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Tāmaki River Kayak Day

Tāmaki River Kayak Day

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  • Sat 28 May, 12:00pm – 4:30pm


Auckland Rowing Club, 252A Panama Rd, Mt Wellington



Come join us to celebrate the Tāmaki River with a free guided kayak, freshwater education stall and raranga - weaving workshop. Explore the mangroves and learn about the Tāmaki portage by kayak. Go for a guided walk with local bird expert Shaun Lee. Learn about raranga – weaving harakeke with Para Kore Ki Tāmaki.

This event provides a taster into kayaking, raranga and a short guided walk through a 3hr time slot. Expect to spend ~50mins on the water kayaking.

Fun for the whole whanau – minimum age of 8.

Te Kura Moana - Experiencing Marine Reserves runs a series of free and subsidised events over the summer months - we rely on your support to make them happen. We appreciate donations, either cash/eftpos on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event. Some people donate $5-10pp.

Children younger than 8 will not be able to participate. Children aged 8-12 need to have a confident adult in the back of their kayak. Children under 13 need an adult companion.

Registrations are essential. This event is in partnership with Auckland Sea Kayaks, Whitebait Connection, The Koru Trust and Para Kore Ki Tāmaki and is funded by the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Sustainable Schools. Our Auckland delivery of events is supported by The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation. This event has been expanded with the support from the Local Activation Fund Programme, administered by Auckland Unlimited on behalf of the New Zealand Government.
Max weight of 120kg for kayaking - if you wish to attend the landbased activities please contact

Saturday 28th of May, 2022
Group A: 12pm to 3pm
Group B: 12pm to 3pm
Group C: 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Please arrive at least 15mins prior and check in at the tent. If you are running late please call 021 0645125. Numbers limited to 48 – split into three groups.

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