We are back for 2022 but with a location change from Lake Karapiro to Waikato River in Hamilton.

Welcome to the Head of the Waikato River Race Saturday 5 November 2022

Celebrate the end of winter training and welcome in the Summer!

Following in the tradition of all the great rowing nations, New Zealand is getting it's own Head of the Waikato River Race! This race will be based on the Waikato River in Hamilton, with racing starting approx 7km upstream at the Ann Street.   

This race will be a true test of endurance, efficiency and coxing genius!