Our purpose is to preserve New Zealand's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely.
Whitewater NZ is the national organisation representing recreational whitewater canoeing and kayaking in New Zealand. It has over 16 member clubs corresponding to around 800 active members. Our primary objective is expressed in our purpose (above) and our work is coordinated in four portfolios:
Conservation - Preserve New Zealand's river and lakes.
Access - Ensure public access.
Safety - Promote safe & enjoyable kayaking.
Education - Foster the kayaking community.
Whitewater NZ publishes a quarterly newsletter, called NZ Canoeing featuring news, articles and trip reports about the whitewater kayaking scene in New Zealand.
To find out more about this recreational group check out the rivers.org.nz website.