FMHS Waka Ama paddlers are off to Hawaii

FMHS Waka Ama Paddlers
FMHS Waka Ama Paddlers 2019

FMHS were the first UoA team to cross the finish line in this years Great Waka Ama Race and will represent the University of Auckland at the Queen Lili’uokalanai Canoe Race in Hawaii this August!

They will compete in three different races across the weekend with the main race being the 18 mile 6-person race which is the largest outrigger canoe race in the world in terms of crews / competitors.

The team will be writing regular blogs leading up to their big race in Hawaii, you can read all about their journey on the Inside Word Blog. 

Meet the team

The Great Waka Ama Race 2019