16th Annual Portage Crossing (Sanctioned)

Venue: Okahu Bay, Tamaki Drive - Manukau Harbour, Mangere Bridge
Date: Sat 3rd Feb 2018
Distance: 18km - 5km - 5km

 Venue:   Orakei Marae…Okahu Bay-Mangere Bridge

Dates:      Saturday 3rd Feb 7am Okahu Bay-Mangere Bridge

Distance:  18km paddle… 5km Walk… 5km paddle

This regatta is for experienced paddlers only due to tight time frames and distance to cover. Enjoy the journey of retracing the journey of Hoturoa and the Tainui waka as we revive this ancient Maori route.

A free whanau festival with free children rides and entertainment for all at Mangere Bridge with a Tainui powhiri for paddlers and support crews.                                   

  • Teams interested in paddling must register online.  No registrations will be accepted on the day of the race.
  • The $20 entry per paddler must be deposited into the Portage Crossing bank account 



Contact Details

James Papali’i

Mobile 0210330884

Email: portagecrossing@gmail.com


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Contact Details

Name: Portage Crossing
Email: portagecrossing@gmail.com


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