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Are you too old for paddleboarding?

Stand Up Paddling is often touted as a great way to "stay young" - both mentally and physically.  Not only is it a bit easier on the knees than traditional surfing, it also has a whole host of other benefits that can help you stay mobile and healthy right into your nineties and beyond. A [...]

By |2018-02-19T02:52:28+00:00February 19th, 2018|Community, NZ SUP Event, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connect with other paddlers… #supgoal1

You’ve bought a SUP, been paddling a few times… so now what?  PaddleFit Coach and NZSUP Committee member Helen Blair explores some ways to make paddling even more fun.  It wasn’t that long ago I was new to the water and stand up paddling (SUP).  Like many people, I'd had a play on a board [...]

By |2018-02-04T04:47:01+00:00February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save the Date! NZ SUP Championships 2018

Thursday 22nd March - Sun 24th March 2018 Orewa Beach New Zealand's premier Stand Up and Prone Paddleboard event - featuring long distance courses, knockout beach races, flatwater, novice and kids events and a two day SUPposium with keynote speakers and paddling workshops. An exciting long weekend to bring together paddling families from all over [...]

By |2017-12-03T17:46:17+00:00December 3rd, 2017|NZ SUP Event, NZ SUp Team, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manukau Downwinder Fundraiser

Join Mike Pirrit and the French Bay Paddlers for a downwinder with a difference this 26/27 August - just in time for the team going to ISA Worlds 2017 in Denmark. Not only will all the money raised from registrations go to the team, you’ll also get to paddle one of the best downwind runs [...]

By |2017-08-10T02:10:24+00:00August 10th, 2017|NZ Club Event, NZ SUP Event, NZ SUp Team, Uncategorized|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

ISA World Championships NZ Team Selection

Surfing NZ has revised its selection policy for the SUP Team representing New Zealand at the ISA World Championships. As well as results in the NZ SUP Nationals, selectors will consider a paddler's other national and international results, previous ISA results, team compatibility and commitment. The team will be announced on Wednesday 3rd May 2017. [...]

By |2017-03-08T00:59:09+00:00March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments