Winter Series and Matariki at Golden Bay

Thanks to all Maitahi club members who made it over the hill to Onetahua Waka Club, 10-11 June. Fabulous weather for some great paddling out around the shag colonies at Tata Islands, through to the mussel farms in Wainui Bay.

Delicious curry night with the ever generous people of Golden Bay. Then we paddled out in the dark into the deep blue to watch the sun rise and the full moon set for Matariki – magical times.

Onetahua were delighted to host Maitahi and strengthen the bonds we share of paddling waka and being on the water.

This was part of the Top of the South winter Quad series with Waikawa, Whakatu, Maitahi, Motueka and Onetahua waka ama clubs vying for this beautiful trophy.

Waka Ama Trophy - Top of the South Winter Inter club series 2017

Its never too late to start paddling waka ama

We always welcome new members to the Maitahi Outrigger Canoe Club.
We have social and racing waka ama crews catering for a wide variety of ages and abilities.

We have Junior Rangatahi crews (school aged children) right through to Masters 70s paddlers (over 70s).