15 Jan 2024

Waka Ama championships underway at Lake Karapiro

From Morning Report, 7:28 am on 15 January 2024

Waka Ama's National Sprint Championships are off to a strong start at Lake Karapiro.

Auckland University waka ama team

Photo: Supplied / University of Auckland

The event, which will run until Saturday, sees paddlers of all ages compete, and is expected to attract more than three thousand contestants.

Waka Ama chief executive, Lara Collins, spoke with Charlotte Cook.