Kōrero: Waikato region

Waka ama race

Waka ama race

The New Zealand Masters Women’s waka ama crew celebrate after winning the 500-metre sprint at the 2006 world championships, held at Lake Karapiro. Waka ama are traditional Polynesian outrigger canoes, and races are now popular sporting events.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Amos Chapple

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Sport and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27231/waka-ama-race (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015