The summer regatta season begins in September and runs until April. Included are several club, secondary school, masters and university regattas held around the region, with the bigger regattas held at Lake Ruataniwha in Twizel or Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.

The following includes the events and activities are confirmed for the 2023/24 calendar.  Please note there will be more to come once we have more information.  Each season runs similar dates, particularly with the major regattas.  

Dates 2023-24:  

September ‘23

Sat/Sun 16/17th                          New Zealand Masters Championships 

Date to be advised                      Bridge to Bridge, Henley  hosted by ORC - TBC

20th                                               Skeggs Coach and Athlete Applications due

Sat 23rd                                        Mainland Interprovincial Champs

Sun 24th                                       R2k Singles Regatta

October ‘23

Sat 21st                                        Central Otago Sprint Regatta - TBC

Sun 22nd                                      Dunstan Long Distance Race - TBC

Sat/Sun 28/29th                         Aoraki 1k Regatta

Sat 28th                                        Indoor Championship - TBC

November ‘23

Sat 4th                                          ORA Otago Sec Schools Term 4 Regatta - NERC - TBC

Sun 5th                                         ORA Sec Schools Indoor Rowing Championships - TBC

Sat 11th                                        NERC Regatta, Lake Waihola - TBC

Sun 12th                                       ORC Wilson Regatta, Waihola - TBC

December ‘23

Sat/Sun 2nd-3rd                         Central Otago Championships - Dunstan - TBC

Sat/Sun 9/10th                           Meridian Otago Championships

January ‘24

Sat/Sun 13/14th                        Meridian Canterbury Champs

Sat/Sun 27/28th                        Meridian South Island Champs

February ‘24

Sat 3rd ORA                                Head of Harbour - NERC - TBC

Tues – Sat 13 – 17th                NZ Rowing Championships, Lake Karapiro

March ‘24

Fri – Sun 1 – 3rd                        Meridian South Island Secondary Schools Champs 

Mon – Sat 18 – 23rd                 Aon NZ Secondary Schools Champs