Foxton Waka Ama Hui

Date: Wednesday 12th May 2021

Time: 7pm

Venue: Foxton Rugby Clubrooms

We are looking forward to meeting with those in Foxton or the surrounding areas interested in establishing a waka ama club in this community. Information will be given on what is needed to form a club, how we can support you in the process and what funding etc is available.

Come along, meet our regional development officer and others that are passionate about seeing this happen.

Waka Ama Safety Course

Kia ora whānau

Below is an opportunity to take part in a Day Skipper + Waka Ama safety course.  Only 4 spaces available and costs $50. This is less than half of what it is normally for he day skipper course!!

Don’t miss out, further details below;
Waka Ama Safety Course
Day Skipper course, VHF Course, Waka Ama Safety Course     
WHEN:      6:00pm – 8:30 pm Friday 30th  April ,  9:00am – 5:30pm Saturday 1st May.
WHERE:    Staff Room Plimmerton School.   Bring Kai Saturday for lunch.
COST:        $50 PP.   payable at course  
RSVP:        Sunday 18th April to 

At the conclusion, participant’s will be able to successfully complete;Day Skippers assessment.VHF course assessment Additionally, participants will have a greater knowledge of Waka Ama safety and racing. See the following links for more detail:  Day Skipper Course Information and VHF Course Information 

Nga Mihi
Hawaikinui Waka Ama Committee

Hoe Tonga Paddler Series 2021

Get ready for this year’s Hoe Tonga Paddler Series 2021, designed to attract new paddlers to our sport, and to enable paddlers and teams to race during the winter season. The Series is overseen by Hoe Tonga, but each individual race is hosted and organised by member clubs or event organisers. 

Key info:

As in previous years, the series is big on participation and we will have again a range of spot prizes, including a brand new paddle.

Click here to download the information package for the Series.

Please note that race details are subject to change. Please keep an eye on updates regarding any of the races.

Race 1 (Host: Hawaikinui):  29 May (Sat), Ngati Toa Domain

  • Race information (to come)
  • Contact: Mike Oxnam; 021 031 8072;
  • Entries by club (to come)
  • Entries by event (to come)
  • Results (to come)

Race 2 (Host: Hoe Tonga): 10 July (Sat),  Manawatu Boating Club, Foxton Beach

  • Race information (to come)
  • Contact; Megan Qaranivalu; 022 165 7649;
  • Entries by club (to come)
  • Entries by event (to come)Results (to come)

Race 3 (Host: PCKC): 7 August (Sat), Onepoto, Porirua

  • Race information (to come)
  • Entries by club (to come)
  • Entries by event (to come)
  • Results (to come)

Race 4 (Host:Te Ringa Miti Tai Heke): 25 September (Sat), Whanganui River

  • Race information (to come)
  • Entries by club (to come)
  • Entries by event (to come)
  • Results (to come)