Thanks for coming - 2024 was a blast!  Race results live and photos will be loaded to our Facebook Page :-)

About Us and Our Event Team

We have a team of enthusiastic volunteers putting this event together, with more people coming on the day to make this a memorable time.

The Raetihi Gutbuster is a fundraising event for the Raetihi Promotions Charitable Trust : “Building stronger, healthier communities together”

Thanks to our Amazing Supporters and Sponsors

(It's not all about us, we couldn't do it without all our supporters)

Our team is made up of event directors, athletes and engineers who have devoted their lives to this evolving industry. Our team of passionate specialists are taking care of registration, timing, and results - and so much more.

On the day live results and super simple tracking - we're here to make your day memorable.

Bayleys stand right behind their local community.  Bayleys people operate within a family-founded environment which demands integrity, excellence and results; the very same qualities our clients expect.  So if you want help with rural, commercial, lifestyle or residential, the local team are here to help.

(And we'll be welcoming you at registration too)

Because Community Matters!
The Lotteries Grant Board distributes grant funding to community organisations just like ours to enhance the communities we live in.  

Grants come from the profits of Lotto and Instant Kiwi 

Making a difference for the Raetihi Communities

The Raetihi Gutbuster is held annually as a key fundraiser for the Raetihi Promotions Charitable Trust.

The Trust exists to develop and promote the town of Raetihi. The Trust also aims to promote the well-being and community spirit of the residents of Raetihi.  Our team operates the local information centre and has been instrumental in developing the Mākōtuku walkways that run along the town's edge.

To raise funds and foster community spirit the trust also delivers the annual Waimarino Art Awards, Christmas Carnival, and Wild Food Challenge