Paddling

Volunteer praised, awarded

Monday December 01, 2014

Long time Vaka Eiva volunteer and 2014 volunteer co-ordinator Liz Sosene was recognised for her continued support and willingness to go above and beyond to help during the weeklong Vaka Eiva Festival at Saturday’s closing ceremony. 

Volunteers make it happen

Monday December 01, 2014

The hype of the 2014 Vaka Eiva festivities has taken over the island as the week long event continues to entertain paddling enthusiasts and curious spectators.

Challenging weather conditions during this year’s Vaka Eiva festivities interrupted the week of paddling, however organisers managed to pull through and deliver an enjoyable event.

Tahiti, Ngakau Toa Vaka relay champs

Saturday November 29, 2014

Rounding off the week of oe vaka was the biggest race of the event in the Pacific Cup and woman’s Pacific Paddler Round Raro Relay race.

Promising kayak talents discovered

Saturday November 29, 2014

This year’s 11th annual Vaka Eiva event saw the first ever edition of the Cook Island National Sprint Kayak Championships in in Muri on Monday.

Adaptive paddlers take on Vaka Eiva

Saturday November 29, 2014

While most paddlers at this year’s Vaka Eiva event were challenged by the tough conditions, two paddlers in particular had a bit more on their plate.

Vaka Eiva a family affair

Saturday November 29, 2014

Vaka Eiva is a family affair as local paddler Tupuna Amo is welcomed to shore by his leading ladies in last Saturday’s OC1 and V1 races.

After two days of racing in unfavourable weather the mapu Vaka Eiva paddlers were treated to a night of fun, laughter and celebration at Tuesday night’s wrap up.

Pinnacle relay to paddles up party

Friday November 28, 2014

Today’s Vaka Eiva programme has been changed to cater for postponed races from Wednesdays cancelled Iron Challenge races.

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