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Krakenz in action on their final race

Maitahi OCC Sprint Programme 2022/23

Sprint Nationals takes place at Lake Karāpiro from 15th-21st January 2023 As interest in sprints continues to grow at the club, we are starting a sprint programme for women’s and men’s...
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Te Tauihu Winter Series 3 – Kaiteretere – Sunday 11th Sept

The third of the Winter Series races takes place next Sunday in Kaiteretere. It's always one of the best races of the year. Timing details and other info is below...
Maitahi Aunties racing at Waka Te Tasman 2017

Exciting new race – Abel Tasman water change

An exciting new date to put in your race diaries. See the info below from Callum and Bobby. Tēnā koutou ngā karapu waka ama o te waka o Aoraki Nau...
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Sprint World Championships – Final Day

And then it was over. Years and months of planning and training, a treasure trove of experiences and memories along the way and a fantastic ending to a very rich...
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World Sprint Championships – Day 6

A big day at Eton Dorney with heats and repechages in the 500m and 1000m races. Not many photos today as one race came on top of another and there...
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World Sprint Championships – Day 5

Another scorching day today as the Maitahi paddlers started their club crew campaigns in the six man canoes. There are various progression routes through the heats with some categories requiring...
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Winter Series 2 – Waikawa

Katie and Damian welcome some really great people through their Sunday Social paddles. Winter Series is a great way to introduce these new paddlers to other MOCC members, other waka...
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World Sprint Championships – Day 4

MORE MEDALS FOR MAITAHI On top of the two bronzes won yesterday by Jeff Neilson and Pete Bywater, Maitahi has another 5 to add to the trophy cabinet. Jason Daughtrey,...
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World Sprint Championships – Day 3

Bronze Golden fellas with bronze medals The heat of battle BRONZE FOR PETE BYWATER AND JEFF NEILSON Two Maitahi stalwarts took out bronze medals today in the ferocious heat at...
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World Sprint Championships – Day 2

First of all an admission : we (Krakenz) didn't go to Dorney at all today. The heat at the race venue is pretty oppressive so we decided to save a...
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Krakenz Race Schedule

I'm hoping to get info from the rest of the Maitahi members paddling at World Championships so that I can put up an overall schedule of everyone's races but in...
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World Sprint Championships – Day One

Another scorching day at Eton Dorney as the action began at the World Sprint Championships 2022. The headline news for Maitahi is that Jan Blythe progressed from her heat into...
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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...