Paddlers out to raise medal tally
Porirua paddlers will be gunning for glory at the national waka ama sprint championships this week.
The event, at Lake Karapiro near Cambridge, will involve more than 3000 crews and individuals in 10 age divisions. One, six and 12-paddler teams will battle over distances of 250m, 500m, 1000m and 1500m.
Porirua clubs Hawaiki Nui Tuarua Waka Ama, Mana Pasifika Outrigger Canoe Club, Porirua Canoe Kayak Club and Toa Waka Ama Club will try to better the large medal haul from 2014.