Event 1: Harcourts Bay of islands
Paihia Power Paddle - Saturday 03 June

Location, Directions & Facilities

Venue Site
Registration will be at the Coastal Kayaks premises on Te Karuwha Parade, just before the Waitangi bridge. There are parking zones along Te Karuwha Parade, and across the other side of the bridge at the boat ramp on the left, and in front of the Copthorne Hotel on the right.

Waitangi map

Coming from the south
Take SH1 north to Kawakawa, but don't turn left into the town, continue on SH11 north, past Opua, and into Paihia. Drive straight through Paihia. Eventually you get to a roundabout where SH11 turns inland - go straight across to stay on the beachside, drive along Te Karuwha Parade towards the Waitangi Bridge. You will see the Coastal Kayaks premises ahead on your right.

Coming from the north
Take SH10 past Kerikeri, then turn left onto SH11 at the Puketona Junction. Follow SH11 through Haruru to Paihia. At the bottom of the hill as you come down into Paihia, just past Countdown on your left, turn left at the roundabout, onto Te Karuwha Parade towards the Waitangi Bridge. You will see the Coastal Kayaks premises ahead on your right.

Venue Facilities
There are no changing facilities at the venue. Nearest public toilets are 500m away, beachside in front of the SH11 roundabout, but there will be portaloos on site. There is a Countdown supermarket 100m from the roundabout, and also a service station. Paihia has a full range of shops and restaurants etc.