If you're wanting to organise a race, speed trial, competition or any other organised activity on a waterway in the Waikato region, you will first need to apply for permission from Waikato Regional Council. This permission is to:
Application forms for events on the region's waterways are available below. Select the correct form, depending on whether your event will be on Lake Karāpiro or another waterway.
EDITING FORMS: These forms are editable PDFs. To edit a form you'll also need to have Acrobat Reader(external link). Make sure you save the document out to your desktop before you start editing! If it's a PDF and you start editing in the original version on this webpage, your changes won't save.
Check out the events we've authorised on our region's waterways.
You should also check out the full list of Lake Karāpiro events(external link) (as approved by the Lake Karāpiro Users Group). These listed events might not yet have been issued with a temporary event authorisation under the navigation safety bylaw.
|13 April 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||2019 AON NZ University Rowing Championships||4, 5 ,6|
|14 – 20 April 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||Rowing NZ Junior U18 Trials / Regatta||4, 5, 6|
|27 April 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||Legion of Rowers Regatta||4,5,6|
|3 – 5 May 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||NZ U21 Trials||4, 5, 6|
|9 – 12 May 2019||7.30am – 6.00pm||Asia Pacific Cup Regatta||3, 4, 5|
|23 – 25 May 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||Winter Series #1||4, 5, 6|
|22 – 25 August 2019||6.00am – 6.00pm||NZ Australia and Canada U21 Regatta & RPC Trials||4, 5, 6|
|27 – 28 April 2019||
7.00am – 5.30pm
|NZ Water Ski Racing Series 4 & 5||Lake Arapuni|
|25 May 2019||
8:30am – 4.30pm
|Hamilton Rowing Club Corporate Challenge Regatta||Waikato River (Claudelands Bridge to Anzac Parade)|