Topic: Waka Ama

Tūrangawaewae Tama Ora takes out WT12 500 Sprints

By Te Kāea
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Mana tamariki was out  in full force at the Waka Ama Nationals as 8 Midget Men teams lined up to battle it out for the top spot in the WT12 500 Sprints yesterday.

The teams who made it through to the final this year were Tūrangawaewae Tama Ora, Don’t Look at Me, Kaitunaz-waiariz, Tūrangawaewae Tama Tu, Ngā Kakano,, 2be or Not2be and Te Rau Oranga – Mareikura.

While all the teams showed steam in the race Tūrangawaewae Tama Ora from Tūrangawaewae Waka Sports maintained a strong  lead from beginning to end.

In a tight race for second place Don’t Look at Me of Horouta Waka Hoe came in to take out silver and they were closely followed by Tūrangawaewae Tama Tu who took the bronze medal also hailing from Tūrangawaewae Waka Sports.

To view all finals sprints follow the link below.