Tour Aotearoa 2018

$6,367 donated
Given by 79 generous donors in around 6 months

Patrick is cycling 3000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff in February 2018. His goal is to raise $20000 for Cycling Action Network.


An epic ride for a great cause. Please show your support for better cycling in New Zealand, by helping Patrick raise funds for CAN - Cycling Action Network.

My goal is to raise $20,000. Thank you for your generosity.

CAN is New Zealand's national network of cycling advocates. We work with government, local authorities, businesses and the community on behalf of cyclists, for a better cycling environment.

CAN aims to:

- Promote the benefits of cycling

- Improve safety for cyclists

- Encourage the creation of a good cycling environment

- Promote cycle tourism

- Advocate for integrated cycle planning

- Increase the number of cyclists.

Cycling Action Network - CAN's involvement (page creator)

Blood, sweat and gears: on 10 February, Patrick will set off from Cape Reinga as part of the Tour Aotearoa. He won't stop until he gets to Bluff, 3000 km and about 30 days later.

CAN is an incorporated society (registration number 1139912) and a registered charity (registration number CC36909).

About us

CAN is the national voice for people on bicycles in New Zealand.

Cycling Action Network (CAN) is New Zealand's national charity for people who ride bikes.

Use of funds

Raising money for CAN

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Mission accomplished  21 March 2018

I made it to Bluff after riding from Picton in 2 weeks. I'm happy to have achieved this goal, after recovering from illness in the North Island.

Thanks to everyone who helped me along the way. I couldn't have done it without you.

Now I'm back at work and dedicated to our new road safety campaign, at

Thanks for your support for better cycling, safer streets and better communities.

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P. Kane
P. Kane on 09 Mar 2018
The wind at your back - or was it? Congratulations on your epic ride!
Graeme & Raewyn
Graeme & Raewyn on 08 Mar 2018
Well done.
Susan Sonntag
Susan Sonntag on 27 Feb 2018
Best of luck for a successful mission
Ian and Margaret Boyd
Ian and Margaret Boyd on 26 Feb 2018
Well done Pat
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 23 Feb 2018

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This campaign started on 5 Sep 2017 and ended on 13 Mar 2018.