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Maree Burnett - Secretary General

Maree has been actively involved in the administration of canoe sport since 2001. Within New Zealand she is Secretary General for the New Zealand Canoe Federation, a member of the Board of Canoe Racing NZ, an Olympic Selector for Canoe Slalom, and an Executive member of New Zealand Canoe Polo. Internationally she is the President of the Oceania Canoe Association and sits on the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Board of Directors, as well as serving on several ICF Commissions including the Women's Commission, Development Commission, and Commonwealth Commission.


Emma Matheson

Emma is Chair of the New Zealand Canoe Polo Board and is also a New Zealand representative having previously captained NZ U21 teams and most recently been selected in to the NZ Senior Women's Canoe Polo Team. Emma is a practicing commercial lawyer.


Matt Warren

Matt is a member of the Board of Canoe Racing NZ and Oceania Canoe Association. He is also a ICF internation technical official for canoe sprint. Matt works as Senior Executive for Surf Life Saving NZ.


Dave Elliot

Dave Elliot represents the New Zealand Dragon Boat Association.

Tony Ward-Homes

Tony Ward-Holmes represents Whitewater New Zealand.

Antz Longman

Antz Longman represents the New Zealand Freestyle Kayaking Association.



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