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Don’t delay with your Tuna e Hoe entries !

Just a few days after sending out invitations to every club in NZ we already have three confirmed North Island entries. If this continues it could be a record number...
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Club Paddle to Moturoa-Rabbit Island

The early forecast for Saturday is for light Northerlies with the chance of a shower, so hopefully a decent day to paddle and eat some BBQ. We will make a...
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Tuna e Hoe Ana 2022 crew formation and club waka

Invitations went out last week to every club in New Zealand for next year's Tuna e Hoe race at Lake Rotoiti on 11th-12th February. We have had immediate responses from...
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Te Kāhui Whiria paddle trip

Casey Anderson's numerous karakia for good weather managed to overcome my unfortunate ability to inflict torrential rain and wind on any planned club paddling activity and on Weds 8th December...
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New Club Waka Ordered

Our new lightweight carbon OC6 has been ordered. The Puakea Malolo weighs in at around 65kg and will arrive in club colours. Not shown on the picture is that the...
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Club Paddle to Moturoa-Rabbit Island

In line with the club's decision not to implement Vaccination Pass checking for internal club activities, the gathering on 18th December for the paddle and BBQ will not be asking...
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MOCC Covid Protection Framework

Kia ora koutou ngā kaihoe o Maitahi, The majority of the kōmiti met today and discussed the current traffic light system. After a lot of discussion, those present unanimously agreed...
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Sustainable Coastlines Cleanup

Thanks to the club members, led by Katie Thurston, who braved the rain and gloom to head to Haulashore Island and do the hard mahi. Brief report below Sustainable coastlines...
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Sprint Nationals 2022 Cancelled

Waka Ama Sprint Nationals Update from WANZ Kia ora koutou te whānau o waka ama We hope that you and all your whānau are all safe and well at this...
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Maitahi Christmas paddle and Social

Saturday 18th December has been set aside as the club's Christmas gathering. We realise that the week before the big day might not work for some, but there's not really...
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Paddle for Pip-Postponed

Please note that the fundraiser for Pip has been postponed and rescheduled for January 22nd A fundraising day has been planned on 4th December for the lovely Pip Tavite whose...
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Maitahi Club paddle – grey, wet and heaps of fun

It wasn't exactly the sort of day the Nelson tourist folks would be advertising - grey, damp, windy and with limited visibility - but all four waka were full of...
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Moturoa-Rabbit Island paddle

In typical fashion, the weather and sea conditions forecast for this Saturday have left the planned paddle to Moturoa-Rabbit Island in the balance and will probably continue to do so...
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Ki Uta Ki Tai Results & Photos

Results and a few nice photos are available from here
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World Championships Qualification News

Below is latest information from WANZ : Kia ora koutou We are pleased to be able to provide you with information, outlining the qualification process for the 2022 World Club Championship...
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Paddlefest Next Weekend

With so many events being cancelled it's good to be able to say that, as of today, next weekend's Paddlefest is still on. Run by our friends from Nelson SUP...
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WTT Alternative Paddle

Saturday 13th November - Nelson marina A number of Maitahi crews were hoping to head to Kaiteretere for Waka te Tasman, so it's disappointing that we won't get to race...
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Sprint Nationals – Vaccination Information

Attending 2022 National Sprint Championships will require paddlers and volunteers to be fully vaccinated. Please see below and you can find the WANZ page here : We understand that it...