Waitaha-Tai Poutini (Canterbury-Westland) Secondary School Waka Ama Champs (6 March 2021) has been POSTPONED due to Covid Level restrictions.
Further information regarding postponement to be released in the coming days.
E ngā waka, e ngā reo, e ngā tai e whā. Nau mai, tauti mai ki te whakataetae waka ama i ngā kura tuarua o Waitaha, o Te Tai Poutini hoki. Kei roto i te rohe o Ngāi Tūāhuriri, ki te taha o te awa o Waimakariri, e rere ana ki te Tai o Mahaanui. Rātou ki a rātou e ngā mate kuawheturangitia, tātou ki a tātou e ngā kanohi ora. Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou katoa
Te Waka o Aoraki welcome Secondary Schools from across Canterbury and the West Coast to the 2021 Canterbury-Westland Secondary Schools Sprint Championships to be held at Lake Rua on Saturday 6P March 2021. This is intended to be a fun event that offers something to both those new to waka ama, as well as those with more experience. It also provides a pathway for Secondary Schools that want to participate at the Waka Ama New Zealand Secondary School Nationals to be held at Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua from 23rd – 26th March 2021.
Entries via the Secondary Schools Sport System (this can only be accessed by schools using their unique password)
Waitaha-Tai Poutini Canterbury-Westland Secondary School Waka Ama Championship 2021
Āhea/When? Saturday 6 March 2021, 8:30am-1:00pm
Kei hea / Where? Roto Kohatu Reserve, Sawyers Arms Rd
Grades: Yr 9-10 (Junior) & Yr 11-13 (Senior) - Male / Female / Mixed
Divisions: Takiwai/Novice (Adult Steerer) & Kahuraki/Advanced (Self-Steered)
Events: W6 (5/6 competitors) & W12 (11/12 competitors) 250 metres
Entry fee: $25 per paddler includes - optional trainings, access to canoes, paddles, PFDs and steerers.
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