About canoe racing
New Zealand (cRNz)

Kiwis love to be in, on and around the water.  Paddling in all it’s forms has been part of our culture since our early beginnings. 

Canoe Racing, incorporating Sprint, Marathon and Surf Ski paddling, embodies that connection to the water by offering both racing and recreational paddling opportunities across the country.  

We have a proud history of international success at the highest levels of the sport and we are committed to building on that success.  Equally we want to encourage paddling for the sheer enjoyment – incorporating racing and social events and building a community of paddling enthusiasts.

latest news

Patience a virtue for Heads to Harbour

Good things come to those who wait….and that is certainly true of the Manuka Performance Heads to Harbour Paddle Festival, which doubles as the New Zealand Surfski Championships, in Whakatane over the Easter weekend.

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Coaches Corner

In the second part of Tim Brabants’ Coaches Corner segment on data and technique, the CRNZ coach focuses on the importance of how coaches and athletes can benefit from technology already in their pocket – the mobile phone.

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