If you’re going down to Kaiteriteri for Waka te Tasman 2018, head down to the steering workshop held at the Kaiteriteri Camping Ground Function Centre
This is the first time Hoe Tonga are hosting an event that specifically targets intermediate aged (year 7 and 8) and junior (year 9 and 10) secondary school students. This event is to introduce students to Waka Ama before moving on to secondary school competitions in the following year.
The event will include a brief pre-race workshop which includes an introduction to Waka Ama and a land based tipping drill. All teams must be at the workshop before racing.
- Host: Hoe Tonga Pacifica Waka Ama Association
- Venue: Cog Park, Evans Bay Wellington
- When: 8-9 December
- Distance: W6 1km, W6 2km
- Divisions: Int- J16 (year 9 and 10)
- This event is open to all schools with students in years 7-10
- Entries close December 2nd
- Roster Closes December 4th
- Schedule (To Come)
- Event information
- All entries must be done through the school
- Secondary schools to register via College Sport Wellington
- Intermediate/Primary Schools to register via manual registration form and return to email@example.com
- There are no refunds for entries that withdraw after the entry deadline date.
Any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0221037755
For those that could not attend or and those wanting and update on what was talked about at the AGM you can find the minutes below
We will like to invite all club reps and club members to attend a hui to assist in developing our Strategic Plan for the next 5 years. This is an opportunity for everyone to provide their ideas on which direction they would like to see Waka Ama goes in throughout region.
Date: Sunday October 14th 2018
Venue: Te Puna Ora. (Located on the Corner of Te Hiko and Ngati Toa street in Porirua)
For more information email email@example.com. See you all there!!!
Congratulations to all the teams that competed in Whanganui over the weekend and throughout the series. Our series continues to grow and become more competitive and it is great to see.
Special Congratulations goes out to our winning teams of the series.
For our Junior Short Course we have two teams winning taking first equal: Whitirea J16 Men TOA Waka Ama and Tamatea Otaikokako J19 Mixed
Open Short Course Champions 2018: Waitatapia Open Women Otaki Waka Hoe
Long Course Champions 2018: Motungangara Open Men Otaki Waka Hoe
Once again we presented “He Taonga Kotahitanga”. This trophy is awarded to the club from the Hoe Tonga region that accumulates the most points, based on its best three teams. This year we have a new winner with this award being presented to Otaki Waka Hoe.
For a full Overview of the results follow the link below and good luck to all the teams competing at Long Distance National 2018.
Final race of the series with a few teams still left in contention for the trophies. Who will take them home this year?
The Pānui of the race can be accessed below and don’t forget the we will have our AGM before prize giving. Good luck to all the teams competing.
This month on September 18th from 6pm Halberg will be hosting the No Exceptions Training workshop with the support of Hoe Tonga and KiwiSport Wellington.
This workshop is for clubs, coaches and paddlers wanting to learn more about delivering the core fundamentals of how to adapt and modify physical activities. This workshop is 2 hours long and incorporates practical and theory elements.
Venue is still yet to be confirmed. However if you are interested in this workshop or need more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the latest results of the 3rd race below. Be sure to get prepared and entries in for the final race of the series in Whanganui.
Reminder to all paddlers racing this Saturday that sprayskirts are mandatory.
Looking for a club near you? If you are in Wellington City Tunui a te Ika have a whanau day coming up for anyone wanting to give it a go.
Bring One Bring All
Where: Oriental Bay Beach by Freyberg Pool
When: Saturday 28th July
Bring your family and friends to learn about waka ama.
Please RSVP for numbers or join our FB page and accept the event (not both) – we need to know numbers so we have enough sausages for the BBQ