It was a golden day for New Zealand's elite teams who took to the water on the second day of the 2016 Waka Ama World Championships.
Since the event's inception 17 years ago, this is the very first time an elite section has been included. All four New Zealand teams placed in the top three
Featured below are highlights of today's elite races and other final races.
Men's Elite team take home gold.
Elite Men's V6 1500m: