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Kingi getting ahead by going backwards

Māori Television: More than 2000 high school rowers are at Karāpiro this week for the Maadi Cup. Among them is Jadin Kingi from Sacred Heart in Auckland who is chasing gold on his home awa, Waikato. Jadin Kingi has reached the finals in two events at this week’s Maadi Cup national secondary schools rowing competition. And he might have a huge advantage up his sleeve, “Waikato is my river, my awa,” he says. “So, I say a quick prayer before I race so I can get the mana.” Kingi (Waikato,... Read More

Rowing Premier 8’s Lists

Boys Girls Students highlighted yellow are ‘New to School’ students who are eligible to compete. Students highlighted red are ‘New to School’ students who have not been officially transferred and are therefore not eligible to compete until they are cleared by College Sport Auckland. Read More

Diocesan School for Girls win back-to-back Maadi titles

AucklandNOW: Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls has picked up back-to-back Maadi titles, becoming the first North Island female crew in 27 years to do so. Dio claimed the Levin 75th Jubilee Cup – awarded to the winners of the under-18 eight 2000 metre race – at Lake Karapiro on Saturday, securing the title by three quarters of a boat length. They were behind for most of the race before they kicked at the 500m mark and surged ahead of Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate and Christchurchs’ St Margaret’s College. Dio head of rowing Rachel Williams said... Read More

Westlake rowing coach wants to give back to the school

The Waikato Independent: Half a second. Half a second was all that stood between Jordan Stanley and winning the Maadi Cup in 2009. Eight years on he is determined to give back to the school which provided him so many fond memories, and to try again at a piece of Maadi Cup glory. The difference this time is Stanley is the coach. A former Westlake student, Stanley has coached the senior Westlake Maadi squad for the past two years alongside his father Mike. Jordan Stanley is trying again for Maadi glory, this time... Read More

Diocesan School for Girls looking for gold at Maadi Cup

Stuff: A sense of expectation will greet Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls when they travel to Lake Karapiro for the 2017 Maadi Cup rowing regatta next week. Dio’s under 18 girls eight are the defending national champions and if their recent form is anything to go by, all eyes will be fixed on them as the team to beat. They returned from the North Island Secondary Schools Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro last weekend with their third consecutive North Island gold, cementing their place as one of the country’s best. For head rowing coach Rachel... Read More