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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 &...
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Te Tau Ihu Winter Series

Provisional dates have been published for the Winter Series races. Further details will follow closer to the races. If you have raced in the Winter Series races before you will...
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Portage Race Entries now open

Entries to the 2022 Portage race in Picton on Saturday 21st May are now open. Entries should be made direct with the race organiser https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=272737 If you want to use...
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Sun shines on Coastguard session

Nelson put on its best face for our Coastguard training session at the weekend. More than 20 club members turned up to hear how to safely rig our waka for...
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Coastguard Training

Sean Timoney has organised another opportunity for club paddlers to attend a Coastguard training session. The event will be on Sunday 10th April and is scheduled for 09.00 at the...
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Fun in the sun at Tahunanui

A great club morning at the beach made, as always, by the generosity of the club members who delivered canoes, waited patiently on the beach, helped paddle, took canoes back...
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Tahunanui Beach Day – Saturday 26th 09.00

The weather is looking good at the moment for a final club Summer outing to Tahunanui beach on Saturday. The aim is to have two W6, at least one double...
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING EVENT

Info from WANZ website 18 MARCH EVENT UPDATE Updated event information is now online including the Final W1 Schedule and Lane Draw Please ensure you read pānui 4 for all...