The Justice League- Te Rau o te Rangi ki Otaki has taken out the final of the Midget Men w6 250m race at Lake Karāpiro.
Just three seconds separated them from second place winners, Wanawana of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ruamatā.
In third place, just one second behind Wanawana, was Horouta Hianga of Ngāti Porou.
This was the first final to take place at the annual Waka Ama Championships.
Yesterday, Te Kāea sports reporter Rewa Harriman spoke to some of the midgets who competed in the heats and semi finals.
Today will also see the introduction of the intermediate and J16 sections.
The Online News Team will continue to bring up to date coverage of the week's races.
Rewa Harriman will also have more on this tonight at 5:30pm.