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We are fierce in our belief that life is better when you’re outside. Our products are vehicles for adventure. By engineering gear that is specified, technical and robust, we’re equipping you with the necessary tools to embrace the great outdoors.

Official Sponsors


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UDC Finance has grown alongside the businesses that have built our country’s economy like transport, forestry, agriculture and manufacturing, and we’re proud to be New Zealand’s finance company.


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You'll find the word ‘pride' printed on the Speight's Gold Medal ale label. It is that pride that defines Speight's and sets us apart from ordinary beer brands. We are proud to come from a mighty little country that's prepared to take on the best of the rest of the world.


Explore Arrowtown!  Arrowtown is charming and quirky – a delightful gold rush village nestled below the beautiful peaks that surround the sparkling Arrow River. You’ll be enchanted by Historic Arrowtown, a New Zealand treasure.

OSM - All-Terrain Nutrition

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OSM® stands for One Square Meal®, reflecting our commitment to making real food that offers nutritional benefits. The ORIGINAL OSM – ALL-TERRAIN NUTRITION™ broke new ground in 2006 with its world first, patented nutritional balance. Loved by sportspeople and weekend warriors – to fuel activities and adventures. All our products are proudly made in New Zealand.

PURE Sports Nutrition

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PURE Electrolyte Hydration is a premium natural electrolyte drink base using real freeze dried fruit, carbohydrates and electrolytes.  PURE electrolyte hydration in Lemon and Superfruit flavours will be available at the aid stations.


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ProNordic is about absorption, we are New Zealand’s supplier of premium liposomal technology. ProNordic products perform, and that is what makes us different to most ordinary supplements. Due to the quality of our true-liposomal technology and premium global raw ingredient network, we have the know-how and patented technology allowing us to work with a wide range of wellness areas. Our Liposomal Magnesium+, Turmeric and Vitamin C will be available to use at Motatapu.


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earSHOTS was founded to do one thing... let runners and riders take their love of sound to the most extreme places of their performance...from their fastest descent, to their biggest backflip. To achieve this we make the best headphones in the world for the trail and adventure.

Mitre 10 MEGA Queenstown

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For all your home improvement, DIY & garden needs. Shop online or in-store with Mitre 10 MEGA Queenstown. Get your Summer sorted with Mitre 10, from outdoor furniture to pools & indoor cooling. Get It Done Right.

Real Journeys


The Real Journeys story began in 1954 when Les and Olive, Lady Hutchins started taking visitors into unexplored Doubtful Sound. Over 65 years on, we continue their dream of sharing the spectacular wilderness with visitors. We understand what a privilege it is to operate in this special part of New Zealand and we take our responsibility to protect and preserve these special places seriously.

Lake Hayes Wines

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Lake Hayes wines are a reflection of the land from which they’re grown — a bold, dynamic landscape that’s full of wow, everywhere you look. We source our grapes from carefully selected vineyards across Central Otago’s best growing areas and try to let that fruit express itself each vintage.
The result? Wines that are young and lively, yet balanced and sophisticated. Delicious, early-drinking styles full of fresh, fruity appeal.


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Swallowing up the kilometers, mastering the difference in drop, all this in the middle of nature and in front of breathtaking landscapes... it's not difficult to understand why trail running is one of our favorite disciplines. And to help all runners challenge the clock without losing track of good visual protection, we have developed a whole range of sporty, aggressive and above all ultra-performing sunglasses.


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Your new home should reflect who you are, so when you build with Jennian Homes, your locally owned franchisee will work with you to ensure that you get the home that you always wanted; taking care of the building side of things and letting you do the exciting part like choosing colours, textures and fittings. By combining your personality and our expertise we can build you a home that is perfectly suited to you and your family’s changing needs.

Volunteer Sponsor

Pak'nSave Queentown

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Locally owned and operated, PAK'nSAVE Queenstown aims is to provide New Zealand's Lowest Food Prices, so we never stop looking for ways we can cut costs

Charity Partner

Queenstown Trails Trust


Come and experience the full grandeur of Queenstown and journey along 120kms of trails alongside awe-inspiring alpine vistas, crystal clear lakes, stunning river gorges and hidden ruins. Combine your active adventure with world-class accommodation, food and wine for an experience you will savour forever.

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Supporting Partners

Queenstown Lakes District Council


The Queenstown Lakes District Council provides high quality services and facilities to residents and visitors alike.  This includes providing good quality local infrastructure; managing parks, trails, libraries and recreational facilities; enabling sustainable development through resource and building consenting services; and regulating local activities such as dog and noise control; parking enforcement and local health standards.

Supplier Partners

Over The Top

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SJ Allen

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Partnership Opportunities

Want to be part of one of New Zealand's favourite off-road event? With 4 iconic events set in the stunning Wanaka to Queenstown high country, the Motatapu provides a fantastic opportunity for participants and spectators to be directly exposed to particular products, services and brands. 

There are many ways to get involved from sampling in athletes kits to onsite activations at the start & finish lines.

If your organisation is interested in partnership or promotional opportunities within Motatapu please contact:

Gemma Peskett -

Craig Gallagher -


20190309 MOT D1 JW 0329