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  1. Video for Waka Ama Worlds cancelled due to COVID-19
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    Waka Ama Worlds cancelled due to COVID-19

    The International Va’a Federation announced yesterday that the Waka Ama World Sprint Championships due to take place in Hilo, Hawai’i in August this year have been cancelled.

  2. Video for Tainui waka ama champ follows in footsteps of tūpuna
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    Tainui waka ama champ follows in footsteps of tūpuna

    Manukau Outriggers paddler Kacey Ngataki is one of hundreds of paddlers who took part in the Portage Crossing today, an event honouring the traditional route travelled by ancestor Hoturoa and the Tainui waka 800 years ago.

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    Taupō paddler on a mission to revive waka culture

    A former Ngāti Rānana performer is on a mission to revive waka culture in his hau kāinga. Tredegar Hall, a paddler from Ngāti Rauhoto hapū, spent his Waitangi Day with his local waka ama club teaching newcomers from around the world our ancestral sport.

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    Youngest paddler reignites Waka Ama passion for parents

    The 31st Annual Waka Ama National competition is well-underway at Lake Karāpiro. 68 clubs from across the country will be competing in this year's event and it's believed to be the biggest one yet. 

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    Recognised nationally and internationally, but not locally

    Despite being named as the top waka ama club at both the national and world waka ama competitions, Horouta Waka Hoe missed out on being named as a finalist for club of year at the Gisborne Sports Awards.

  6. Video for Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours
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    Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours

    The Aotearoa U19 women's waka ama crew 'Hinetoa' have been crowned world champions at the 2019 IVF Va'a World Distance Champs.

  7. Video for J19 Women's take world title at IVF Distance champs
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    J19 Women's take world title at IVF Distance champs

    The 2019 IVF World Distance Championships has kicked off on the Sunshine Coast in Australia. 

  8. Video for Hawai'ians strengthen links with hosts of the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys
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    Hawai'ians strengthen links with hosts of the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys

    Waka paddlers from the Hawaiian island of Maui are participating in the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys, paddling the Salish coasts of the Pacific North West.

  9. Video for Chasing gold in the distance
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    Chasing gold in the distance

    With the 2019 World Distance waka ama championships on the horizon, the two J19 W6 crews from Horouta Waka Hoe in Gisborne who will represent Aotearoa are gaining momentum on the water, preparing for a race up to 27km in length.

  10. Video for Whānau support drives Wainohu to succeed
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    Whānau support drives Wainohu to succeed

    Champion Waka Ama paddler Gaibreill Wainohu has been named as a finalist in the 2019 Matariki Awards for the Te Whetū Maiangi Award for Young Achievers category.

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