Overseas athletes have stolen the show at the Queen Street Golden Mile in Auckland.
Kiwi favourite Lucy van Dalen finished third in the women's race after a tight battle won by Susan Kuijkens of The Netherlands with Australia's Zoe Buckman second.
In the men's Australia's Ryan Gregson won the race in an impressive time of three minutes 48.58 seconds.
He finished ahead of American duo Miles Batty and Collis Birmingham.
New Zealand's Hamish Carson finished fifth.