NZCT New Zealand Canoe Sprint Championships 2024


Apr 19 - Apr 21

08:00 am - 05:00 pm


Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro

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Karen Simpson-Warren

The pinnacle of the canoe sprint domestic season this event will be held at Lake Karapiro in Cambridge on 19-21 April 2024.  This event will see paddlers from all over New Zealand represent their clubs and competing for national titles.

The Championships cater to all age groups from 12&U right through to Masters, including Novice categories and race distances will include 100m, 200m, 500m, 1000m plus 2.5km/5km with portages. K1, K2 and K4 events will be included. This is a disability inclusive event and will include para canoe events.

This event is proudly supported by NZ Community Trust and the Waipa District Council.

Check out full event details in the 2024 NZCT New Zealand Canoe Sprint Championships Event Guide- Download Now

Entry Information

Entries are now closed.

Entry fees:

Division Member fee Unaffiliated Fee
Novice, 12&U, 14&U

16&U, 18&U








Entry queries can be directed to Karen Simpson-Warren, CRNZ Events Manager

Race Programme,  Lane Draws and Results

Live results will be available as they occur on the Canoe Racing NZ App or

Livestream the action!

All three days are being livestreamed at the links below:

Quick Rules

CRNZ Sprint Rules V23 – Jan 2023

Anti-Doping- It’s more fun when it is fair

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