About

The Hoe Tonga Pacifica Waka Ama Association (Hoe Tonga) is the organisation representing Waka Ama (Outrigger Canoeing) in the lower North Island and Wellington region. The region comprises the sub-areas Wellington, Horowhenua, the Manawatu, the Wairarapa and Whanganui.

Hoe Tonga is one of six regional associations in New Zealand and affiliated to Waka Ama New Zealand (Nga Kaihoe o Aotearoa). Waka Ama New Zealand (Nga Kaihoe o Aotearoa) represents Waka Ama at the national level.

There are 10 clubs and over 600 paddlers in our region.