National Prizes

Check out this year’s exciting prizes available for 2021. To be in with a chance to win, make sure to ride in February’s Aotearoa Bike Challenge. There are also discounts and offers available. A big thank you to our sponsors for supporting getting more people on their bikes. 

Early Bird $1,000 Bookabach Getaway!

Register before February to be in the draw to win

Sign-up for the Aotearoa Bike Challenge before midnight on Sunday, 31 January 2021, and we'll put you into the draw to win a $1000 Bookabach Voucher.

Registering is easy: 

Congratulations to:
Patrick M at BVT - Christchurch Office



Early Bird Christmas eBike Giveaway!

One lucky early bird rider who registered before Christmas was selected to win on Christmas Day.

They will be receiving a Moustache eBike powered by Bosch eBike Systems valued at over $5,000.

See the prize draw terms.

CONGRATULATIONS: Stuart D from The Gas Hub


Win a eBike conversion with Converted!

Log a trip during the challenge to be in to win

(Valued at over $2110)

Converted are proud to support the Aotearoa Bike Challenge.

Converted are offering a full conversion of your bike to electric! Keep the bike you love, and get performance and speed beyond production e-bikes.

Converted Limited will professionally fit a 300w mid-drive motor and 12.5ah lithium battery to your bike, anywhere in New Zealand. This modern system has both pedal assist modes and a throttle so you can cruise or set the pace. Expect it to half your commute time as it boosts you through traffic and up hills. With a range of around 50km, you can commute and explore with ease.

Converted will also include the famous Lekkie Chain Ring valued at $160 to finish off the conversion with style.

Full details on the package can be found at Converted, or see the specifications here.


Win a Kona III iSUP from Torpedo 7!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $1099.99)

Torpedo 7 are offering one of their awesome inflatable stand up paddleboards for one lucky rider. The 11'2" Kona III iSUP comes with travel bag, pump, coil leash, collapsible paddle, fins and repair kit. Just in time for the last of summer 2021. 

Congratulations to:

Andrew A at Beca Tauranga

Win a Tongariro 6 Person Tent from Torpedo 7!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $599.99)

Set up your home base with the Torpedo7 Tongariro 6 Person Tent. It offers excellent shelter, space and value. Perfect whether you're a first time or experienced camper.

Congratulations to:

Robyn B at Marlborough District Council


Win one of four $100 vouchers from Mons Royale!

Log a ride during the week to be in the end of week draw

From Lake Wanaka, New Zealand, Mons Royale designs performance merino clothing for the mountains. Mons Royale came from believing a brand could be built by designing technical performance products without compromising style. Mons offers the most comprehensive layering system for your snow sports, high performance bike apparel for your time on two-wheels and the life in between.

Love Mons Royale? Win more vouchers with our encourager prizes.

Congratulations to:

Rose C at Cooney Lees Morgan
Danielle T from Waikanae
John P at Christchurch City Council
Winston C at Doctors on Riccarton


Win a bike care kit from Biomaxa!

Log a ride during the week to be in the end of week draw

(Valued at $155 each)

Biomaxa was founded with the vision to deliver industry-leading performance combined with a sustainability focus, with their whole range 100% petrochemical free and made right here in Aotearoa. They wanted to banish the petrochemicals and synthetic products traditionally used in bicycle cleaners and lubricants, and turn to nature – the place we love to ride and need to protect. Biomaxa is a bicycle care product company committed to delivering exceptional cycling performance and protecting the environment. Biomaxa is committed to sustainability and cycling innovation. It is Performance by Nature.

This awesome kit includes: 80ml biolubricant reusable applicator, 500ml biolubricant refill, 100ml bio-grease, 500ml bio-degreaser and 500ml spray bio-wash.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook for a great Biomaxa giveaway this February.

Congratulations to: 

Russell C at BRANZ
Paul W at Beca Christchurch
Mitch W at Western Bay of Plenty District Council


Win apparel from Untouched World!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

A collaboration between lifestyle fashion brand Untouched World and e-bike specialists Sinch, brings you the ultimate in earth-friendly clothing to help you get the best out of your e-bike experience. The e-biker collection is thoughtfully designed and sustainably made in New Zealand from luxe natural fibres like breathable ZQ certified Merino. With built-in UV and odour-resistance and a natural ability to wick away sweat, this multi-tasking wardrobe will let you commute, exercise and socialise in comfort and effortless style.

Four jacket's to give away:

Women's Wakatipu jacket's to win (valued at $399 ea)

Perfect for a cooler day this sporty style women's Merino jacket features a unique curved front zip fastening and a zipped central pocket with thumb looped sleeves.

Congratulations to:

Louise R at Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Men's Sports Jackets to win (valued at $499 ea)

This casual zip-front 100% Merino men's jacket is another of Untouched World's essential basics. 

Congratulations to:
Augyson H at Transpower - Wellington
Jeremy K at Hutt Valley High School
Philip Y at Good Earth Matters Consulting Ltd

Three men and women's Project u kite print tee (valued at $79 ea)

Ethically produced Fairtrade 100% organic cotton ProjectU™ Cap Sleeve, fitted cut for both styles.

Congratulations to:

Thomas M at Auckland Transport
Colman B at Ministry for Primary Industries - Wellington
Karl H at IAG


Win a men's or women's Waterproof Shell from GroundEffect!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

She Shell Women's Waterproof Shell (valued at $349) No-compromise defence against crappy weather and tongue twisters. The She Shell repels rain and wind with its waterproof-breathable 3 layer HydroFoil™ Plus fabric, fully tape-sealed seams and WhaleTail™ back.

Congratulations to: 

Stefan J at Unleashed Software

Storm Trooper Men's Waterproof Shell (valued at $349)  Battledress for toughing it out when the weather turns to custard. The Storm Trooper shields you from the torrent with waterproof-breathable 3 layer HydroFoil™ Plus fabric, fully tape-sealed seams and WhaleTail™ back.

Congratulations to: 

Howard N at Unitec Institute of Technology

Win a gift voucher from Ground Effect!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

Gear that works - and lasts. Made right here in New Zealand! Thanks to our sponsors Ground Effect, four $100 gift vouchers are up for grabs for Aotearoa Bike Challenge participants. 

Congratulations to: 
Katyana K at Bounceback Physio
Sarah S at Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Andrew A from West Harbour
Dave D at Rotorua Lakes Council
Eamonn W at Enable Networks
Darrell T at Dunedin City Council

Win a mixed case of kombucha from GoodBuzz

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $40)

Each week in February we'll be giving away a few cases of delicious kombucha! Good Buzz Kombucha is a better for you soft drink that aids your gut health and is low in sugar. It is made here in NZ using Otakiri spring water and organic, fair trade ingredients. It is 100% raw, unpasteurised kombucha, that is never diluted nor do they add any additional sweeteners.

Congratulations to: 

Tony M at Ministry of Health (Wellington)
Sean V from Christchurch
Peter B at ACC Wellington
Haxby A at University of Otago
Ralph J at Isthmus
Nicky S at Beca Christchurch
Diane M at Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB)
Ingrid J at Lysaght Consultants
Shirley L at Southern DHB - New Zealand
Stuart P at Crown RTC
Antoine F at Wyma Engineering (NZ) Ltd
Sue S at Otakaro Limited
Thomas L at Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Eliza M from Dunedin
Sanjeev K at Unitec Institute of Technology
Peter S at Page and Macrae Ltd
Gabe R at Boffa Miskell Ltd - Christchurch
Eddie B at Sparks Interactive
Derek P at Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Georgina L at Bellbird Baked Goods
Andrew L at Otago Polytechnic


Club / Group prize: win a $200 voucher for custom kit with GreenMonkey Velo!

To win, be one of the top three group/clubs with the most total encourager points

GreenMonkey supplies cyclists, triathletes, adventure racers, runners, event organisers, and anyone who enjoys the outdoors, with the best custom kit and apparel from the best manufacturers and brands. Our design team will bring your dreams and ideas to reality and help you look the best you possibly can on your bike. 

What better way to stand out from the peloton, and break away in style!

GreenMonkey provides custom apparel to teams, clubs, corporate, individuals, or your local coffee bunch ride. Trust us and you’ll get the most stand-out kit you’ll ever wear. Join your club or group, or create one here.


Stay fresh and win a beeswax wrap with Kiwiwrap!

Log a ride during the week to be in the end of week draw

(Valued between $6 to $11 each)

Going waste free can start with replacing single use plastic, Kiwi Wraps are a fun sustainable alternative for cling film. We are a family whose youngest daughter, Emma, has Down Syndrome. For her whole life, our family has embraced an inclusive style for every activity we do. From surfing and tandem biking to zip lining across canyons, Emma always tries to do what everyone else does. This business gives us an opportunity to provide employment for Emma and her helpers, who also struggle to find their way in the world. The wraps are hand made from 100% cotton, infused with NZ beeswax, jojoba oil, tree resin and Manuka oil. We are giving away a selection of Small and Medium wraps which can be used to wrap sandwiches, snacks and fresh produce.

Congratulations to:

Kim M at Aurecon, Tauranga
Diana R at Auckland District Health Board
Alice H at Western Springs College/ Ngā Puna O Waiōrea
Simon B at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Paula D at Waimea College
Colin D at Hutt Valley District Health Board
Rapa Y at Watercare Services Limited
Lynette F at Christchurch City Council
Rebecca E at Transpower - Wellington
Karen F at WSP - Timaru
Elisa B at Carterton District Council
Jan T at Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga - Canterbury/West Coast
Alex B at Giltrap Group
Violet T at T&G Global - Hastings
Valissa W at Wellington City Council
Eric Y at Downer NZ Ltd- Auckland
Dave B at Napier City Council
Liz G at MercyAscot & Mercy Radiology
Adele S at Department of Corrections - Tongariro
Denis G from Dunedin
Rachael M at Chapman Tripp
Yafei Q at Mitton ElectroNet
Andy J at Fullers360
Andrew L at ClearPoint
Michael T at Auckland Hospital
Campbell I at Cooney Lees Morgan
Nikki H at Education Services  - Rotorua office
Brendan D at John Paul College
Melissa S at Department of Conservation - Kirikiriroa/Hamilton
Michael B at IAG New Zealand - CHRISTCHURCH
Danielle B at Statistics New Zealand - Christchurch
Nicole C at GHD - Tauranga
Colin S at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington
Anita S at Auckland District Health Board
Alex B at Lakes District Health Board
Veronika I at Arthur D Riley Wellington
Sarah C at Ministry for Primary Industries - Nelson Office
Shastravir K at Downer NZ Ltd (NZ) - LNI Infrastructure Projects
Tim N at Powerco - Tauranga
Angela C at Office of the Auditor-General/Audit New Zealand
Simon M at Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
Cody L at WSP - Auckland
Pshem K at OSS Group
Dom E at Downer NZ Ltd - Dunedin Office
Tony R at University of Canterbury
Christof S at Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood
Logan C at Mitton ElectroNet
Tessa L at Dynamic Rehab
Tony C at Napier Port
Sam D at Mount Albert Grammar School Science Department
Martijn V at Athfield Architects - Wellington
Arno G at Emerge Aoteraroa
Scotty W at Garage Project Brewery
Simon S at Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
Chris B at SBS Bank Group
Clare S at Habit Health - East Tamaki office
Josephine M at Auckland Council
Valda B at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Sarah M at WSP - Whakatane
Ingrid P at Bay of Plenty regional council (Bay of Plenty) - Whakatane Office
Tom F at Lysaght Consultants
Jeremy S at University of Otago, Christchurch
Tim E at Heaton Normal Intermediate
Sarah R at Statistics New Zealand - Christchurch
Sue E at Christchurch City Council
Kylie M from Ashburton
Mitch W at Western Bay of Plenty District Council
Andrew A from West Harbour
Kirk B at Department of Conservation - Otautahi/Christchurch
Matt R at NZ Police - Christchurch
Antoine F at Wyma Engineering (NZ) Ltd
Kate M at Transpower CUWLP
Joanna H at MBIE - Cashel St, Chch
Kirstin E at New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Wellington
Rebekah H at Tonkin + Taylor Tauranga
Mark P at The mSupply Foundation
Tamara O at Ministry for Primary Industries - Nelson Office
Julia W from Rotorua
Chris D at Plant and Food Research (NZ) - Lincoln
Greer S at Waimakariri District Council
Paul G at Tait Communications Limited
Keri S at Trustpower
Robbie F at DETA Consulting - Christchurch
Terri D at Permobil- Christchurch office
Sandra T at Barker's Fruit Processors Ltd
Rebecca R at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Christchurch
Michael P at Tonkin + Taylor/Geotechnics – Wellington
Mark B at Queenstown Lakes District Council
Nathan D at Blackpepper
Ed B at Xero - Wellington
Greg P at NZME
Russell B at Auckland Council
Alison K at NIWA - Christchurch
Mervyn A from Auckland
Gareth B at Base 2 Managed IT
Carmen C at Crombie Lockwood (NZ) Limited
Geoff S at Holmes Consulting - Auckland
Gordon O at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Sadie B at Tauranga City Council
Rosie K at RAPHS
Gilly P at Zespri
Joanne R at University of Canterbury
Ben S at Environment Canterbury
Jessica H at Saltworks
Emma P at Christchurch City Council
Deborah M at MidCentral District Health Board
Michael O at Hamertons Lawyers Limited
Sam M at Papamoa College
Paul D at WSP - Queenstown and Alexandra
Erica W at Downer NZ Ltd- Auckland
Tim L at Christchurch City Council
George H at GDeco Hamilton Office
Jamie T at ChristchurchNZ
Rob C at The University of Auckland
Nick P at ESR
Ben S at Statistics New Zealand - Christchurch
Jonathan C at WSP - Christchurch
Sue A at Manchester Street School
Daniel B at Plant and Food Research (NZ) - Lincoln
Andy M from Porirua
Ella M from Hamilton
Peter B at Plant & Food Research - Nelson
Brad K at Fonterra Whareroa - Taranaki
Richard H at AgResearch Lincoln
Chan L from Auckland
Anna S at Tawa School
Gordon R at University of Otago
Linda W at Tesla Consultants
Sue L from Christchurch
Lisbeth M at Southern Cross Gillies Hospital
Yvette W at The University of Auckland
Libby B at Fonterra Co-operative Group
Darrel S at Taxlab
Sue T at RAPHS
Rod B at Red Stag Timber
Hans W at Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Lukas E at Beca Tauranga
Samantha S at Independent Lens specialists
Scott F at Tonkin + Taylor / Geotechnics - Christchurch
Greg H at Allied Telesis Labs
Lena S at Trimble Navigation NZ

Stash your gear with Stealth Bike Bags!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $40)

Stealth Bike Bags
The Happy Sack
The Happy Sack
The Stem Pouch
The Stem Pouch

Stealth Bike Bags locally designs and manufactures a wide range of bags to enable you to carry all the gear needed for your adventure. Whether it’s a ride to work or a tour of New Zealand we have you sorted.

There are six Happy Sacks and four Stem Pouches up for grabs. The Happy Sack is a small saddle bag ideal for a tube and tools – suits pretty much any rider and bike. The Stem Pouch is a small handlebar bag designed to hold a drink bottle or other small items. As above should suit most riders and bikes.

Congratulations to:

Anya C at Nelson Marlborough DHB
Claire F at Kaipara College
Greg S at New Plymouth District Council
Ben W
John K
Riaan S at Motion Design Ltd - Hamilton

Win one of three gift packs from Ethique!

Log a ride during the week to be in the end of week draw

(Valued at $67 each)

All of Ethique's products are plastic-free, cruelty-free, sustainable, vegan, and palm oil-free. Their solid bars and concentrates allow you to get more washes from less, saving on waste. They also smell great! We're giving away three gift packs, comprising of their 'Rustic' Solid Deodorant, 'Mintasy' Solid Shampoo and 'The Guardian' Solid Conditioner. 

Congratulations to: 

Wendy B at Marlborough District Council
Jachin R at Tomra Fresh Food – Auckland
Kylie M from Ashburton

Win a ticket to The Big Bike Film Night!

Log a ride in the first two weeks to be in to win

(Valued at $23) 

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world, and you could win a ticket to a screening when the film tour comes to your area. See the trailer here.

Lock this on your bike radar, riding around the country from February – June 2021, the 2021 collection has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is unashamedly and utterly, utterly, utterly designed and devised for the two wheel devotee!

These short films are a great reminder of why we love to ride our bike with films that celebrate the fun, adventure and inspiration that cycling enables, whatever your ride is.

Congratulations to:

Jo D at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
Lisa D at Waimate District Council
Tracey C at Ryman Healthcare Ltd
Freddie J at University of Canterbury
Mathew S at NZ Manufacturing
Johnny C at Southern DHB - New Zealand
Neil G at NZAA - Auckland
Stefan S at Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Jodie H at Ministry of Education (NZ) - Rotorua
Jorge M at Beca - Auckland

Win a reflective belt for riding with Solas!

Log a trip during the challenge to be in the draw to win

(Valued at $18 each)

Solas are donating ten reflective belts for lucky participants who log one ride or more during February. The belts come in a range of colours and allow you to be more visible in low light and dark conditions - perfect for cycling as the evenings draw in. 

Congratulations to:

Dirk V at Robotics Plus
Jason M at Nayland College
Paul R at Beca Tauranga
Michael B at Boffa Miskell (Auckland)
Tony M at University of Canterbury
Danielle B at Kathmandu - Christchurch
Hannah M at Kathmandu - Christchurch
Jeromé D from Wellington
Amy G at NZME
C. K at University of Waikato
Evelyn P at Barker's Fruit Processors Ltd


Impact through intimates with vouchers from Nisa!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $50)

Nisa is an underwear label and social enterprise, employing women from refugee and migrant backgrounds in their Wellington studio. Nisa’s dream is to build an alumni of 100 former employees who go on to inspire their own communities. For them, success is not just providing a first job in New Zealand, but in providing a first step in a long career.

Win one of two vouchers for Nisa’s men and women style ranges.

Congratulations to:

Ben W at Golder Associates - Nelson
Sally B at WellSouth PHN


Win an Indulgence Gift Box from Commonsense

Every ride logged is another entry for the draw to win

(Valued at $200)

Commonsense brings you the Indulgence Gift Box - a collection of premium products to delight the most discerning foodie - full of perfect post-ride treats! This hamper will arrive gift wrapped in an eco-friendly box.


Congratulations to:

Sue H at Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Win one of six $50 vouchers from Oh Natural

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

Oh Natural consciously selects natural and eco-friendly products for you, your family and your home so you can live naturally while treading lightly on this earth. Their New Zealand owned online store is full of irresistible natural makeup, skincare, wellness and lifestyle products, and also offer a large selection of vegan brands.

Congratulations to:

Matt D at Department of Internal Affairs
Vaughan S at New Plymouth Police
Andrew D at Department of Conservation - Murihiku/Invercargill
Natasha S at GHD - Christchurch
Kirk B at Department of Conservation - Otautahi/Christchurch
Matt R at NZ Police - Christchurch


Win tasty treats from Marcels!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win

(Valued at $37ea)

We brought our passion for pancakes from Antwerp, Belgium to New Plymouth over 20 years ago and have been perfecting our craft ever since. Marcel's pancakes are deliciously light & fluffy and are fabulous on their own with a variety of toppings. Find us in the bakery and frozen section of your local supermarket.

Congratulations to:

Katrin W at Department of Conservation - Rotorua
Alison G at NZ  Post - Christchurch Processing
Dawn W at St Albans Medical Centre
George R at Tui Ora


Win a unique up-cycled belt or spectacle case from Roadworn!

Follow us on Facebook where we'll be sharing details on how to win

(Valued at $30 for belts, $10 for cases)

Roadworn is a social enterprise initiated by members of the Wellington Interfaith Council. They up-cycle bicycle tyres into useful and decorative products.

The crafts people who do the work are from the "homeless" and other disadvantaged people from the Wellington community. Workspace is provided by the Salvation Army, St Peters church and the Newtown community centre. Workers are paid for each item made comes with the maker's name on it. 


Win a full suspension eBike hire for two with Switched On Bikes!

Log a ride to enter this fortnightly draw, Wellington only

(Wellington only, valued at $206 per session)

Switched On Bikes are giving away two, half-day eMTB hires for two people. Based on the Wellington Waterfront we're your bike hire hub with a special love for electric! We have an eBike leasing programme if you'd like to add some power to your commute.  From Feb 2021 we've got a fleet of full-suspension eBikes for hire and you can win a half-day rental for you and a friend through this challenge.

Congratulations to:

Doro M at Capital & Coast District Health Board
Abid N at Datacom - Wellington

Win your kid a place at WORD's two day ‘Know your local’ 2 day camp!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win, Wellington riders only

(Wellington only, valued at $195)

Win a place for your 7-12 year old at Wellington Off Road Department's Easter camp. With trained instructors, each day they'll explore the trail network in the area, learn some skills and have fun! Groups will still be split on the first morning into abilities/fitness/interests on the day. 

Congratulations to:

Ale F from Wellington


Win a place on a group skills course with Joyride!

Every point you get is another entry into the draw to win, Wellington riders only

(Wellington only, valued at $125)

Learn the skills to love your riding! The team of Joyride Instructors are professional, patient, passionate and here to make your riding way more fun. This prize is for a 3 hour group mountain bike skills course valued at $125. Choose from MTB Essentials, Turns and Berms, The Rough Stuff or Hops and Drops. Joyride gives you the knowledge to develop your skills, confidence to push your boundaries and the encouragement to enjoy the ride!

Congratulations to:

Swithin F at Middleware New Zealand - Wellington



Earn Encourager points by encouraging colleagues, friends, and whanau to ride a bike!

For every person you encourage, you get another entry into the prize draw. Encourage enough people, and you get entered into prize draws for the bigger prizes as well.  So get out there and help us get more people on bikes!

Encourage 1 person: Entered to win a $50 cash prize!

Congratulations to:

Sarah D at Bishop Architecture

Encourage 3 people: Entered to win a $100 voucher to a restaurant or bar of your choice

Congratulations to:

Ashley S at Dynamic Controls

Encourage 5 people: Entered to win one of two $300 voucher for Mons Royale!

Congratulations to:

Alex C at Aurecon, Tauranga

Encourage 10 people: Entered to win a $500 cash prize!

Congratulations to:

Tamara S at Tourism Holdings Ltd - THL - Auckland

Encourage 20 people: Entered to win a $1,000 holiday vouchers to spend at a destination of your choice!

Congratulations to:

John F at Rotorua Police Station

Exclusive discounts for all Aotearoa Bike Challenge participants

Epic trade prices at Torpedo7!


Keep your bike clean and green with Biomaxa!

Biomaxa are offering an Aotearoa Bike Challenge discount this February with the discount code LOVETORIDE. Grab your 100% petrochemical free cleaners, lubricants and chamois creams at the Biomaxa store.


Not only can individual riders win prizes as rewards, but also workplaces through the combined effort of the team - so every little ride helps!

Morning tea shout out for top organisations!

Place first in your organisation size category to win

It's a group effort to win! The organisation that come first in each size category will win a morning tea shout from the Love to Ride team. 


Auckland All time stats

  • 1,524 Workplaces
  • 23,188 People
  • 7,349 New riders
  • 23,601,601 Kilometers
  • 1,199,027 Rides
  • 1,043,219 kg CO2
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