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2019 NZ Age Division Teams for the IVF Va'a World Distance Champs 2019 - Master 70 Men

Up next our Master 70 Mens team! Our kaumatua of our contingent but watch out for them on the water. We caught up with them and they tell us a little about their individual journeys in waka ama so far!
Friday - 237 views

2019 NZ Age Division Teams for the IVF Va'a World Distance Champs 2019 - Master 50 Men

We have taken the time to profile our age division teams heading to the IVF Va'a World Distance Champs in Mooloolaba next month. These teams qualified at the Long Distance Nationals held in Auckland over the Easter Weekend. First up - our Aotearoa NZ Master 50 Mens team!
Thursday - 297 views

Waka Ama Water Safety Basics Booklet

Waka Ama New Zealand, in association with Water Safety New Zealand, places a strong emphasis on our waka ama whānau being safe in and around the water. Water safety is a fundamental element within waka ama. The purpose of this booklet is to educate our waka ama whānau in six key areas of water safety in relation to waka ama.
Wednesday - 82 views

New Zealand World Distance Para Team 2019

Get to know our Para athletes as they prepare for the IVF Va'a World Distance Championships next month in August. We took the time to profile each paddler and get to know them a little better. We would like to wish them all the best on their haerenga ki Ahitereiria!
Wednesday - 181 views

Waikato Awa Race 2019

Online entries are open and the event pānui is up! See your club rep to enter now!
Tuesday - 98 views

Mauao Ocean Hoe Series – Race 3

Panui is now online
Jul 12, 2019 - 415 views

POCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast - Race 4 Results

Results are posted for the Winter Blast Race 4. See you all at the next Race 5 on 20th July.
Jul 10, 2019 - 196 views

Rotohoe Event 2 - Rotomā Results

Results are attached for all races, overall and division placings.
Jul 10, 2019 - 206 views

We ♥ Waka Ama

You may have noticed in the banner of our website something a little different. Through a series of videos, we wanted to capture the diverse faces of our waka ama whānau. We asked them what they love about waka ama and what it means to them. We think waka ama is for everyone...all shapes and sizes, genders, ethnicities, old, young and everyone in between!! Our diversity page shows a number of different paddlers from all over the world. Check out their stories below ☺
Jul 5, 2019 - 146 views

Waka Te Tasman 2019

Online entries are open and pānui is online with all information! Naumai haere mai ki Kaiteriteri! See your club rep to enter!
Jul 5, 2019 - 133 views

Waka Ama Water Safety - Flip and Float Video

Kia ora koutou, with help from our friends at Water Safety New Zealand we have created a number of resources to help our waka ama whānau stay safe on the water. Check out our super awesome - Waka Ama Flip and Float video!
Jul 3, 2019 - 258 views

Rotohoe ki Rotomā: Updates!

Kia ora e te whānau, please check out some updates from our Rotohoe whānau before the event this Saturday!
Jul 3, 2019 - 1,347 views

Members prize draw winners for June

Our winners are:
Jul 2, 2019 - 300 views

Pakuranga OCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast - Race 3: RESULTS

Results are online, registrations for race 4 are now open!
Jun 28, 2019 - 270 views

Members prize draw for June

Thanks to our equipment suppliers who have supplied our prizes for this months draw Concept 2 NZ Ltd and Expand-a-sign. Check out their other products on our Equipment Suppliers page.
Jun 26, 2019 - 382 views

Omatai Waka Ama Club

Kia ora and Welcome Omatai Waka Ama Club, our newest club to affiliate to the Tai Tokerau Polynesian Canoe Association.
Jun 26, 2019 - 6,296 views

Hoe Matariki: Results

Another great event at Parua Bay. See results attached
Jun 24, 2019 - 1,905 views

Heretaunga Matariki Race: Results

Race results are now online for the Heretaunga Matariki Race held in the weekend
Jun 24, 2019 - 1,819 views

Mauao Ocean Hoe Series – Race 2

Results are now online!
Jun 20, 2019 - 14,819 views

Waka Ama Sprint Nationals 2020 and beyond

After the immense success of the 2019 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals held at Lake Karāpiro, Waka Ama New Zealand identified that due to a regular increase in numbers and the projected future increases - we needed to make some changes. As a result of this analysis, Waka Ama New Zealand has decided to increase the Sprint Nationals Event from the current 6 days format to 7 days of racing for all future Sprint Nationals events.
Jun 19, 2019 - 6,285 views

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