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Taris’ road to recovery

Taris’ road to recovery

Date:Thursday, 12 December 2019

After standing down from the men’s elite squad earlier this year following a mysterious heart condition some might have assumed it was the end of the kayaking road for Taris Harker. ...

Toasting Success

Toasting Success

Date:Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Canoe Racing New Zealand’s toasted the great and good in the sport at the 2019 Sports and Recognition Awards in Rotorua at the weekend. ...

Ben’s awesome foursome

Ben’s awesome foursome

Date:Monday, 9 December 2019

Ben Duffy lit up Blue Lake 2 as the Arawa Club paddler enjoyed an outstanding regatta highlighted by a striking 200m treble on Lake Tikitapu. ...

Max and Kurtis seek to ignite Blue Lake 2

Max and Kurtis seek to ignite Blue Lake 2

Date:Thursday, 5 December 2019

New Zealand’s emerging men’s K2 1000m crew of Max Brown (Whanganui) and Kurtis Imrie (Mana) will take centre stage at Blue Lake 2 in Rotorua this weekend (Dec 7-8). ...

Clarke racks up eighth straight title

Clarke racks up eighth straight title

Date:Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Rachel Clarke won her eighth title in champagne paddling conditions at the 2019 Vaikobi Auckland King and Queen of the Harbour and a new winner was crowned in the men’s field with South African Nick ...

Vaikobi King and Queen of the Harbour - ready set...

Vaikobi King and Queen of the Harbour - ready set...

Date:Friday, 29 November 2019

The second edition of the 2019 Vaikobi King and Queen of the Harbour – New Zealand’s premier surf ski event – is set to hit Auckland’s scenic Waitemata Harbour on Saturday (Nov 30). ...

Canoe racing joins SKY Sport Next

Canoe racing joins SKY Sport Next

Date:Monday, 25 November 2019

Canoe Racing NZ has signed up to the ground-breaking Sky Sport Next Initiative which will act as a huge boost for the sport’s domestic exposure. ...

Chasing the crown for the 8th time

Chasing the crown for the 8th time

Date:Friday, 22 November 2019

The winner of the past seven editions of a race regarded as New Zealand’s premier surfski event, and which this year doubles as the ICF Oceania Championships, the Aucklander has proved invincible ...

Introducing - Craig Mustard

Introducing - Craig Mustard

Date:Thursday, 14 November 2019

Craig has recently taken up the newly-established position of the Canoe Racing NZ Development Coach based out of Cambridge. We find out more about the 34-year-old, who boasts 15 years of success both ...

Mowlem guns for third title

Mowlem guns for third title

Date:Tuesday, 12 November 2019

It’s going to be a busy November for reigning King of the Harbour Andrew Mowlem, who will be back in Auckland later this month to defend his crown. ...

The genius of Vaaka

The genius of Vaaka

Date:Sunday, 3 November 2019

Canoe Racing New Zealand recently signed a sponsorship agreement with Dunedin-based company Vaaka Limited. Steve Landells finds out more about their cadence sensors and the performance benefits to ...

Introducing – Danielle McKenzie

Introducing – Danielle McKenzie

Date:Tuesday, 29 October 2019

We find out more about the 25-year-old Aucklander, who caused a sensation by winning the ICF Canoe Ocean Racing world title in France in September in what was only her third surf ski race. ...

Blue Lake 1 turns up the fun

Blue Lake 1 turns up the fun

Date:Monday, 14 October 2019

If a heaped spoonful of paddling and a good dollup of fun is what you like in a kayaking regatta, then Blue Lake 1 this weekend dished it up! ...

Introducing Toby Brooke

Introducing Toby Brooke

Date:Wednesday, 9 October 2019

We find out more about the versatile 22-year-old paddler from Whanganui Kayak Club, who has more recently switched focus from kayaking to surf ski racing. ...

South Island turns on the charm

South Island turns on the charm

Date:Tuesday, 1 October 2019

The South Island Championships (also incorporating the South Island Secondary Schools Championships) at the picturesque Lake Ruataniwha provided the perfect curtain raiser to the domestic canoe ...

McKenzie strikes gold at Ocean Racing World Champs

McKenzie strikes gold at Ocean Racing World Champs

Date:Thursday, 12 September 2019

Kiwi Danielle McKenzie produced an outstanding paddle at the ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships in France to bank a richly-deserved gold medal following a dominant display in the open women’s ...

Poor Knights Race Records tumble

Poor Knights Race Records tumble

Date:Tuesday, 10 September 2019

An angry sea and some supercharged paddlers gave the 2019 Zest Brokers Poor Knights Crossing ocean paddle race a dramatic edge with race records tumbling thanks to strong tailwind conditions for the ...

Mowlem headlines Poor Knights field

Mowlem headlines Poor Knights field

Date:Thursday, 5 September 2019

Defending champion Andrew Mowlem and a collection of the national waka ama squad are set for an open ocean duel in testy waters at this year’s Zest Brokers Poor Knights Crossing paddle race on ...

Darcy Price series is green for go

Darcy Price series is green for go

Date:Wednesday, 4 September 2019

The inaugural Darcy Price NZ Ocean Surfski Series it set to be launched on Saturday with the Poor Knights Crossing in Tutakaka – one of the blue ribbon surfski events in New Zealand – featuring as ...

Carrington secures a golden double

Carrington secures a golden double

Date:Monday, 26 August 2019

Lisa Carrington ignited the final day of the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Szeged by adding the K1 500m title to the K1 200m crown she banked on Saturday to complete an ...

 
 
 
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