Waikato / Ngāwapurua (Fulljames)

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II+
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The site of the 1999 World Freestyle Championships, the Nga Awa Purua wave is best at 180 to 240 cumecs. Phone 0800 820 082 Permission is needed for access on Tauhara North No. 2 Trust land downstream of the "Hay Barn". Also called Fulljames after Walter Leslie Fulljames (http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/18811.detail). Contact for access: Forest & General Security Ltd, 63 Miro St Taupo Phone 07-376 5333.
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Credits: 
Mike Birch
NZ Whitewater 4th Edition 2006: 
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Comments

Duncs96's picture

Head into Canoe and Kayak Taupo... they have a key for the gate. This means you can drive right to the put in for the wave.

WhitewaterWillie's picture

Awesome place to kayak. Where i learnt to paddle....very Frendly rapids.
Full James for people wanting to play.
Check in with rapids jet before paddling.