Targa New Zealand 2023 is a five day event from 24-28th October 2023, with documentation and scrutineering on Monday 23rd October 2023 at the Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. The Rally route will start from Hampton Downs with the first stage being on track before heading south to overnight in Rotorua for two nights then continuing south and including both the Taupo Motorsport Park and Manfeild Tracks as stages before getting into Palmerston North for two nights. The two day regional event will also begin from there before finishing at the Copthorne Hotel in Masterton on Saturday afternoon. The Targa New Zealand Event will involve four categories: Retro, Competition, Tour and Time Trial.
The Targa New Zealand Two Day Regional Event will run from 27-28th October 2023, with documentation and scrutineering on Thursday 26th October in Palmerston North. This event travels the last two days of Targa New Zealand Event from Palmerston North to Masterton. The Two Day Regional Event will also offer four categories: Retro, Competition, Tour and Time Trial.
The route has now been finalized and road closure applications have been submitted to the fourteen Councils across the route.
Event supplementary regulations and programme are listed below along with the updated entry list. The event maps will be uploaded shortly. The Itinerary will be uploaded once Council applications have been processed.