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Mountain Bike New Zealand (MTBNZ) are the national body for mountain biking in New Zealand and are responsible for leading the development and growth of both competitive and recreational mountain biking.

The goals of MTBNZ are to:

  • Provide mountain bikers with great experiences
  • Increase participation in mountain biking by new Zealanders regionally, nationally and on the International stage
  • Increase the availability and quality of the tracks and trails to mountain bikers
  • Develop talented mountain bikers to compete at the highest level internationally
  • MTBNZ has entered a strategic alliance with BikeNZ (service organisation) to enhance their capability to achieve the above goals.

Mountain biking clubs are encouraged to affiliate to MTBNZ to further to contribute to the development and direction of the sport in New Zealand.




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Monday, 7 May 2012
Cycling 1:22PM
Hanlen Fires to 2nd at BMC Racing Cup, Solothurn, Switzerland

Whakatane's Karen Hanlen secured a stunning 2nd place at the latest round of the BMC Racing Cup is Switzerland over the weekend.

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Monday, 16 April 2012
Mountain Biking 8:51AM
Hanlen Battles to 18th at Houffalize World Cup

*Hanlen Battles to 18th at UCI Mountainbike World Cup Round Two, Houffalize, Belgium* Karen Hanlen (Whakatane) fought her way to an 18th at the latest round of the World Cup overnight in Belgium.

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Monday, 19 March 2012
Mountain Biking 8:10AM
Hanlen Fires to 8th at Mountainbike World Cup, South Africa

Whakatane's Karen Hanlen raced to a stunning 8th at the first round of the 2012 UCI Mountainbike World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa overnight.

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Monday, 12 March 2012
Mountain Biking 8:17AM
Oceania Mountainbike Championships, Final Day Wrap

The 2012 Oceania Mountainbike Championships finished today with the Downhill and Cross Country Eliminator races in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua.

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Sunday, 11 March 2012
Mountain Biking 4:31PM
Oceania Mountainbike Championships Day 2, Cross Country Wrap

ROTORUA — Cross Country racing took place at the Oceania Mountainbike Championships on Saturday in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua.

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Thursday, 8 March 2012
Mountain Biking 8:09AM
2012 UCI Oceania Mountainbike Championships About to Launch

ROTORUA — The 2012 edition of the southern hemispheres most important mountainbike race is all set to go this weekend, in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua.

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Monday, 20 February 2012
Mountain Biking 1:54PM
European Ambush at Downhill; Peters and Hanlen Dominant at Cross Country

WELLINGTON CITY — Wellington was the host for Round Five of the NZ MTB Cup Downhill and Round Three of the Cross Country Series' over the weekend.

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Monday, 13 February 2012
Mountain Biking 8:53AM
NZ MTB Cup Downhill Round Four Wrap: Breakthrough Win for Matt Walker

ROTORUA — The fourth downhill round of the NZ MTB Cup (presented by Nature Valley) was raced today (12 February) in Rotorua, with the Whakarewarewa Forest throwing some surprises into the racing mix over the weekend.

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Monday, 30 January 2012
Mountain Biking 10:56AM
NZ Mountainbike Championships Cross Country Eliminator and Downhill Wrap

Waghorn Survives the Eliminator; Leov Doubles Title Haul The RaboDirect NZ Mountainbike Championships finished today with the Cross Country Eliminator and Downhill events contested on the slopes of Fringed Hill in the Brook Valley, Nelson.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Mountain Biking 2:26PM
NZ MTB Cup Downhill Round Three Wrap - MacDonald and Atkin Double up at Mt Hutt

The new venue of Mt Hutt provided an exciting addition to the NZ MTB Cup national series this weekend.

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Monday, 23 January 2012
Mountain Biking 10:34AM
NZ MTB Cup Cross Country Wrap from Christchurch - Elite and Junior Winners Two from Two

CHRISTCHURCH — The Living Springs Farm Park in Governors Bay, Christchurch hosted the second round of the NZ MTB Cross Country Cup today.

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Mountain Biking 8:45AM
NZ MTB Cup Cross Country Wrap from Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH — The Living Springs Farm Park in Governors Bay, Christchurch hosted the second round of the NZ MTB Cross Country Cup today [22 January].

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Monday, 16 January 2012
Mountain Biking 7:40AM
NZ MTB Cup Cross Country Wrap from Dunedin

DUNEDIN — Nerves were settled today for several winning athletes during the 2012 Elite Cross country races on Signal Hill in Dunedin today.

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Sunday, 15 January 2012
Mountain Biking 10:23AM
NZ MTB Cup Downhill Round Two Wrap from Dunedin

DUNEDIN — The second round of the NZ MTB Downhill Cup presented by Nature Valley was raced today in a damp and soggy, constantly changing Dunedin.

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Sunday, 8 January 2012
Mountain Biking 10:15AM
2012 NZ MTB Cup launches this weekend in Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN — The 2012 edition of the long running New Zealand national mountainbike series launches this weekend in Queenstown.

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Saturday, 7 January 2012
Mountain Biking 2:24PM
2012 NZ MTB Cup launches this weekend in Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN — The 2012 edition of the long running New Zealand national mountainbike series launches this weekend in Queenstown.

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Monday, 7 November 2011
Mountain Biking 12:36PM
Mountainbikers Cooper and Franks Scoop Canterbury Awards

Anton Cooper won the 2011 Sir Richard Hadlee award for Best Young Sportsman of the Year at the Sport Canterbury awards on Friday last week.

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Monday, 5 September 2011
Mountain Biking 9:44AM
World Mountainbike Championships Final Day Wrap; Blenkinsop Wins Elite Bronze

Sam Blenkinsop (Wanganui) saved his seasons best performance for the most important race of the year today, winning the bronze medal at the infamous Champery Downhill course at the 2011 World Championship event.

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Sunday, 4 September 2011
Mountain Biking 8:55AM
World Mountainbike Championships NZ Wrap: Four Cross, Under 23 and Elite Cross Country

After Anton Cooper's fantastic silver medal performance on Thursday in the Junior Mens Cross country race, NZ's Under 23 and Elite athletes racing on Friday and today at Champery were full of confidence with enthusiasm high at the Grand Paradis race venue.

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Friday, 2 September 2011
Mountain Biking 10:42AM
Cooper Blasts to Silver at World Mountainbike Championships

Woodend's Anton Cooper made New Zealand proud today with a storming silver medal at the UCI World Mountainbike Championships in Champery, Switzerland.

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Monday, 29 August 2011
Mountain Biking 10:08AM
Sport, UCI Mountainbike World Champs Preview

The New Zealand Mountainbike Team makes its way to the Swiss venue of Champery today to start its World Championships programme.

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Monday, 22 August 2011
Mountain Biking 12:50PM
Val di Sole Mountainbike World Cup Day Two

The New Zealand Mountainbike Team completed its competition schedule in Italy today at the final round of the UCI World Cup, in the beautiful northern Italian Val di Sole.

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Cross Country 9:41AM
Cooper Slays Cross Country Rivals, Cole Podiums in Downhill

The New Zealand Mountainbike Team completed its competition schedule in Italy today at the final round of the UCI World Cup, in the beautiful northern Italian Val di Sole.

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Monday, 15 August 2011
Mountain Biking 11:21AM
Christchurch teenager stuns champion at UCI World Cup

CHRISTCHURCH — Brilliant Christchurch teenager Anton Cooper upset the new European champion to win the junior men’s title at the UCI Mountain bike World Cup in the Czech Republic today.

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Thursday, 21 July 2011
Mountain Biking 8:48AM
Blenkinsop wins at Crankworx Garbanzo

The Kokanee Crankworx mountainbike week at the Whistler Bike Park is a massive drawcard for the worlds's best gravity racers and freestyle riders.

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Monday, 18 July 2011
Mountain Biking 9:14AM
NZ Mountainbike Team for World Championships Announced

Mountainbike NZ and BikeNZ have great pleasure in announcing the NZ MTB Team for the UCI World Mountainbike Championships being held in Champery, Switzerland between August 30 and Sept 4.

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Monday, 11 July 2011
Mountain Biking 10:31AM
UCI Mountainbike World Cup, Round Four, Windham NY, USA World Cup Fifths for MacDonald and Sheppard

A quick one week turnaround from Canada last weekend for New Zealand's World Cup mountainbike athletes saw the group of 11 travel down to New York state for the only World Cup round on US soil this year.

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Monday, 4 July 2011
Mountain Biking 8:51AM
VTT Subaru French Cup, Val D'Isere

Europe based cross country racers stayed on in France while the UCI World MTB Cup shifted to Canada this weekend, racing at the highly subscribed French Cup.

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Mountain Biking 8:50AM
UCI World MTB Cup, Mont Sainte Anne, Canada - Cross Country

Rotorua's Samara Sheppard (iXS Wheeler Pro Team) raced to a break-through World Cup performance on Saturday, proudly delivering a fourth pace finish in the Under 23 Women's race at the always challenging east coast Canadian venue.

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Mountain Biking 8:49AM
UCI World MTB Cup, Mont Sainte Anne, Canada - Downhill

MacDonald and Cole 3rd and 5th, NZ Top Ten Domination.

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