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Friday 25 November 2011 | Published in Regional


Vaka Eiva 2011 comes to an end today with the Muri sprints, Steinlager Muri mingler party and of course the Paddles Up closing ceremony and party. Paddlers will gather at the Ngatangiia sports ground at 8 oclock this morning for the traditional turou along Muri beach before sprint races start at 8.30am. This years oe vaka programme was changed to allow all the serious racing to be run early in the week and all the fun to be held today the final day of the Vaka Eiva festival. Today we share more photos of on the water action over the past four days of racing.