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  1. Video for Waka ama paddlers return to water - 7.30am Newsbreak
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    Waka ama paddlers return to water- 7.30am Newsbreak

    Hundreds of paddlers from around the country will take the water today, after a five-week break from the water whilst the country was under Level 4 lockdown.

  2. Video for Waka Ama championship cancelled due to level 4 restrictions
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    Waka Ama championship cancelled due to level 4 restrictions

    This weekend more than 500 waka ama paddlers from around the country were due to compete over three days in the National Long Distance Waka Ama Championships in Picton. Level 4 restrictions, however, meant this event and many more have been taken off the paddling calendar

  3. Video for Waka Ama Worlds cancelled due to COVID-19
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    Waka Ama Worlds cancelled due to COVID-19

    The International Va’a Federation announced yesterday that the Waka Ama World Sprint Championships due to take place in Hilo, Hawai’i in August this year have been cancelled.

  4. Video for Tainui waka ama champ follows in footsteps of tūpuna
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    Tainui waka ama champ follows in footsteps of tūpuna

    Manukau Outriggers paddler Kacey Ngataki is one of hundreds of paddlers who took part in the Portage Crossing today, an event honouring the traditional route travelled by ancestor Hoturoa and the Tainui waka 800 years ago.

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    Taupō paddler on a mission to revive waka culture

    A former Ngāti Rānana performer is on a mission to revive waka culture in his hau kāinga. Tredegar Hall, a paddler from Ngāti Rauhoto hapū, spent his Waitangi Day with his local waka ama club teaching newcomers from around the world our ancestral sport.

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    Youngest paddler reignites Waka Ama passion for parents

    The 31st Annual Waka Ama National competition is well-underway at Lake Karāpiro. 68 clubs from across the country will be competing in this year's event and it's believed to be the biggest one yet. 

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    Recognised nationally and internationally, but not locally

    Despite being named as the top waka ama club at both the national and world waka ama competitions, Horouta Waka Hoe missed out on being named as a finalist for club of year at the Gisborne Sports Awards.

  8. Video for Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours
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    Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours

    The Aotearoa U19 women's waka ama crew 'Hinetoa' have been crowned world champions at the 2019 IVF Va'a World Distance Champs.

  9. Video for J19 Women's take world title at IVF Distance champs
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    J19 Women's take world title at IVF Distance champs

    The 2019 IVF World Distance Championships has kicked off on the Sunshine Coast in Australia. 

  10. Video for Hawai'ians strengthen links with hosts of the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys
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    Hawai'ians strengthen links with hosts of the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys

    Waka paddlers from the Hawaiian island of Maui are participating in the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys, paddling the Salish coasts of the Pacific North West.

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