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Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019 Day 6

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 10:39 am | Waka Ama NZ

Friday we had 12 finals! Our adult divisions began, with Ngā Hoe Hōro winning the Premiere Men W12 500m. The 6 regions of Aotearoa competed for two trophies, the “Club Points Award”, and the “Ace Cuthers Memorial Club Spirit Award”. The Trophies ... More >>

Day 4 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019

Friday, 18 January 2019, 10:27 am | Waka Ama NZ

Press release day 4 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019 Today we had 109 races, 23 finals, adaptive paddlers, and the much anticipated ‘million vs King vs Roozendaal’ head to head --last listing in highlights below-- With feature exhibition ... More >>

Day 3 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:00 pm | Waka Ama NZ

(WEDS 16) Today we had 13 Championship Finals and our Corporate race - here we level the ground, sponsors become paddlers just like everyone else. Waka Ama is a perfect equalizer as regardless of age or station, it all comes down to technique, teamwork, ... More >>

30th Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Sprints Day 1

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 2:15 pm | Waka Ama NZ

This morning we opened our 30th National Sprint Championships with crowds of around 1,300 people, all coming together for a Pōwhiri at the western shore of lake Karāpiro, in the Don Rowlands Centre. Karakia were offered, thanks were given, and wero (challenges) ... More >>

30th Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Waka Ama Sprint Champs

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 12:52 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Waka Ama continues to grow in popularity with record numbers of paddlers signing up to compete at the 30th annual Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Waka Ama Sprint Championships on Lake Karāpiro next week - making Waka Ama one of the fastest growing ... More >>

New Zealand Waka Ama take on the Va’a world once again

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:16 pm | Waka Ama NZ

New Zealand Waka Ama take on the Va’a world once again More >>

Whitianga Community Waka Ama Announces New Logo

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 8:52 am | Waka Ama NZ

The Club has grown to over 20 members in the time since it was established 2 years ago and has started up two local waka ama events to help bring people to the local area, creating a need for a logo that represents the Whitianga Community Waka Ama ... More >>

Waka Ama Championships a tightly contested affair

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 11:59 am | Waka Ama NZ

Record turnout at New Zealand Post-backed Waka Ama Championships shows promise for the future of the sport. More >>

ActivePost National Long Distance Waka Ama Championships

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:56 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The small Northland town of Ruakaka will come alive this Easter weekend as more than 1200 paddlers and supporters arrive for the 2015 ActivePost National Long Distance Waka Ama Championships. More >>

Secondary schools paddle to glory at Waka Ama championships

Monday, 30 March 2015, 2:42 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Waka Ama racing enjoys surge in popularity with 95 schools competing at the New Zealand Post-backed national secondary school championships. More >>

97 Secondary schools eye up Waka Ama national title

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:04 pm | Waka Ama NZ

More than 1450 paddlers from 97 schools are set to battle it out at the 2015 ActivePost National Secondary School Waka Ama Championships. More >>

Waka Ama Championships make a splash in Christchurch

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 11:37 am | Waka Ama NZ

Success of New Zealand Post-backed Waka Ama Championships a sign that Waka Ama continues to grow in popularity. More >>

Waka Ama Championships the ‘best yet’

Monday, 31 March 2014, 12:10 pm | Waka Ama NZ

More than 2000 spectators lined the banks of Rotorua’s Blue Lake on Friday to watch their schools compete on the final day of the ActivePost National Secondary Schools Waka Ama Championships. 1,500 students from 95 schools competed for national honours ... More >>

Record numbers of schools sign up for Waka Ama Championships

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 1:41 pm | Waka Ama NZ

From 25th to 28th March, Rotorua’s Blue Lake will play host to 95 schools as they paddle for the national title on their Waka Ama( outrigger canoe). More than 1,500 students from schools throughout the country are expected to line up in various boat ... More >>

2014 Waka Ama Championships the biggest yet

Monday, 20 January 2014, 11:28 am | Waka Ama NZ

A record 10,000 spectators lined the banks of Lake Karapiro last week to watch their clubs compete at the 25th ActivePost National Waka Ama Sprint Championships. 2,600 paddlers from 54 Clubs competed for national honours in various boat classes over ... More >>

Waka Ama clubs get ready to lock paddles

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 12:24 pm | Waka Ama NZ

A record number of paddlers have signed up to compete at the 25thActivePost National Waka Ama Sprint Championships, on Lake Karapiro next week. 1,461 crews from 54 clubs will paddle for the national sprint title on their Waka ama, or outrigger canoes. More >>

 

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