News archive

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2001 - 12:35
    A rodeo in memory of Niamh Tomkins is scheduled for 8 & 9 December, at Fuljames Rapid, Waikato. More information on Events & Releases and at N
  • Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 21:13
    In a press release (PDF, 60k) yesterday, the NZRCA wrote "The NZRCA extends its condolences to the families of Annabel Atkinson and Hayley North, who drowned following a fatal accident while cano
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2001 - 12:31
    Meridian Energy has announced dates for releases on the Lower Waiau river, Southland, from the weir at the Mararoa confluence to Monowai. Release flow
  • Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 10:47
    Shoulder dislocations are a particular risk for kayakers. Robin Rutter-Baumann passes on some lessons from an incident in the Rangitata Gorge (in Safe
  • Monday, October 8, 2001 - 12:28
    The scheduled recreational releases for Labour Weekend and all of November have been cancelled due to the low lake level of Lake Tekapo. The first rel
  • Friday, October 5, 2001 - 12:27
    The new Events & Releases page lists upcoming releases for rivers like Mangahao, Pukaki, Tekapo, Waikaretaheke and Wairoa, along with whitewater e
  • Friday, September 14, 2001 - 12:25
    NZRCA Conservation Officer Maree Baker has submitted mitigation options arising from Mighty River Power's Waikato resource consent applications (in Co
  • Sunday, September 9, 2001 - 12:25
    A selection of Alan Bell's images of kayaking around the North Island in Winter are in the Whitewater Gallery.
  • Thursday, August 23, 2001 - 12:23
    The ever-thoughtful Hugh Canard asks some questions about the impacts of visitors seeking wilderness recreation experiences in Tourism, Conservation a
  • Friday, August 17, 2001 - 12:22
    Antonia Harmer describes the adventures of an international group who enjoyed several weeks last summer exploring the Buller and West Coast regions, a
  • Tuesday, August 14, 2001 - 12:21
    Fourteen years after it was requested, a National Water Conservation Order for the Buller River is in effect, protecting the Buller and many tributari
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 10:50
    At the recent AGM, Alan Bell of Hutt Valley Canoe Club was voted Canoeist of the Year for 2001.
  • Friday, July 20, 2001 - 12:18
    Would you believe that over one hundred years ago, the intrepid Park brothers undertook (in Education) an epic coast-to-coast canoe journey, via the T
  • Monday, July 9, 2001 - 12:17
    The NZRCA's Annual Report to Members has been distributed to members, and is now online (in About the NZRCA) as Annual Report 2001 (PDF, 78k) or Annua
  • Monday, July 2, 2001 - 12:14
    In another historic account, Mick Hopkinson describes the first descent of Sargoods Weir on the Kawarau (in Education).
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2001 - 12:13
    Now that winter's here, and there's not so much happening on the rivers, sit back and enjoy some of the best yarns of earlier days. Here's Education /
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - 12:12
    Alan Bell of Lower Hutt has taken on the role of Membership Officer, and Melissa Bardsley of Wellington is our new Administration Officer. Lynne Fuggl
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2001 - 12:06
    In early 2001, the Department of Conservation distributed a survey on air access in Kahurangi National Park. Access Officer Mike Savory organised the
  • Thursday, April 19, 2001 - 12:04
    The NZRCA has opposed an application to extend a tourist jetboat service through Smith's Falls citing conservation and safety concerns; also read the
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2001 - 12:02
    The Apr/May edition of Adventure magazine features Mike Abbott on the mighty Mekhong, along with local kayaking action from the Wairoa Extreme Race