River Safety Courses
This course must be conducted by a current NZOIA Kayak II instructor. Whitewater NZ recommends that a ratio limit of 1:6 be applied with a L2 instructor and if numbers exceed this then an L1 instructor be used to assist on the course with up to 10 participants.
Review the River Safety syllabus
River Rescue Courses
This course must be conducted by a current NZOIA Kayak II instructor. Whitewater NZ recommends that a ratio limit of 1:6 be applied.
Review the River Rescue syllabus
Subject to availability, funding will be paid out to Individual or Club members who apply on a first-come, first-served basis. Members should contact the Education Officer at email@example.com, via phone or email well before the course to check (a) that your course complies with the funding requirements and (b) that funding is available. After the course, use the River Safety/Rescue Subsidy form to confirm how many attended and who instructed.
These NZOIA Kayak 2 award holders are available for River Safety courses. These NZOIA Kayak II instructors allow you to qualify for a Safety course subsidy.
List of Kayak 2 Award Holders in New Zealand (c/- NZOIA).
Forms and Certificates
These Kayak Safety or Rescue Certificates are available for Instructors to print out or they can be printed out by Participants prior to the course and signed by the Instructor on completion of the course: