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2022 Long Distance Nationals


Long distance nationals 2022

⚡️ Waka Ama ki Waitangi - Long Distance Nationals 2022 ⚡️
That’s a wrap for 2022! What an awesome event! 🙌🏽 We hope you all had a good time 😁
🔺 Thank you to our event hosts Te Tai Tokerau Polynesian Canoe Association and Tai Kotuku Waka Ama Club for organising and running such a great event!
🔺 Thank you to all our awesome kaimahi who made the event possible!
🔺 Thank you to all our waka ama paddlers and whānau who joined us!
🔺 Thank you to all our partners and sponsors!
❤️ He mihi nunui ki a koutou katoa! We couldn’t do what we do without you all!
🏆 All results are available on the Waka Ama NZ website
📸 All event photos are on our Waka Ama NZ Facebook
💙 Till next time Te Tai Tokerau! Safe travels home whānau.

Pānui 3 is now online


Thursday 6th October

  • Race Site Set-Up
  • Trailer Drop off
  • Event Pōwhiri - 4pm at Te Tii Marae, Waitangi

Friday 7th October

  • Race 1, 2, 3

Saturday 8th October

  • Race 4, 5, 6

Sunday 9th October

  • Back-up Race Day


Waka Ama NZ has created a sheet for waka hire: 2022 Long Distance Nationals - Waka Hire. This is for W6 waka hire only.

Waka hire must be completed directly between the clubs hiring out and the clubs wanting to hire. All contact information and availability of waka are available on the sheet. This sheet is live and automatically updates.

Each club hiring out waka must set their own hireage fee and must liaise directly with the club wanting to hire to confirm hireage and arrange payment. All Waka Hire information can be found in Pānui 2.

Merchandise - On sale now!

🛍 Pick up option! Purchase your merch by the 3rd of October and pick up from the Merchandise area onsite 🙌🏽

🌏 Shipping NZ & Worldwide
💥Merchandise will be available to buy onsite at the event - this is your chance to get it straight to your doorstep!



Click the link below to register as a Vendor


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