Kaikoura 3 day trial

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Kaikoura 3 day trial

June 1 @ 10:00 am - June 3 @ 3:00 pm

The Kaikōura 3 day trial will be held at King’s Birthday weekend on 1-3 June 2024.  This will be the 79th year that this trial has been run since it began in 1946.  This not to be missed event is the only trial each year which has a sidechair class. As usual, there will be great properties to ride on and time to socialise in the evening.

MNZ Permit Number: 20885

Entry closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024 

Event dinner: Sunday, from 6.00pm at the Whaler  (order and pay for your meal individually on the night)

Prize Giving: Monday, 4pm at Donegal House, 258 Schoolhouse Road, Kaikōura Flat

Day Friday 31 May Saturday 1 June Sunday 2 June Monday 3 June
Address The Whaler

49-51 West End, Kaikōura 7300

Trewin’s Farm

186 Birches Rd, Oaro 7374

Dairy Farm Road

531 Dairy Farm Road, Peketa 7373

Schroder’s Farm 

202 McInnes Road,  Kaikōura 7371

Sign on time 6.30pm to 9pm
Riders briefing 930am 930am 900am
Event starting time 10am 10am 930am

Riders list (up to 29 May 2024)

Young riders under the age of 10 who have mini licences may be allowed to ride at the discretion of the organisers and officials. They must be accompanied by an adult with a Senior licence.   There won’t be any mini sections at this trial.

Please make things nice and easy for the organisers by completing the form below to enter the event.   If you are having difficulty entering online you can download a form here and email it back to us, but it will take longer for us to process your entry. We need to receive your entry by Thursday 29 May.

If you are are purchasing a one event licence we will need to see your helmet at the sign on. It must be of a standard acceptable for use in MNZ events.
including booking fees
1. I confirm that my machine complies with any technical rule(s) set out in the Manual of Motorcycle Sport and/or the Supplementary Regulations and that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, it is in safe working order and fit for competition.
2. I take full responsibility in respect of the conditions as set down and also understand that a spot check may take place on my motorcycle before, during or after the event for safety and other reasons.
3. I shall abide by any decision directed at me by the Steward of the Meeting. And understand that any competitor making a false declaration may be disqualified from the event.
4. I have read the Supplementary Regulations for this Competition and agree to be bound by them and the Manual of Motorcycle Sport, the MNZ Constitution, and the MNZ Code of Conduct.
5. I am aware that the sport of Motorcycle Competition might a) cause me injury; serious or otherwise b) damage my property.
6. I wish to take part in the 2024 Kikoura 3 Day Trial despite the above risks.
7. Neither I, or anyone associated or connected with me will make any claim against you or your officers, employees or agents in respect of: a) any injury suffered by me; or b) any damage to any of my property regardless of how the injury or damage occurs.
8. I will indemnify you against all claims, damages or losses (including costs) which you incur as the direct or indirect result of any injury to me or damage to my property.
9. I am physically fit and there is no health or other reason why I should not participate in the sport of Motorcycle Competition.
10. I am aware that this disclaimer will not affect any legal obligations you have to me which you cannot contract out of under NZ Law.
11. I agree that in this disclaimer “my property” includes any property owned by me or in my possession or under my control.
12. I agree that this disclaimer will be binding on my family, my heirs, my legal assigns and my administrators and executors.
13. I accept that stripping and re-assembly for Technical Checks are at my cost.
14. I consent to the details contained in this form being held by the Hosting / Administering Motorcycle Club for the purpose of the promotion and the benefit of the race meeting concerned, and Motorcycling in general. I acknowledge my right to access and correction of this information. The consent is given in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.
15. MNZ supports the FIM/IOC Charter on drugs in Sport. MNZ uses the services of Drug Free Sport NZ and other agencies to professionally carry out the testing. I acknowledge by signing this form I may be subjected to a drug/alcohol test at any time. I agree to such testing. I further agree that my name can be published by MNZ as having taken part in a drug/alcohol test together with the results of that testing.

Kaikoura 3 day trial


June 1 @ 10:00 am
June 3 @ 3:00 pm


Trewin’s – Birches Rd – Kaikoura
Birches Road
Oaro, 7384 New Zealand
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