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Waka Ama

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Manu Huia Waka Ama

Waka Ama or Outrigger Canoeing was established in the school in 2012 to provide a pathway and context where we could grow young men through sport to become leaders and successful students of the school and our community. Offered to support the learning of tikanga and the holistic approach to hauora the school paddle under the Heretaunga Ararau o Ngati Kahungunu Waka Ama Roopu. 

The school has four teams that paddle regionally, nationally and internationally. The Manu Huia Waka Ama programme has produced regional and national champions and boasts three New Zealand paddlers to date.

Achievements

2012
NZ Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 1000m Final

2013

NZ Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 1000m Final
NZ Secondary Schools Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 250m Final
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 250m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W1 250m Silver
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W1 250m Bronze
HB Regional Matariki Waka Ama Regatta J19 W6 250m Champions
HB Blue Light Waka Ama Regatta J19 W6 250m Champions

2014
NZ Secondary Schools Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 250m Final
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 250m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W6 500m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J16 W6 250m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J16 W6 500m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W1 250m Gold
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W1 250m Silver
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J19 W1 250m Bronze
HB Regional Matariki Waka Ama Regatta J19 W6 250m Champions
HB Regional Matariki Waka Ama Regatta J16 W6 250m Champions
HB Blue Light Waka Ama Regatta J16 W6 250m Champions
HB Distance Regatta J16 W6 10km Champions
HB Distance Regatta J16 W6 5Km Champions
HB Distance Regatta J16 W6 300m Champions

New Zealand J19 Team:
World Waka Ama Championships Rio de Janeiro Brazil:
Benji Cowan
Karauria Morrell
Manaia Canterbury

2015
NZ Secondary Schools Waka Ama Sprints J16 W6 250m Plate Final Winners
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J16 W6 250m Champions
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J16 W1 250m Gold
HB Regional Waka Ama Sprints J16 W1 250m Bronze

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