Paddler of the Year 2023 October 9th, 2023 Nominations for the Whitewater NZ Paddler of the Year 2023 are open! If you know someone who deserves to be recognised for their dedication, skill and contributions to our rivers and sport, email your nomination(s) along with a short blurb (max 200 words) outlining why they deserve to win to [email protected]. Nominations are due by 15 November 2023. The WWNZ Board will then curate all nominations and the winner will be chosen by popular vote of the members on our social media channels. Happy Paddling!