Sports and Recognition Awards

The Sports and Recognition Awards held in Rotorua celebrated the success of paddlers and volunteers during the 20116-17 season from October 2016 to September 2017. This year held some exciting highlights with a huge team attending the Junior/U23 World Champs and some great results at the World Cups and senior World Champs.

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L-R: Mark Watson, Gary Waller, Danielle Watson, Aimee Fisher, Lisa Carrington, Caitlyn Ryan, Andrew Mowlem, Stu Clark, Dayle MacKenzie


Canoe Sprint Athlete of the Year
Junior Athlete of the Year
Surf Ski Athlete of the Year
Marathon Athlete of the Year
Masters Athlete of the Year
Coach of the Year
Official of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Club of the Year
Lisa Carrington, Eastern Bay & Aimee Fisher, Hawkes Bay
Danielle Watson, Mana
Rachel Clarke North Shore
Andrew Mowlem, Waitemata
Danielle Snowden, North Shore
Mark Watson, Mana
Gary Waller, Eastern Bay
Dayle MacKenzie, Arawa



Lisa Carrington
Gordon Walker
Rene Olsen
Kayla Imrie
Aimee Fisher
Caitlin Ryan



Imelda Marnane, Karapiro
Mark Anderson, Karapiro
Bruce Johnston, Arawa
Hamish Reid, Eastern Bay


Terry Newsome
Matt Warren
Alison Harris
Jan Hill (gained ITO qualification)
Craig Hoskin (gained ITO qualification)
Gary Waller (gained ITO qualification



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