Archive (2017 February)

  1. Omokoroa Dash - Entries Extended

    See your club rep to enter online for the event this Sunday!
    Feb 01, 2017
  2. Lost Yellow and Black Tai Paddle

    We are looking for a yellow and black tai paddle that we think we left behind after the long distance trials on the Sunday. I cant recall, but it should have either my husbands name Dean James or his initials DSJ, something like that. Any help with this would be great. Contact Lauren -
    Feb 01, 2017
  3. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Championships Club Points - Winners 2017

    Congratulations to the Horouta Waka Hoe Club who once again won the prestigious Club Points Trophy.
    Feb 01, 2017
  4. Te Tohu Whakarewa Tāngata o Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa 2017

    In 2015 Waka Ama NZ /Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa Board had great pleasure in announcing the establishment of a ‘virtual’ Hall of Fame to permanently recognise outstanding contributors to the sport of waka ama in New Zealand/Aotearoa. This year we have four very special people who dedicate much of their lives to the sport of Waka Ama in New Zealand since it began in this country - Hoturoa Kerr, Maggie Greening, Corrina Gage and Alex Ryder
    Feb 01, 2017
  5. 2017 Ace Cuthers Memorial Club Spirit Trophy Winners

    The “Ace Cuthers Memorial Club Spirit Award” is a trophy that is chosen by the Volunteers and Officials at the event.This trophy was carved and named in honour of Ace Cuthers who we sadly lost in 2010. This year the award was presented to Te Pou Herenga Waka Ama Club
    Feb 07, 2017
  6. 2017 New Zealand Para Waka Distance Team Selection Criteria and Information

    Feb 07, 2017
  7. Omokoroa Dash Results 2017

    Thanks to all the paddlers and whanau who supported us at the Omokoroa Dash. The weather couldn't have been more perfect. Awesome to see so many new paddlers out there and to have our Junior Elite Long Distance Womens squad there supporting the day as well.
    Feb 07, 2017
  8. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Secondary School Waka Ama Championships 2017

    ONLINE ENTRIES ARE OPEN! Enter via your sports coordinator - please email for your log in details. Pānui 1 is online - please ensure you make yourself familiar with the pānui
    Feb 07, 2017
  9. James Bhutty Moore-morial Race 2017- Race Results

    Well done to all those who raced on the weekend. Full results are now online. Check out James Moore-morial race Facebook page for more photos
    Feb 07, 2017
  10. Takapuna Beach Cup Support Boats and Drivers Needed

    If you have a boat or wish to drive a hire boat please contact we still have crews from out of Auckland looking to hire support boats for the event. Support boats are paid $500 per boat/driver. If you are able to drive a boat payment is $200, we have a limited number of boats looking for drivers only.
    Feb 07, 2017
  11. Paddle was found just north of Matauri Bay, Northland

    Moana Nui waka paddle on the east coast of Northland. If the owner can describe the rest of its features I will be happy to return it to them, contact Joe Wilson ph. 027 482-2727 or
    Feb 07, 2017
  12. 25th Portage Crossing Anniversary & 15th Crossing 1992-2017

    Entries extended to midnight tonight (Thursday 9th)
    Feb 09, 2017
  13. Hoe Tonga Safety Course Updates

    Course will take place at 24 Marine Parade, Petone, Wellington between 9.30am to 3.30pm - meet at 9.15am to register. Please ensure you provide your own lunch (tea, coffee will be supplied).
    Feb 09, 2017
  14. Appointed Managers - Waka Ama New Zealand 2017 IVF World Distance Champs

    Congratulations to the following managers who are well into their campaign management. We would like to wish you all the best for the up coming months.
    Feb 10, 2017
  15. Appointed Coaches - Waka Ama New Zealand 2017 IVF World Distance Champs

    Waka Ama New Zealand would like to congratulate Roni Nuku who has been appointed as the Para Waka Ama Team National Distance Coach - for the 2017 IVF World Distance Champs Campaign
    Feb 10, 2017
  16. Mangawhai Waka Ama (Inc) Club are looking for a loan of a W6

    Our newly established Mangawhai Waka Ama (Inc) Club are looking for a loan of a W6. We currently do not have a waka and our founding members are keen to get out on the water. Because we are a club of mostly new paddlers we will stick to paddling within the harbour for this season.
    Feb 13, 2017
  17. Northland Secondary Schools Waka Ama Regatta

    Online entries are open for the Northland Secondary Schools Waka Ama Regatta, entries close Friday 3 March 2017. Event is 11 March 2017 held at Lake Waikere - Omamari (Dargaville)
    Feb 13, 2017
  18. 2 life-jackets left on the beach after the Omokoroa Dash on 6th Feb.

    You'll need to describe them to claim them. Get in touch with TMOCC at or Lawrence on 0220894699.
    Feb 14, 2017
  19. Hauraki Summer Series 2017 Race 1: Report and results

    Our whānau here at Te Āputa Tira Hoe would like to say congratulations and thank you to everyone who came to compete and support the First Race for The Hauraki Summer Series 2017
    Feb 15, 2017
  20. Lost Paddle at Nationals

    We had one of our paddles dropped in the regional double hull race and just wanting to know if it has been picked up. It is a Tai Paddle in club colours - please contact Kath on if you can help
    Feb 15, 2017
  21. Canterbury Secondary Schools Sprint Regatta 2017

    Panui 2 is now available online! We hope all of our Ōtautahi whānau are keeping safe!
    Feb 16, 2017
  22. Takapuna Beach Cup Results Day 3 - W6 and Relay Results

    Great day of racing to finish off a great event with some great paddling!
    Feb 19, 2017
  23. Upcoming Waka Ama NZ Safety Courses - Register early!

    The Nelson date has been shifted to June 24th. Contact your club rep to enter online. Get in quick as spaces are limited!
  24. World Master Games - Master Womens Team looking for a W12 Crew

    Mitamitaga Master Ladies are looking for another team to join with to do the W12 races. Happy to go with men or women’s crews. Please email if you are interested. Recently silver medalist at the 2017 NZ Sprint Nationals in the W12 Master Ladies grade.
  25. REMINDER: Hauraki Summer Series 2017 - Race 2 - Entries closing soon!!

  26. 9th Annual Bo Herbert Memorial - Entries closing!

    Entries close Thursday @ midnight, don't miss out!
  27. AROCA W6 and W1 RACE SERIES 2017

    See attached AROCA W6 and W1 Race Series information for 2017. The first W6 event 18 March 2017 will take place as part of the Auckland University Great Waka Ama Race. Online entries are open!
  28. Cancellation: Mana Super 6 Ocean Challenge

  29. February prize draw

    This months prizes are donated by Concept 2 NZ Ltd and Sharkskin. Check out their listings on our Equipment Suppliers page on the website.
  30. Rotohoe Series

    All Rotohoe events are on the calendar and online entries are open for race 1!!!!
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    3. Sat 11th Mar Entries close: 5 days
    4. Sat 11th Mar Entries close: 10 days
    5. Sat 11th Mar Entries close: 8 days
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    7. Fri 17th - Sat 18th Mar Entries closed: 12 Apr
    8. Sat 18th Mar Entries closed: 7 Apr
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