Background: Hikoikoi Waka ama Club based in Petone with support from KiwiSport is hosting a junior sprint regatta for Y 9 & 10 students from 8 Secondary Schools in the Hutt.
Chris Fox, Waka ama Coordinator, Port Nicholson Settlement Block along with a support team of enthusiastic and experienced waka ama paddlers students has been training this group since Monday 1 October. This six week training programme introducing students to waka ama concludes with the very first Hutt Secondary School Junior competition.
Thanks to all paddlers, supporters, teachers, students who have made this programme a huge success. Volunteers you are amazing:) Also thanks to all the Trusts, organisations, businesses and other groups who have contributed to our success especially the NZ Sports Academy, Wellington. Your tauira did a fantastic job!
Information for schools can also be found at www.collegesport.org.nz/college-sport-wellington/waka-ama/