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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

Covid Update to Paddlers

Following the Government announcement that the Auckland region is going into an Alert Level 3 from midday on Wednesday August 12 until midnight Friday and that the rest of New Zealand will go into an Alert Level 2, this, unfortunately means a return to paddling restrictions.

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Liam leads the way

Liam Lace currently leads the open men’s K1 standings after six rounds of this year’s Kayak Krazy Series. Ahead of the latest round – which takes place on Lake Karapiro on Sunday – we chat to the 20-year-old Cambridge-based athlete about his competitive efforts this winter and his paddling journey so far.

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