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1999-05-16T18:19:26+12:00 Graham Charles is seeking information on new runs, corrections and hot images for the second edition of NZ Whitewater. Be quick though!

1999-06-29T18:24:14+12:00 The NZRCA’s Annual Report to members for 1999 has been released and distributed to members. You can also access an Adobe Acrobat version of the report here (PDF, 201k).

1999-08-05T18:35:51+12:00 Now prospective Associate Members can download a PDF version of the Associate Membership form, available from the Membership page.

1999-09-05T18:38:19+12:00 Now you can buy, sell and swap kayak gear using the Buy, Sell & Swap forum on this site. It’s easy and freely available for non-commercial use. Update: 3…

1999-05-16T18:17:51+12:00 In case you haven’t heard, Sarah Moodie is the new publisher and editor of NZ Adventure magazine, and the March-April-May issue has plenty of interest to kayakers, including a…

1999-11-09T18:46:11+13:00 The Canterbury Regional Council has released a discussion document titled “Water – Our Future” as part of the development of a Natural Resources Regional Plan which will affect the…

1999-09-08T18:39:37+12:00 The latest issue of NZRCA’s official newsletter “NZ Canoeing” is now available to members. Features include the final chapter on the NZRCA’s appeal regarding the Clarence, the launch of…

1999-11-12T18:47:57+13:00 A major submission by the NZRCA to the select committee considering the Resource Management Amendment Act is available online in Conservation / Submission on Resource Management Amendment Bill 1999.

1999-06-03T18:22:24+12:00 The latest issue of NZRCA’s official newsletter “NZ Canoeing” is now available to members. Features include updates on NZRCA’s appeal regarding the Clarence, Memories of Matt Daly, RMA review…

1999-06-10T18:23:22+12:00 Be safer on the river by attending a River Safety course. Subsidies available. Read course content and information in Education / River Safety Courses.

1999-09-13T18:41:14+12:00 The NZ Team for the Kayak Rodeo Worlds in December is not selected yet! Two more qualifying events are held on 18/19 Sepember and 9/10 October 1999 at Fuljames…

1999-10-10T18:45:02+13:00 The October-November issue features Sarah Fabian’s story of how a New Zealand women’s team won the Camel Whitewater Challenge in South Africa, an account from the ubiquitous Graham Charles…

2000-02-06T19:07:03+13:00 The Ministry for the Environment has published a draft agenda and action plan as part of the development of a national agenda for sustainable water management (NASWM). Comments on…

2000-01-16T19:01:55+13:00 Several kayakers have died on New Zealand’s rivers this year. 21-year old German kayaker Guenther Schuppan was trapped under a rock ledge on the Nevis River, and 37-year-old Robin…

2000-02-16T20:58:57+13:00 New Zealand Whitewater: 120 Great Kayaking Runs, the revised edition is the new New Zealand kayaking guidebook from Graham Charles. The revised edition features at least 20 new runs…

2000-02-15T20:56:25+13:00 The Westland National Park management plan is currently undergoing its ten year review. This is a great opportunity for kayakers to gain access to a currently forbidden river; the…

2000-01-19T19:04:02+13:00 Colin Leitch describes the background to the non-release on the Mangahao last year in Access / Mangahao Madness, while Timon Walkley recounts his day on the Mangahao which turned…

2000-02-23T21:00:27+13:00 The NZFKC has announced the “Kaituna Play Day and the TSM Kayak Disco” for Saturday the 4th March, starting at 2pm. The idea is to offer something different from…

2000-02-08T19:08:02+13:00 Adventure magazine #98 features a Graham Charles article (and photos!) on the 1999 World Freestyle Kayaking Championships and an adventure kayaking epic (“Escape from the Callery”) by Tony Ward-Holmes….

2000-03-27T21:14:15+12:00 Graham Charles of New Zealand Whitewater guidebook fame, has kindly supplied some great action photographs for your viewing pleasure in Whitewater Gallery / Classic West Coast drops.

2000-02-21T20:59:46+13:00 It’s that time of the year again! BullerFest will be taking place in and around Murchison on Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 March. Organised by the Whitewater Racing Group…

1999-12-20T18:57:46+13:00 This event follows hot on the heels of last summer’s successful workday on the middle-Matakitaki take-out road. The workday is organised by the NZ Kayak School and the NZRCA.The…

1999-12-26T18:58:46+13:00 The Timaru Herald reported on Monday 20 December, that at least three irrigation schemes are planning to extra water from the Rangitata river. Ruapuna Irrigation Limited have applied for…

2000-01-26T19:05:03+13:00 The Whitewater Gallery has been redesigned. Along with the original pictures in a new format, there are some pictures from the 1999 World Freestyle Kayaking Championships held in Taupo…