Head of Code – Mr Ridgway (

Ōtūmoetai College works alongside Tauranga Rowing Club, based at Memorial Park, Tauranga, in conjunction with a group of parents.

The club was founded in 1919.  It caters for competitive and recreational rowing for Novice, Intermediate, Club – Senior, Elite and Masters.

Regattas are held throughout the season over weekends with the North Island Secondary School champs being held in early March and the Nationals (MAADI) being held at the end of March in Summer tournament week. MAADI moves between Lake Karapiro and Twizel each year.

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NISS Aon Rowing Championships – Friday 10-Sunday 12 March at Lake Karapiro, Waikato.

NZSS Rowing Champs – 27-31 March @ Lake Karapiro