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Waiheke Waka Ama Club Receives $30K Grant

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 11:17 am | Waka Ama NZ

  President Peter Russell says - Waiheke Waka Ama needed more canoes, extra paddles and life jackets to cater for its growing club. NZCT awarded a $30,000 grant to make this happen. Waiheke Waka Ama volunteers to coach the Waiheke High School ... More >>

Aotearoa Waka Ama Top Of The World!

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 8:57 am | Waka Ama NZ

Aotearoa Waka Ama top of the World! Last month, 120 Aotearoa Waka Ama paddlers returned from Samoa after battling it out on the beautiful waters of Samoa for the 3rd IVF Va’a World Distance Championships, 10-18 August 2023. The competition was fierce ... More >>

Aotearoa Waka Ama Training Camp At Ōkahu Bay Ahead Of World Distance Champs In Samoa

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 3:39 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Aotearoa Waka Ama teams gathered at Ōkahu Bay at the weekend, 22-23 July 2023, to take part in the Waka Ama NZ elite training camp in preparation for the 2023 IVF World Distance Champs in Samoa in August. The camp was focussed on training preparation ... More >>

Aotearoa qualifiers and team selections named for the 2023 World Distance Champs in Samoa

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 6:37 am | Waka Ama NZ

Waka Ama NZ is proud to announce the Aotearoa Elite selections and qualifications for the upcoming International Va’a Federation (IVF) World Distance Championships in Apia, Samoa, 10-19 August 2023. The V6 J19 Men, J19 Women, Open Men and Open Women ... More >>

2023 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals

Sunday, 23 April 2023, 5:27 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The 2023 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals came to an end today here at Buffalo Beach, Whitianga. Yesterday, Saturday 22 April, was another day of challenging conditions with over 600 keen waka ama paddlers taking to the waters of Te Whanganui-a-Hei in ... More >>

Waka Ama Ki Whitianga! 2023 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 2:25 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Kua tae te wā! Waka Ama ki Whitianga! The 2023 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals was officially opened today with a pōwhiri from haukāinga welcoming over a thousand paddlers from across Aotearoa to the shores of Te Whanganui-a-Hei (Mercury Bay). ... More >>

Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals 2023

Monday, 17 April 2023, 2:13 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The 2023 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals will take place on the 21st and 22nd of April, Buffalo Beach, Whitianga. Te Puku o Te Ika Region, Whitianga Waka Ama, Hauraki Waka Ama, Te Āputa Tira Hoe and Te Whānau Waka Ama o Whangamata, in association ... More >>

Waka Ama NZ Rautaki Rangatahi

Friday, 31 March 2023, 3:46 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The Waka Ama NZ Rautaki Rangatahi was released today at the 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals. The Rautaki Rangatahi is a Youth Strategy, co-designed with the Waka Ama NZ Te Reo Taiohi rōpū, to contribute to the development of waka ama for ... More >>

Waka Ama - Mā Te Katoa, Mō Āke Tonu! 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals

Friday, 31 March 2023, 3:45 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals wrapped up today here at Tikitapu with W6 finals. Conditions were pristine today providing perfect conditions for our kaihoe after a challenging couple of days with the wind. With the fog lifting off the lake ... More >>

Wepua! Semi-finals Action At Tikitapu! 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 8:25 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Another great day out on the water at Lake Tikitapu for the 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals. Paddlers competed in W6 250m straights and 500m turns semi-final races today in their respective divisions ahead of finals day tomorrow. The conditions ... More >>

Wepua! Semi-finals Action At Tikitapu! 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 8:25 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Another great day out on the water at Lake Tikitapu for the 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals. Paddlers competed in W6 250m straights and 500m turns semi-final races today in their respective divisions ahead of finals day tomorrow. The conditions ... More >>

W6 Day! 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 12:08 am | Waka Ama NZ

Today was all about W6 team racing here at the 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals. It was a frosty and windy start to the morning that slightly delayed our race start, however things quickly heated up out on the water with rangatahi going head to head ... More >>

Kua Tīmata Te Whakataetae! Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals Has Begun

Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 1:44 am | Waka Ama NZ

Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua, was a hive of activity today as racing for the 2023 Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals kicked off. The national event for rangatahi began with a pōwhiri led by haukainga, Ngāti Whakaue and Tūhourangi, welcoming rangatahi, ... More >>

Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals Returns For 2023

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 6:55 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals will return for 2023 at Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua, next week 27-31 March. The week-long event will bring over 1,500 rangatahi from 105 kura from all around Aotearoa, after a year off in 2022 due to covid restrictions. ... More >>

Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals Returns For 2023!

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 12:11 pm | Waka Ama NZ

The Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals will return for 2023 at Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua, next week 27-31 March. The week-long event will bring over 1,500 rangatahi from 105 kura from all around Aotearoa, after a year off in 2022 due to covid restrictions. ... More >>

National Champions Crowned On The Final Day Of The 2023 Waka Ama Sprint National Championships

Saturday, 21 January 2023, 7:28 pm | Waka Ama NZ

A stunning finish to the 33rd Annual Waka Ama Sprint Nationals, after a 2 year hiatus - 25 National Champion teams, 4 National 250m Dash Champions and the winner of the Corporate Challenge were crowned today! Starting off with the turn races this morning ... More >>

Day 6 Of The 2023 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals - Bring On The Final Day!

Friday, 20 January 2023, 6:42 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Today on the sixth day of the 2023 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals we saw nine finals take place at Lake Karāpiro - all finals were for the W12 double hull team (twelve-person teams). Amongst the W12 finals, heats and semi-final racing for all the senior divisions ... More >>

Kua Tīmata Te Whakataetae Ā-motu! The 33rd Waka Ama Sprint National Championships Has Begun!

Sunday, 15 January 2023, 11:17 pm | Waka Ama NZ

A stunning morning with almost no wind at Lake Karāpiro greeted the Waka Ama whānau today starting with a pōwhiri led by Ngāti Korokī Kahukura and Ngāti Haua commencing the 33rd Annual Waka Ama Sprint National Championships. Hommage was paid to those ... More >>

2023 Waka Ama Sprint National Championships Is Back!

Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 2:10 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Hurō! Waka Ama is back! The Aotearoa Waka Ama whānau is set to compete at the 33rd Annual Waka Ama Sprint National Championships on Lake Karāpiro, Cambridge starting this Sunday. Waka Ama New Zealand CEO, Lara Collins says the event, which starts ... More >>

Waka Ama Ki Waitangi - 2022 Long Distance Waka Ama National Champs - Race Day 2

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 7:18 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Another great day of Waka Ama here in Waitangi for the final day of racing for the 2022 Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals. Our Waka Ama whānau filled the shores of Waitangi as paddlers from J16 through to Master 70s took to the waters of Pēwhairangi ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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