Archive 2020 March

  1. POSTPONED: IceBreaker Challenge

    20th IceBreaker scheduled for 30th May is now postponed to 2021.
  2. Cancelled: Whaingaroa Hoe

    The Whaingaroa Hoe scheduled for the 9th May has been cancelled.
  3. Waka Ama NZ COVID-19 Update

    Further to our original information regarding the COVID alert status moving to Level 4 at midnight tonight and Aotearoa NZ now being in a State of Emergency, we are now advising that all waka ama paddlers stay off the water and your waka for the next four weeks. Please stay home. We know how hard that will be for a lot of our waka ama whānau, as the water and our waka are safe spaces for us all. But in the current conditions and with emergency and medical services under stress... please adhere to all government directions and stay home.
  4. Trans Tasman Gubbi Gubbi Waka Ama Regatta 2020 - CANCELLED

    Due to global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA) in conjunction with its Zone Leaders have come to the difficult and mutual decision to cancel all events until 30 September 2020. This includes the Trans Tasman Gubbi Gubbi
  5. Waka Ama NZ COVID 19 UPDATE - 23 MARCH 2020

    As you will be aware the prime minister has announced an immediate lift in the Covid-19 alert status from level two to level three, with a lift to level four in 48 hours. It will stay that way for at least four weeks. This will have a significant impact on our waka ama whānau but for the safety of yourself, your whānau and wider community we are advising all our waka ama whānau to stay home and to cancel all club and team trainings/events for the next four weeks.
  6. POSTPONED: Hauraki Series 2020 - Race 4 Te Puru

    A future date will be confirmed once the current situation allows
  7. CANCELLED: M2M Race

    Due to the current situation, this race has been cancelled
  8. POSTPONED: Taupo Te Wheke Challenge

    Due to the current situation, our club is postponing Taupo Te Wheke Challenge. We will wait for things to change before deciding on a future date.
  9. CANCELLED: Hoe Matariki 2020

    On behalf of the club we would like to let paddlers know that after much korero and consideration, we have decided to cancel the event for 2020
  10. 2020 IVF World Sprints - Hilo, Hawaii - CANCELLATION

    Due to global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Va’a Federation (IVF) and Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association (HCRA) have come to the difficult and mutual decision to cancel the 2020 IVF World Elite and Club Sprint Championships scheduled for Hilo, Hawaii, in August 2020. Follow the link for more information
  11. AROCA Long Distance Championships RESULTS

    Attached final results and letter
    Mar 20, 2020
  12. CANCELLATION: Hoea Ki Mokoia Race

    After a lot of consideration the committee have decided to cancel Hoea Ki Mokoia Races
    Mar 19, 2020
  13. CANCELLED Manukau Midget/Intermediate Ramp Series Race 1

    We have made the decision to cancel our Midget/Intermediate regatta on 29th March as precautionary due to the Covid 19 pandemic
    Mar 19, 2020
  14. Advice to Waka Ama Regions, Clubs and Paddlers in relation to COVID-19 _ 19th March 2020

    As we navigate our way through these challenging times, Waka Ama New Zealand has prepared the following advice for our member Regions, Clubs, and paddlers. Please note this notice is based on the information we have available to us at this time. We will update this as more information comes available and / or when the Government or Ministry of Health updates its advice.
    Mar 19, 2020
  15. CANCELLED - TTPCA Regional Long Distance Championships 4th/5th April

    After consideration of the risks posed by COVID19 we have decided to cancel our event.
    Mar 19, 2020
  16. Hauraki Series Race 3 Waihi - Results

    Club points table and results for the Waihi Regatta are attached
    Mar 19, 2020
  17. CANCELLED Pakuranga OCC Hard N Fast Winter Blast Race 1

    Our executive committee have decided to cancel the first Hard N Fast regatta scheduled for April 11th. This decision was made directly in response to the severity of the Covid-19 virus. We will advise the status of the remaining regattas in the series at a later date.
    Mar 18, 2020
  18. Omokoroa Dash Results 2020 update

    Omokoroa put on another amazing day for Tauranga Moana Outrigger Canoe club's Omokoroa Dash regatta. Great weather, great people and great racing was enjoyed by all. As always Omokoroa proves to be an awesome event for the whanau with entire whanau racing in the 5km race. Spot prizes were handed out to random paddlers and those paddlers who put on some great sprint performances to the finish line.
    Mar 18, 2020
  19. CANCELLED - Mokotahi Hoe 2020

    Tēnā koutou We have taken frontline advice regarding our event this weekend and have decided to cancel and look at holding the Mokotahi Hoe later this year when the virus is less of a threat to our communities. To the paddlers/crews who have paid online please send me your bank account and we will return it to you. Feeling gutted but know that we are doing the right thing. nā Sonya and Christina
    Mar 18, 2020
  20. Long Distance Nationals Cancelled

    It is with great disappointment that we must announce the cancellation of the Long Distance Nationals scheduled to be held in Waitohi - Picton on 24th and 25th April
    Mar 17, 2020
  21. CANCELLED Canterbury Secondary Schools Sprint Regatta 2020

    Contact Justin Roberts for further information Email:
    Mar 17, 2020
  22. Secondary School Waka Ama Nationals Cancelled

    Following the announcement made earlier today by the New Zealand Government informing all events larger than 500 participants to cancel
    Mar 16, 2020
  23. CANCELLATION: Bay of Islands Waka Festival

    The Bay of Islands Waka Festival (21st and 22nd March) has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
    Mar 16, 2020
  24. Aotearoa Aito 2020 Preliminary Results are online now

    Results for all races today are now online. Great racing and great weather for todays event. Awesome work everyone who took part and all volunteers for making it happen.
    Mar 14, 2020
  25. Senior Master Women paddler available for world sprints team

    Her team qualified but has since withdrawn. She is keen to compete, She is fit, small, has a can do attitude and is based in Auckland. Please contact Deb Misiuepa on 022 658 1127 or
    Mar 12, 2020
  26. National Secondary School Waka Ama Championships 2020 - ENTRIES EXTENDED

    Entries have been extended to Thursday 12 March @ midnight - contact your sports coordinator to enter. Check here to see if your Kura is entered online. For any pātai please email
    Mar 10, 2020
  27. Ratana Paa looking for 1 Senior Master Woman for LDNs 2020

    Contact below
    Mar 10, 2020
  28. Hauraki Series 2020 - Race 4 Te Puru

    Online entries are open for the final event in the Hauraki series that has been moved to Sun 5th April.
    Mar 10, 2020
  29. W1 wanted for Secondary School Nationals

    Wanting to hire a waka for the Waka Ama Secondary School Nationals held in Rotorua from Mon 30th March 2020 - Thu 2nd April 2020 if this is possible for W1 Womens J16. Any help would be much appreciated. Contact Anais Roi or 027 5356350.
    Mar 10, 2020
  30. Notice of Removal

    Hauraki Sports Club Inc and Orakei Water Sports request immediate removal of properties belonging to non-authorised persons (non-members) by the 7th of March 2020.
    Mar 5, 2020
  31. Hauraki Series 2019 - Race 2 Whitianga

    PLEASE NOTE: Races 2 and 3 will be combined
    Mar 5, 2020
  32. AROCA Long Distance Championship - Updates

    UPDATED PĀNUI. Distances changed due to weather forecast - please review, course maps to follow
    Mar 4, 2020
  33. 2020 Long Distance Nationals - Pānui 2 & Vendor Application

    Kia ora koutou! Pānui 2 is online now. Please note that we have split the racing for the Saturday (25th) events and racing will start at 8am - this will allow for more waka to be used during the day. The vendor application form is also online. As always, please contact if you have any pātai!
    Mar 4, 2020
  34. Want to come out for a paddle opportunity - PCKC are having a couple of "give it a go day's"

    A click away at the below link to get you to the entry form
    Mar 4, 2020
  35. 2020 IVF World CLUB Championships, Hilo

    We are in the final stages of confirming clubs representing Aotearoa at the IVF World Club Champs. There are a number of spaces in divisions that have not fulfilled the quota due to teams withdrawing and no further teams with intents to take up the remaining spots
    Mar 3, 2020
Hall of Fame
  1. Mar 2020
    1. Manukau Midget/Intermediate Ramp Series Race 1 (Sanctioned)
      Sun 29th Mar
    2. National Secondary School Waka Ama Championships 2020
      Mon 30th Mar - Thu 2nd Apr
  2. Apr 2020
    1. Hoea ki Mokoia 2020 (Subject to Sanctioning)
      Fri 3rd - Sat 4th Apr
    2. TTPCA Regional Long Distance Championships (Subject to Sanctioning Approval)
      Sat 4th - Sun 5th Apr
    3. Hauraki Series 2020 - Race 4 Te Puru (POSTPONED)
      Sun 5th Apr
    4. Pakuranga OCC Hard n Fast Winter Blast - Race 1 (Subject to Sanctioning)
      Sat 11th Apr
    5. Taupo Te Wheke Challenge (POSTPONED)
      Sat 18th Apr
    6. Sun 19th Apr Entries closed: 27 Mar
    7. 2020 Long Distance Nationals
      Fri 24th - Sun 26th Apr
  3. May 2020
    1. Sat 2nd May
    2. Whaingaroa Hoe 2020 (Subject to Sanctioning)
      Sat 9th May
    3. Nga Hau e Wha O Taranaki West Coaster (Subject to Sanctioning Approval)
      Sat 23rd May
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