WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT AS TEAMS GET INTO THE THICK OF IT By Annabelle Latz By the looks of the tracker, Team 20, New World St Martins Freedor, have had a bit of a kip overnight at Waitutu Lodge, before taking off from CP16 on the south coast this morning. The Christchurch based team, of which
It has been a beauty of a night for the teams paddling the Abel Tasman last night to the finish line. 15 teams have now finished on Kaiteriteri beach completing the journey with a couple of days to spare. Teams Old and Slow, Sneaky Weasel Gang and Seagate arrived in 9th, 10th and 11th place
Thrills and spills down the Matakiktaki river.
We captured some awesome shots of the GODZone Chapter Five teams as they coasteered their way around the shoreline from Kaiteriteri to Stephens Bay. There were brave dives off the rocks, some questionable routes taken and a fair few competitors giving each other a helping hand.
Teams clambering over rocks and into their kayaks.