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Rotohoe Series - Race 1 (Sanctioned)

Venue:

Reeme St Reserve, Ngongotahā

Date:

Sat 20th Apr 2024

Distance:

6km, 10km, 14km

Host:

Ruamatā Waka Ama Club

Contact Details

Name: Ruamata Waka Ama Club

Regatta Cancelled

Sorry, but this regatta has been cancelled.

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Description

Tēnei te karapu waka ama o Ruamata e pōhiri atu nei ki a koutou kei ngā tini mātāwaka huri noa.

Ruamata Waka Ama Club warmly invites you to the first race in the 2024 Rotohoe

Series at Lake Rotorua. 2024 marks the 20th year of the Rotohoe Series!


TE KAUPAPA

The Rotohoe Series is an annual series of open-water waka ama races held on several of the Te Arawa lakes. It caters to all abilities and age groups: novice and experienced, junior (J19) and senior kaihoe, providing racing opportunities to kaihoe who want to build their paddling experience as well as an opportunity for competitive kaihoe to test themselves against others in preparation for national and international races. Rotohoe is also about keeping ourselves well and being in connection with our waters.

2024 marks the 20th Anniversary of the running of the Rotohoe Series, established in 2004.

We acknowledge our tuakana club Te Aurere who started the Rotohoe as well as our other tuakana club, Hei Matau, who also helped carry this kaupapa. In light of this milestone we will be looking to give out special taonga to our kaihoe this year. Watch this space!! We also look forward to hearing kōrero from kaihoe and whānau who have attended the Rotohoe over the past 20 years!


Nō reira, haramai, nau mai rā ki te Rotohoe 2024.

TE HŌTAKA


Time

Details

8.00am

Check-in and safety checks for Race 1

8.30am

Check-in closes for Race 1

8.45am

Safety checks close for Race 1

Race brief: Race 1

9.00am

Start of Race 1

Check-in and safety checks open for Race 2 & 3

10.30am

Check-in closes for Race 2 & 3

10.45am

Safety checks close for Race 2 & 3

Race brief: Race 2 & 3

11.00am

11.05am

Start of Race 2

Start of Race 3

Check-in and safety checks open for Race 4

12.30pm

Check-in closes for Race 4

12.45pm

Safety checks close for Race 4

Race brief: Race 4

1:00pm

Start of Race 4

3.00pm

Pack down

Karakia whakakapi



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