Kumara Races
Kumara Races
11 January 2024

This old-fashioned country horse race meeting, established in 1887, is held annually at the historic Kumara Race track. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets, boasts a real gold nugget as the prize. Come along with friends and family, enjoy the entertainment, food and a fun day out.

2 person relay event banner
Greymouth Harrier Club 2 or 4 Person Relay
12 October 2024

This event has a long and proud history spanning over 60 years and it will be held on the West Coast Wilderness Trail this year. Starting at Kumara, it follows the 25km section to Greymouth and takes in some awesome scenery. Why not give it a go and have a great weekend on the Coast. For more details go to

Ride the Wilderness Event Banner
Ride the Wilderness
16 November 2024

Four magnificent ride options to choose from and the opportunity to see the West Coast beauty. Four events, lots of categories:

The Epic - Ross to Greymouth - 132km 
The Challenge - Hokitika to Greymouth  - 95km
The Classic -Cowboy Paradise to Greymouth - 59km
The Cruise -  Kumara to Greymouth - 21km

For more info, and to enter visit:

If you are planning to ride the trail on this day but not as part of the event please check out the latest information on the timing of the race at the various locations here. We encourage all riders on the trail at the same time as the event to ride in the south to north direction.

Wild foods festival event banner
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival
08 March 2025

Enjoy exciting tasty wild treats, top entertainment and West Coast hospitality.

Ready to go?
Get help planning your trip from the experts
Grab a deal!
Deals and offers from our trail partners.
Latest deals
Sign up
Get the latest trail updates and news
News and Events