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2024 Portage Crossing Results

Results from the weekend's event have been loaded to the event page:

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Monday

Results and Report - James Bhutty Moore-morial Race 2024

The 2024 event saw many challenges as we had to change the race course to in the harbour for the first time in the 16 year history. Changing from 32km on the ocean to 12km x2 didn't appeal to many with almost 40 paddlers entered choosing not to compete. But it turned out to be one of the best events we've had with a guaranteed downhill run providing fun and also making some challenges for many paddlers. The first run was against the tide making the waves stand up and this kept the racing close. Paddlers were going wave for wave. I've never heard so much cheering during a race. Race 2 everyone now knew where to go. But this time there was less tide. More water and more wind. So races lines were still hard to pick for paddlers. People were able to see who they were behind in the first race and then know that they have to beat them by more in the second one. It got very tactical. Congratulations to our divisional and overall winners. Tupuria King Narada Bury Matt Walsh Jessica Mcduff Te Rina Leuburt Jaz Stevenson It was great to see a whole new podium in the women's division showing a bit of a change of guard. Thanks to all that trusted our decision to change course and made racing enjoyable. Our amazing sponsors. We have the best prize table around. Ocean Elements Vaikobi Paddle Sport NZ Paddling alliance industries Kai wa'a Redseal Musashi Kayak HQ Lolo Turkish Port of Tauranga More photos can be found on our Facebook page.

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Monday
2024 Secondary School Waka Ama Nationals

2024 Secondary School Waka Ama Nationals

Team entries close tomorrow! Please contact your school sports coordinator to enter. Event Merch Pre-Sale now online!

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Thursday
ACC RONGĀ MĀORI SURVEY 🌀

ACC RONGĀ MĀORI SURVEY 🌀

Did you experience or learn about rongoā Māori at the Sprint Nationals? Or want to learn more? Our friends at ACC New Zealand want to know your whakaaro – check out how you can share your thoughts below

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Feb 16, 2024

Takapuna Beach Cup 2024 Updates!

Check out all the action via the Facebook page!

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Feb 12, 2024
Te Rōpū Whaikaha o Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa - WANZ Disability Working Group - Member Announcement

Te Rōpū Whaikaha o Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa - WANZ Disability Working Group - Member Announcement

Ngā mihi maioha ki a koutou, ngā mema o Te Rōpū Whaikaha! Waka Ama NZ is proud to announce the following members of the inaugural Te Rōpū Whaikaha!

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Feb 12, 2024

2024 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals Survey - closing soon!

A reminder to please complete our Sprint Nationals Survey if you haven't already do. Submissions will close on Wednesday 14 February

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Feb 9, 2024
TTVT Waitangi Day Regatta - Pānui 2 and Lane draw online!

TTVT Waitangi Day Regatta - Pānui 2 and Lane draw online!

If you have any questions or queries please let the organisers know on-site at the event āpōpō!

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Feb 9, 2024

Maraetai Beach Challenge

Saturday 30th March 2024, Maraetai Beach, Auckland. Entries are now open - contact your club admin. Entries close March 26th. Hosted by Pakuranga Outrigger Canoe Club. Event info and pānui online now.

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Feb 9, 2024

20 team limit - Enter now!

Tuakana Customs M2M 2024, Saturday 16th March 2024, Mount Maunganui. Contact your club admin NOW to enter. Entries close as soon as 20 entries are reached or 12th March. Hosted by Hei Matau Paddlers. Event info and pānui online now

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