Tikitapu 2


Feb 10 - Feb 11

08:00 am - 05:30 pm



Karen Simpson-Warren


This is the second of the Tikitapu (Blue Lake) regattas held at Lake Tikitapu in Rotorua.  Catering for all age groups, this event will give distances of 100m, 200m, 500m and 1000m depending on age groups.   Boats will be made up of K1s, K2s and K4s.

500m / 1000m will be raced on Saturday and 200m  mainly raced on Sunday.

Race Guide

Remember to download the Canoe Racing NZ app for up to the minute progressions and results.

Club Relay:  6 members per team must consist of at least 3 females; 2 x U16 or younger, 2 x U18, 2 x Open.  The mix is up to you.  In all cases, younger paddlers are permitted but not older.  Each competitor races a 100m leg.  The next person may start once the nose of the predecessor passes the nose of their boat.

Mixed K2 (Junior and Open): The Junior mixed K2 must consist of one male and one female aged 16 or under.  The Open Mixed K2 must consist of one male and one female aged 17 or older.

Mixed 12&U and 14&U races:  12&U – Any combination of male/female paddlers is allowed.  14&U just need at least one paddler of a different gender.


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Entry Fees

DivisionMember feeUnaffiliated Fee
Novice, 12&U, 14&U

16 &U, 18&U








Entries will open in January 2024.

CRNZ-affiliated club members can  be entered by their club manager  using the Online Entry System.  Contact your club manager/coach if you wish to race.

Unaffiliated or international paddlers can enter via this online form.


Any queries can be directed to karen.simpson@canoeracing.org.nz