Suzuki National Championships

The Triathlon New Zealand Suzuki National Championships are the pinnacle of events on our domestic calendar for all members. These races hold a special place in the heart of many triathletes around the country and are always hotly contested. Both with the Suzuki National Championships and secondary qualifying 2019 Age Group Team events, the Triathlon season is jam packed with awesome racing from top to bottom of the country.

Click here, or click the image below, to find out more about the Suzuki car giveaway.

Currently Triathlon New Zealand are calling for Expressions Of Interest (EOI) for National Schools Triathlon and Duathlon Championships for the 2019/20 season.

2018-19 Season

Suzuki National Championships 2018/19 Event Date
Sprint Distance Duathlon Pukekohe Raceway Duathlon 19 August 2018
NZ Schools Duathlon Pukekohe Raceway Duathlon 19 August 2018
Standard Distance Triathlon Classic Builders Tinman 2 December 2018
Paratriathlon Classic Builders Tinman 2 December 2018
Cross Triathlon Cross Tri Wanaka 6 January 2019
Mid Distance Triathlon Tauranga Half 12 January 2019
Sprint Distance Triathlon Kinloch Triathlon 10 February 2019
Aquabike Challenge Wanaka 16 February 2019
Long Distance Triathlon IRONMAN NZ 2 March 2019
NZ Schools Triathlon NZ Schools New Plymouth 29 & 30 March 2019


Secondary Selection Events 2018/19 Event Date
Sprint Distance Triathlon PaknSave Triathlon Festival 25 November 2018

To enter the Triathlon New Zealand National Championships, you must be both a legal resident or citizen of New Zealand and hold a valid Triathlon New Zealand membership.

For Para athletes please see the Classification section on the Para-triathlon page for information around eligibility and classification.


When entering the race you must supply your Triathlon New Zealand (TRIBE) membership number to the event organiser via the entry system, failure to do so may result in you not being eligible to be awarded a National Championship medal.