What a magnificent few days at the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Long Distance Nationals!
Not only was the racing a huge success but the manaakitanga from the Waka Ama Kahungungu whānau was second to none. Thank you to the organising crew - Julie, JT, Ian, Gretchyn, Kohe, Roy for hours of coordinating leading up to what was a truely fantastic event! All of the volunteers from the rego team, finish line, safety checks, loading bay, Para kore team, water crew, car parking, Māori wardens and First aid crew and not to mention the ringawera preparing and serving the best post-race kai!
Te Rangi, Crystal and the team for the live-streaming and awesome tunes down at the start line.
Red, Shelly and the crew from the Napier Sailing Club Inc. for your fantastic venue and support of this event 2 years running plus the awesome safety boats and crew.
Brendan, Viv, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and all of our other sponsors
All the teams and clubs that traveled from near and far!