Senior School Squad - Gym Session
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
December 18, 2017
Waitara 2015

Rowing on the Whanganui River

We recently had a group of young German rowers on holiday, take our a boat out onto the Whanganui River. Checkout what the had to say. Hi Bob, thank you for making it possible. We have had a wonderful time and it was really nice to go for a row on the other side of…

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November 30, 2017

Jury Cup 2018

The Jury Cup held was held this year in superb conditions.  Thank you to all our helper volunteers that made this regatta a success. Union came away with some awesome results. See full results here. Congratulations to Pat and Martin for winning the Any sex masters double sculls (1000m) and Pat again for placing 1st in…

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November 29, 2017

Billy Webb Challenge 2018

Well done to the single scullers that participated in this years event – Pat, Martin, Phillipa, Jay Jay and Siena for racing in the 5.7km race. And congratulations to the UBC rowers winning the Relay Sprint Race. See more images in our gallery

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November 28, 2017

VOLUNTEER HELPERS Our Club relies heavily on volunteers and parent support to organise and help at each regatta. We will need parent help for all home and away regattas. If you are able to help in any way or if you have any fundraising ideas to reduce transport and accommodation costs – your help would be greatly appreciated.  

Upcoming Regatta

New Season Racing We have a number of regattas the club would like to attend during the season. Please see below a list below. We will send out emails regarding each regatta with more details as each one approaches. NOTE: Costs are approximate. UPCOMING REGATTAS Whanganui 10,000km – Whanganui 12 November 2017  |  Costs: $5 Jury Cup –…

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November 13, 2017

Tonks Small Boat Race 2017 Results

This years Tonks boat race was another hard fought race. The race began at the Aramoho finish line, down river to the National Library then back up to the Aramoho finish line. The young Union double crew of Donovan Thompson & Kurt Browning crossed the line first followed by the young ladies in the Aramoho U17/16 Quad.…

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October 24, 2017

Billy Webb Challenge 2017

On behalf of the Billy Webb Challenge, Rowing NZ would like to extend an invitation to all New Zealand Clubs to this Rowing NZ endorsed event. More information can be found in the attachment or by visiting We look forward to seeing you all in Whanganui on the 25th of November

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October 24, 2017

Tonks Small Boat Race

Tonks Small Boat Race The Wanganui Rowing Association Tonks Small Boats Race will be held on Sunday 15 Oct. Please note the change in date, race has been delayed by one week. Sunday 15 October, 9AM  |  Distance: 6km  |  Host: Union Start: 2km Finish, Aramoho Turn: National Library Building Finish: 2km Finish, Aramoho Entry fee is…

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September 19, 2017

Planning for the 2017-2018 Rowing Season

The 2017, 2018 rowing season is fast approaching and we have prepared an outline plan for the season – this shows the regattas we plan on attending, dates of those and an approximate cost. In order to make the season worthwhile we really need to start training now! Other clubs are already out there doing…

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August 27, 2017

Perfect Strokes | Bingo Night

Get your tickets now for our UBC Fundraiser Saturday  |  19 August 2017 Come along, enjoy this fun event and help us raise money for the new boat ramp and quad boat. Tickets are limited, order yours now! $10 per ticket includes entry, one round of Bingo and complementary drink on arrival. $2.00 per BINGO cards from…

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July 17, 2017