Matariki Harbour Challenge 2019 (Sanctioned)

Venue: Te Raukura, Te Wharewaka o Pōneke, Wellington Waterfront
Date: Sat 15th Jun - Sun 16th Jun 2019
Distance: 8-10km & 18-20km
Host: Hikoikoi Waka Club


Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Raukura-Te Wharewaka o Pōneke. 
Weather looks fantastic for racing in Te Whanganui a Tara (Wellington Harbour) with southerlies Saturday for W6 events.

Sunday 16 June for our Small Craft Day looks likely to be a light northerly in the morning with a southerly change midday.

A couple of housekeeping items:
Reminder parking on the waterfront is only available for waka trailers and the towing vehicle. Our parking volunteers will be at the Taranaki Street Wharf entrance from 7am. 
Recommended you arrange for transport of waka early to avoid traffic build up. 
Payment of race fees is now overdue.

Mauri ora

Venue: Te Wharewaka o Poneke, Wellington Waterfront

Date/s:               Sat 15 June (W6)

Sun 16 June (Small Craft Event)


Distance: W6 8-10km/18-20km and Small Craft Event 5-6km /10-12km

Host: Hikoikoi Waka ama


Contact Details

Name: Hikoikoi Waka ama



  • 10 June 2019 Entries Close Monday
  • 13 June 2019 Roster Close Thursday
  • 15 June 2019 W6 Race Day
  • 16 June 2019 Small Craft Event 



  • Senior Paddlers - $35/person
  • Junior Paddlers - $20/person
  • Small Craft Event – $15/person (ALL)
  • Fees include KAI at the end of each race and eligibility for spot prizes.

Online Entries:

Contact Details



  1. Panui 1- Matariki Harbour Challenge 2019.pdf
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  2. W6 Saturday 15 June - Matariki Harbour Challenge.pdf
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  3. Small Craft Event Sunday 16 June - Matariki Harbour Challenge.pdf
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  4. Matariki race results day 2.pdf
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  5. Matariki race results day 1.pdf
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