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NZ SUP National Championship Series Announced!

NZSUP is thrilled to announce an exciting new National Championship Series to replace the Nationals in 2019. Four great events in three amazing locations, delivered by three awesome event partners. More details to follow next Thursday, October 18 at the Auckland Paddlefest opening night and subsequent communications. Lock these  dates in folks and please share! [...]

By |2018-10-10T22:30:48+00:00October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fancy becoming a SUP instructor?

The International Surfing Association (ISA) Stand Up Paddleboarding Level One Instructors Course, for the instruction of flat water paddling and beginners is the ONLY course recognised in New Zealand for teaching SUP. The Course The two day course covers all aspects of instructing this fast growing sport safely and includes the Community Instructors Lifesaving Award. [...]

By |2018-10-10T22:28:21+00:00October 10th, 2018|Instruction & Coaching|0 Comments

Forthcoming SUP Instructor Course Dates

Wanting to become a paddleboard instructor?  Here's your chance. We have two courses scheduled for this September, and more on the way. The NZSUP Foundation Instructor Course, in conjunction with SurfingNZ, is the only recognised SUP instructor  qualification in New Zealand. Successful completion of the course and a valid First Aid course results in the [...]

By |2017-07-05T15:18:12+00:00July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NZ Team selected for World Paddleboard Championships

The NZ Team has been selected for the 2017 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) in Denmark this September.   The event features five disciplines—SUP Surfing, SUP Racing Technical, SUP Racing Sprint, SUP Racing Distance and Paddleboard Racing Technical and Distance. Within the SUP Racing and Paddleboard disciplines, athletes will be competing in up [...]

By |2017-06-30T09:01:36+00:00June 26th, 2017|NZ SUp Team|0 Comments

NZ SUP Transgender Policy

One of the more challenging missions for the NZSUP team of late has been the formulation of a Policy for the participation and official placing of Transgenders at the NZSUP Nationals.  The policy has involved extensive consultation with the Cisgender and Transgender SUP community, and particular thanks must go to committee member Jonathan Wood who has devoted a great [...]

By |2017-03-01T00:37:10+00:00March 1st, 2017|NZ SUP Rules and Guidelines|0 Comments

Become a qualified SUP Instructor!

Upcoming ISA/SNZ SUP INSTRUCTOR COURSES! Fancy becoming a paddleboard instructor? The next ISA/SNZ Level 1 instructor courses are scheduled for 23-24 March, and 25-26 March in Auckland. There are only a few places on each course, so if you’re keen, get your application in as soon as possible! […]

By |2017-02-26T04:16:56+00:00February 26th, 2017|Instruction & Coaching|0 Comments