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2012-03-09T21:55:12+13:00 The NZ Conservation Authority (NZCA) released a report late in 2011 entitled Protecting New Zealand’s Rivers. The full report is available on the Department of Conservation website, www.doc.govt.nz and…

Cumec Magazine Issue number 15 is out now and available through kayak and bookstores across NZ and Australia. Inside you’ll find features on paddling in the Northeast of Turkey, the…

2011-11-20T13:39:21+13:00 Whitewater NZ held its Annual General Meeting for 2011 in Turangi on 17 September. Most of the current Executive Committee were relected to their current positions. Thanks to outgoing…

2011-11-03T17:21:46+13:00 Unfortunately, Genesis Energy have advised that the recreational releases scheduled for this weekend (Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November) from Whakamarino and Piripaua have been cancelled due to health…

2013-08-03T12:59:23+12:00 Kaimai Canoe Club have announced Wairoa river release dates for 2013-2014, with flows starting on Sunday 14 September and ending Sunday 11 May. Access

2013-05-26T11:38:05+12:00 The proposed Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan has been appealed to the Christchurch High Court by multiple parties including the Hurunui Water Project (HWP), Amuri Irrigation Company and…

2013-05-15T21:10:14+12:00 This year the Whitewater NZ Annual General Meeting was held in Auckland on 11 May 2013, to which people came from far and wide. As people gathered into the…

2013-05-05T16:24:44+12:00 Whitewater NZ Inc. will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Auckland on Saturday 11 May at The Conference Centre, City Campus, University of Auckland. All members and interested…

2013-03-14T09:33:27+13:00 “Proposed RMA reforms are of serious concern to kayakers and any other person that relaxes and recreates in the outdoors. The government’s proposed reforms for the Resource Management Act…

2013-02-19T21:41:56+13:00 Central Otago Whitewater invites paddlers to the NZ Freestyle Kayak Nationals and the official opening of the Hawea Whitewater Park on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March. The weekend…

Cumec 18 is now available for your summer reading pleasure. Inside you’ll find another great mix of articles covering the people and places that shape New Zealand and Australian kayaking….

2013-01-20T10:56:22+13:00 Releases on the Mangahao River have been scarce in recent times, but a release is scheduled for 6 April 2013. Check this site for updates closer to the date,…

2012-12-18T08:53:45+13:00 The inaugural Okere Enduro Race was held on the Kaituna River on Saturday 15 December. There were around 50 competitors who took up the challenge of paddling down and…

2012-10-27T11:12:13+13:00 Kayaking meets enduro! A 6hr endurance kayak event on Saturday 15 December at Okere Falls on the Kaituna River. Mixed teams of three (minimum of 1 female on each…

2012-10-23T10:00:00+13:00 (23 October) QLDC advises that Skippers Road has re-opened (/ht kayakjb). (14 September) Access to the upper Shotover river sections has been disrupted by a major road slip at…