American UCI women's professional team Cheerwine has confirmed that it will compete in this year's Women's Cycling Tour of New Zealand in March according to NewstalkZB.
The team includes members from the US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.
New Zealander Catherine Cheatley signed a contract to ride with Cheerwine recently. The 2006 national road champion will start her 2007 season with her new international team on home turf in Wellington. Cheatley won the first Women's Tour in 2005.