Source: Northern Advocate, Whangarei Northland by Jenny Ling
The Great Whangaroa Kiwi Can Raft Race is back on March 14.
Schools, businesses, clubs and families are all gearing up to compete in the fun annual event where a wide variety of home-made craft race from Clansman’s Wharf to the Whangaroa Sport Fishing Club.
This year’s action starts at 10am at the Whangaroa harbour, and wraps up around 1pm.
The event is organised by the Whangaroa Kiwi Can Charitable Trust which runs the Graeme Dingle Foundation Kiwi Can programme in the Far North.
Kiwi Can is a life skills and values programme for 5-12 year olds which promotes a can-do attitude and encourages them to take responsibility for their actions.
Contact Tracy Walker on 021 213 9470 or tracy.walker@ dinglefoundation.org.nz for more information.