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Welcome to the new zealand RIVERS association website
Find out all the information you need to know on Rafting and River Boarding in New Zealand
Thrilling white water rafting and boarding on the spectacular Rivers of New Zealand, adventure capital of the world. From helicopter trips, to scenic float trips for the whole family, guide training to advanced river rescue course details, jobs and much much more.
YOUR NZRA SCREEN SAVER

Click here to download your NZRA screen saver, featuring rafting photo's and personalities from around New Zealand.
END OF YEAR TRIP ON THE WHITECOMBE!

Check out the action from the End of Year Trip on the Whitcombe, courtesy of Brian Megaw from River Valleys


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RIVER RESCUE WORKSHOP DATES FOR 2017

Rotorua – 30th October – 3rd November
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Mangaweka – Grade 2 Workshop – 7th – 9th November
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Queenstown - 13th – 17th November
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Registration forms are available from nzrivers@nzrivers.co.nz


NZRA GUIDE ASSESSMENT WEEKENDS
18th and 19th November in Rotorua
2nd and 3rd December – Rangitata River, Peel Forest
Cost for assessment weekends is $495.00 plus Skills Active Enrolment.
Email: nzrivers@nzrivers.co.nz to book in for your assessment.


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So you want to be a guide... here's how!



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SHORT AWARD IN RAFTING - FOR ASPIRING AND EXPERIENCED GUIDES
STARTS 23 OCTOBER 2017

Complete our raft guide and rescue training course and you’ll be on your way to a new career!

Learn from the best. Your instructors are a dynamic team of internationally recognised New Zealand Rafting Association (NZRA) senior guides and assessors.

Includes:
• Four weeks intensive training on Grades 1-5
• NZ Raft Guide Assessment (including Rescue Unit 26513 & Outdoor First Aid 424*)
• NZRA Rescue Workshop & work experiences opportunities

The West Coast area, Buller region and Rangitata River offer some of the best guide training environments in the world.

* conditional on meeting skills requirements


 

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