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Wahine on Water

Wahine on Water

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  • Thu 27 Jan ’22, 6:00pm – 7:30pm


Sir Peter Blake Marine Education & Rec Centre, 1045 Beach Road, Long Bay


Women Only R18

Dive into the Moana. Explore, adventure and have fun with other North Shore Wāhine.

An introductory course for young woman between the ages of 18 - 24yrs . The programme will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in adventurous water activities, gain new skills and knowledge of a range of ocean sports and activities.

Choose from kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, freediving and sailing. Connect with the ocean and a group of like minded wāhine. No experience necessary just a passion for the ocean. Equipment and gear provided. Funding is specifically for wāhine located on the North Shore of Auckland between the ages 18-24yrs.

What's Included:

6 month programme January - June 2022

6 x evening sessions

Once a month Thursday evening seminar sessions will teach theory and connect you to inspirational role models. Teaching you skills needed to carry on recreating in the moana in a safe, fun way. During the programme ocean skills will be developed, knowledge of weather and necessary equipment, risk management and a chance to bond with like minded wāhine. Followed by an ocean dip or walk on the beach.

27th January - 6pm-7.30 - Long Bay
8th February
24th March
21st April
10th May
27th May

3 x Sunday sessions

3 x weekend sessions. Sunday morning 2-hour session of water skills development. Paddleboarding, sailing, snorkelling, kayaking and surfing and more.

13th feb 10am-12 - Long Bay
13th March
22nd May

2 x Overnight Adventures
9-10th April - Multi-activity overnight trip to Tāwharanui Reginal Park and Marine Reserve. Explore the area and participate in outdoor adventurous activities such as paddleboarding, hiking, kayaking, surfing (condition dependent). Camp overnight.

Dates TBC- Overnight adventure - Choose one from the following activities:
Sailing through a marine reserve and camping in a regional park, snorkeling and freediving weekend. Sea kayaking overnight trip. Surf adventure and overnight camping.

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This project is made possible through the allocation of Tu Munawa Fund, Harbour Sport and Sir Peter Blake MERC.

Please be aware we will not provide refunds for "change of mind".

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