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Check, Clean, Dry

Aquatic pests, such as Didymo, cause huge amounts of damage to river ecosystems and native flora and fauna. Paddle sports present a high risk of spreading pests between rivers, that is why it is essential that we Check, Clean and Dry our gear between river trips.

Watch this video for updated advice of how to clean your kayak, other paddlesport’s follow the same guidelines.

Otherwise please consult this website for current Check Clean Dry advice:
https://www.mpi.govt.nz/outdoor-activities/boating-and-watersports-tips-to-prevent-spread-of-pests/check-clean-dry/