Waka race 100kms down Waikato River

The second edition of the Waikato 100 saw a 100km race on the Waikato River for rowing, waka ama, kayaking and SUP (paddle boarding).  

One hundred and forty athletes competed in tough conditions. 

A member of the winning Waka Awa six-man crew, Hakopa Hodge says although it was great to win, it was a difficult race.