2022 Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic

START DATE: 23 May 2022
END DATE: 27 May 2022
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Tournament Entry NZ$686


We invite golfers from New Zealand, Australia and international seeking the chance to tick Kauri Cliffs from their ‘Bucket List’ and play in the 5th annual Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic.

  • Entries open 14 December 2021. Full tournament entry is NZ$686pp
  • Register online now with a NZD$200 deposit. Balance due by 23 April 2022.
  • Please refer to our full Booking Conditions at the time of entry online.

Copthorne Hotel Bay of Islands tournament specials from NZD$354pp twin share to stay 6 nights.

  • Special booking bonus is a $50 Food & Beverage voucher per room.

An extensive tournament package includes 4 rounds of spectacular golf playing one of New Zealand’s best courses, Kauri Cliffs in carts (#37 in Golf Digest World Top 100 Greatest Golf Course Rankings), Waitangi, Bay of Islands Kerikeri and Whangaroa. The 4 rounds of golf will be played over 5 days, Monday to Friday with a rest day included so you can explore the region. 

Stay for the tournament week at the Copthorne Bay of Islands Resort, our naming sponsor and tournament hub. The Resort is a 4-star property located right on the harbour with ocean views and is central to the 4 golf courses, cafes, restaurants and local tourist attractions. 

A special feature in 2022 will be a ‘fine dining’ lunch with wine included at the private Kauri Cliffs Lodge after your round at Kauri Cliffs. The views of the Pacific Ocean and the Cavalli Islands is to die for! A great way to enjoy lunch and great wines from The Landing Winery with your golfing buddies! 

We start the week on Sunday with Registration, wine tastings and tasty treats at Charlottes Kitchen Restaurant in Paihia. During the week an optional dinner at the historic Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Russell is offered, enjoy a ferry ride across the harbour and a wonderful dining experience in New Zealand’s oldest hotel (Established 1827). We finish the week with a Prize Giving Dinner at the Copthorne Resort. 

Limited to the first 250 golfers entered, the tournament is open to men and women golfers, ages 20+, maximum handicap limits of 36.0 for men and 40.4 for women apply. The competition format is single Stableford, playing in handicap divisions with an added Gross competition for low markers. There are fun daily prize giving as well as an overall prize table.

Let us know with your entry if you are travelling with friends and we will ensure you play on the same course rotation across the week.

Activities available on the rest day include a Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise, a Cape Reinga Day trip with Fullers Great Sights and the opportunity to visit the fascinating Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The region has lots of wineries to visit and if you are after more golf, what about a day trip to play Carrington Resort. 

Enter now, and travel to the Bay of Islands to enjoy some of the best golf Northland has to offer. 

Final note; all COVID protocols as advised by the New Zealand Government, Golf New Zealand and all partners including the four golf courses, hotel providers as booked with PaR nz Golfing Holidays, and the various function providers will be followed.  With current guidelines in place it is fully expected that all golfers participating in functions along with entry into golf clubhouses, bar and food areas, will need to be fully vaccinated, with proof of a vaccine certificate.  As and when event, function, travel and golf playing guidelines are reviewed and announced by the respective authorities, competitors and non-playing guests will be advised. 


Best Regards

Denise & Kim

Denise Langdon and Kim Buckley

Directors I PaR nz Golfing Holidays


  • Tournament entry to the 2022 Copthorne Bay of Islands 4-Course Golf Classic
  • 4 rounds of golf at 4 courses - Kauri Cliffs in carts, Waitangi, Bay of Islands Kerikeri and Whangaroa
  • Welcome function with wine at Charlottes Kitchen in Paihia on Sunday 22 May
  • Prize giving dinner at The Copthorne Bay of Islands Resort on Friday 27 May
  • Fine dining lunch with wine at Kauri Cliffs Lodge
  • Players pack
  • Daily fun prizes, lucky draws, as well as an overall prize table


  • Half way tournament dinner at The Duke of Marlborough Hotel @ NZD$70pp
  • Non-golfer partner final dinner @ NZD$60pp
  • FootJoy Tournament shirt @ NZD$72 (including logo)
  • FootJoy Tournament jersey @ NZD$99 (including logo)
  • Tournament ProV1 Golf Balls @ NZD$89 / Dozen (including logo)
  • Trundler or Push Trolley hire - $8 per course or $24 for 3 courses
  • Cart hire - $25 half share each course or $75 for 3 courses
    • (Please note carts are already included for all players at Kauri Cliffs)
    • In the event where carts are oversubscribed, priority allocation will be given to those with medical needs. Players may be asked to produce a medical certificate upon request. Please note on your entry if your request for a cart is medical or preference.
  • Kauri Cliffs practice round special rate @ NZ$260 including a cart (available Saturday 21 or Sunday 22 May 2022 with pre-bookings via PaR nz Golfing Holidays)
  • Tourist activities in the Northland region upon request
  • Practice rounds at each course, contact the golf clubs direct


Sunday 22nd May 2022: Charlottes Kitchen, Paihia

  • ‘Drop-In’ registration including canapes & local wine (1.00pm – 5.00pm)
  • Copthorne Hotel Check-in from 2:00pm (pre-tournament nights also available)

Monday 23rd May 2022: Round 1

  • Tournament registration from 8.30am for those not registered
  • Tee times from 9.30am - Kauri Cliffs, Waitangi GC, Whangaroa GC
  • Clubhouses open for morning tea from 8.30am and lunch after golf

Tuesday 24th May 2022: Round 2

  • Tee times from 9.30am - Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands GC, Whangaroa GC
  • Clubhouses open for morning tea from 8.30am and lunch after golf

Wednesday 25th May 2022: Round 3 / Rest Day some groups

  • Number of optional tourist activities on offer or just take a rest day
  • Tee times from 9.30am at Kauri Cliffs
  • 6.00pm half way tournament dinner at The Duke of Marlborough, Russell (optional extra)
    • The ferry departs 5.00pm from Paihia and the Copthorne Hotel

Thursday 26th May 2022: Round 3 / Rest Day some groups

  • Tee times from 9.30am - Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands GC, Whangaroa GC
  • Clubhouses open for morning tea from 8.30am and lunch after golf

Friday 27th May 2022: Round 4

  • Tee times from 9.30am - Kauri Cliffs, Bay of Islands GC, Waitangi GC
  • Clubhouses open for morning tea from 8.30am and lunch after golf
  • 6.00pm – 7.00pm Happy hour Copthorne Resort
  • 7.00pm Prize giving dinner included at The Copthorne Resort (included)


139 Tepene Tablelands Rd, Matauri Bay, Kaeo 0478 | Pro Shop Phone: +64 9 407 0060 |

Pro Shop Email: proshop@kauricliffs.com | Website: www.kauricliffs.com


Golf View Rd, Kerikeri 0230 | Pro Shop Phone: +64 9 407 8837 |

Pro Shop Email: kerikeri@golf.co.nz | Website: www.bayofislandsgolf.co.nz


Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, Northland 0200 | Pro Shop Phone: +64 9 402 8207|

Pro Shop Email: waitangigolf@xtra.co.nz | Website: www.waitangigolf.co.nz


1745 State Highway 10, Whangaroa 0479 | Pro Shop Phone: +64 09 4051808

Pro Shop Email: info@whangaroagolf.co.nz  | Website: www.whangaroagolf.co.nz


A waterfront location nestled in 60 acres of subtropical gardens, within the Waitangi National Trust Reserve. Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is a harmony of nature and spacious comfort. Each room features its own patio or balcony, assuring great views of the bay, harbour, or garden. Outside, a lagoon style swimming pool and rock pools of cascading water set the mood. Relax by the pool or get competitive on our tennis court. Hop on a classic cruiser bike and cycle around town. There’s even a free shuttle to downtown Paihia for a touch of sightseeing or shopping.

Special tournament rates available with a $50 Food & Beverage voucher per room bonus

Standard Plus Garden View          

  • NZD $59pp per night or $354pp for 6-night package (twin share)
  • NZD $636pp for 6-night package (single)

Superior Harbour View               

  • NZD $70pp per night or $420pp for 6-night package (twin share)
  • NZD $772pp for 6-night package (single)

Superior Sea View                           

  • NZD $88pp per night or $528pp for 6-night package (twin share)
  • NZD $978pp for 6-night package (single)                                                                              
  • Tournament packages 6 nights with check-in Sunday 22nd May and out Saturday 28th May 2022
  • Option to add extra nights pre and post tournament
  • Rooms can be offered as single, twin share or double
  • Option to add full cooked breakfast $26 pp per day
  • Payment in full is due by 23 April 2022 with your tournament balance

Contact us here for more information on this golf holiday.


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