If anyone has seen 2 missing W6 Trolleys please contact Mereana Hodges on 0272064492.
Congratulation to everyone who competed last week at the Hoe Tonga Secondary School Regional Sprint Championships for 2020. There was great weather and awesome racing, it is great to see the competition become more competitive each year.
For the full results follow the link below.
Since the results for the 500m final races were not available on the day we will allow teams to submit enquiries for the 500m Final Races only. Up until Wednesday 25th March midday. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit an enquiry.
Winners of the 500m races will have medals sent to the school.
Following the announcement made earlier today by the New Zealand Government informing all events larger than 500 participants to cancel
Kia Ora Koutou
This is a request for anyone who is able to help volunteer at the Secondary School Sprints tomorrow. Unfortunately we have had several of our volunteers become sick and with the concern with Covid-19 thought it would be best to ask for replacements.
Key areas we are after is
Timekeeping, flag boat assisting and Loading Bay.
If anyone can help please let our team at registration know tomorrow or text Matai on 0221037755.
Anyone planning on fundraising at the Secondary School Regionals please let Matai know at email@example.com.
This is to ensure we do not have people selling the same things on the day. e.g three sausage sizzles running.
Still a few month away till the beginning of the 2020 Hoe Tonga Winter Paddler Series, however planning is already underway.
In order for this series to run we do need some of our dedicated clubs to host these race.
Hosting a paddler series race is a great opportunity to upskill club members and is a great fundraising opportunity for clubs. Therefore any clubs that would like to host one of the Winter Series Races, we encourage you to send us a notification of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by FEB 15th 2020.
Please include your preference of date (or order of preference) and a brief overview of how you will host the event. (Please note the first race will be hosted by Hawaikinui on May 23rd)
The dates available are as follows
- July 11th
- Aug 1st
- Sep 5th
We will try to spread the races around the region e.g Wellington, Porirua, Whanganui ect. Any questions please do not hesitate to ask.
We will be marking out an area of the spectator bank that must be kept clear of all tents or marques. This is to allow for safe walking passage.
If your region or clubs in your region are arranging for a Hire company to erect tents on your behalf. The Hire Company needs to know where to put them in relation to the designated space below.
Clubs should be reminded that their tents need to be within your regional allocated area. If tents (club or otherwise) are erected in the wrong area or in such a way that it does not maximise space we will ask that they are taken down.
(End closest to the tower)
Congratulations to all competitors at the Hoe Tonga Regional Sprints who have qualified for spots at the 2020 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Sprint Champs. You can find the official ranking from the Hoe Tonga Regional Sprints Below
The Official Results of the Dash Races are also available
Finally a big congratulations to the following paddlers who have qualified for the Regional W12 Team who will be representing the Hoe Tonga Region in the Regional 12 race at the Nationals in 2020.
Hoe Tonga Wāhine
- Wikitoria Doyle
- Isabella Fetineiai
- Hinerauwharangi Henare-Taiapa
- Jasmine Ratapu
- Amiria Ropata-Cooper
- Fern Thompson
- Marama Elkington
- Mariana Hodges
- Te Rangihuia Henare
- Hiria Rolleston
- Pounamu Mackay
- Georgia Ropeti
Hoe Tonga Tāne
- Tremaine Rimene
- Paddy Rimene
- Shannon Rimene Albrett
- Jorian Tangaere
- PJ Rimene Albrett
- Parekoihu Taiapa
- Turi Hodges
- Joe Nuku
- Lawrence Hynes
- Slade Butler
- Mataiawhea Te Kere
- Koroiti Tuiau Tongia
- Senior Master
- Golden Master
- Master 70
This rule only applies where a club does not have sufficient paddlers to form their own, stand-alone, W12 crews in those age categories. A W12 crew made up of two clubs may be a combination of any number of paddlers from those two clubs. They must satisfy all other rules as specified in the race rules.
If your club wishes to combine with another club in the above divisions, please take note of the following:
- The proposed entry will need to be sent to email@example.com by no later than 12 December Midday. This will ensure that Hoe Tonga has sufficient time to make the entries to meet the Waka Ama NZ timeframes.
- Entries are to be submitted only by an executive officer of one of the clubs. In the email the relevant executive officer must provide confirmation that (i) both clubs agree on the entry and its name (copy in other relevant executive officers), and (ii) that the entry has been checked by both clubs to comply with relevant rules.
- Paddler names must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 31 December 2019. Hoe Tonga will not chase up unfilled rosters – relevant late fees will be passed on to clubs. It is the club’s responsibility to inform Hoe Tonga of the roster, or of any changes to the roster. Paddler names should not be submitted until all paddlers have been checked by the clubs as being on the Waka Ama NZ membership database for their club.