The Whakaraupō Chase


Lyttleton, 24th-25th March If you are looking for a test of brains and fitness the challenging, but very enjoyable, Whakaraupō Chase, organised by our friends at Te Waka Pounamu, is a great event. There's also a standing invitation from the TWP guys to fit in a downwinder on singles our doubles before or after the…

Long Distance Nationals 2023


21st-23rd April, Whitianga All information about LDN can be found on the WANZ website at Please remember that you MUST enter through our club rep, Zoe, as it is a sanctioned race. If you are intending to try to qualify for the World Long Distance Championships in Samoa as a crew you MUST submit…

Portage Race 2023

Picton Picton

The date for the 2023 Portage race is Saturday 27th May. W1 - 10km W2 - 10km W6 - 20km Single sex and mixed crew categories. No age divisions. Entries should be made direct with the race organiser. Details to follow. If you want to use a club waka for this race please let Tony…

Ice Breaker 2023

Dunedin Dunedin

Dunedin, 3rd-4th June Get out the thermals, it's Ice Breaker time again, organised by Fire In Ice Outrigger Canoe Club in Dunedin. The event its currently listed as 'Subject to Sanctioning' so stay posted for more information on the WANZ Event page