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, in 2022 MAADI is in Twizel.

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NISS Aon Rowing Championships – Saturday 11-Sunday 12 March at Lake Karapiro, Waikato.


Friday 9 December - School closes at 12.45pm.

Tuesday 13 December - Office closes at 4.00pm for the School Holidays.

Monday 23rd January - Office opens at 8.00am.