Wild Kiwi Multi-Sport at Whangarei Heads

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Wild Kiwi Multi Sport at Whangarei Heads

The Wild Kiwi is a multi-sport event held on the superb land and seascapes of the Whangarei Heads peninsula.

Running The Wild Kiwi at Whangarei Heads
Running The Wild Kiwi at Whangarei Heads

The Wild Kiwi offers kayak, run, walk or dash courses suitable for kids or for the serious athlete. Find out which course is right for you.

While you're here for event, stay a little longer to play in this wonderland.

Whangarei Heads
The Whangarei Heads peninsula offers stunning forest, harbour and coastal landscapes. Enjoy the dramatic volcanic landscape, sheltered harbour and white-sand coastal beaches overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Kayak a sandy mangrove estuary, enjoy panoramic views from horse-back, play golf, relax at the beach or the surf might be 'up' at Oceans. Choose to stay in a cosy boutique bed and breakfast or a luxurious lodge, refresh yourself at a pub sitting on the waters edge or pick up a pie and ice-cream at one of the cafes or stores - all within this sea-side location. Find out more about Whangarei Heads.

Bream Head Scenic Reserve
The Bream Head Scenic Reserve is a coastal headland in the Whangarei district. It supports a diversity of species and contains unique archaeological, historical and landscape features. With sustained management, the ecosystem is flourishing; new species have been found, birds are being reintroduced and those that were only occasional visitors from the offshore islands, Marotere (Hen and Chickens group) are now breeding within the reserve. 

Are you looking for a place to stay? Find accommodation at Whangarei Heads includes holiday homes, luxury lodges and camping grounds.

Make the most of all the other great activities including kayaking, walks and mountainbiking available at Whangarei Heads.

Other Events
Check out other events that are happening at Whangarei Heads including the fabulous Whangarei Heads Arts Trail held annually at Easter.

Where Giants Gather
Journey through a grand landscape where giants surround you. Giants of geology, nature and history are gathered here, like the majestic creatures that inspired the name: Whangarei-te-rerenga-paraoa (the gathering place of whales). Walk in the footsteps of those who carved history out of this colossal landscape, and create lasting memories of your own as you journey 'Where Giants Gather'. Download the Where Giants Gather map to guide your journey.

Te Whara - Bream Head Track; part of The Wild Kiwi Multi-Sport. Photo by Susanne Olsen
Te Whara - Bream Head Track; part of The Wild Kiwi Multi-Sport. Photo by Susanne Olsen