About the Trolley Derby

Trolley Derby

Pohutukawa Coast Rotary are the organisers of the popular Beachlands Maraetai Trolley Derby. Conceived in 2016 and after gaps in 2020 and 2022, the aim is to continue to make the trolley derby bigger and better. The event draws racers from locally and beyond, up to 50 at a time. Those racing age from seven to adults, from sophisticated trolleys to the less sophisticated. See photo gallery or watch the video to get some ideas.

The event is popular with the public with lots of food and entertainment for the children, with spot prizes and T-shirts for participants. Run in one of Auckland Council’s parks the course winds through paddocks with breath-taking views of the Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke Island and Rangitoto. The event is open to everyone and trolleys can be entered in the following categories: -.

There are rules and requirements that govern the event (click to view), all trolleys are assessed to make sure they are safe, whatever we can guarantee you will have fun. It will also be the only time you will be glad see a policeman with a radar gun pointing at you, the fastest speed clocked so far is 44 kph. Although the emphasis is on safety racers go at what speed they feel comfortable with, but beware of ‘Crash Corner’.

For further information contact: rotarytrolleyderby@gmail.com