New Zealand’s Two Egg Throw & Catch champs to take on the world!


PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand (16 June, 2017) The eggceptional team at Williment Travel has joined the Hilux New Zealand Rural Games as a sponsor and is sending the New Zealand 2017 Two Egg Throw & Catch Champions off to the UK to compete against the world’s best. In March this year, the pride of Christchurch’s… View Article

Tree climbers, coal shovellers and shearers take centre stage on final day


PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand (12th March, 2017) – The final day of the third annual Hilux New Zealand Rural Games in Palmerston North saw national champions decided in ‘sports that built the nation’ including speed shearing, coal shovelling and tree climbing plus an attempt on the egg throwing and catching world record. News of yesterday’s… View Article

Rural spirit shines bright as Olympians star on day one


PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand (11th March, 2017) – The third annual Hilux New Zealand Rural Games began on The Square, Palmerston North today with Olympians Dame Valerie Adams and Mahé Drysdale making guest appearances in an unfamiliar sport. The double gold medallists swapped shot puts and rowing oars for Red Bands as they competed as… View Article

Download a 2017 event map & schedule


To download a full schedule click here. To download a site map click here.