The New Zealand para team are proud of their achievements at this years IVF Va'a World Sprint Championships in Pape'ete Tahiti. The V12 mixed team claiming gold in the 500m final, the first time a para team from New Zealand has made the number one spot.
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First day of IVF Waka Ama Worlds brings first golds for NZ
The Elite men’s started this competition off, and it started off so well it was a sign of what to come. NZ elite teams were out in force today, racing the best paddlers of every country, the first race was the Elite men’s v12, Unfortunately NZ just missed out on gold, claiming silver.
NZ paddlers make Tahiti their new home
The Va'a World Sprint Championships are almost underway in Tahiti. Te Kāea went to one accommodation that is housing competitors from six countries, including New Zealand. Despite being a little busy, it's nothing new for our paddlers as it's similar to a marae.
Thousands in Tahiti for 2018 Waka Ama Champs
Thousands turned out to the official opening of the 2018 IVF Va'a World Waka Ama Championships in Tahiti.
NZ expected to dominate Va'a World Sprint Champs opening today
With the largest contingent of 586 competitors, New Zealand paddlers are expected to dominate at Va'a World Sprint Championships.
Paraplegic athlete paddles to success
Waka ama athlete, Wally Noble, is heading to Tahiti next month as part of NZ’s elite para waka ama team. They’re set to compete at the 2018 International Waka Ama Championships, a challenge Wally set for himself three years ago.
Young Rotorua paddler hopes to bring back gold
16-year-old Makayla Timoti is aiming to bring back gold when she heads off to the IVF World Elite Waka Ama Championships in Tahiti next month.
NZ Golden Masters Women's prepared for IVF Waka Ama Worlds
The New Zealand Golden Masters Women's 60 plus waka ama team has their eye on winning a gold medal when they compete at the IVF Worlds in Tahiti this July. Over the weekend the team were training on Lake Rotoiti.
Bad weather no barrier for world va'a championships
Not even weather can get in the way of the NZ Waka Ama teams as they prepare for the IVF Va'a World championships in Tahiti this year.
NZ elite men's waka ama champs prepare to defend title
With only three months until the IVF Va'a World Sprint Championships in Tahiti, the NZ Open Men's Elite W12 World Champion team are flat out in training to defend their 500m sprints title.