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Matariki Hiwa i te Rangi Challenge (Sanctioned)

Venue:

Okahu Bay, Auckland

Date:

Fri 28th Jun 2024

Distance:

1.5km, 3km

Host:

Ocean Blue Sports Club

Contact Details

Name: Tania Albert

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Description

Please complete the Post-event Survey:

https://form.jotform.com/241818147467868

Ocean Blue Sports welcomes you to the Matariki “Hiwa-i-te-Rangi” Challenge to be held at Okahu Bay, Auckland, 28th June 2024.


This is intended to be a fun event to mark the beginning of the new year in the Māori lunar calendar. The event is a half day of fun racing, food and merchandise sales, prize giving.


We welcome you and your whānau to join us this year.


Race Day Format
  • This event is a W6 Turns “Shoot Out”
  • Races consist of up to 10 teams per round, each team will have at least 2 races each
  • Waka will be provided so teams need only bring their lifejackets and paddles
  • All waka ama safety rules apply, everyone must be capable of completing the course
  • The final race format will be determined by the number of entries

Event Schedule

9.00am

Registration & Safety checks

9.30am

Karakia

9.45am

Race Briefing

10.00am

Racing commences

2.00pm

Racing completed

2.30pm

Prizegiving commences

3.00pm

Prizegiving ends

3.30pm

Return waka to Marine centre

Races

W6 - 1.5km - Intermediate - Mixed only
W6 - 3km - Juniors (J16/J19), Open, Master - Mixed only

Click here to complete the Team Waiver for the event:

Event Waiver

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