Looking for paddling buddies in the South

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I'm a 28 year old English kayaker. I'll be moving to Dunedin for a year on 28th October, and I'm looking for paddling buddies. I posted a message a few weeks ago (see below), but received no response. So, I'm widening my appeal to anyone in the south. If you live in, say, Queenstown or Invercargil and want to meet up in, say, Queenstown for a weekend's boating, then let me know.

I've been paddling for about 10 years. I've paddled in California, Canada, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, Australia, New Zealand, and obviously extensively in Europe. When I came to New Zealand last year I paddled the Buller, Matakitaki, Glenroy, Opara, Blackball creek, Arahura, Whitcome, Taipo, Totora, Toaroha, Kakapotahi, Crooked, Styx, Perth, Wanganui, and Fox.

I enjoy all levels of playboating and creeking, so please get in touch whether you're a grade 3 paddler, a grade 5 knucklehead, or if you just want to go for a chilled surf after work.

My e-mail address is: robin.scott@nottingham.ac.uk