HE AITUA: Rowe Wharehinga

We the whānau of Horouta Waka Hoe, and all those who knew him, were saddened to receive the news of the passing of Rowe Wharehinga on the Sunshine Coast
Friday - 60 views

Enter Now! Mauao Ocean Hoe Series - Race 2 - Saturday 30 October 2021

Hoe Aroha Whānau o Mauao are stoked to provide you with the opportunity to race, to paddle, to gather as an individual or a team to get some time in on the MOANA here in Tauranga Moana (Mount Maunganui). Follow this link for full event information, updated race schedule, and important event & covid pānui. Entries are only permitted for paddlers in Level 2 (or below) areas, limited to 80 per race & close Thursday 28 Oct - get in quick!
Friday - 69 views

Voting for Waka Ama New Zealand Elected Board member position

We received 4 nominations for the position of Elected Board Member of Waka Ama NZ (Nga Kaihoe o Aotearoa)
Wednesday - 672 views

2022 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals - Waitangi

Te Tai Tokerau Polynesian Canoe Association and Tai Kotuku Waka Ama Club in association with Waka Ama NZ, are proud to host the 2022 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals (LDNs) to be held in Waitangi 21-23rd April 2022. Online entries are LIVE and Pānui 1 is online
Tuesday - 135 views

Race Update & Info: Ki Uta Ki Tai Waka Ama Challenge

Saturday 23 October 2021, Lake Te Anau. The event will be going ahead under strict level 2 restrictions, please adhere to all protocols in place. Full information is online now; race schedule, event pānui, covid pānui, vaccination clinic. Please read. Entries are closed & are full.
Tuesday - 94 views

Waka Ama NZ Corporate Challenge 2022

We would love nothing more than for your corporate team to join us on Saturday 22nd January to enjoy the atmosphere and take part in our 2022 Corporate Challenge.
Tuesday - 62 views

ENTER NOW! Ngā Mata o te Ariki Tāwhirimātea

Tai Tonga 41 Waka Ama Outrigger Canoe Club race Ngā Mata o te Ariki Tāwhirimātea will go ahead this Saturday 23 October 2021. Evans Bay Yacht Club, Wellington Harbour. 3rd time lucky! This event will be going ahead this weekend under strict covid alert level restrictions. Please read the pānui available online now for all info, including new event schedule. There will be 2 race times, please only turn up for your race and leave immediately after. Adhere to all covid protocols put in place. Limited entries so contact your club admin to enter now!
Monday - 123 views

CANCELLED: Pearl of the North 2021

"Tēnā koutou katoa, We are in uncertain times e te whānau and the reality is that in order for us to play our part in protecting our whānau, hapū, iwi and our Whakapapa, we have made the decision to CANCEL Pearl of the North 2021.. If you have any pātai please don't be shy to PM myself or Uncle Danny directly"
Oct 15, 2021 - 85 views

Looking for a paddle...

Any 49-50" paddles for sale, in good condition for a new kaihoe. Please contact Anna 0272661229.
Oct 15, 2021 - 100 views

Waka Ama NZ COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Recording

If you missed the Webinar last night, you can watch the recording here
Oct 14, 2021 - 242 views

BEREAVEMENT: Kafoa Hala Latu

Portage Crossing Canoe Club - Tribute to head Coach. Paddler & Friend - KAFOA HALA LATU. It is with immense sadness that Portage Crossing Canoe Club announces the passing of our beloved gentle giant, our huge-hearted man mountain, our larger-than-life-itself guy with the loudest laugh, Kafoa Hala Latu - aka COACH!
Oct 13, 2021 - 1,672 views - 1 comments

Kete Karapu - Event Sanctioning

Need help with the Waka Ama NZ event sanctioning process for your next waka ama event!? Check out our Kete Karapu Event Sanctioning booklet that will guide you through the process. Online now!
Oct 12, 2021 - 79 views

New Date: Ngā Whiringa Hoe Horo a Rohe o Te Tai Tokerau - TTPCA Regional Sprint Trials 2021

This event will now be held on 11 December - more information will be released soon
Oct 12, 2021 - 139 views


Northland is at Alert Level 2. Auckland and parts of Waikato remain at Alert Level 3.
Oct 10, 2021 - 3,728 views

Waka Ama NZ COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

Waka Ama NZ will be hosting a Webinar that will be open for anyone to attend and hear from three leading medical practitioners Dr Matire Harwood, Dr Jamie-Lee Rahiri and Dr Anthony Jordan who also happen to be a part of our waka ama whānau. The purpose of this webinar is to provide information for our Waka Ama Whānau about the vaccine. Matire, Jamie-Lee and Anthony will talk about the Covid 19 vaccine and answer questions you might have. We encourage you to register for this webinar and pass it on to anyone who may be interested. The webinar is free and we ask when you register to provide us with any pātai (questions) or areas regarding the vaccine that you would like our experts to cover.
Oct 8, 2021 - 156 views

Extension: Waka Ama New Zealand Elected Board Member Nominations

Nominations for Waka Ama New Zealand Elected Board Member have been extended and will close Wednesday 13th October
Oct 8, 2021 - 565 views

Waka Ama NZ COVID-19 Vaccine information + Webinar

With summer rolling around fast, Waka Ama NZ is gearing up for another busy summer of paddling and events all around Aotearoa. Moving forward as we learn more about this current outbreak and learn to live with COVID 19 in our lives, it is important to Waka Ama New Zealand that our community and our Waka Ama whānau are as safe and protected as possible. There are lots of measures that we can all take to help protect ourselves and our whānau - One of the biggest tools we have available for protection is the COVID 19 Vaccine.
Oct 7, 2021 - 496 views

CANCELLED: Manukau Events

The Manukau Taitamariki/Intermediate Race 7 (17 October) & Kings and Queens W6 Race 3 (30 October) have both been CANCELLED. Please contact your club admin regarding any fees you may have paid.
Oct 6, 2021 - 96 views

COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Northland

Our Te Taitokerau whānau are now are level 3 - please ensure you read all level information. Kia kaha koutou!
Oct 5, 2021 - 204 views

Results & Wrap Up: Mauao Ocean Hoe Series Race 1

Results from the Mauao Ocean Hoe Series Race 1 available online now! Follow this link for the results and a wrap up pānui from the event host Hoe Aroha Whanau o Mauao.
Oct 5, 2021 - 467 views

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Hall of Fame
  1. Oct 2021
    1. Te Tauihu o Te Waka a Māui Secondary School Sprint Champs (Sanctioned)
      Fri 29th Oct
    2. Sat 30th Oct Entries close: 3 days
    3. Manukau Kings & Queens of the Ramp W6 Series - Race 3 (Sanctioned)
      Sat 30th Oct
  2. Nov 2021
    1. Sat 6th Nov
    2. AROCA Taitamariki/Intermediate Regional Sprint Championship (Sanctioned)
      Sun 7th Nov
    3. Fri 12th - Sat 13th Nov Entries close: 10 days
    4. Sat 13th Nov Entries close: 9 Nov
    5. Thu 18th Nov
    6. Sat 20th Nov Entries close: 16 Nov
    7. Sat 27th - Sun 28th Nov Entries close: 23 Nov
    8. Sat 27th Nov Entries closed: 27 Nov
  3. Dec 2021
    1. Sat 4th - Sun 5th Dec Entries close: 23 Nov
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