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Wellington Round the Bays is the largest mass participation event in the lower North Island and the third-largest in New Zealand. This iconic community event has been going for 46 years, 23 of which have been organised by Nuku Ora (formally known as Sport Wellington). 


Southern Cross has been announced as the new Naming Right Sponsor for the event. 

Southern Cross Round the Bays is an event that is all about community. With options for everyone, it's a fun day out with on-course activations for the kids to enjoy and an easy flat course for those who are aiming to achieve a personal best time!

The team at Nuku Ora and over 350 volunteers support the successful delivery of the event; the event couldn't happen without the help of the wonderful volunteers! The proceeds from registrations supports the work that Nuku Ora does to increase physical activity and the wellbeing of people in the wider Wellington region. Learn more in the video clip below or visit the Nuku Ora website.

Event Organisers

Nuku Ora is the independent body for physical activity in the Wellington region that is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of the communities we serve. We believe physical activity has the power to transform lives and want everyone to have equitable opportunities to be active, healthy, and happy. Nuku Ora was established in 1990 with charitable status under the Charities Act. Find out more at 

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