Waka Ama NZ and our coaches are committed to running a full Elite Campaign and providing a pathway for our Waka Ama paddlers to be selected to represent Aotearoa, regardless of whether COVID prevents teams from traveling to the World Sprints - we will keep everyone updated on future opportunities if for any reason the World Sprints Event in London is impacted by COVID.

Para Mixed

Coach: Corrina Gage

Managers: Marinna Millanta-Lowrey & Nathan Tuuta


Coach: Patrick Rimene

Manager: Kathleen Albrett-Rimene

Elite Women

J19 Women

Head Coach: Kiwi Campbell

Assistant Coach: Sieda Tureia

Manager: Florrie Brooking

Elite Men

Coach: Tupuria King

Manager: Irene Matila


On behalf of our Elite Coaching and Management Teams we are pleased to announce the following team selections for the Para Mixed, J19 Men, J19 Women, Elite Women, and Elite Men's teams.
Sending a huge mihi to those who have taken part in the trial process and putting in the mahi despite a few COVID curveballs. Thank you to the whānau and clubs who have supported our paddlers and coaching teams - Tēnei te mihi maioha ki a koutou katoa

Now we work, World Sprints here we come 💪🏽

Updated: Mar 16, 2022

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