Paddling

Three Cook Islands Auckland University students joined a team of Pacific students in an annual paddling race.

Oe vaka crews set fast times

Friday April 04, 2014

Paddlers made quick work of Wednesday’s  five km race with all crews clocking in under 30 minutes.

Nicholas sisters place at nationals

Wednesday April 02, 2014

Cook Islands slalom canoeing sisters Ella and Jane Nicholas placed in the top three at the recent New Zealand canoe slalom nationals.

More than 440 school students will take to Muri lagoon on April 11 for the annual Vaka Iti oe vaka competition for youth paddlers.

Tumutevarovaro take on Takapuna

Friday February 28, 2014

After impressive racing results at Vaka Eiva 2013 for the Cook Islands teams, local oe vaka clubs Ngakau Toa Vaka and Te Tupu o te Manava combined forces to field a team at the coveted Takapuna Beach Cup Race 2014 in Auckland last week.

Growing interest in oe vaka

Monday February 24, 2014

Interest is growing in the sport of oe vaka with local club Ngakau Toa giving everyone the opportunity to try out the sport as part of the clubs novice and junior workshop.

Traditional vaka inspires US paddler

Wednesday December 04, 2013

American paddler Leeann Bare first laid eyes on the magnificent Marumaru Atua two years ago when the traditional vaka was dry-docked in California.

It was an action-packed week for paddlers, supporters and spectators as they celebrated the 10th anniversary of the popular Vaka Eiva Festival.

Vaka Eiva wraps up, Motu2Motu apopo

Sunday December 01, 2013

The 10th Vaka Eiva Festival came to a close on Friday night with the paddles up party at Avarua harbour.

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