Major Sponsors

University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s leading institutions for teaching and research, the University of Waikato has over 12,500 students and 1,400 staff across two vibrant campuses: expansive, park-like grounds in Hamilton and a state-of-the-art campus in downtown Tauranga. 

Students at Waikato enjoy quality learning experiences and smaller class sizes, flexible degree structures, work-integrated learning to ensure they are industry-ready, and supportive research supervision from internationally acclaimed academics. The University also delivers world-leading research, particularly in the areas of environmental sustainability, cyber security and safety, physical and mental health, and indigenous wellbeing.

The University of Waikato are proud supporters of Karapiro Rowing and many other High Performance Sports. We have a Student Athlete Support Hub programme where we support student-athletes who need help balancing study and sporting commitments.

Apply to study the University of Waikato here:

Mobicomm LTD

Mobicomm is a Hamilton-based, 100% NZ owned and operated business providing mobile radio and data communication solutions to increase workplace safety. Utilising cutting edge technology from world leaders in two way radio technology such as Motorola, Tait, Icom and GME, we deliver solutions that will revolutionise the way your business communicates.

Phone: 0800 947 426
Postal Address: 36 Duke Street, Frankton, Hamilton 3204

Merchant Sponsors


Crewroom is a high performance sportswear brand developed by Rowers for Rowers. With a proud heritage in the rowing world, we’ve used our knowledge and understanding of performance garments and the needs of endurance athletes to expand our range of sustainable products so athletes can embrace the elements all year round. 

Instagram: Crewroomnz
Facebook: CrewroomNZ

Goldsmiths Gallery

Support Local! Goldsmiths Gallery Designer Jewellers have created a range specific to the rowing. Gorgeous oar and blade pendants, charm bracelets, cufflinks, rings. Made right here in Hamilton in their instore workshop. Check out their website

Shop 130a Chartwell Shopping Centre, Hukanui Road, Hamilton / 427 Victoria street, Hamilton

P: 07 852 5341

Just Horse N Around

Just Horse N Around is your go to for all types of hats, oilskin jackets and vests.  We cover all types of weather. Come and see us at the Just Horse N Around merchant stand.

Phone: 021962319


Laszlo Boats NZ

PO BOX 421 Cambridge

Phone :  +64 7 829 6007

Email :

SL Racing


Phone:  +64 6 844 7262





Phone:  +64 21 112 6379



Swift Racing can supply a full range of Coastal rowing boats, racing shells and accessories. Swift have worked with the Nelson Rowing Club over the last three summers to run the National Beach Sprint Champs. Beach Sprint racing is huge fun, with the same format as World Rowing Beach Sprint events. Swift Racing shells are available in five grades and a full range of crew sizes.

Website address:

Event Sponsors

Comins Pharmacy

Some pharmacies dispense medications like a glorified vending machine: cold, impersonal and all business. Not us. At Comins, you're treated like a real person. We understand that quality healthcare means getting to know you and your unique health situation. Get in touch with us- we'd love to hear from you!

67 Victoria St, Cambridge, New Zealand 3434
Phone: 07 827 7091


Design Signs

Design Signs are a complete one stop sign shop and are proud suppliers of signage for Karapiro Rowing.

Customers include large corporates with multiple locations across New Zealand to small start-ups needing a simple signage solution.

Their team provide customers with a complete range of signage options customised to individual or corporate requirements

P‌‌‌: 0800 SIGN 11

Footloose Shoes Cambridge

Retailers of stylish, fashionable and fabulous quality women's footwear, Footloose source only the latest and best quality designs. We want you to look stylish while feeling comfortable.

Footloose Cambridge is locally owned and operated. Stop in and see us, you'll find fabulous footwear and accessories, excellent product knowledge with a warm smile.

46 Duke Street, Cambridge

Phone: 07-827 0405


FreshChoice Supermarket Cambridge

46 Burns St, Leamington, Cambridge 3432

Phone: 07-823 7144


Get More Kit

Get More Kit is all about providing amazing sports kit for people who really LOVE their sports. It doesn't matter if you are just starting out with a new sport or are part of a national team competing on the world stage. If you are passionate about what you do, you want to wear clothing that helps you be the best you can be and love every minute doing your sport, no matter what the weather is going to throw at you! READ MORE

Office: 07 827 9274



Kaz - Design. Brand. Web

Kaz – the website, branding and marketing agency with cutting edge and innovative creatives, working with businesses throughout Waikato and beyond. Build simply beautiful websites that you’re in control of – the Kaz crew will show you how. If you’d like to catch up with the Kaz crew – visit

Upstairs, 60 Duke Street | PO Box 968 | Cambridge 3450

Phone 07 823 4932


Kebabelicious with 2 convenient locations in Hamilton of Parkwood and Victoria Street in the Hamilton CBD along with a branch in Cambridge serve great Kebabs and Turkish cuisine. Offering dine-in, pickup or delivery options Kebabelicious has a great menu to cater for everyones taste buds. Kebabelicious Dine in and Takeaway are open 7 days, we look forward to having you pop in and see us or let us bring dinner to your door!!

64c Victoria Street, Cambridge, Cambridge 3434, New Zealand

Phone: 07-827 6362


Mitre 10 MEGA Cambridge

PO Box 200, Cambridge, 3450

Phone: 07-823 0533



New World Supermarket Cambridge

New World Cambridge is proud to be associated with Karapiro Rowing. Cambridge New World has been part of the Cambridge community for over 40 years, situated in the heart of the town on the corner of Anzac and Alpha Street.  At New World you’ll always find a great shopping experience and a friendly welcome awaiting you. Online shopping available with delivery to Karapiro and surrounding areas.  Logan and Nicola would like to wish all competitors, supporters and organisers all the very best.

14 Anzac Street, Cambridge

Phone: 07-827 7533



Rocket Spark

Rocketspark is a cloud-based website design platform that allows businesses across all industries to design, build, and manage their own websites and online stores. We have a laser focus on ease of use, and the best support in the business. Give us a try today!

Rowing Images NZ

312B Sea View Road, Ostend, Waiheke Island, 1081

Phone: +6421529276

Top Notch Calves

At Top Notch Calves we’ve been rearing calves for more than 18 years and we love what we do. We pride ourselves on producing high-quality, healthy and happy animals at our farm in Tirau.  Our number one priority is to ensure our calves are given the very best start in life and are reared for success.

2370 Maungatautari Road RD2 Cambridge 3494 

Instagram: @topnotchcalves
Facebook: TopNotch Calves

Supporting Sponsors

Gourmet Delicious

Postal address: PO Box 1185, Cambridge 3434
Address: 22a Taylor Street, Cambridge
Find us on Facebook

Ebbett Toyota

Ebbett Toyota operates three dealerships in the Waikato located in Hamilton, Te Awamutu and Morrinsville.

We are proud to represent Toyota in the Waikato and market their fantastic range of new vehicles and Signature Class vehicles, along with a huge selection of top-quality used vehicles. We are also fully equipped to provide outstanding vehicle servicing, carried out by a fully trained and competent team using only genuine Toyota parts.

Website address:



Melanoma New Zealand

Address (physical): 69 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland,

Address (Mailing): PO Box 31167, Milford, Auckland.

Phone: 09 449 2342 or 0800 463 526



We’re all in the same boat when we’re out on the water, and vulnerable to sunburn which can lead to melanoma. Make sure you have “oar-some protection” from the sun - cover up, wear long sleeves, and apply sunscreen every two hours or more frequently after swimming or sweating.  For more information on how to be sun smart, visit

Onyx Restaurant

70 Alpha Street, Cambridge

Phone: 07-827 7740



Phoning: 0800 44 69 28
Faxing: 04 473 0007

Sport Waikato

Waipā District Council

The Waipā district lies in the heart of the Waikato region with a growing community of 54,000 people.

Waipā encompasses the main towns of Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Kihikihi, Pirongia, Ōhaupō, and Leamington.

We’re at home on the water, with our large hydro lakes used extensively for water sports and recreation including Lake Karāpiro, the home of New Zealand rowing and other water sports. Cambridge is a training ground for elite athletes.

Waipā is proud to be the Home of Champions and delivering Champion events is a huge part of it. For more information on events in Waipā, please visit  

To see more on what Waipa is all about, visit and waipa_nz on Instagram.


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