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    • March 2018
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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 10 Mar 2018 05:31:49 +0000

      Session date : 10/03/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      5.43 km

      01:07:55

      4.89 km/h

      nice day, minimal wind

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      Noah Hickey at City Beach Cruise
      Westmere - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 10 Mar 2018 03:02:57 +0000

      Session date : 10/03/2018

      4.88 km

      00:46:10

      6.42 km/h

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      Cha Chou at Christchurch Estuary
      Christchurch - New Zealand
      Added on Thu, 08 Mar 2018 03:38:03 +0000

      Session date : 08/03/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      Just paddling... :-)

      2.65 km

      00:40:00

      4.02 km/h

      Such a beautiful morning when I headed out! Flat as, tide in, no wind, it was just perfect! Left from the jetty and up river into the Avon. Somehow past the bridge I ended up on the wrong side and in a cul-de-sac. So many birds though: gulls, shags, loads of black swans and a whole group of royal spoonbills (gutted my little camera doesn't zoom as they were truly majestic when they all flew off in front of my board!). Met a kayaker on the way back. Of course the wind had to pick up N/E went I was coming down so battled a wee bit to get back in to shore. Looks like summer is still hanging around for a while in NZ =)

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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:17:14 +0000

      Session date : 08/03/2018

      1.78 km

      00:24:56

      4.44 km/h

      had a second paddle but fell a couple of times but was as u know i can get back on to it

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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:44:30 +0000

      Session date : 08/03/2018

      1.44 km

      00:20:32

      4.37 km/h

      second session on my new board ,balance is a bit betta.n voing fastet

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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:23:26 +0000

      Session date : 07/03/2018

      1.57 km

      00:22:18

      4.36 km/h

      just trying my new board for the 1st time,its a toroedo7 touring sup 11.6x29inx6in.taking a bit to keeo my balance but its getting betta.dont fall off.

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      Richard Pharo at Takapuna Beach
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 06 Mar 2018 06:46:16 +0000

      Session date : 06/03/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      2.8 km

      00:32:00

      5.29 km/h

      calm water, nice late afternoon paddle

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      Richard Pharo at Takapuna Beach
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Mon, 05 Mar 2018 06:45:41 +0000

      Session date : 05/03/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Just paddling... :-)

      3.02 km

      00:40:15

      4.57 km/h

      a quick paddle after work

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      Cha Chou at Akaroa Harbour & Bays
      Akaroa - New Zealand
      Added on Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:17:13 +0000

      Session date : 04/03/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      Family

      0.22 km

      00:30:00

      0.45 km/h

      Introducing 3months old puppy Torx to paddle boarding =) A lot easier with another SUP pooch around ;) Both had lots of fun! And the water is still quite warm so that always helps. Great day out on the water!

    • February 2018
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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 18:47:47 +0000

      Session date : 01/03/2018

      2.02 km

      00:31:00

      3.96 km/h

      second session afta coffee break

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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 17:58:15 +0000

      Session date : 01/03/2018

      2.25 km

      00:31:48

      4.42 km/h

      nice and flat today just stopping 4 a coffee

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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:01:30 +0000

      Session date : 28/02/2018

      2.52 km

      00:32:30

      4.75 km/h

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:13:59 +0000

      Session date : 25/02/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      5.33 km

      01:09:54

      4.63 km/h

      calm day, enjoyable paddle

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      Wanda Swailes at humarana
      Hamurana - New Zealand
      Added on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:17:48 +0000

      Session date : 24/02/2018

      Yoga

      0.8 km

      00:06:40

      8.04 km/h

      forgot to bring find and ankle strap. very hard to direct board

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      Richard Pharo at Lake Pupuke
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:41:11 +0000

      Session date : 17/02/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.09 km

      01:02:10

      3.15 km/h

      7 Kt NE, 9Kt gusts. Choppy on one side and flat as glass on the other.

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      Richard Pharo at weiti river
      Unknown - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:10:05 +0000

      Session date : 06/02/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      River

      7.47 km

      01:27:31

      5.15 km/h

      An awesome outing on the Weiti River with the Orewa Paddleboard Club. Upstream with incoming tide and back with outgoing tide

    • January 2018
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      Paul Sijnja at taupo
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 18:19:23 +0000

      Session date : 31/01/2018

      2.09 km

      00:27:19

      4.65 km/h

      nìce and flat at 2 mile bay sailing center.

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      Paul Sijnja at accica bay
      Taupo - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:28:15 +0000

      Session date : 31/01/2018

      0.58 km

      00:08:47

      4.47 km/h

      bit wavy today but well try otherside of lake

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:19:26 +0000

      Session date : 29/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Just paddling... :-)

      00:48:00

      North easter - 8Kt - gusty - out with the wind - hard work coming back

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 05:01:38 +0000

      Session date : 28/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      3.74 km

      00:44:20

      5.13 km/h

      8Kt easterly wind, out with the wind, into it coming back. Work on technique. Feels like I have had a good workout.

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      Cha Chou at Cass Bay
      Christchurch - New Zealand
      Added on Sun, 28 Jan 2018 04:39:52 +0000

      Session date : 28/01/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      Family

      0.97 km

      00:45:00

      1.29 km/h

      Doggy paddle = happy paddle! =) Went early to avoid the scorching heat that we are currently experiencing in NZ (on the plus side the sea water is the warmest it's ever been at around 21˚C!). Nice to see quite a few others out on SUPs/kayaks, probably the busiest I've ever seen Cass Bay. No wind, flat as, gorgeous day (was overcast at first but the sun quickly peeked out =). Didn't go too far as I had my favorite passenger with me but we had a lovely time practising balance, playing aqua-fetch and just paddling around =)

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 27 Jan 2018 05:32:42 +0000

      Session date : 27/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.06 km

      00:46:38

      5.34 km/h

      beautiful day. calm water, mild breeze, work on improving my paddle stroke

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      Richard Pharo at Wenderholm Regional Park
      Puhoi - New Zealand
      Added on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:41:08 +0000

      Session date : 26/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      3.41 km

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      Danielle Dowden at Puhoi river back
      Waiwera - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:42:15 +0000

      Session date : 24/01/2018

      4.15 km

      00:39:37

      6.38 km/h

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      Danielle Dowden at Cheltenham
      Narrow Neck - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:41:48 +0000

      Session date : 05/02/2017

      Just paddling... :-)

      2.61 km

      01:10:01

      2.25 km/h

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      Cha Chou at Akaroa Harbour & Bays
      Akaroa - New Zealand
      Added on Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:54:26 +0000

      Session date : 22/01/2018

      Touring

      4.03 km

      01:30:00

      2.69 km/h

      Not on a SUP for a change, but what an awesome day for it. Hottest weekend of the year so far, 30˚C+ and even though it was super windy, on the water it was still stinking hot! =D Paddled from Children's Bay to Red Point and had a good look on the rocks. Saw lots of little fish in the water at Children's Bay that morning but not so much in the heat of the arvo. No stingray or dolphins either :'( But the water was the clearest I've ever seen in the crater and I really wish that I had my snorkelling gear with me (and that the camera didn't die 5min into the paddle :'(!!! So gutted!!!). Bit of a challenge in that strong wind but good fun surfing the waves in the harbour though I reckon the SUPers we passed on the way out didn't have such a fun time :p Was actually glad to be sitting in and not standing on a SUP for once =D Nice to see more paddlers coming out that way and the rental guy being so busy on such a lovely weekend =)

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:36:02 +0000

      Session date : 20/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      4.16 km

      00:53:00

      4.73 km/h

      nice day, water calm, a good opportunity to work on improving my paddle stroke

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      Josh Gallagher at Waiwera
      Unknown - New Zealand
      Added on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:49:15 +0000

      Session date : 20/01/2018

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      00:02:59

      0.01 km/h

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      Richard Pharo at Little Shoal Bay, Northcote. Auckland
      Northcote Point - New Zealand
      Added on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:57:07 +0000

      Session date : 11/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Just paddling... :-)

      2.66 km

      00:33:26

      4.83 km/h

      6 Kt westerly, outgoing tide, swell not too big

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      Richard Pharo at Takapuna Beach
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:30:03 +0000

      Session date : 10/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Fitness

      4.37 km

      00:57:16

      4.60 km/h

      Wind - 8Kt off shore westerly
      Water calm

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      Liz Schoeff at orakei basin
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:53:09 +0000

      Session date : 10/01/2018

      Allround

      0.22 km

      00:06:04

      2.24 km/h

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      Cha Chou reviewed Lake Opuha
      Fairlie - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:30:29 +0000

      A great little lake just out of Fairlie that is a lot more quiet than the big and more popular Southern Lakes. Bonus, if you have a self-contained campervan/caravan (see the NZ Freedom Camping regulations) you're allowed to camp there for 3 nights (however not around Xmas time) which is pretty awesome. Great easy access, you can launch from multiple spots/ramps around the lake. However, firstly because it gets the alpine winds which can be very treacherous and also because there is a dam up stream I would be cautious when heading out (people die every year on the southern lakes in NZ when they get caught in the winds sadly :'( ) and probably wouldn't recommend it to complete beginners unless accompanied with more experienced paddlers. BYO gear only as there are no rentals around. There is also a nice DOC (Department of Conservation) campsite nearby at Pioneer Park which doesn't require you to be self-contained and cost $8/person/night. If you're passing through on your way to or from the Lakes further south I would definitely recommend this spot as a great picnic/paddle stop =)


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      Cha Chou at Lake Opuha
      Fairlie - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:22:08 +0000

      Session date : 09/01/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      Touring

      01:00:00

      *** Not an actual paddle *** SOOOO windy when we got there so didn't get the board out! It died off a bit but those alpine winds come in monstrous gusts and I didn't want to have to walk back =D However, this little lake just out of Fairlie is a brilliant spot, and even though there were still a few boats out, it is far less crowded than most of the neighbouring and more popular lakes. I will definitely go back to check it out! =)

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      Cha Chou at Southern Lakes
      Twizel - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:58:37 +0000

      Session date : 09/01/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      Just paddling... :-)

      1.69 km

      01:00:00

      1.69 km/h

      Pretty good couple of sessions at Lake Middleton. The cool thing being the campsite is right by the lake so you can go paddling anytime =) Did the round the lake tour a couple of times, which only takes around 20min. First day I helped a man who lost his glasses in the water search for them (we didn't find them but someone else did =D) and another time a boy broke his bike on the other side of the lake so went to investigate (and was prepared to give him and the bike a ride back =D he was happy to push the bike in the end!). So much action for such a small lake! Quite busy at first but the average weather and end of the holiday meant that the lake got a lot quieter which was awesome. Traded some paddle lessons for 2 little girls in exchange for a water-ski session with a family that comes up here every summer. Girls loved it!!! Future contributors to SUP Trotters for sure =) Still a few motor boats/jetskis out though. Lots of birds around - the northern end of the lake is closed to boats for the southern crested grebe that nest on the swimming rope there =) - and heaps of baby ducks. The latest being big fans of my board =) Didn't get the chance to paddle Lake Ohau as it was very windy the whole time sadly.

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      Cha Chou reviewed Catlins River
      Pounawea - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:48:07 +0000

      A neat little spot in a pretty amazing area really. Very tidal dependant especially up river at the Catlins Lake and down at the estuary. Plenty of access points either along the river or park down by the campsite at Pounawea. Great spot for bird watching too. At high tide the Lake would be good for paddling. Winds can be really strong and I would be wary of the currents especially when the tide is getting out so might not be ideal for beginners. BYO gear only as there is no rental place around (that I am aware of). The Catlins is an amazing region at the southern tip of the South Island and while it is a popular surf destination (Purakaunui, Tautuku, Curio Bay) it is also great for SUPaddlers as well with plenty of river spots. The Tahakopa estuary at Papatowai would be amazing at high tide. Possible paddles on the Tahakopa & McLennan rivers out of Papatowai as well though it is not necessarily easy to park/launch around. The marine life is insane with seals, sea lions, Hector's dolphins calling the place home and occasionally orcas/whales passing through the waters so keep your eyes peeled in the surf! It is quite a remote area so BYO gear is strongly recommended (I'm not even sure you can hire SUP boards down there).


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      Cha Chou at Catlins River
      Pounawea - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:38:01 +0000

      Session date : 09/01/2018

      Gear used : Pacific Paddle Co Airlines & Pacific Paddle Co Adjustable PPC Recreational Paddle

      River

      1.02 km

      00:20:00

      3.09 km/h

      Finally found a spot to paddle after a couple of days scouting the area =) It was pretty windy especially around the bend and the tide wasn't in yet so couldn't go into the estuary. Nice wee spot though and with the Catlins Lake further up it definitely calls for more exploration =) Lots of wildlife around the estuary, mostly birds but with herons, oystercatchers, stilts and even royal spoonbills it is a pretty amazing place to go for a walk/bird watching!

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      AM M at Rangaunu Harbour
      Rangaputa - New Zealand
      Added on Sun, 07 Jan 2018 03:16:03 +0000

      Session date : 07/01/2018

      Gear used : BOTE Traveller

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      Liz Schoeff at orakei basin
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Sat, 06 Jan 2018 20:49:21 +0000

      Session date : 07/01/2018

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.31 km

      00:11:53

      1.73 km/h

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      Richard Pharo at Lake Pupuke
      Auckland - New Zealand
      Added on Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:49:06 +0000

      Session date : 03/01/2018

      Gear used : Red Paddle Co Sport & Agenda High Cadence Full Carbon

      Allround

      5.14 km

      01:09:52

      4.47 km/h

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      Liz Schoeff at Okahu bay
      Orakei - New Zealand
      Added on Tue, 02 Jan 2018 19:42:18 +0000

      Session date : 03/01/2018

      0.26 km

      00:07:41

      2.32 km/h

      core practice and entry to Orakei Basin

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