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If you’re looking at taking up a water sport - Swimming, waka ama, kayaking, sailing, jet-skiing, windsurfing, and launches - we suggest getting in touch with some of these partners:
Also have a look at our boat launching facilities.
Runs from Ivey Bay, Paremata and has been running waka ama training for more than 20 years. Visit www.sporty.co.nz/hawaikinuituaruawakaama for more information.
Runs waka ama, kayak, canoe, and white water rafting training. For more information please visit the Porirua Canoe Kayak Club website: www.sporty.co.nz/poriruacanoekayakclub
This club runs races and training for all ages and levels. For further information about races and training please visit their website www.manakayakracing.wordpress.com
If you’re eager for a fish but don’t have a boat give the team at Westcoast Charters a call.
This club operates from Porirua Harbour and includes circuit training boats (hydroplanes, racing runabouts, v-bottoms, and tunnel boats). Boats range in size and speed, capable of speeds of over 250kph. Visit www.nzpba.com for further information.
This club runs training and racing for keen jet-skiers, please visit their website www.wjsc.co.nz for more information.
They can set you up with training in kite surfing or stand-up paddleboarding.
Hs been nurturing and training local rowers for more than 50 years. Check them out on Facebook.
This club has been teaching Porirua City residents to sail for more than 60 years. Visit www.paremataboatingclub.org.nz for more information.
This club is one of New Zealand’s oldest sailing clubs dating back to 1860. Visit www.plimmertonboatingclub.org.nz for more information.
A friendly, family-orientated club, with safe sailing all year round in Porirua harbour. Visit the website for more information www.tbbc.org.nz
They have been training SCUBA divers in Porirua since 1989 with regular courses, diving event’s and a monthly BBQ/social night.
Offers training for all Kiwis age 7 up, across all surf sports including beach, IRB (inflatable rescue boat), water, surf boat and life saving.
Covers the greater Wellington area with competitions and training held in Plimmerton and Pāuatahanui Inlet.