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Parihaka Waka Ama Hoe Matariki (Sanctioned)


Whangarei Cruising Club – Parua Bay, Whangarei


Sat 15th Jun 2024


8km & 18km


Parihaka Waka Ama Inc

Contact Details

Name: Parihaka Waka Ama
Phone: Daniela 021 837 717

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Parihaka Waka Ama Club Inc (PWA) hosts this annual Club Regatta for Te Tai Tokerau and other regional organisations as part of the celebration of Matariki Puanga the rising of the Stars Pleiades and the signalling of the beginning of the Māori New Year. It is a celebration of paddling – a chance for novices to paddle and for experienced paddlers to challenge themselves at beautiful Parua Bay.


7.15am Registration Open

7:30am Karakia

8:00am BRIEFING Race 1 - 18km W6 Women and Mixed

8.30am START Race 1 - 18km W6 Women and Mixed

10:30am BRIEFING Race 2 - 8km W6 Novice and Juniors

11.00am START Race 2 - 8km W6 Novice and Juniors

12:00pm BRIEFING Race 3 - 18km W6 Men

12.30pm START Race 3 – 18km W6 Men

2.45pm Gifting of Taonga and Closing Karakia

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