Waka Ama NZ is bringing a W1 Coaching Clinic to our region on Saturday 17th July and will be held in Porirua. Tupuria King will be delivering the course so make sure you click on the link below and get yourself registered.
Now is the time to get your clubs team entries in for Race 2 of our Paddler Series. Being held at the Manawatu Boat Club in Foxton on Saturday 10th July. Two races will be going ahead-a short course 8km race and a long course which is 18km.
The Foxton community is excited to see waka on the awa again and the turn for the 18km race goes right up into the township.
We look forward to seeing you all up there-make contact with your club representative today and register!
Wellington region will be at Alert Level 2 from 6pm on Wednesday 23 June until 11:59pm on Sunday 27 June.
Due to the Wellington region moving into Covid-19 Alert Level 2 from 6pm Wednesday 23 June to Sunday 27 June 11:59pm. The Tai Tonga 41 – Ngā Mata o Te Ariki Tāwhirimātea marathon will not go ahead this Saturday 26 June. We do however anticipate rescheduling to August 21, 2021. Pending sanctioning approval. Notice will be posted as per-usual.
Those clubs who have already paid fees to Tai Tonga 41 OCC please email firstname.lastname@example.org to advise us on whether or not you would like your fees to be held for the new date or a refund be made. Bank details are needed for refund please
We would like to acknowledge the efficiency and interest of all the entries we received.
Stay safe, be vigilant, be kind, track and trace always!
WANZ Foundation Coaching – Steering BasicsSteerers/Kaihautu role and responsibilities and how to execute the basic steering strokes
Venue: Nuku Ora, Level 1, 223 Thorndon Quay Thorndon, Wellington Date: Sun 27th Jun 2021 Distance: Coaching Course Host: Waka Ama NZ
Delivered by: Myka Nuku
Need to bring: BYO lunch – coffee and tea provided. Cost:$30 (affiliated member of Waka Ama NZ)$60 (non-affiliated) Registration: WANZ online via your club rep or for non-affiliated paddlers please email email@example.com to register. Please note online entries will close earlier if the quota 30 per course is reached. A minimum of 10 registrations will be required to run the course.
For all our Wellington Harbour Paddlers please take note:
Please be advised that a wave monitoring buoy is going to be deployed approximately 100m off the coast along the Hutt Motorway.(attached is an image indicating it’s approximate location).
There will be 3 buoys linked ~4m apart, the main buoy being yellow in colour and lit at night (8 flashes every 20 seconds). Deployment date is expected to be sometime this week, and it may remain in place for up to 5 months.
Please navigate with caution in this area and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Harbour Ranger / HarboursGreater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao
Race results from Race 1 of our Paddler Series down at Ngati Toa Domain are out now! Well done to all our participants from across the region that completed the race, it was a fantastic day. We would also like to thank Hawaikinui Tuarua Waka Ama Club for being great hosts and putting together a great race.