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Friday

Aotearoa NZ World Sprint Travel Insurance - CLOSES SUNDAY

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing this policy closes on Sunday 21 July. The following information is for travel insurance for the 2024 World Sprint Championships in Hilo, Hawai'i. Waka Ama NZ has managed to secure comprehensive Travel Insurance for our New Zealand Teams and Management which is available to anyone travelling to Hawai'i as part of the IVF World Sprint Championship Aotearoa New Zealand contingent. The insurance is underwritten by TAI. The policy includes cover for racing at the World Sprint Championships. It will cover all paddlers up to the age of 80. The insurance will be available for anyone travelling to Hawai'i to purchase until the extended date of 21st July 2024 It is not a requirement from Waka Ama NZ that you purchase this insurance. However, the Event Organisers have stipulated that all competitors must be covered by insurance for racing. We recommend anyone travelling and not racing has travel insurance. Please note: you should read the Policy before purchasing the insurance.

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Thursday

FOR SALE - Fai 3X Pro

Full Carbon, weight just over 12 kgs fully rigged.

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Thursday

IVF 2024 World Sprint Champs Athlete Declaration

The 2024 IVF Athlete Declaration is due for completion by every athlete attending the Sprint Championships. The form needs to be filled in by Thursday 1 August 2024.

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Jul 12, 2024

Enter Now! Ngā Hau Maiangi Hard n Fast Series: Race 5

Entries are now open for Ngā Hau Maiangi Hard n Fast Series: Race 5, Saturday July 20th, at Ian Shaw Park, Mt Wellington, Auckland. Hosted by Ngā Hau Maiangi. Entries close: Tuesday July 16th

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Jul 11, 2024

George Pomana Memorial Regatta Series

Full results from the three races in the series can be found here:

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Jul 9, 2024

WANZ Social Media Update - Events

All updates for sanctioned events, including regionals, will be now posted as a story on our Waka Ama NZ Facebook stories. Click here for more information.

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Jul 3, 2024

Matariki Hiwa i te Rangi Challenge Results

from last Friday's event can be found on the event page. In addition, Ocean Blue Sports would appreciate you completing the survey link found on the page

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Jul 2, 2024

Still taking entries...

Race 2 Mauao Ocean Series, on Saturday July 13th, at Pilot Bay (Waikorire), Mount Maunganui. Entries are open now! All event information and pānui is online, so contact your club admin to enter. Entries close 9 July 2024. Hosted by Hoe Aroha Waka Ama Club.

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Jul 1, 2024

Entries closing tomorrow night...

There's still time to get your entries in for the two waka ama events scheduled for Saturday. ** Race 3 of the George Pomana Memorial Regatta Series - W1/W2; and the ** Taupo Waka Ama Regatta - W6 5km and 18km options For all event information, head to our Events Calendar and click on the relevant event link/page

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Jul 1, 2024
Waka Ama NZ Job Vacancy: Regional Development Coordinator - Tai Tokerau Region (12-month Contract)

Waka Ama NZ Job Vacancy: Regional Development Coordinator - Tai Tokerau Region (12-month Contract)

In collaboration with the Tai Tokerau Polynesian Canoe Association (TTPCA) , Waka Ama NZ is currently seeking a talented and motivated individual to join the team as a Regional Development Coordinator in the Tai Tokerau region. If you are passionate about driving and facilitating the growth and development of Waka Ama in the region including regional events, we want to hear from you!

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RACE CALENDAR

27
Jul

Rotohoe Series - Race 4 (Sanctioned)

Ōtauira/Hannah's Bay Reserve, Rotorua

6km, 10km, 18km

28
Jul

Manukau Taitamariki/Intermediate Series: Race 4 (Sanctioned)

The Ramp, Ian Shaw Park, Panama Road, Mt Wellington

250m & 500m

03
Aug

Ngā Hau Maiangi Hard n Fast Series: Race 6 (Sanctioned)

Nga Hau Maiangi, Ian Shaw Park, 252a Panama Road, Auckland

Distance

11
Aug

Manukau Taitamariki/Intermediate Series: Race 5 (Sanctioned)

The Ramp, Ian Shaw Park, Panama Road, Mt Wellington

250m & 500m

13
Aug

2024 World Sprint Champs, Hilo, Hawai'i

Hilo, Hawai'i

Sprints

13
Aug

IVF Va'a World Sprint Club Championships 2024, Hilo Hawai'i - Qualified Teams

Hilo, Hawai'i

Sprints

14
Sep

Mauao Ocean Hoe Series – Race 3 (Sanctioned)

Pilot Bay (Waikorire), Mount Maunganui

10km & 16km

14
Sep

Tawhiti Rahi Coastal Challenge (Subject to Sanctioning)

Tutukaka, Te Tai Tokerau

24km, 32km

22
Sep

Cambridge to Hamilton Paddle Race (Subject to Approval)

Waikato River

26km

03
Oct

2024 Long Distance Nationals - Gisborne

Oneroa (Midway Beach) Gisborne

TBC

26
Oct

Taupo Lake Crossing (Subject to Sanctioning)

Lake Taupo

42km

26
Oct

Ki Uta Ki Tai Waka Ama Challenge (Subject to Sanctioning)

Marakura Yacht Club, Lake Te Anau

Various 1.5km - 15km

09
Nov

AROCA Regional W1 Sprint Champs - 2 days (Subject to Sanctioning)

Killarney Park, Lake Pupuke, Auckland

250m, 500m

15
Nov

Waka Te Tasman (Subject to Sanctioning)

Kaiteriteri

23
Nov

AROCA Regional W6/W12 Sprint Champs - 2 days (Sanctioned)

Ian Shaw Park, Mt Wellington

250m, 500m

NATIONAL EVENTS

Thu 3rd Oct - Sun 6th Oct 2024

2024 Long Distance Nationals - Gisborne

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Sun 12th Jan - Sat 18th Jan 2025

2025 National Sprint Championships

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Mon 24th Mar - Fri 28th Mar 2025

2025 Secondary School Nationals

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