Hot off the Waves…

Here is what the regional committee discussed on the meeting on 6 May.

  • Wellington Regional Sprints  dates set (see website calendar)
  • NZ Post Challenge Waka Ama Sprints dates set (see website calendar)
  • Regional Secondary Schools Sprint Championships dates set (see website calendar)
  • Hoe Tonga is considering the development of a ‘Signiture’ Race/Event for the region; this is an exciting possibility and further discussions will be taking place at the next meeting.
  • Te Matau a Maui (Ocean Voyaging waka) will be visiting Wellington and being part of the Matariki Celebrations. A Mass on water welcome  will take place on Saturday June 8. For further information check the website for events over 3-5 days in early June.
  • Tai Tonga 41 marathon. Next year looking to increase the races to 8km for Novices and 15km for Open/Senior paddlers.
  • Reminder: To paddle in waka ama events hosted by Hoe Tonga or Hoe Tonga clubs,  paddlers should be members of  an affliated club.
  • NEXT MEETING  JUNE 10, AT THE POLICE COLLEGE, 6.30PM; Lara Collins CEO of NKOA will be attending.  Everyone welcome but RSVP to hoetonga@gmail.com is essential as seating is limited.

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