New Zealand Cycle Classic

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New Zealand Cycle Classic
Race details
RegionMasterton Region, New Zealand
English nameNew Zealand Cycle Classic
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Oceania Tour
TypeNew Zealand's Premier Stage race
OrganiserJorge Sandoval
Race directorJorge Sandoval
Web Edit this at Wikidata
First edition1988 (1988)
Editions32 (as of 2019)
First winner Darren Rush (NZL)
Most wins Brian Fowler (NZL) (4 wins)
Most recent Aaron Gate (NZL)

The New Zealand Cycle Classic (previously known as the Tour of Wellington) is a road cycling race held in and around Wellington, New Zealand. The race exists of a men's competition over five stages and is part of the UCI Oceania Tour.


Rider Team
1988 New Zealand Darren Rush (NZL)
1989 New Zealand Brian Fowler (NZL)
1990 New Zealand Brian Fowler (NZL)
1991 New Zealand Brian Fowler (NZL)
1992 New Zealand Brian Fowler (NZL)
1993 New Zealand Clark Richards (NZL)
1994 New Zealand Ric Reid (NZL)
1995 Australia Robbie McEwen (AUS)
1996 New Zealand Ric Reid (NZL)
1997 Australia Corey Sweet (AUS)
1998 Australia Hayden Bradbury (AUS)
1999 New Zealand Julian Dean (NZL)
2000 New Zealand Brendon Vesty (NZL)
2001 France Chris Jenner (FRA) Fuji Xerox
2002 New Zealand Robin Reid (NZL) Avanti Cycles
2003 New Zealand Matthew Yates (NZL) Team Subway
2004 Canada Eric Wohlberg (CAN) Trust House
2005 Australia Matthew Lloyd (AUS) Team Jayco
2006 New Zealand Hayden Roulston (NZL) Team Subway
2007 New Zealand Hayden Roulston (NZL) Trek-Zookeepers Café
2008 Australia Travis Meyer (AUS)
2009 Australia Peter McDonald (AUS) Drapac–Porsche Cycling
2010 New Zealand Michael Torckler (NZL) Cardno Team
2011 New Zealand George Bennett (NZL) Cardno Team
2012 Australia Jay McCarthy (AUS) Team Jayco-AIS
2013 Australia Nathan Earle (AUS) Huon Salmon–Genesys Wealth Advisers
2014 New Zealand Michael Vink (NZL) Team Budget Forklifts
2015 New Zealand Taylor Gunman (NZL) Avanti Racing Team
2016 Australia Ben O'Connor (AUS) Avanti Racing Team
2017 New Zealand Joseph Cooper (NZL) IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness
2018 New Zealand Hayden McCormick (NZL) New Zealand (national team)
2019 New Zealand Aaron Gate (NZL) EvoPro Racing

Multiple victories[edit]

Wins Name Country Years
4 Brian Fowler  NZL 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
2 Ric Reid  NZL 1994, 1996
Hayden Roulston  NZL 2006, 2007


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