October 14, 2017

Elina Ussher’s win at the Motu Challenge in Opotiki on Saturday 14 October was her eleventh, making her the undisputed queen of multisport in the New Zealand. Her dominance over the years is unrivalled in endurance sport.

The veteran multisport athlete from Nelson finis...

October 9, 2017

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but we reckon this year's event T's are the best in the 23 year history of the Motu Challenge. What thinks you?

We will have a limited number for sale on the day. If you want to secure one these collectors items email us now info@mot...

October 6, 2017

Moss Burmester is a big name in New Zealand Sport having represented New Zealand at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and various other world champs and commonwealth games . So when I saw his name on the start list I quickly pinned him down for an interview. I decided to mix s...

September 26, 2017

Winners from last year’s Motu Challenge Elina Ussher and Daniel Jones are back to defend their titles at the Opotiki multisport event on Saturday 14 October. Whilst Ussher will be back to race for an eleventh title Jones will be back to see if he can claim his second t...

September 18, 2017

The Motu Challenge recently asked the Coast to Coast to promote the North Island's toughest Multisport event on 14 November in Opotiki. The promotion included a discounted entry and a chance to win the entry fee

back. The lucky team was the 'Short and the Tall of it'. M...

September 7, 2017

Thanks to New Zealand Seaweeds (part of New Zealand Manuka Group) one lucky person will win a $200 paragliding prize. But wait there's more! New Zealand Seaweeds are also giving away a special $260 gardening prize which includes a twenty litre container of liquid seawe...

September 1, 2017

It's a funny question to me but to the team at Lysaght multisport is in their DNA. Well maybe not their DNA but it's probably on the noticeboard in the office. Lysaght Consultants are sponsoring the youth categories of the Motu Challenge so I asked them why. This is th...

September 1, 2017

Comments from Race Director Marty Madsen highlight how tough the mighty Motu event is. You’ll feel like someone has taken a jack hammer to your legs! However fellow race organiser Mike van der Boom is quick to point out it’s not all about being tough.

The Mighty Motu co...

August 4, 2017

Opotiki farming and horticulture business Riverlock have done it again! Not only do this local family business sponsor the Motu 160 event they will also donate a $2700 mountain bike as a prize. We reckon Riverlock rock!

All you have to do to be into to win the prize is...

July 6, 2017

Young Whakatane multisport star Oliver Thompson wins a free entry to the Motu Challenge. Oliver won the free entry courtesy of a Coast to Coast promotion where all entries received before the end of June went in the draw to get the entry fee back. 

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