Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event

Event Info

February 04, 2018

Event information may be out of date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please confirm details with event organisers.
Stand Up Paddle Board Charity Event

What to Expect

Bring the family and your pet along to have a go at a paddle boarding challenge on the stunning Whitianga Waterways and beach inlets.  

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Water enthusiasts alert - paddle boards and paddle board tutors will be on site for you to get involved.

Stand Up Paddle Board Challenges on the Day
Fastest time prizes for the following categories:
  • "get on board" and compete in an around the island time challenge
  • fastest female - board provided
  • fastest male - board provided
  • fastest parent & child - board provided  (child must be able to swim confidently)
  • fastest owner & pet (must provide own board)
  • "get on board" and just have a go on paddleboards!
  • "paddle your pet" - just bring your pooch for some paddling fun!
General Information for the Paddle Board Event
  • $10 charge for paddle boards and all proceeds to Starship (pay on the day)
  • join in on the action between 12-3pm
  • Spot prizes!
  • Paradise Pet Grooming's trailer on site
  • Hot food and ice cream trucks will be on site.
This great charity event is helping to raise money for Starship National Children's Hospital. All are welcome to come and support, compete or play and enjoy a fantastic day on, in , or around the water.

All paddle board competition monies received and any donations on the day are welcome!

Fundraising Event
Helping to change the lives of young people by ensuring Starship remains a world-class medical facility for all of our children.  All proceeds will benefit New Zealand’s Starship Children’s Health.

About Starship National Children's Hospital
Every year there are nearly 130,000 patient visits to Starship Children's Health, by children from all over New Zealand.

Donations can be made to Starship at any time throughout the year. If you would like to make an additional donation directly to Starship please use the website link on this page.

Lets get on board for a great cause - our children are our future, they are the most precious gift we will ever receive.


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Event information may be out of date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please confirm details with event organisers.
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