Ngamatapouri School Trail Ride

NZ Covid-19 alert level: 2Still not 100% sure of what is or is not running.
Being pedants, we are only updating the event status when explicitly contacted by the event organisers.
Event CategoryEvent Type
Offroad/Trail Trail Ride


When: Saturday, 18th January 2020
Where: Ngamatapouri School, 4301 Waitotara Valley Road
District: South Taranaki

32 km north-west of Whanganui, heading towards New Plymouth on SH3, turn onto Waitotara Valley Road. Will be sign-posted on the day.

Classes: - Dirt Bikes/2 wheelers and Quads/ 4 wheelers 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
- Side by Sides will have a guided ride starting at 2:30 pm. Sign in and briefing for side by sides no later than 2:00 pm.
Terrain: The Trail Ride tracks (a 45km and 20km loop) are on hill country farm tracks and single tracks suitable for intermediate riders and up.
There are 2 A-loop options for more advanced riders and a kids/ beginners track.
Ngamatapouri School Ph: 06 3465740
Sign in from: 8:00am
Riders Briefing: 8:45am
Starts at: 9:00am
Other details:

A fundraiser for the Ngamatapouri School.

Free camping available for Friday and Saturday night. Toilets and showers available.

The bar will be open at the community hall from 5:00pm on the Saturday and meals can be purchased there.

SIGN IN: 8:00 am RIDER BRIEFING: 8:45am START TIME: 9:00am FINISH TIME: 3 pm



* Entry fee allows riding on the designated tracks AND FOOD - Burger or sausage sizzle. Drinks available for sale.

All riders: Protective gear is compulsory – includes boots (no gumboots), helmets, full length pants and shirts. Also recommend to wear goggles, chest protectors, gloves and knee pads. NO GEAR - NO RIDE!

All motorcycles: must be in a sound state of repair. Riders are responsible for own motorcycles. No safety checks.

All riders: must obey marshals and stay on marked tracks at all times. NO PILLION PASSENGERS. Quad bikes and Side by Sides allowed. Wearing a seatbelt in a Side by Side is compulsory.

Also Proudly sponsored by: Wanganui Farm Supplies, East Town Timbers and Beadles Panel Products. More sponsors to follow soon......