‘NZ Canoeing’ contents page, site maintenanceFebruary 11, 2020
Added ‘NZ Canoeing’ page describing the official newsletter of the NZRCA. Added What’s new? for previous news items, added Access, Safety and Education pages. Added new ‘hollow arrow’ to designate offsite links. Added a hot picture from the Tekapo. Added a page for other organisations (Slalom, Canoe Polo, Sea Kayaking, Rodeo / Freestyle, Wildwater, Open Canoe).
Accidents and Incidents, Clarence River images
Trouble with jetboats? Have a look at our Safety / Accidents and Incidents article and form on the Safety page. Added several images of the Clarence River. Fixed misdirected links on NZRCA Home page, fixed broken links on What’s new? page, Added contact information.
Updated links to missing Auckland University Canoe Club website and new Waimanui Canoe Club website. Fixed broken links on News page (thanks Gary). Changed What’s new? page to News archive to more clearly define its content (Thanks Tony).
Whitewashed on the Mungo
Graham Charles describes the first descent of the Mungo River (West Coast) in the April edition of Air New Zealand’s in-flight magazine Pacific Wave.
Adventure magazine #93
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 first descent of the Upper Whitcombe (West Coast) by Arnd Schaftlein, Andi Uhl and friends. Sarah writes about the ECNZ Rodeo Pre-Worlds at Ngaawaparua, documents new boats from Eskimo (Zwo), Riot (Glide) and Prijon (Samurai) and reviews three new whitewater videos.
Adventure magazine #94
The June-July issue is in the shops, and kayakers will be interested in Graham Charles, Mark Jones and Marcus Waters’ plan to sea-kayak the length of the Antarctic Peninsula this summer. There’s mention of a descent of the Adams River on the West Coast by Kerry Hogland and others. Craig Pearless recounts an “Escape from Tree Trunk Gorge” on the Tongariro. Grant Davidson describes an overnight raft and kayak trip on the middle Mohaka.