Wishbone Relay 2024 - North Island

Local surgeons have worked hard to make it really easy for you & yours to have an adventure in the great NZ outdoors. Please join as many as you can  - The Relay is an easy opportunity to support local business (they've had a tough few years) & orthopaedic research all while having active fun with your family, friends & colleagues.

Registrations for the individual trips are open at THIS LINK. but deadlines are looming & differ depending on the provider/logistics involved - don't delay! If you have any questions or need assistance email: vanya@nzoa.org.nz
To check out/download the PDF trip details just click on the trip name below. The centre coordinating the event is shown in capitals.

BONUS! The Orthopaedic Flying Squadron is transporting the baton & some lucky people in both directions between the South Island & North Island between Thursday 15 February & Sunday 18 February - register your interest & get in contact for bespoke biking or walking transport!

1) WELLINGTON: Cycle Remutaka Incline & BBQ16 February 2024

2) WELLINGTON: Cycle Kenepuru To South Coast17 February 2024

2A) WELLINTON: Black & White Ball 17 February 2024 - Click HERE for Tickets

3) WELLINGTON: Walk/Run Escarpment Track & Pekapeka BBQ18 February 2024

4) PALMERSTON NORTH: Walk/Cycle He Ara Kotahi Trail & BBQ19 February 2024

5) TARANAKI: Mountains To Sea: Four Days Cycling, Jetboating & Kayaking
    Group One: 21-24 February 2024  (FULL)      Group Two: 22-25 February 2024 

6) HAWKES BAY: Cycling, Rafting & Horse Riding At River Valley Lodge Rangitikei
     25-27 February 2024 

7) TAURANGA: Cycle The Timber Trail1-3 March 2024

8) ROTORUA: Cycle Whakarewarewa Loop8 March 2024

9) ROTORUA: Hike- Tarawera Trail/Boat To Hot Water Beach & BBQ Lunch: 9 March 2024

10) TAURANGA: Hike Okere Falls & Kaituna Rafting10 March 2024

11) TAURANGA: Hike/Cycle Waihi Beach To Falls Retreat  & Dinner: 12 March 2024

12) TAURANGA: Canyoning Sleeping God - Coromandel: 13 March 2024

13) AUCKLAND: Cycle 6 Days From Cape Reinga To Auckland(FULL) 5-10 March 2024

14) AUCKLAND: Golf Tournament15 March 2024

15) AUCKLAND: Fishing Competition16 March 2024

16) AUCKLAND: Charity Ball16 March 2024 

17) AUCKLAND: Waka Ama & Lunch17 March

South Island Registrations officially closed Friday 10 November & many of the North Island legs are closing mid November or mid December 2023 - please get in touch quickly or register ASAP.
Registrations for some of the smaller North Island legs will be open a little longer - but on legs where we are working with partners/accommodation providers there are registration deadlines or the facilities are opened to the general public. Please book asap for:
Mountains To Sea
River Valley 
Timber Trail 
Coromandel Canyoning -Sleeping God
Kaituna River Rafting/Okere Falls

For those who are unable to physically manage a trip - we'll create plenty of opportunities to still feel part of the action as the Wishbone Relay baton weaves its way up the country from Bluff to Reinga.