Waka Ama – 2021

Date: Sunday 7 February 2021

Venue: Putiki Slipway, Cnr Takarangi & Kemp Streets, Putiki, Whanganui


Time: 9:30am Start

Fees: $10.00 per person

Lauren Tamehana 027 283 9089

Events: W6 Sprints, W6 10km.

Grades: Sprints: Novice, Average age 40+, Average age 50+. 10km: Average age 40+, Average age 50+.

Age: Minimum age 20+, Waka age is worked out by an average of all six paddlers.

Average age of crew must be either 40+ or 50+ to qualify. Races are mixed only. Races are W6 only. Maximum of 8 registered paddlers per team – minimum of 2 women racing at all times. Waka, life jackets and paddles available for hire (limited supply).


Waka Ama NZ rules apply. Teams must have competent steerers. All Waka must have tow rope, spare paddle, two bailers and 6 life jackets.

Entries close: Sunday 31 January 2021.