Vaka Eiva: Day 4 preview

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Typical Raro conditions of big seas will greet Matson Vaka Eiva 2016 round Raro race paddlers today who are competing for the coveted Pacific Paddle and Pacific Cup trophies.

The reappearance of the warm Raro sun yesterday added to the fun atmosphere of the Matson Vaka Eiva 2016 sprint events on Muri lagoon.

Home teams power on

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Local paddlers from the Ngakau Toa Vaka club  were the best on the water for the teams V6 12km race on Monday from Avarua harbour in both the men’s, women’s and Under 19 division

Moohin powers home over Hunter

Monday November 21, 2016

Wet weather and rough sea conditions on Saturday did little to dampen the spirits of paddlers on day one of the Matson Vaka Eiva 2016 paddling festival.

Paddlers in for wild weather

Monday November 21, 2016

TWENTY-KNOT winds and swells of up to three metres are expected to greet paddlers in today’s first Matson Vaka Eiva 2016 race which is sure to make for adrenaline pumping action.

Local paddlers eager to start

Friday November 18, 2016

Reigning Round Raro Relay open women’s champions Ngakau Toa are all set to retain their title in this Matson Vaka Eiva competition.

Adopt a School initiative continues

Thursday November 17, 2016

This year sees Vaka Eiva in its twelfth year of competition celebrating the sport of Oe Vaka in the Cook Islands.

A great line up of Cook Islands and international teams will provide plenty of exciting action during this year’s Vaka Eiva festival.

Serena Hunter – 2015 achievements

Thursday November 17, 2016

Showing passion, dedication and commitment to her sport, Serena set her sights high in 2015 with her bucket list goal “the Molokai solo”, the prestigious Kaiwi channel crossing, a 55km ocean race from the island of Molokai to Oahu recognised as the ultimate endurance race for paddlers and the world championships of long distance OC1 outrigger canoeing.

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