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Krakenz in the UK

All seven of the Krakenz crew have travelled safely and landed in the UK and we have already been having a mini adventure before the World Championship begins this week....
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Livestream of World Championships

Many club members have been asking if the upcoming World Championships will be streamed live and the good news is that it will (or some of it at least). The...
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Winter Series 2 – Picton – Sunday 14th August

The second edition of the Te Tauihu Winter Series will take place in Picton on Sunday 14th August. Those who went (or even read about) the first day over in...
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Winter Series Report – Golden Bay

Winter series in Golden Bay last weekend. What a cracker! Started off with 11 of us around a table at the Sprig and Fern in Pohara - working out race...
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Winter Series – Golden Bay Update

The first leg of the Winter Series in Golden Bay on Sunday 24th July will be at Tata Beach and the course will take in a loop of the islands...
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Day Skipper Course 27th/28th August

For those of you thinking about this GREAT OPPORTUNITY ... here's some info on the Skipper course coming up in August.Coastguard Boating Education Course Prospectus Day Skipper An introductory course...
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Greg Buck radio interview

Greg was interviewed by Fresh FM recently. No, he's not bidding for a place in the charts with his new single but he is talking about waka and his World...
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Winter Series 1 – Golden Bay, Sunday 24th July

The first of the Te Tauihu Winter Series meets will be hosted by Onetahua Waka Ama Club over in Golden Bay on Sunday 24th July. The long trip over Takaka...
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Remembering Leanne O’Neill at Matariki

At the time of year when we remember those who have passed before us, there was a small ceremony at the shore of the Maitahi river following the karakia that...
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TTOA Matariki Hoe Race

Good luck to our teams racing on Friday and Saturday. Penny Molnar's novice women's crew will be first away from Tahunanui beach on Friday at 09.30 on a 5km course...
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Waka Ama is my passion

By Jan Blythe Waka Ama is my passion. It is my happy place. Paddling feeds my body, mind and soul. In these strange and unusual times it has helped keep...
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Krakenz heading to World Championships

The World Championships in August will mark the end of a long journey for the Krakenz crew. The first idea of a Maitahi 50+ crew reared its head back in...
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Portage Race 2022

After 48 hours of anguish over predicted severe weather conditions, Picton turned on the sunshine for the ever popular Portage race. Things had got off to a great start on...
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Portage Loading and Rigging

We have four crews paddling at Portage next Saturday 21st May. The waka allocation is as follows: Tuhirangi : Hine Tahi  Mangoripi : NMW Nga Iti Tangata : Kotahitanga Whakatu Marae waka :...
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Hoe Matariki – TTOA

Our friends at Te Tai O Aorere have organised a sanctioned event at Tahunanui Beach on June 24th-June 25th to celebrate Matariki. It should be a great occasion and a...
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SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

6 May 2022 SPECIAL GENERAL MEETINGNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a Special General Meeting of the Maitahi Outrigger Canoe Club Incorporated to be held at Sports Tasman Sports House Boardroom142 Saxton Road East,...
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MOCC & TTOA at Whakaraupo Chase

This weekend Hine Tahi & Nga Manu Whaitiri took on the mission & challenge of  Whakaraupo Chase, a 21km Lyttleton harbour race with 4 stops on beaches to complete brain...
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Legends’ Paddle – Sunday 1st May

Apologies for the short notice but the fantastic annual event hosted by Motueka is this Sunday. Details below from Callum. This paddle event is in memory of Bill Monahan &...