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Sprint Nationals – Decision Timeline

WANZ has announced a timeline for making its decision on whether Sprint Nationals will happen in January. Please see below : We are very much underway with organising Sprint Nationals...
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Maitahi OCC in Fjordland

A small group of Maitahi paddlers made the long trip South last week for the Ki Uta Ki Tai event on Lake Te Anau. Jeff Neilson and Tony Davies were...
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Paddlefest is still on !

For those who have access to singles and doubles, a reminder that Paddlesfest is still on and, fingers crossed, will remain so ! It's a great weekend and a chance...
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Waka Te Tasman Cancelled

Sadly, but not entirely unexpectedly, our friends at Moutueka Waka Ama Club have cancelled WTT 2021. The message they put on the WANZ website is below : "After many different...
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Winter Series alternative paddle cancelled

I'm beginning too feel like the Grinch. The forecast for Sunday morning looks terrible with very heavy rain and strong winds with the possibility of thunder and lightning. Couldn't be...
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Winter Series alternative paddle

At the moment the forecast is for rain on Sunday morning, which literally puts a damper on our plans for getting together as a club and enjoying some time on...
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Winter Series Cancelled

After a lot of consideration we have decided to cancel next Sunday’s (October 17th) Winter Series event at Tahunanui beach. Despite having a potentially reasonable number of paddlers it would...
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Entries to TWOA Regional Sprints now open

If you are interested in paddling V1 at Sprint nationals, you will need to qualify at Regionals on 11th December at Pegasus Lake. This is also a great opportunity for...
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Steerers’ Meeting

A great turn out and a delicious BBQ was enough to divert attention from a chilly wind at the marina, as the club enjoyed its first steerers' meeting for over...
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Entry to Sprint Nationals 2022 opens.

WANZ has opened entries to Sprint Nationals 2022. Please go to the club race page or direct to the WANZ Calendar for details, including V1 qualification quotas and Covid information....
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Waka Confirmation for Waka Te Tasman

The payment date opened today for entries to Waka Te Tasman and we have already had a number of crews get their entry fee and information to us. Those crews...
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Winter Series Nelson – Sunday 17th October

We are still planning on running our Winter Series event in Nelson even if we are still at Level 2. It would be really helpful in determining numbers if you...
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Waka Te Tasman race entry & waka bookings open on Friday

From this Friday 1st October you can pay your race entry fees for WTT and secure a club waka. Full details are on the WTT Race page. Please note that...
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Paddlefest 2021 entries now open

Entries to Paddlefest 2021 are now open. All information can be found on the Race page or directly from the Paddlefest Facebook page.
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Waka Te Tasman : club waka registration of interest now open

If you are racing at Waka te Tasman 2021 now is the the time to register your interest in using a club waka. Go to the club website Race Page...
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Tuia 250

Had a heartwarming and once in a lifetime opportunity last weekend in Picton at the Tuia250. Thanks to Jeff for organising and my fellow crew from Maitahi, we got to...
Paddlefest Nelson 2019

PaddleFest Nelson 2019

The first Nelson PaddleFest was held this Labour weekend in Nelson. A MASSIVE shout out to the people who made the Paddlefest 2019 a possibility! We had paddlers from as...
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Sustainable Coastlines Cleanup Day

Katie Thurston organised the Maitahi paddlers to do the second Haulashore rubbish collection for Sustainable Coastlines this Labour Weekend Sunday. Thanks to the two crews who picked up litter from...