Wakatipu Rowing Club

Wakatipu Rowing Club is one of the premier rowing clubs in New Zealand. . The club has a fine reputation in the rowing community and has produced many national medal winning oarsmen and oarswomen. The club is always on the lookout for new rowers, coxswains and coaches. Situated on the stunning Lake Hayes, it is also one of the most sought-after views in the country.

Latest News

  • Late addition to the A Finals - Late addition to the A Finals are the Boys U16 4x of Jessie Heal, Rohan Key, Logic Billoud, Charlie Campbell and Jackson Rogers (Cox). Tune in to the live stream ...
  • SILVER for WAKATIPU HIGH - Boys U15 2x Oliver Herron and Oliver Bisley take SILVER at Maadi. The boys rowed a fine race with less than 0.5 second margins either side of them. Congratulations to ...
  • BRONZE FOR WAKATIPU AT MAADI - Boys U15 4x rows through to take BRONZE. Congratulations to Lucas Erskine, Oliver Bisley, Oliver Herron, Enzo Wilson & Jackson Rogers.
  • MAADI CUP DAY 1 - Day of 1 of Maadi is always a fast one and fly's by as we witness almost the entire race program in a single day. Wakatipu Rowing Club members, representing ...

Get into the spirit with School Rowing

The values and work ethic instilled in young rowers throughout their school rowing days remain with them for life with the high standards and personal attributes inspired through being part of the rowing programme.

Get competitive in Masters Rowing

Masters rowing proves it’s never too late to get in a boat! Masters rowers row for life – with oarspeople from 27 years old to over 80 years old competing.

Engage in social Corporate Rowing

Try your hand at one of New Zealand’s most successful Olympic sports and learn the true meaning of teamwork. Join us for 7 weeks of learning how to row and race indoors and on the water at Lake Hayes, competing against other local businesses.