Māori Television reports on the latest news in waka ama at local, national and international levels.
It was a battle between the best V1 500m paddlers in the world at day 5 of the 2016 Waka Ama Championships. Aotearoa was outstanding in all races, taking home an array of medals.
Teams from Aotearoa once again put on an impressive display at day 5 of the 2016 Waka Ama World Championships.
The New Zealand club teams displayed class at day 4 of the 2016 Waka Ama World Championships.
The majority of today's events at Lake Kawana, Sunshine Coast consisted of heat races and Masters finals. Te Kāea captured several heat races that were held this morning.
It was a golden day for New Zealand's elite teams who took to the water on the second day of the 2016 Waka Ama World Championships.
It was an emotional yet exciting day with the finals of the elite races. This is where we saw the best of the best paddlers from each country battle for gold.
Day one of the 2016 Waka Ama World Championships brought together the world's finest paddlers. Host country Australia remained true to form, putting on a scorcher day for all.
The Waka Ama World Championships are being held on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, today the first day of competition which saw the Elite paddlers’ race.
Hundreds gathered at Lake Kawana at the Sunshine Coast, Australia, for the opening of the 17th IVF Va'a World Sprint Championships.
Marama Elkington is the current NZ W1 Open Womens' champion, defending her title she won last year. It's a title she first won when she was only 16-years-old, in 2015.
The National Waka Ama Secondary Schools Champs is the only event this side of the Pacific that students from Paopao College in Tahiti attend. For many of the 32 students who have come to NZ from the college, it's their first time away from home.