Whaingaroa Hoe 2019 (Sanctioned)

Venue: Raglan
Date: Sat 4th May 2019
Distance: 8km - 20km
Host: Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka

Saturday 4th May 2019

Te Kopua Boat Ramp, Marine Parade, Raglan

Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka wishes to invite paddlers, whanau and friends to Raglan for the 25th Annual Whaingaroa Hoe.


Wow!! Online entries are now closed and we have 173 crews, that's 1,038 paddlers.

Important notices;
- Rosters need to be completed by midnight Friday 26th. Any team rosters not filled will be withdrawn.
- Payments are due Monday 29th. Please make one payment per club and ensure it is clearly referenced. This is going to be a pretty big job!!

Any issues please contact us; whaingaroahoe@gmail.com

Entry Fees

8km W6 Junior boys, girls and mixed - $90 per waka

8km W6 Novice men, women and mixed - $150 per waka

8km W6 Experienced Open men, women and mixed - $150 per waka

20km W6 Open to Senior Master men, women and mixed - $210 per waka

PLEASE NOTE: Paddlers racing in both the 8km and 20km will need to pay both entry fees. Your entry fee includes a meal ticket and we will have food for sale throughout the day.



This year is going to be huge and to save everybody time please print and bring your completed waiver form with you to the registration float. Registration opens 7.00am. All crews racing in race 2 and 3 (20km women, mixed and men) please wait until race 1 is underway. Allow plenty of time to arrive, rig your waka, safety check your waka - races will start on time.


Payment Details

Due to large entry numbers we ask for ONE payment per club. Individual team payments will be considered a donation. If you are paying for multiple crews please follow up with an email to whaingaroahoe@gmail.com advising your crew names, 8km or 20km and the division.

No entries or payment will be accepted on race day. Entries close Monday 22nd April. Rosters close Friday 26th April. All payments need to be cleared by Monday 29th April.

Whaingaroa Hoe Bank Account
03 1563 0045952 05


Any queries to whaingaroahoe@gmail.com



Race program

Registration process

Site map & Parking info

Age & Novice rules/eligibility

Waka safety checklist


Course maps


Online Entries:

Contact Details

Name: Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka
Email: whaingaroahoe@gmail.com


  1. 2019 Race Programme.pdf
  2. Registration Process for ALL Competitors.pdf
  3. Site Map & Parking info.pdf
  4. Age Division Novice rules and eligibility.pdf
  5. Safety check list.docx
  6. Waiver Form WH 2019.docx
  7. 8km course.pdf
  8. 20km Course Map updated 29 April 2019.pdf
  9. Race 1 (with changes made) - FINAL.pdf
  10. Race 2 (with changes made) - FINAL.pdf
  11. Race 3 - FINAL.pdf

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