Catch all the rally action!

You can pick up a copy of the map from Rally Headquarters, from May 2 – 6, 2018. The map can also be downloaded here as a high res version, or viewed onscreen below.

Rally Map | Day ONE & TWO

2018 Official Rally Start & Super Special Stage

Pohe Island, Whangarei – An evening of action from 5.00pm on Friday 4 May for all ages.

  • 5pm onwards – All rally cars will be on display on the Te Matau ā Pohe Bridge. See the cars up close, meet the drivers, grab an autograph
  • 6pm – Official opening of the event
  • 6.15pm – First rally car over the start ramp
  • 7.13pm – Pohe Island Super Special Stage – All rally competitors will complete two runs around the 1km gravel super special stage under lights. Sweeping corners, hairpin bends, and under the overbridge, providing several prime viewing positions. Live rally commentary, plenty of parking

Get a ticket to the action!

Buy your rally tickets at: Rally Headquarters (Ground Floor, Toll Stadium, 51 Okara Drive, Whangarei from Wednesday 2nd May) or Gate Sales available on event. Under 15 Kids FREE

  • FRIDAY ISLAND DAY PASS Adults $20 at the gate (Pre-sales $15)
  • 3 DAY GOLD PASS $35 at the gate (Pre-sales $30)
  • SAT & SUN RURAL STAGE DAY PASS Adults $10 (Daily all sales)


5.00pm – Meet the drivers, autographs, see the cars lined up on Te Matau a Pohe bridge
6.00pm – Opening ceremony
7.00pm – Racing starts over the ENEOS Pohe Island Super Special Stage
Hospitality Package includes:
VIP entry • Exclusive prime spectating • Meet the drivers • Gourmet BBQ
Cash bar – tab facility available • First 2 drinks free • ONLY $99 PER PERSON PLUS GST OR – BUY 10 FOR THE PRICE OF 9 $890 PLUS GST and reserve your own Bar leaner
Contact Merran Brockie-David to book on or +64 276 0882

Drones, Unmanned Aircraft


The Organisers of the International Rally of Whangarei (ROW) advise that the use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles poses safety and privacy risks.

Please read the CAA advisory document –

The CAA requirements are:

The use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is prohibited unless specifically permitted by ROW.

MSNZ’s insurance does not cover any loss or damage resulting from their use.

This prohibition applies regardless of the size or use of the drones or other UAVs.

ROW may consider application’s for the use of drones or other UAVs made in accordance with the above CAA requirements by accredited media.


Rally of Whangarei

The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is one of the premier regional championships in world rallying and is contested by teams from New Zealand, Australia, China, Czech Republic, Japan, Malaysia, India, and New Caledonia running primarily Super2000, Group N, or production, rally cars.