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Race against the world in a global 5km race

21 May 2020
The International Canoe Federation is running a virtual 5km race for professional and recreational paddlers all over the world to encourage them to stay active and raise funds for Doctors …

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Virtual 12km surfski championship launches in New Zealand

20 May 2020
Canoe Racing New Zealand has launched a Virtual Surfski Championship with paddlers from around the world able to compete against each other in this unique event. Paddlers must start and …

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Paddler on pontoon by Lake Pupuke

Re-opening the club in stages under Alert Level 2

19 May 2020
Now that New Zealand has moved to Alert Level 2, we will be re-opening the club to members in stages to ensure we have a good tracking system, adequate cleaning, …

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Getting things done while in lockdown limbo

18 May 2020
Life in ‘Lockdown Limbo’ has been tough for our club and paddlers, there’s no doubt. However – we have been pleased to stay at least a little connected with our …

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Tips from the top to stay tip-top

17 May 2020
While all of New Zealand has been staying at home, and off the water, for the duration of the COVID-19 lockdown, it has been encouraging to see how our top …

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Paddling fitness and technique videos for at home training

21 April 2020
Stuck for paddle fitness ideas while you are in COVID-19 isolation? We’ve added a bunch of video links to our website including workout ideas with New Zealand paddlers Kayla Imrie, …

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‘How the Olympic postponement affects me’ – Caitlin Ryan

21 April 2020
North Shore Canoe Club athlete and New Zealand Canoe Sprint representative, Caitlin Ryan reflects on the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and how she has adjusted to the “new …

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COVID-19 Response to Level 4

21 March 2020
With the escalation of New Zealand’s safety levels to level four we can advise our community that ALL paddling at North Shore Canoe Club and on Lake Pupuke in any …

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Gav wins CRNZ Coach of the Year

29 February 2020
Late last year, Canoe Racing NZ named North Shore Canoe Club’s Gavin Elmiger their Coach of the Year. We’re super proud of our Gav who has been “at the heart …

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Golden returns for shore paddlers at National Champs

26 February 2020
Paddlers and kayaking fans travelling to the 2020 edition of the NZCT Canoe Sprint Championships at Lake Karapiro were greeted by calm waters and warm conditions on Valentine’s Day weekend. …

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Harbour Queen continues reign

21 December 2019
Congratulations to North Shore paddler Rachel Clarke (paddling for the Takapuna Boating Club) who has won the 2019 Queen of the Harbour title, her seventh win in a row for …

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Three of the best for national awards

21 December 2019
Canoe Racing New Zealand celebrated the best of 2019 at their annual Sports and Recognition Awards in Rotorua this month with North Shore personalities picking up three awards. Teneale Hatton …

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Masters pair strike gold in China

21 October 2019
Masters’ paddlers Garth Spencer and Vaughan Reed paired up to win gold in the Mens K2, 45-49 age group at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Shaoxing, China. The …

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Into the oceans and down the rivers we go

21 September 2019
Longer races were on the menu in September with North Shore Canoe Club paddlers in action in local and international ocean paddling events as well as locally in the annual …

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