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Welcome to our Overseas Paddlers ! Below is some information we have put together to assit with the planning of your trip. 


Event Location 


The Takapuna Beach Cup takes place on Takapuna Beach. Takapuna is one of Aucklands best beach towns and offers visitors, great accommodation, cafe's, boutique shops, a modern shopping centre, excellent bars and restuarants, all within walking distance to the event. The beach and grass reserve is a haven for locals and visitors, who flock to picnic, swim and play, all while taking in the stunning views of Rangitoto volcanic island and other Hauraki Gulf Islands.

There is a scenic coastal walkway that runs from Takapuna Beach to Milford Beach for thoes who would like to strech their legs after a long journey. 


Auckland Airport  to Takapuna            40min by car

Takapuna to Auckland City Centre      10min by car


For more information on Auckland Airport please visit Auckland Airport.

For more information on how to get around Auckland City please visit Auckland Transport. 




The Spencer on Byron is the Event's Official Hotel, visit our Accommodation tab in the Event Info menu to find out more.


Auckland sightseeing


If you are planning on extending your stay and would like to know what Auckland has to offer please visit Auckland NZ.

We highly recommend a trip to Waiheke Island for some wine tasting, a visit to the Sky Tower and for the more adventurous a bungee jump off the Harbour Bridge.




Please ensure you have the appropriate travel insurance, while visiting and competing in the Event. You may also like to check the Accident Compensation website for additional information on accident coverage while you are in New Zealand.


International Bank Payment


All of our online entries are processed by Enter NOW, you may pay  for your entry online by credit card or you may wish to transfer the money into our bank account. Here are the details for making the payment. This information is also supplied on your invoice once you have entered online.


Please put your TEAM NAME and RACE as the reference in all transactions and follow the instructions below.



Account number: 38-9008-0422153-00

Receiving Bank: Citibank N.A, 23 Customs St, Auckland, New Zealand


Correspondents: Use Citibank NZ correspondents for all currencies

Other information/reference: Include ‘forward to Kiwibank’

The person sending you the money will need to provide  the following information:

Account number: At the sending bank

Their full name: No initials

Their full street address: PO Box numbers are not acceptable



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