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Media Release - Day 4 - Waka Ama Sprint Nationals 2021

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 6:55 am | Waka Ama NZ

20 January  32nd Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals 4 Seasons in Day 4 Today was another massive day here at Lake Karāpiro for the 32nd Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals. We had an incredible 97 Single Paddler Races ... More >>

Day 3 Waka Ama Sprint Championships 2021

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 6:42 am | Waka Ama NZ

19 January 2021 32nd Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals That’s day 3! Turns races were a massive hit! With over 4000 people gathered on the spectator banks of lake Karāpiro, the energy was massive! We had 49 races today, which included ... More >>

Day 2 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 6:19 am | Waka Ama NZ

18 January 2021 The 32nd Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals That’s day 2 koutou! Another great day here at lake Karāpiro, the wind picked up around midday, but thanks to training, water safety support and paying attention to the ... More >>

The 32nd Te Wānanga O Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals Has Begun!

Monday, 18 January 2021, 5:49 am | Waka Ama NZ

17 January 2021 What a start whanau! Day 1 kicked off with a Karakia Paimārire – a full traditional blessing led by Tim Kara of Ngāti Korokī Kahukura, followed by a pōwhiri, where speakers highlighted how important it is to talk and share with ... More >>

Waka Ama Sprint Nationals Pre Event

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 5:49 am | Waka Ama NZ

Waka Ama is back! With thousands of paddlers set to compete at the 32nd annual Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Waka Ama Sprint Championships on Lake Karāpiro.  Waka Ama New Zealand CEO, Lara Collins said the event, which starts Sunday 17th and ... More >>

Waka Ama Sprint Championships are back

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 8:13 pm | Waka Ama NZ

Waka Ama continues to grow in popularity with record numbers of paddlers signing up to compete at the 31st annual Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Waka Ama Sprint Championships on Lake Karāpiro next week - making Waka Ama one of the fastest growing ... More >>

Team Aotearoa NZ Waka Ama vying for the podium in Mooloolaba

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 10:47 am | Waka Ama NZ

This week, a strong Aotearoa NZ Waka Ama contingent will head to the International Va’a* Federation World Distance Championships held in Mooloolaba on Australia’s Sunshine Coast 10th - 17th August. From the Junior 19 to Master 70 grade, Aotearoa ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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