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The NZSUP SUP SAFE and SUP RESCUE courses

Each year there are numerous rescues of stand up paddleboarders around our coast and lakes, and tragically, there have been fatalities too. It nearly always comes down to lack of knowledge. Do you really understand [...]

NZSUP and Hutchwilco

Beltpack PFDs are a great option for the experienced stand up paddleboarder. However, a lot of the beltpacks currently available are poorly designed or simply too expensive. NZSUP is delighted to announce that they will [...]

NZSUP Annual General Meeting 2019 – you are invited!

The New Zealand Stand Up Paddling Inc (NZSUP) Annual General Meeting will be held on at 10:30 am on Saturday 22nd June at Harcourts Offices (125 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna, Auckland. NZSUP is a not-for-profit Incorporated Society run by [...]

The SUP SAFE Code!

  With support from Water Safety New Zealand, NZSUP has undertaken an extensive research and consultation exercise within the SUP industry to come up with our equivalent of the Maritime NZ Safer Boating code. Whether [...]

NZSUP inc campaigns on behalf of all paddleboarders in New Zealand on matters of safety, legislation and all other aspects of negotiation and liaison with other governing bodies.  NZSUP organises the national race championships and teams for international events, and oversees SUP schools and instruction in New Zealand.

NZSUP Inc is a member of the New Zealand Safer Boating Forum, a formal network representing a cross-section of national and regional government agencies, local body groups, organisations and the marine industry, involved in promoting recreational boating safety in New Zealand. Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) leads the Forum and works with Forum members to coordinate safe boating activities.

NZSUP Inc is a member of Water Safety NZ (WSNZ). Water safety NZ is an incorporated society with charitable status that contributes to strategy and promotion of water safety to our paddle sports community. WSNZ is also a member of the Safer Boating Forum mentioned above.

NZ SUP is a voluntary organisation, and relies upon the generous sponsorship of its sponsors and supporters.

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