The New Zealand Masters Games is the largest multi-sport event in New Zealand, with the paddle sport events on Saturday, 3 February 2018.
Any style of one person craft for kayaking and any style of paddle board is acceptable. A buoyancy vest required for 10km race. Paddleboards must have a leash for both races. Competitors must supply all own equipment including craft but organisers may be able to assist with gear for overseas competitors.
Held annually, the New Zealand Masters Games alternates between Wanganui and Dunedin, with the 29th edition held in Dunedin from 3 to 11 February 2018.