Tour of Southland

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Tour of Southland
Race details
Date Early November
Region Southland region, New Zealand
English name SBS Bank Tour of Southland
Discipline Road race
Competition National Tour Event
Type 7 Day Stage Race
Organiser Cycling Southland
Race director Bruce Ross
History
First edition 1956 (1956)
Editions 57 (as of 2013)
First winner  Kelvin Hastie (NZL)
Most wins 8 wins:
 Brian Fowler (NZL)
Most recent  Aaron Gate (NZL)

The Tour of Southland is a road bicycle racing stage race held in the Southland region of New Zealand. From 2005 until 2009, the Tour of Southland has been part of the UCI Oceania Tour however the 2010 event was held as a National Tour. The Tour is held annually in November. The race is organised and delivered by Cycling Southland. The race's title sponsor is SBS Bank, a New Zealand bank, which is the country's largest building society.

Past winners[edit]

Year Men's winner
1956 New Zealand Kelvin Hastie
1957 New Zealand Tom Tindale
1959 New Zealand Warwick Dalton
1960 New Zealand Gary Ulmer
1961 New Zealand Warwick Dalton
1962 New Zealand Tony Walsh
1963 New Zealand Dick Johnstone
1964 Australia Malcolm Powell
1965 New Zealand Tino Tabak
1966 New Zealand Tino Tabak
1967 New Zealand Tino Tabak
1968 New Zealand Merv Davis
1969 New Zealand Warwick Dalton
1970 New Zealand David Gee
1971 New Zealand John Dean
1972 New Zealand Blair Stockwell
1973 New Zealand Michael Hughes
1974 New Zealand Bruce Ramsey
1975 New Zealand Chris Hogan
1976 New Zealand Paul Jesson
1977 New Zealand Wayne Perkinson
1978 New Zealand Paul Jesson
1979 New Zealand Eric McKenzie
1980 New Zealand Anthony Cuff
1981 New Zealand Stephen Cox
1982 New Zealand Stephen Cox
1983 New Zealand Jack Swart
1984 New Zealand Jack Swart
1985 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1986 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1987 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1988 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1989 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1990 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1991 New Zealand Stuart Lowe
1992 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1993 New Zealand Landrey Burt
1994 New Zealand Doug Bath
1995 New Zealand Brian Fowler
1996 New Zealand Gordon McCauley
1997 New Zealand Graeme Miller
1998 New Zealand Scott Guyton
1999 New Zealand Graeme Miller
2000 New Zealand Glen Mitchell[1]
2001 New Zealand Karl Moore
2002 United States John Lieswyn
2003 New Zealand Scott Guyton
2004 United States John Lieswyn
2005 New Zealand Gordon McCauley
2006 New Zealand Hayden Roulston
2007 New Zealand Hayden Roulston
2008 New Zealand Hayden Roulston
2009 New Zealand Heath Blackgrove
2010 New Zealand Hayden Roulston
2011 New Zealand Josh Atkins
2012 New Zealand Mike Northey
2013 New Zealand James Oram
2014 Australia Mitchell Lovelock-Fay
2015 New Zealand Brad Evans
2016 New Zealand Aaron Gate
2017 Canada James Piccoli

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