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Matariki Hiwa i te Răngi Challenge

July 14, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ocean Blue Sports welcomes you to the Matariki “Hiwa-i-te-Rangi” Challenge Waka Ama event to be held in Okahu Bay, Auckland, on 14th July 2023.This is intended to be a fun event to mark the beginning of the new year in the Māori lunar calendar. The event is a half-day of fun racing, food and merchandise sales, and prize giving.We welcome you and your whānau to join us for this event.
Race Day Format
  • This event is a W6 Turns “Shoot Out”
  • Races consist of up to 6 to 8 teams per round, each team will have at least 2 races each
  • Waka will be provided so teams need only bring their lifejackets and paddles.
  • All waka ama safety rules apply, everyone must be capable of completing the course
  • The final race format will be determined by the number of entries
  • Race 1 will now be a free taitamariki / intermediate race – this will be limited-entry event so get in fast – experienced steerers required

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July 14, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Landing / Okahu Bay
Auckland, New Zealand + Google Map
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