It's not just the premier sides heading to the Waka Ama World Sprint Championships, but a Golden Masters crew all over the age of 70 have earned a spot to go to Tahiti.
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Elite women's & men's paddlers take over Karāpiro
Day four at the National Waka Ama Sprint Championships in Karāpiro has seen the W1 500 races get underway.
Waka Ama Sprint Nationals- Day 2 Photos
Day Two at the Waka Ama Sprint Nationals has seen the first finals for the midgets kick off.
Waka Ama Nationals kick off in Karāpiro
Thousands from across the country have gathered in Karāpiro for a week of some of the world's best waka ama at the Sprint Nationals. What organisers say continues to be a growing trend and one of the fastest growing water sports in New Zealand.
Waka Ama- Aotearoa's fastest growing sport
Thousands of paddlers are set to compete at the annual Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Waka Ama Sprint Championships next week.
Kaiarahi Toa sets sight on gold
Kaiarahi Toa are the embodiment of their team name meaning "champions" and the Open Women’s Waka Ama team from Horouta want to keep it that way, by training hard.
Junior waka ama paddlers gear up for nationals
It's the last day for most junior waka ama teams as they prepare for the Waka Ama National Championships next Monday. It's one of the biggest years for juniors at a nationals, with more than 250 paddlers competing in both midget and intermediate grades.
Brilliant wrap up for Waka Ama teams at Karāpiro
With three gold medals in the last four years to their name, Kaiārahi Toa were the favourites and it didn't take long before their dominance was clear.
Adult teams compete at Waka Ama Nationals
It's the first day of the adult team competition at the Waka Ama Nationals at Karāpiro. They competed in the W6 1000m and the W12 500m races.
Two good friends become rivals on the water at Waka Ama Nationals
Day four at the Waka Ama Nationals at Karāpiro is all about W1 races. All age groups from Intermediate through to 70+ are on the water with 102 races to complete.