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+00:00 August 10th, 2017|NZ Club Event, NZ SUP Event, NZ SUp Team, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NZ SUP is supporting our team and needs your help!

NZ SUP is supporting the New Zealand SUP and Prone Paddle Board Team in their bid to compete against the world's best at the ISA World Championships in Denmark in September. We have only 23 days left to crowdfund our exceptional team of athletes to Denmark, so please chip in and give them your support. [...]

By | 2017-08-04T06:03:01+00:00 August 4th, 2017|NZ SUp Team, Overseas News|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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 26th, 2017|NZ SUp Team|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+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|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+00:00 March 1st, 2017|NZ SUP Rules and Guidelines|0 Comments