Aotearoa Aito – Rudderless Va’a Race (NZ)



There are 4 air tickets to Tahiti up for grabs.

  • Aotearoa Aito Champion Man
  • Aotearoa Aito Champion Woman
  • Aotearoa Aito Champion Junior Man
  • Aotearoa Aito Champion Junior Woman

In order to be eligible for the prize of an Air Tahiti Nui Ticket you must:

                        ·Be a New Zealand Citizen & Reside in New Zealand

·Be able to attend and Compete in Te Aito – Tahiti

 Junior race (12km) winners must be 16 years (Turn 16 in Year of competition) to win the trip to travel to Tahiti, and must be accompanied to and in Tahiti by a Parent/Guardian (who will cover all their own costs)

If for any reason you cannot take up your prize the prize will be offered to the next best place from Aotearoa Aito until that spot is filled.

The prize includes:

  • Return Ticket to Tahiti to compete in Te Aito
  • Provision of Va’a for race and practice
  • Race entry into Te Aito (Please note Junior women and Women race together )

You are obligated to:

Pay for your own Food, Transport & any entertainment whilst in Tahiti

Arrange and cover the cost of your own accomodation. 

If you wish to take supporters and or family with you. They must source their own accommodation arrangements.

Dates of flights to Tahiti are: TBA


Every Entry goes in the draw to win a FAI VA’A V1!!! – The winner will receive their canoe in the next FAI container that arrives from Tahiti 

You need to be present at the prizegiving to win the Spot Prizes. 


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