• Maunga
    to Moana

    Where competition meets culture

Mt. Hikurangi

8 May 2021

A multi-sport adventure race in true East Coast spirit, Maunga to Moana is an experience like no other. From our sacred maunga (mountain) to the shores of our moana (ocean), we invite you on an incredible journey through the ancestral home of the Ngāti Porou people.

Join us in this celebration of culture, community, and a bit of friendly East Coast competition.

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Authentic Marae stay experience

Get to know locals, partake in our culture, and enjoy an authentic Marae stay experience.


Race in style

From hoodies to tees, Maunga to Moana merchandise is available here.


Mystery Challenges

Some fun, kiwi ingenuity brings a few mystery challenges along the course. Enter Now

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Uncover the East Coast

From the mountains to the sea, explore 52 kilometres of this awe-inspiring wonderland.

Community spirit

From Market Day to a traditional hāngī feast, get amongst the spirit of our community.

Handcrafted medals

All competitors receive a unique taonga (treasure) for participation.

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2020 Race Results

team event

  1. Dee Hunter Team Palmerston North
  2. Jade Tangaere-Tuhura Team Hastings​
  3. Hamuera Moana Team Rangitukia

team event

  1. Ross Rainham Team Palmerston North
  2. Dane Bergham Team Palmerston North​
  3. Josephine Hagan Team Whakatane


  1. Hori Heeney Ruatōrea
  2. Simon Hunter Auckland
  3. Panapa Ehau Ruatōrea


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