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Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka
Saturday 6th May from 9am

Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka are proud to be hosting the 27th Annual
Whaingaroa Hoe on Saturday 6th May.

There are just under 600 paddlers registered from clubs all over NZ and are expecting this to rise to over 900 once entries close.

There will be 3 races: 9am, 10.30am and 1pm, over 8km and 20km distances. Best viewing spots will be from the walk bridge, Jetty, Cliff Street and the Wharf.

The race base is at Te Kopua boat ramp. Though there is no road closure, there will be traffic management along Marine Parade as competitor and spectator parking will be on the airfield.

Paddlers will be travelling from all over NZ with 50+ waka in tow. Please take care and be patient on the roads.

Over the 27 years of this event, it has grown to be the longest standing and largest club run Iron Waka Ama event in NZ.

Please direct any queries to whaingaroawaka@gmail.com

Whaingaroa Whanau Hoe Waka
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Welcome to the Whāingaroa/Raglan iHub, the one stop destination for all you need to know about this beautiful place.

We are a community defined by our natural rugged landscape, our unique connection from shoreline to mountain top, inland to our gentle rolling hills, our daily lives in synchronicity with the ebb and flow of the tides and changing seasons.

This place is made up of our coastal township of Raglan and our rural communities. We are diverse, we value hapu and iwi, we are people friendly with a strong community spirit grounded firmly in taking care of each other and our environment.

We celebrate creativity; arts, music, dance, theatre, drama, education, food and innovation.

We are renowned for our world class surf breaks, however, Raglan has so much more to offer, whether you’re seeking that perfect wave, exploring our eclectic shops, browsing our numerous galleries, learning our rich history, or simply enjoying a coffee, Raglan has something just for you.

We warmly welcome you here to this place that we are blessed to call home, we ask that you love and care for our place, as we do and in return, we will take care of you.

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