New Zealand V1 World Distance Paddler Profiles - Greg Aussie Jones

I te rā nei, we get to learn a little about Greg "Aussie" Jones. As his name describes he grew up in Australia but has been paddling in Aotearoa since 2003. Greg will be representing Aotearoa in the Master 50 V1 Men’s division. Another very competitive division which will see him take on paddlers from the likes of Tahiti, Niue, Singapore, Hawaii, Australia, Italy, Canada and Brazil to name a few!!! We would like to wish Greg all the best for his build up over the next few months before he returns to Australia ready to battle it out on the water - this time in black!!!
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New Zealand V1 World Distance Paddler Profiles - Kacey Ngataki

Our next profile takes a look at one of our most exciting up and coming paddlers - Kacey Ngataki. Kacey will represent Aotearoa in the Junior 19 Men V1 Division – an extremely competitive division, but without a doubt…Kacey is the man for the job! With a silver medal at the 2019 Sprint Nationals, 1st place at the Aotearoa Aito and crossing the line first at the 2019 LDNS to secure his position as the J19 Men V1 representative for Aotearoa - Kacey has had an outstanding few months! Kia kaha, kia māia, kia manawanui Kacey!
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Results : Mauao Ocean Hoe Series – Race 1

11 hours ago - 1,166 views

Pakuranga OCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast - Race 1

Entries extended to midnight Wednesday (22nd May)
Yesterday - 1,764 views

New Zealand V1 World Distance Paddler Profiles - Liz Tane

Our next profile takes a look at another one of our wahine toa heading to Mooloolaba this coming August. Liz Tane will represent Aotearoa in the Master 60 Women V1 Division, Liz is also a member of the Master 60s V6 Womens team. With a 2018 World Sprints V1 medal to her name, Liz will be a strong contender at the World Distance Champs. We wish Liz and her team all the best as they prepare over the next few months!
Yesterday - 1,903 views

New Zealand V1 World Distance Paddler Profiles - Marianna Hodges

Get to know our V1 Paddlers taking on the world at the upcoming IVF Va'a World Distance Championships this August! First up Marianna Hodges from PCKC who will be battling it out against the best of the best open women at the World Distance Champs! We would like to wish Marianna all the best for her journey leading up to the event this coming August
Sunday - 2,904 views

Entries closing soon!!

Entries close midnight tonight for the first race in the Mauao Ocean Hoe Series! Entries close midnight Thursday for the Manukau Midget/Intermediate Ramp Series Race 3 (NEW DATE). Please ensure all teams are filled with padders by the roster closing dates!
Wednesday - 6,311 views

Waka for sale

V1 Single with Footpump - $6,200 Made last year in September. In good condition. Only used about 10 times, has been kept in garage out of sunlight so no colour fading. (Fai Va'a racing model) * 34.5cm seat width at smallest point. * 88cm horizontal distance from centre point of seat to kickboard. * Best fit for someone a little under 6ft. If interested email, danielcalder000@gmail.com
Wednesday - 6,618 views

New Zealand Premier Men World Distance Team Paddler Profiles

Introducing our premier men heading to Ahitereiria to represent Aotearoa at the IVF Va'a World Distance Champs 2019!
May 14, 2019 - 9,328 views

Safety Reminder: Be bright at night!

With winter coming we want to remind all paddlers about the need for a light to be shown when on the water during the hours between sunset and sunrise.
May 10, 2019 - 12,506 views

Manukau Midget/Intermediate Ramp Series Race 3 (NEW DATE)

The Manukau Midget/Intermediate Ramp Series Race 3 scheduled for this Sunday has been moved to the following Sunday 19th May. The safety of our Tamariki is paramount therefore due to weather forecast for Sunday this event has been postponed. Entries will remain open for those clubs that cannot make the new date and need to remove their entries.
May 10, 2019 - 12,173 views

New Zealand Premier Women World Distance Team Profiles

Check out our awesome mana wāhine representing Aotearoa New Zealand at the 2019 IVF Va'a World Distance Championships. A huge mihi to all these amazing ladies and their whānau, clubs and communities supporting them through this campaign. Enjoy reading a little about their waka ama journey so far!
May 9, 2019 - 13,780 views

Whaingaroa Results 2019

See attached results for the 25th Annual Whaingaroa Hoe
May 9, 2019 - 13,857 views

Waka Kōrero Waka Ama NZ Newsletter - Haratua 2019

Welcome to the fourth edition of Waka Kōrero! We have been very busy since we last caught up!
May 8, 2019 - 14,485 views

Pakuranga OCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast Series

Hosted by Pakuranga Outrigger Canoe Club - the Pakuranga OCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast series that will run from May - July this winter See your club rep to enter online for the first event Saturday 25th May!
May 7, 2019 - 15,535 views

Waka Ama NZ Foundation Coaching Course - Tai Tokerau registrations closing Wed 8th May.

Spots still available for the course in Pawarenga. Sign up today to cover off 2 modules in the Foundation Coaching Course. See the Panui below for further details.
May 6, 2019 - 16,442 views

Whaingaroa Hoe entry fees need to be paid today

If you still have entry fees due please contact whaingaroahoe@gmail.com urgently to confirm payment, no payment = no racing.
May 2, 2019 - 22,879 views

New Zealand Premier Men World Distance Team Announced for 2019 IVF World Distance Championship

Waka Ama New Zealand is very pleased to announce the New Zealand Premier Mens team that will represent Aotearoa at the IVF World Distance Championships in Mooloolaba in August . Congratulations to those paddlers who have been successful in their selection. We wish you the very best for training and preparation over the next 3 months. During the next month we will start to profile each paddler and follow the teams journey to Australia.
May 1, 2019 - 25,432 views

2019 NZ Para Va'a World Distance Team

Waka Ama NZ is proud to announce the coach and manager appointments for this team and announce the selection Intent process for the IVF Va'a World Distance Championships in Australia 2019
May 1, 2019 - 25,639 views

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