TUOTR Winter Series - Paddlez up Gizzy (Sanctioned)

Venue: Gisborne
Date: Sat 30th Sep 2017
Distance: Distance

Another great year for our annual PADDLEZ UP GIZZY. Over 70 paddlers from Heretaunga as far up as Mt Maunganui, Rotorua came though to enjoy the beautiful waters of Gisborne. 

Thanks to everyone who came supported the event paddlers, whanau and community.

To our Paddlez Up crew (James, Gordon, Penny Scragg, Brent) and our volunteers (Minnie, Louise, GIna, Irirangi, Helen & Horouta J16 Women's), thank you for your awesome teamwork and getting the job done. 

To Waikanae Surf Life Saving (Mitch Mitchell & co), Morehu (Paula), support boats (John Marks, Sam, Max) thank you for keeping our paddlers safe and supporting them during their races.

Also a special thanks to our sponsors and local community, business for getting behind and supporting our annual waka ama race in Gizzy. 

These include GDC Community Funding (Julie), GDC (Angela Stuart), Te Uranga O Te Ra Regional Waka Ama Association, i Surf Life Saving Club, NZ Surf Life Saving, Peel Street Cafe, Harbour Master (Carl).


See you all next year!!!

For results, photos and footage from the day visit our Facebook page:


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Contact Details

Name: Vesna Radonich
Email: vesna_radonich@hotmail.com
Mobile: 021 253 4784


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