Students fight hard for regatta rowing wins
Hundreds of students from almost 40 Auckland schools took to the water at Lake Pupuke on Saturday for the New Zealand Head of Harbour regatta.
the Auckland secondary schools championships and gets rowers ready for the national championship Maadi Cup in March.
Crews from Mt Albert Grammar, Auckland Grammar, Epsom Girls Grammar and Diocesan School for Girls came home with multiple titles.
Mt Albert won the boys’ under-18 coxless pair and the boys’ under-18 coxed four, and Auckland Grammar took out the boys’ under-17 and under- 18 coxed eight titles. Epsom took out the girls’ under-18, under-17 and under-16 coxed eight races and Diocesan won the girls’ under-17 and under16 coxed quad sculls and the girls’ under-18 single race.