Our Sponsors & Partners

Title Sponsor of the NZRC

Official NZRC Tyre Partner

Official NZRC Road Safety Partner

Official NZRC Rental Car Partner

Thanks also to our partners: Volt Media, APSM.TV, Geoff Ridder Photography, Rally New Zealand & the organising clubs.

News & Media From The NZRC

From the Service Park – Rally of Whangarei

Forget something? Lukas Ramsay arrived at his car on Saturday morning, eager to get his rally underway only to realise he had forgotten something – his steering wheel. The youngster had taken the steering wheel back to his hotel room for the night and forgot it when he dashed out on Saturday morning. Kris Kross

Paddon triumphs in Whangarei, successful debut for Clendon

Defending champion Hayden Paddon has cruised to another comprehensive Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship win after blitzing the field at the Mark Cromie Motor Group International Rally of Whangarei. Paddon took a six minute and 14 second win in his Hyundai New Zealand i20 to score a second straight maximum points win

Paddon dominates day one in Whangarei

WRC rally winner Hayden Paddon continued where he left off in Otago as he stormed to a dominant overnight lead in the Mark Cromie Motor Group International Rally of Whangarei on Saturday. Paddon held a lead of over three minutes 40 in his Hyundai New Zealand i20 AP4 and won all eight of the day’s

Stokes unable to start with fuel line issue

The uber-talented Robbie Stokes was the major casualty in a drama-filled opening to the Mark Cromie Motor Group International Rally of Whangarei on Friday night. Stokes, one of the pre-event favourites, suffered a fuel line problem in his Team Hutchinson Ford Fiesta AP4 and was unable to start either of the two runs through the

2022 Season | New Zealand's best gravel roads, from Dunedin to Whangarei

The countdown to the RD2 the 2022 season…


WINMAX Rally of Otago8‐10 April 2022


International Rally of Whangarei13‐15 May 2022


South Canterbury Rally 18 June 2022


Hawkes Bay Rally 23 July 2022


Rally New Zealand 29 September – 1 October 2022

NZRC Archive Coverage

Some of the great footage of past NZRC’s can be found here… +view


About The Author



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 2022, there are six NZRC rounds, each with a unique character reflecting the diverse regions – from Northland to Otago.