Rowing Venues

Auckland Rowing Club

Sacred Heart College on water training is held at the Auckland Rowing Club, Ian Shaw Park, Mt Wellington. Ian Shaw Park is at the Flat Rock area on the Tamaki River

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Lake Pupeke

Lake Pupuke domain is at the end of  Sylvan Park Avenue off Kitchener Road, Milford. Lake Pupuke. We attend five regattas here each season.

Directions from over Harbour Bridge:
•Take Northcote Road Off-ramp – Turn Right at lights
•Turn Left at Round about onto Taharoto Road
•Turn Right into Shakespeare Road and travel to next large Roundabout
•Turn Right into Kitchener Road
•Sylvan Park Ave is the 3rd Road on your right along Kitchener Road.

Allow plenty of time to get there as parking can be a challenge! Minimal parking is available in Sylvan Park Avenue. Alternative parking is available on Kitchener Road or nearby side streets.

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Lake Karapiro

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Cambridge Communtiy Marae

For regattas we attend at Lake Karapiro, the boys stay at the Cambridge Community Marae at 3 Bracken Street, Leamington, Cambridge

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Mercer Rowing Club

Mercer Rowing Club is set on the Waikato River at Mercer giving it excellent training water in each direction. We hold our annual January rowing camps here.

Directions from past Bombay Hills:
•Exit SH1 at Mercer
•Follow the road over Mercer Bridge across the river
•Take the first right (metal road) down to the club house.

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Lake Ruataniwha

Lake Ruataniwha is located in the Mackenzie Basin in New Zealand’s South Island. An artificial lake, it was formed as part of the Waitaki hydroelectric project. It lies on the traditional boundary of the Canterbury and Otago provinces with the town of Twizel two kilometres to the north.

How to get there
You can fly into Queenstown or Christchurch and drive from there.

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Maadi Cup
The Maadi Cup regatta is the largest school sports event in the Southern Hemisphere and is held alternatively at Lake Karapiro in the Waikato region, and Lake Ruataniwha, near Twizel every year in March. The next the Maadi Cup regatta will be held at Lake Ruataniwha from 24-30 March 2014.