Organiser / Sponsors


The Rodney Coast Challenge (RCC) is a yearly event run by the Kaukapakapa Scout group as a fund raiser


The main beneficiary is the Kaukapakapa Scout group which consists of a Kea Scout Club, a Cub Scout Pack, and a Scout Troop

They have a long history in the community, with many leaders being second generation Scouts

Every Kea, Cub, Scout, and parent helps run the RCC event to ensure that it is a yearly success

Kaukapakapa Scout Group


Rob Howarth and Futureproof Life.  Rob has been a 15 year sponsor of The Rodney Coast Challenge and we are delighted to have his continuing sponsorship with Futureproof Life.

Rob is a passionate multisporter with a wealth of experience in coaching athletes for events such as The Rodney Coast Challenge, The Motu Challenge and of course The Coast to Coast.

Rob is a registered financial services adviser with Futureproof Life. Futureproof Life are an independent (family-owned) insurance brokerage, offering risk management and lifestyle protection plans, ensuring financial certainty in times of crisis for families and business owners.

Rob & Futureproof Life will be offering a generous donation for any competitors and supporters of the event who are open to a friendly, no obligation review of their insurance policies to ensure they are getting the best value for money.

Rob has been a passionate supporter of the Rodney Coast Challenge for many years and because sponsorship is essential for this event we encourage you to give Rob the opportunity to explain this unique sponsorship arrangement.

Rob can be contacted on 021 925 489 or [email protected]

Star Kayaks a collaborative design project from New Zealand, based on Auckland’s North Shore.

Our boats have fingerprints from dozens of people on them. As well as the spirit of those who have inspired us down this road. And the journey does not end here. Work continues in the wider community with the primary focus on making water spots safer, more accessible and FUN.

Here at SUPSHED we are very passionate about our water sports and have a great love for the ocean, with over 12 years experience in kite surfing and paddle boarding, we now see it as our time to share what we now know, with others to promote the sports and have fun.

Weather its paddle boarding lessons in flat water to SUP surfing or even down winders, you can be sure we will be out there with a huge smile on our faces encouraging others to come take a try and join in the fun.

We are proud to be sponsoring The Rodney Coast Challenge! We have 3 stores Auckland wide – Mt Wellington, Takapuna, Orewa and we stock a full range of Specialized bikes and equipment. We also stock Cervelo, Focus, Haro, Cannondale, Yeti, Schwinn, ByK kids bikes and Auckland’s largest range of E bikes. Pop in and say hi we’d love to see you.

We love running! And we have one of the most innovative retail stores in Auckland so come and see us soon. Shoe Science Albany is based in Mercari Way and we’d love to share our passion with you.

Yakima and Whispbar are leading the way in roofrack innovation and design in New Zealand – Our focus is on ensuring you can carry all your toys wherever you go. So check us out and we look forward to seeing you on the start line and of course at the finish line, good luck!

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    We are very proud to support the Rodney Coast Challenge and the Kaukapakapa Scouts. We fully support the scouting philosophies and its goals of teaching young people the basic skills of leadership, teamwork, the spirit of competition and perseverance to continue.”

 At the core of Kiwi Camping is family – it’s about getting outdoors in our beautiful country, discovering new places and having adventures. As such, partnering with SCOUTS New Zealand is a natural fit for Kiwi Camping.Kiwi Camping are very proud to be a SCOUTS New Zealand Community Partner and we look forward to connecting with Scout Groups throughout New Zealand at events as well as assisting the members to fulfill their requirements for camping products.

Since 2002, LINEBREAK has been producing world class compression garments. We provide leading gradient compression clothing technology to professional & amateur athletes to achieve the next level of recovery and performance.

Our passion for sport is a benchmark for designing a brand and product to service the needs of a modern athlete. Our continual research allows us to source and design from the latest mills and fabric innovations, from leading companies around the globe.

Sharkskin combines a number of key performance features to create a revolutionary technical water sports apparel range. We are delighted to be supporting grass roots multisport – watch out for us on the water. Scott Thrust Ltd

Traffic Management Services – from establishing NZTA approvals (Corridor Access Requests, Traffic Management Plans) to complete implementation for Highway and Motorway work. STMS L2/3 Practicing. We are proud to support the Kaukapakapa Scouts with this great event.

Directional Drilling and Civil Construction – including piloting of existing services, power and communication installation, trenching and reinstatement

Electrical Services – (Overhead and Underground Power) and fault location services

Safety Barricades and Steel Plate Hire – (NZTA compliant)

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