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  1. Video for World singles silver medalist eyes up team gold
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    World singles silver medalist eyes up team gold

    Makayla Timoti from Hei Matau is the second-best paddler in her age group in the world for singles, and after an 18-month break from team competitions, she has gone back to try and medal in the team events as well.  Te Kāea travelled to Rotorua to speak to the descendant of Tūhoe.

  2. Video for Tiare Māori prepare to defend National title
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    Tiare Māori prepare to defend National title

    Tiare Māori is a well-known team name in the Waka Ama community, the Under-16 girls are the current Nationals champions in the 500m W6 section. A loss to Horouta at the IVF World Championships last year has made them train even harder towards the Nationals.

  3. Video for Over 2000 paddlers to compete at 2019 Waka Ama Nats
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    Over 2000 paddlers to compete at 2019 Waka Ama Nats

    Over 2000 paddlers from different walks of life will represent their club at the annual National Waka Ama competition held in Karāpiro. In its 30th year, the competition continues to grow, especially the Intermediate section with 234 boys competing this year. One team has been together for only four short months but are touted to be among the best of 2019.

  4. Video for Te Whānau a Apanui club prepares for first Waka Ama Nationals
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    Te Whānau a Apanui club prepares for first Waka Ama Nationals

    Te Whānau a Apanui Waka Ama club was formed by seasoned paddler and coach Aroha Grant, who wanted her son to be involved in the sport that she loves dearly. This year the club will send two teams to compete in the Midget section, this will be their nationals debut. Nestled at the base of Maraetai Bay, near Te Kaha, the water kids are training every day to do their rohe proud.

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    Pineula aim to become National champs once again

    Pineula haven't won the Open Mens 500m title in a few years now, but with a change of coach and paddlers the current third top sprinting team in the World want to claim back the sprinting title that Vaka Manu from Mankurau have held for 6 consecutive years at the National Waka Ama Sprints.

  6. Video for Manuwairere preparing for their first Waka Ama nationals
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    Manuwairere preparing for their first Waka Ama nationals

    As much of the country wind down ahead of Christmas, the girls from Manuwairere aim for gold at next month's National Waka Ama Sprints Championship.

  7. Video for Vaka Manu chasing 7th heaven at Waka Ama Nationals
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    Vaka Manu chasing 7th heaven at Waka Ama Nationals

    Already having won six national titles, Vaka Manu aren't prepared to call it quits yet.

  8. Video for Waka ama is in Kacey Ngataki's blood
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    Waka ama is in Kacey Ngataki's blood

    There's only one way to describe this young paddler from Ngāti Tamaoho: Kacey Ngataki is waka ama and waka ama is Kacey Ngataki.

  9. Video for Water Sports dominate Māori Sports Awards
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    Water Sports dominate Māori Sports Awards

    Canoe racer Lisa Carrington (Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Ngāti Porou) wins 5th Rongomaraeroa award, capping off a successful night on and in the water.

  10. Video for Waka race 100kms down Waikato River
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    Waka race 100kms down Waikato River

    The second edition of the Waikato 100 saw a 100km race on the Waikato River for rowing, waka ama, kayaking and SUP (paddle boarding).  

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