “My Vaccine Pass” events. Please click here to read more.

Entries will open on Wednesday 19 January 2022.




Early Bird Fee (until 20 February 2022)

Standard Fee (from 20 February 2022 - 10 April 2022)

Time Trial



Road Race





Entries are not transferable.

Refunds may be available if a withdrawal is requested in writing prior to Sunday 10 February. If accepted a refund of the entry fee less a $20 admin fee will be applied.

Withdrawals submitted after Sunday 10 April are not eligible for a refund. 

Email: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz



Click here to view a copy of the event Terms and Conditions - TBC 




Click here for the Entry Eligibility and Criteria.

The event is open to New Zealand and Australian riders. Note that “New Zealand riders” now includes permanent New Zealand Residents who are financial members of an NZ Club & Centre.

All New Zealand riders must have a current 2022 Cycling New Zealand Adult (or Youth for U15, U17 and U19 categories) licence and be a paid member of an affiliated Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. More on how to get a Cycling New Zealand Licence here. All New Zealand riders are required to represent their Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Club. All entries will be required to be endorsed by the club.

All Australian riders must have a current 2022 Cycling Australia domestic license and appropriate travel insurance to cover riding and racing while in New Zealand. Riders must be prepared to provide proof of insurance if required. 

Place getters, regardless of nationality, shall receive relevant medals.
The first placed New Zealander shall be acknowledged as the Champion for the event.



All riders, team managers and officials are required to hold a 2022 Cycling New Zealand License. Riders will race in their 2022 category.


Click here to purchase a Cycling New Zealand licence.


Click here for the provisional event manual - TBC.

Please note that this is subject to change.



Please note this event programme is provisional and subject to change.

Day Event Details Distance Time
Friday  Time Trial U15 Boys & Girls TBC TBC
    U17 Boys & Girls TBC  
    U19 Women TBC  
    Masters Women (4 - 9) TBC  
    Masters Men (6 - 10) TBC  
    T1-T2 Para Cycling TBC  
    C1-C3 Para Cycling TBC  
    H1-H5 Para Cycling TBC  
    C4 – C5 Para Cycling TBC  
    B/VI Para Cycling TBC  
    Masters Women (1 – 3) TBC  
    Masters Men (1 – 5) TBC  
    U23 Women TBC  
    Senior Women TBC  
    U23 Men TBC  
    Senior Men TBC  
    U19 Men TBC  
Saturday / Sunday Road Race C1-5 Men / Women TBC TBC
    B/VI Men / Women TBC TBC
    U15 Boys  TBC TBC
    U15 Girls TBC TBC
    U17 Boys  TBC TBC
    Masters Men 5 TBC TBC
    Masters Men 6 TBC TBC
    U17 Girls  TBC TBC
    Masters Women 3 - 4 (waved start) TBC TBC
    Masters Women 5 - 9 (waved start) TBC TBC
    Masters Men 3 TBC TBC
    Masters Men 4 TBC TBC
    Masters Men 7 - 10 (waved start) TBC TBC
    T1-2 Men / Women TBC TBC
    H1-5 Men / Women  TBC TBC
    Masters Women 1 - 2  TBC TBC
    U19 Women TBC TBC
    U23 and Senior Women TBC TBC
    Masters Men 1 TBC TBC
    Masters Men 2 TBC TBC
    U23 and Senior Men TBC TBC
    U19 Men TBC TBC


All 2022 event courses are to be confirmed.



Under 15 - 13-14 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 17 - 15-16 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 19 - 17-18 years as at 31 December 2022
Under 23 - 19-22 years as at 31 December 2022
Senior - 23-34 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 1 - 35-39 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 2 - 40-44 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 3 - 45-49 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 4 - 50-54 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 5 - 55-59 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 6 - 60-64 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 7 - 65-69 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 8 - 70 - 74 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 9 - 75- 79 years as at 31 December 2022
Masters 10 - 80+ years as at 31 December 2022
Para - T1 -2 Men & Women
       - H1 - 5 Men & Women
       - C1 - 5 Men & Women
       - B/VI Men & Women   
All Centres/Trade Teams are required to nominate a Team Manager (can be a rider or non-rider).


Please email events@cyclingnewzealand.nz to appoint your Team Manager.


What's On Time Place

Race Pack collection

Riders Packs will be distributed to one Club representative (usually the Team Manager), not to individual riders. Riders should contact their Team Manager to arrange collection.

Team Managers Meeting TBC TBC


The role of the Team Manager includes (but not limited to):
  • Officially representing the club at the event
  • Connecting with all riding club members
  • Ensuring that all riding club members have a current licence
  • Managing the relationship with Event Officials on behalf of club members
  • Attending the Team Managers meeting
  • Collecting and distributing Race Numbers to club members
  • Circulating Event Information to club members
  • Ensuring place getters attend the Medal Ceremony
  • Ensuring club members have the required information to help them have a safe and fair race.


Club Team Manager Name Team Manager Email Team Manager Phone
Athletics & Cycling Masterton  


Auckland Central Cycling Club      
Auckland Schools Cycling  



Bike Manawatu      
Canterbury Time Trial Association Inc. 




Canterbury Track Cycling      
Central Otago Wakatipu


Counties Manukau        
Cycling CHB      
Cycling Marlborough


Cycling New Plymouth      
Cycling Otago      
Cycling Rotorua      
Cycling South Canterbury      
Cycling Southland      
Dynamo Cycling & Sports Club Incorporated      
Far North Flash Cycling Club      
Forestland Wheelers      
Gisborne Cycling Club      
Hamilton City Cycling Club      
Hawera Cycling Club      
Kapiti Cycling Club



Leeston Cycling Club


Marsden Wheelers


Morrinsville Wheelers       
North Canterbury      
Papanui Cycling


Pegasus Cycling Incorporated      
Ramblers Cycling Club      
Tasman Wheelers   


Taupo Cycling Club


Tauranga Road Cycling Club      
Te Awamutu Sports Cycling Club       
Whanganui Cycling Club       
Wellington Masters Club    


Whakatane Cycle Club



Racing will be conducted under UCI regulations and Cycling New Zealand Road & Track racing rules.

As all events take place on open roads, it is a condition of racing that New Zealand traffic regulations are adhered to. It is also mandatory that helmets are worn at any time a rider is on their bike. Riders must keep left and where marked, must not cross the road centre line at any time.




The UCI scale of penalties will apply.
Any fines issued are on the Club and are payable by the Team Manager to the Commissaires Secretary at the event or Clubs will be invoiced post event.




Bicycles must conform with current UCI regulations. 
Helmets must be compliant with appropriate NZ Transport Agency Standards for use on open roads, including those used in the Individual Time Trial and must be worn at all times when riding your bike.
All riders will be required to attach timing transponders to their bikes, to enable the electronic timing to operate. These will be provided in the race pack.



The following apparel will be accepted to ride in:
1. Club shorts
2. Club shorts with personal sponsors only if detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership.
3. Trade Team shorts if rider is registered on a NZ Trade Team and the sponsors are detailed on the rider’s Cycling New Zealand Membership. 
4. Plain Black shorts.
5. Jackets, if worn, must be either in the approved club uniform design or be clear (see through). 
6. Arm warmers and leg warmers are permitted, but must be a plain colour.
7. Club skinsuit.
8. *Exception: In accordance with UCI Reg 1.3.063 - Until the day before the world championship of the following year, the world champions must wear their jersey in all events in the discipline, speciality and category in which they won their title.  In this event, any rider who won a world title at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship in 2017 must wear the world champions jersey in the event in which they won (and the appropriate club shorts).  
A start may be refused for any incorrectly attired rider.
If you have any queries over this matter, please contact: events@cyclingnewzealand.nz 

Event Communiques is the official distribution of event information. Please check here regularly for updated Communiques.

The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. This includes (but not limited to) road restrictions, traffic management and event advisories to the local businesses and residents.


The event takes place a mix of urban residential & commercial areas as well as on rural roads. It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during the event, to be aware of other road users at all times and to make responsible decisions. There is traffic management in place however, the roads are OPEN and there will be public and official traffic on the circuit during your race.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Race Manager.

Hokitika is a Cool Little Town situated on the West Coast, New Zealand. The West Coast celebrates untamed, natural wilderness, authentic experiences and friendly characters. Hokitika is all that and more. Come and explore Hokitika – ‘The Place of Return' click here for more.

Check out our Hokitika Deals & Discounts tab below for your special deals available to you for being a competitor!

Beachfront Hotel

Thanks to the team at the Beachfront Hotel, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms. Please phone the reservations team on 03 755 8344 or 0800 HOKITIKA, or email them on reservations@beachfronthotel.co.nz using the promo code: Road Nationals 2022.

The Beachfront Hotel is a hotel, so only tea and coffee facilities available in room, no cooking, but there is a restaurant on site. There is a bike shed available, Free WIFI, Free onsite parking all subject to availability.

The special rates for entrants are:

  • $125 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Driftwood room, room only
  • $165 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Oceanview room, room only
  • $255 including gst per room per night, on 4 people in 2-bedroom 1-bathroom, room only
  • $275 including gst per room per night, on 4 people in 2-bedroom 2-bathroom, room only
  • Extra person - $30 per night
  • $325 including gst per room per night based on 2 people in Penthouse, room only. (Strictly 2 people occupancies in this room)
  • $19.50 including gst per person for a full buffet breakfast
  • $15 including gst per person for a continental buffet breakfast


Stumpers Hokitika

Thanks to the team at Stumpers bar & cafe accommodation, entrants are eligible to receive special discounted rooms at more than 10% off the normal rates. Please email the reservations team on enquiries@stumpers.co.nz using the promo code: Road Nationals 2022.

Stumpers has premium hotel ensuite rooms with kitchenettes, and standard hotel ensuite rooms with tea & coffee-making facilities. There are laundry facilities, free wifi and secure bike storage. There is also a self-contained house on site which sleeps 10 and is ideal for groups.

The cafe and bar is open from 7am until late with great coffee and cabinet food.


Glacier Country Helicopters

Thanks to the team at Glacier Country Helicopters entrants can receive a special 25% off scenic helicopter flights. Email the team using the promo code Road Nationals to receive your discounted rates: bookings@gch.nz


Air Safaris Franz Josef

Thanks to the team at Air Safaris Franz Josef entrants can receive a special 20% off scenic flights. Email the team using the promo code Road Nationals to receive your discounted rates: franz@airsafaris.co.nz


Glacier Helicopters Franz Josef

Thanks to the team at Glacier Helicopter Franz Josef, entrants can receive a special 20% off scenic flights. 

When you select the product you wish and the date, (between the 15th of April and the 5th of May 2022) it will take you to the information and payment page and there is an option for "Add Promo code/voucher". Select this button and type in the code ROAD NATIONALS to receive the 20% discount.

This discount can be for any of the following products:

Franz Josef

20 min: was $280 special $224

30 min: was $360 special $288

40 min: was $490 special $392


Fox Glacier

20 min: was $280 special $224

30 min: was $360 special $288

Fox and Mount Cook: was $360 special $288

40 min: was $490 special $392

Email the team with any questions: franz@glacierhelicopters.co.nz or fox@glacierhelicopters.co.nz


Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Thanks to the team at Franz Josef Wilderness Tours, entrants can receive a special 15% off their booking. Present this voucher here or email the team using the promo code Cycle to receive your discounted rates: info@franzjoseftours.co.nz

Fish for salmon or trout, or relax on a scenic cruise of Lake Mapourika. Explore the hidden waterways & kiwi sanctuary on a kayak adventure. 


West Coast Scenic Waterways

Cruise, stay & play with us at the West Coast Scenic Waterways Retreat. Experience the 'untamed natural wilderness' of the West Coast. Soak in our wood-fired hot tub, while star gazing, and enjoy delicious wholesome food produced on-site. Take time to recharge.

We are an eco-tourism business providing accommodation, wholesome food, eco cruises and freedom kayak hire on one of New Zealand's most highly valued wetlands. We provide bike hire to cycle a spectacular section on the west coast wilderness trail, and hire out our wonderful hot tubs. We aim to enrich our clients' appreciation of our natural surroundings, it's unique biodiversity, and provide them a setting to relax, recharge, and restore before returning to their daily pressures of life.