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10 Swim events
Generation Homes Beach to Bay
image descriptionRussell, Bay of Islands Northland

The Bay of Islands once again plays host to one of the most scenic harbour crossings on the yearly swim calendar.

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Rangitoto Swim
image descriptionRangitoto Island Auckland

The volcanic-centrepiece of the Hauraki Gulf sets the start line for the most unique swims in our season.

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Harcourts Cooper & Co Swim the Shore
image descriptionTakapuna Beach Auckland

From the Ironman distance, 3.

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The Ruby Swim 2023
image descriptionWanaka Otago

The Ruby Swim 2023, is due to take place on the 28th of January. is not just about the how fast you can swim. Ruby Island is an icon in our Wanaka landscape, featured in thousands of photos and in the lore of Wanaka.

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Interislander Swim the Lighthouse
image descriptionFreyberg Beach Wellington

The vibrant event base at Freyberg Beach will keep your support crew entertained with an array of family-friendly activities (think sand-castles, beach games and ice blocks!) and inspiring finish-line celebrations.

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Interislander Bean Rock Swim
image descriptionMission Bay Auckland

This is your chance to swim from the lively beachfront of Mission Bay out and around the back of the largest navigational marker in the Waitemata Harbour – the Bean Rock Lighthouse.

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Generation Homes La Grande Swim 2023
image descriptionAkaroa Canterbury

The Generation Homes La Grande Swim is essential for your ‘Kiwi Summer Swimming Roadie’ if you’re taking on the only endurance distance in the Series, the 5km ‘Wainui to Akaroa’.

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Harcourts Cooper & Co Swim the Bridge
image descriptionWesthaven Auckland

There’s nothing quite like swimming across the most prominent marine highway in New Zealand, under the shadow of the busiest bridge, and emerging on the city side of the harbour to the roar of the finish line crowd to really make you feel like an absolute champion, especially wearing your...

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Generation Homes Legend of the lake
image descriptionLake Tikitapu (Blue lake) Bay of Plenty

The blue waters and native forest of Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) makes this event a very special experience for swimmers and spectators at our only fresh water event in the Series.

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Generation Homes The Mount Swim
image descriptionMt Maunganui Main Beach Bay of Plenty

The soft golden sands and rolling surf is the epitome of a classic Kiwi summer scene, so we’re pumping up this popular event to celebrate everything there is to love about Mt Maunganui’s natural beachfront, island and mountain landscape at The Generation Homes Mount Swim.

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