New and favourite stages for 2015 Otago
New stages, some rally favourites and an all-daylight competitive distance of 280 kilometres are features of the 2015 Otago Rally, to be held in and around Dunedin on May 9 and 10. As the second round of the New Zealand Rally Championship, and including the popular Drivesouth Rallyfest and the Stadium Cars/Ssangyong International Classic Otago › Read more
New look Whangarei to host season opener
A revamped International Rally of Whangarei will kick-start the 2015 rally season as it hosts the opening round of the 2015 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and also the first round of the 2015 New Zealand Rally Championship. Event Organisers are excited by changes to the format for 2015 which includes a host of new › Read more
NZRC Archive Footage
Got the off-season blues? Need a fix of rallying action to get you through until the new season starts? Then check out the NZ Rally Championship Rally Nation Youtube channel. We’ve been dusting off the archives and uploading some classic footage. ‘Smokin Joe’ McAndrew and the Prodrive Legacy, Ross Meekings in the Enzed Celica, Brian Stokes › Read more

Upcoming Events

  1. Rnd1 | DriveSouth Rally of Otago

    April 13 @ 5:00 pm - April 14 @ 5:00 pm UTC+12
  2. Rnd2 | International Rally of Whangarei

    May 4 @ 7:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC+12
  3. Rnd 3 | Lone Star Canterbury Rally

    June 3 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+12
  4. Rnd4 | South Canterbury Rally

    June 23 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+12
  5. Rnd5 | Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel

    August 18 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+12
  6. Rnd6| Rally New Zealand

    October 12 @ 7:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0


The New Zealand Rally Championship is this country’s premier nationwide rally championship. It attracts New Zealand’s best drivers to compete in numerous categories for the prestigious MotorSport New Zealand-sanctioned rally championship titles. In 2017, there are six NZRC rounds, each with a unique character reflecting the diverse regions – from Northland to Otago.