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Successful water rescue at Nuggets Point

Two kayakers had a lucky escape this morning after they became trapped on some rocks at Nuggets Point, on the coast near Balclutha.


Canoe sprint crowns up for grabs

Lisa Carrington’s K1 absence has opened the door for a flurry of young contenders at this week’s New Zealand canoe sprint championships at Lake Karapiro.


NZ Rowing Champs day 2

Day two of the 2017 New Zealand Rowing Championships concluded heats and repechages across all boat classes, and decided the start lists for semi-finals and finals.


Wind wreaks havoc on day one of NZ Rowing Championships

High winds wreaked havoc on the first day of competition at the 2017 New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel.


Young rowers eyeing up National Championship success

New Zealand’s top young rowers will be eyeing the opportunity to secure national titles at the 2017 New Zealand Rowing Championships in Twizel this week.


Kathmandu Coast to Coast on stand up paddle board

The Guinness Book of World Records holder for the fastest man to paddle a bathtub one hundred meters can’t wait to tackle the Waimakariri River on a stand up paddle board while competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast.


Fox, Smolen complete slalom wins

New Zealand’s big guns failed to fire on the final day of the Oceania canoe slalom championships in Auckland, though two rising stars managed to salvage home-town pride.


Olympic kayak champ returns to NZ

Ten months ago, a jet-lagged Joe Clarke arrived in New Zealand packing a couple of handy international results and a seemingly implausible plan to set up and train on the world’s most extreme canoe slalom course.


Fox hunting Oceania canoe crowns

Australian Jess Fox will lead a procession of world-class canoe slalom paddlers at this weekend’s Oceania championships in Auckland.


NZ Open attracts world-class kayakers

Czech paddler Ondřej Tunka, on his way to victory in November’s Whitewater XL, will be one of the leading contenders at canoe slalom’s New Zealand Open on the Mangahao River this weekend. Photo by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media