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Tuna E Hoe Ana/Paddling with the Eels

Friday 7th-Saturday 8th February 2020

Waka ama/Outrigger Canoe Regatta at Nelson Lakes National Park, hosted by Maitahi Outrigger Canoe Club. Spectators are welcome! Clubs from around the South Island and sometimes further afield compete in races from 1km to 10km. Paddlers may range in age from 6 to 70+.
Come and have a chat and learn more about this up and coming sport, there are five clubs in the top of the South Island.
As it is a National Park, no dogs, drones or freedom camping permitted. There is a DOC campground at Kerr Bay and accommodation in St Arnaud.



February 7–8


Fri 3:30 - 6:30pm, Sat 8am - 2:30pm


Nelson Lakes / Murchison


Kerr Bay, Lake Rotoiti
St Arnaud, Racing is in front of the beach and out into the lake.

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Additional Info

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