Maitahi News

Maitahi Aunties racing at Waka Te Tasman 2017

Maitahi News

Winter Paddling

We are now getting in paddling in the dark in the evenings and in the early mornings. The harbour master...

Discovering the joy of the single man outrigger canoe (OC1)

Paddling waka ama comes in several 'sizes'. Normally we paddle W6 (six man waka). We have a growing number of...

Wonderful Development for Rangatahi – NCEA credits for waka ama

Secondary school students will be able to convert their passion for Waka Ama into NCEA credits this year "Secondary school...

Ready to pour our hearts out!

It was a sea of orange rather than red today as 25 Matahi volunteers maned the Energy Centre Bar and...

‘Golden women’ heading to Tahiti for world sprints

You can still compete internationally into your 60's and 70's! 2018 IVF Va’a (Waka Ama) World Club Sprint Championships, Tahiti...

Halberg Trust at Tahunanui Beach

Sunday was a first for us. We held our annual Fun Day at Tahunanui beach in conjunction with the Halberg...

Weetbix Tryathalon – Volunteers

Once again Maitahi turned out in force, volunteering to put up the marquees, be cycle marshals and to organise the...

Tuna e Hoe Ana – Our 10th Anniversary

Our Nelson Lakes regatta, Tuna e Hoe Ana at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes this weekend was a great success. One...

Canterbury Secondary School Waka Ama Championship

Canterbury Secondary School Waka Ama Championship will be held on March 3rd 8:30 – 1:00 @ Lake Rua, Sawyers Arms...

National Waka Ama Sprints – a big experience

Nelson was really well represented in the National Waka Ama Sprints at Karapiro this January (2018). We had around 30...

Tony attended a Kai Bartlett OC1 clinic in Kauai

Kauai – 54 It’s strange how life works out. When I used to sit in our small council flat in...

Harbour Masters Challenge

The Harbour Masters Challenge is an annual multi water sport event held at Tahunanui beach. The Nelson Ports harbourmasters are...

Its never too late to start paddling waka ama

We always welcome new members to the Maitahi Outrigger Canoe Club. We have social and racing waka ama crews catering for a wide variety of ages and abilities.

We have Junior Rangatahi crews (school aged children) right through to Masters 70s paddlers (over 70s).