Whitewater NZ

Welcome to the updated rivers.org.nz

Welcome to the sixth major iteration of rivers.org.nz.
  • A new responsive theme based on Bootstrap means the site should be more usable on tablet and mobile.
  • Galleries have been dropped for the time-being.
  • API for river section data is in development.

Most things should just work but if you notice an issue please get in touch or add an issue directly at Gitlab https://gitlab.com/kayakr/rivers.org.nz. Enjoy!

Latest news

  • Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 10:32

    2019 has been a big year for WWNZ. Here’s a brief blow-by-blow run down of what’s been happening with us and around the country, including news on the Waitaha, Kaituna, Ngaruroro, Mangahao, and other issues.

  • Kaituna Lower Gorges. Photo: Ryan Lucas.
    Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:55

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council Harbourmaster, Peter Buell, will not re-issue a closure directive for the section

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 20:12

    Todd Henry advises, "There is currently no river access allowed other than the scheduled Genesis releases on the Whakapapa/Whakapapanui River at the moment. Please be respectful of this."

Events & Releases

  • Wairoa release
    23 February 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
    To event remaining 3 days
  • Bullerfest 2020
    28 February 2020 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
    To event remaining 8 days
  • Bullerfest 2020
    29 February 2020 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
    To event remaining 9 days
  • Wairoa release
    1 March 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
    To event remaining 10 days
  • Bullerfest 2020
    1 March 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
    To event remaining 10 days


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