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Matariki Harbour Challenge


  • Te Wharewaka o Poneke 2 Taranaki Street Wellington (map)

Matariki celebrations in Te Whanganui a Tara feature Waka ama racing at its best in the ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’- great paddling, kai, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga and whanaungatanga! Our thanks to all the paddlers, volunteers and sponsors who made this happen and who help develop waka kaupapa.

Small Craft Event• Waka ama singles and doubles  • Surf ski singles and doubles • Sea kayak/Canoe singles and doubles • Rowers - Singles and Doubles

Sat 16 June (Teams)

Sun 16 June (Small Craft Event)

ENTRY FEES • Senior Paddlers - $35/person • Junior Paddlers - $20/person • Small Craft Event – $15/person  • Fees include KAI at the end of each race and eligibility for spot prizes

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Earlier Event: 14 June
Matariki Ritual