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Jan & Carol – World Distance Championships Samoa

While Nelson shivers, Jan and Carol have been waving the New Zealand/Aotearoa/Nelson/Maitahi flag in sunny (most of the time) Samoa. We have had a couple of brief missives from Jan...
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Winter Series #3 – Waikawa

A freezing day in Picton greeted the hardy paddlers from around Te Tau Ihu for the third race of the series. There was snow on the hills around Picton and...
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Winter Series #3 – Waikawa

Te Tau Ihu Info from Mike Beech. Sunday August 13th. 8:30 - Karakia/Race brief 8:45 - W1/W2 (Men/Women) and W6 Rangatahi 9:30 - W6 Mens/Women and W1/W2 Rangatahi 10:15 -...
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Jan & Carol – World Long Distance Championships Samoa

It's less than a week now until two of our club stalwarts head off to Samoa to represent New Zealand at the World Long Distance Championships. Jan Blythe and Carol...
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TEHA 2024

Yes, it's a long way off and those beautiful summer days seem a wee bit distant but here's one to put in your diaries. Tuna e Hoe Ana, our flagship...
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New Club Shirts

You will find below three designs for new club shirts, labelled A,B & C. You will shortly receive a Mail Chimp asking you to vote for the design you prefer....
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Te Tau Ihu #2 Golden Bay

Forecast for the weekend was not great but Onetahua put a super day on for us. How many paddlers does it take to fix a Kiato? 'Ohana missed the first...
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Te Tau Ihu Winter Series 2 – Golden Bay

Below is the latest information on the next Winter Series event, taking place in Tata Beach, Golden Bay on Sunday 9th July. It's a great day out and for many...
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Portage race – winner’s report

The reports keep coming. This is from Jason D on behalf of the first waka home, Krakenz 50 in Ohana ...Well, the sea was angry my friends....the weather wasn't great...
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Portage Reports

A report bonanza for this ever-popular race. First up Rodney on our mixed crew : This is a great event, and this year was no exception. Here are a few...
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Winter Series Dates 2023

These are the dates for this year's events : 11th June - Motueka9th July - Onetahua13th Aug - Waikawa17th Sept - Nelson The Winter Series is a great set of...
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Legends Paddle postponed

Tomorrow's (Sunday) Legends' Paddle at Kaiteretere has been postponed until the 27th May. Sorry for the late notice.
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Ice Breaker race, 3rd-4th June

More details have become available of this race for those with a nice set of thermals. The race is now sanctioned so you will need to enter through the club....
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Legends’ Paddle, Kaiteretere 7th May

Please see below from Callum regarding this very relaxed paddle day which is usually great fun. As an added bonus the kai is always fantastic ! If we have enough...
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Portage race entries and waka allocation

Entries are now open to the Portage race in Picton on May 27th via the Webscorer portal You should make your entry direct with the race organiser and then email...
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Long Distance success for Maitahi paddlers

It was a weekend to test the nerves as well as the fitness as Whitianga delivered some difficult conditions at Long Distance Nationals. But the challenging water didn't stop a...
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Good luck to our LDN paddlers

The small contingent of Maitahi paddlers who are entered for Long Distance nationals in Whitianga will be making their way North this week for the weekend's racing. Glenn Hardinge will...
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Portage Race Update

Below is an email from Tara who organises Portage, along with a flyer. It feels as if there may be a number in crews interested in this race so don't...