Friday, 10 January 2014
Wild descent Kayak Event postponed on Clutha River
New Zealand’s Wild Descent kayak race on the Clutha River has been postponed this weekend and re-scheduled for April because of water safety concerns.
By 100% PURE Racing, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thursday, 26 September 2013
List of entrants grows at wild descent
Organisers of New Zealand’s unique kayaking event, Wild Descent, are delighted with the take up from competitors.
By 100% PURE Racing
Friday, 26 April 2013
Fast pace as wild descent heads into Day Two on Clutha
The inaugural Wild Descent kayak race on the Clutha River is heading into day two of the four-day competition after a mass start above the Albert Town bridge yesterday morning.
By 100% PURE Racing
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Steve Gurney lines up for first wild descent event on the Clutha OTAGO
— The South Islands longest body of water, the Clutha River, will this week play host to a fleet of adventure seeking kayakers competing in the inaugural Wild Descent Kayak event that kicks off on Thursday ( 25th April,2013).
By 100% PURE Racing
Monday, 13 August 2012
Lisa Carrington wins Olympic Gold
Surf Life Saving New Zealand are extremely proud of Olympic medal winner Lisa Carrington and congratulates Canoe Racing New Zealand on this significant achievement.
Thursday, 17 May 2012
News Flash! ICF Para Canoe World Champs, Poznan, Poland
Young gun kiwi para-kayaker Scott Martlew has made a stunning entry onto the world stage, placing 4th in his K1 200m heats and 1st in the semi final in a time of 47.209 at the ICF Para Canoe World Champs. The final will be raced Thursday 5.40pm (3.40am Friday 18 May NZ time).
ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1, Poznan, Poland
The NZ kayaking squad is gearing up for the start of their World Cup onslaught, with World Cup 1 in Poland the first on the chopping block.
Monday, 14 November 2011
Southern Discoveries launches new kayak operation in Milford Sound MILFORD
— A stunning new kayaking trip in one of the most majestic places in the world has been launched by premier New Zealand tourism company Southern Discoveries.
Friday, 4 November 2011
New Home For New Kayaking Pontoon MILFORD
— A new kayaking pontoon is towed across Milford Sound, with iconic Mitre Peak in the background, to its new ‘home’ alongside the Milford Discovery Centre operated by Southern Discoveries.
Monday, 30 May 2011
Kayaking golden girl does it again
The excitement on the banks of the Wedau Race Course, Duisburg, was off the charts as the Kiwis
cheered their “pocket rocket” Lisa Carrington to a gold medal in the K1 200m today in the ICF World
Friday, 27 May 2011
NZ Kayak team heads into World Cup
After competing in the International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Cups 1 & 2, the New Zealand kayak
team heads into World Cup 3 with heads up and renewed vigour.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
NZ Kayak team heads into World Cup 2 with Olympics in mind
NZ KAYAK TEAM APPROACHES WORLD CUP 2 WITH THE OLYMPICS IN MIND
The New Zealand kayak team heads into World Cup 2 this week, 20-22 May in Racice, Czech Republic,
with some clear goals after some strong competition in Poznan.
Friday, 6 May 2011
A Fire Within - One Woman's quest to be World Champion
Rotorua resident Polly Green is on a mission to be the world champion in Freestyle Kayaking.
Monday, 18 April 2011
Five a piece for Fouhy and archer at NZ Kayak Marathon Champs PORIRUA
— The CRNZ New Zealand Kayak Marathon Championships were contested yesterday on Porirua
harbour, near Wellington.
Thursday, 18 November 2010
Kids Kayaks - Paddling from 3!
I didn't believe a 3 year old could paddle a kayak until I saw our little one on the Weeniwave Kayak!
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Kayak champions reign in Massey sports awards
Kayak champions Lisa Carrington and Scott Bicknell were named BNZ Albany sportswoman and sportsman of year at the annual Blues Sports Awards on Monday.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Local Teen Set to Represent NZ WHAKATANE
— Local Boy Regan August is takeing on the world, As he has been selected to reprsent New Zealand in the Under 18 white Water Slalom team, Traveling to Australia in January 2011.
Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Kayak Coromandel PAUANUI
— Kayaking in Pauanui
The many sheltered inlets and estuaries of the Coromandel are a great place for children to learn to kayak with confidence.
Thursday, 25 March 2010
One woman's dream to become a World Champion
Polly Green of Gisborne known for her kayaking and work in documentary film making is set to make a comeback to competitive kayaking.
Tuesday, 9 February 2010
Gisborne Filmmaker announces kayaking comeback and new film project
Former professional kayaker and award winning documentary filmmaker Polly Green announces her new film project documenting her return to white-water kayaking to pursue a world championship title that has eluded her in the past.
Thursday, 16 October 2008
Close calls concerning QUEENSTOWN
— The number of close calls in boats in the Queenstown Lakes District over the last two weeks is real cause for concern QLDC harbourmaster Marty Black said.
Sunday, 24 August 2008
Ferguson says groundwork laid for London
Disappointment that New Zealand's kayakers failed to claim an Olympic medal in Beijing is countered by optimism from Steven Ferguson that London in 2012 will be different.