Paddling

Winners are grinners

Monday March 16, 2015

Corporate oe vaka team BTIB show off their winning grins after taking out Saturday’s epic corporate oe vaka races.

Cook Islands canoeing sisters Ella and Jane Nicholas ended the weekend on a high with a double win at the North Islands Champs on the Tarawera River in Kawerau.

If you want to take up the oe, this Saturday’s Te Tupu O Te Manava paddling club’s family fun day out will be the opportune time to give oe vaka a go.

Nikao beach host corporate oe vaka

Friday February 27, 2015

A change in venue for the annual oe vaka corporate races from Muri to Nikao lagoon is expected to add to the family ‘fun in the sun’ day.

Oe vaka open day welcomes all

Thursday February 26, 2015

Ngakau Toa Vaka outrigger canoe club is holding an open day this Saturday, February 28 for those interested in trying out the fun and exciting sport of oe vaka.

Corporate event to help development

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Cook Islands Canoeing Association is holding its first annual Corporate Oe Vaka fundraiser to support the development of canoeing and kayak in the schools both here on Rarotonga and Aitutaki. 

Paddlers from the Cook Islands and overseas battled rough conditions on the opening day of the 2017 Matson Vaka Eiva competition. The testing weather which one visitor said borded on “cyclonic”, meant the races were shortened by nearly 50 per cent. Below are the results from the opening day of the one of the top sporting events in the Cook Islands.

Happy despite bad conditions

Friday December 01, 2017

Yesterday’s day off for the paddlers competing in 2017 Matson Vaka Eiva competition gave them a chance to explore Rarotonga ahead of the final day of the paddling festival.

Vaka Eiva crews are in safe hands

Monday December 03, 2018

HEAD Vaka Eiva lifeguard Rene Hand is hoping for a much safer and less dramatic paddling competition this week, with calmer conditions forecast than in 2017.

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