Merchant Sponsors


At 2wel we have been supplying the ORIGINAL New Zealand poncho towel to beachgoers, rowing and sporting clubs for almost a decade.

Our range of poncho towels in vibrant colours and sizes, quality sun hats and toasty hand warmers, ensure Kiwis are well equipped for their adventures, regardless of the weather or season.



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 :

Event Sponsors

SL Racing

SL Racing was built on the desire to build rowing boats that let a rower get to the finish line first, while providing coaches and clubs a robust, long lasting, racing shell. Our focus has always been on a high quality product supported by industry leading service - we love seeing our clients on the water and in the boatpark. That's why we have some of the best rowing boats for sale that will satisfy any rower - amateur or professional.

PO Box 7182, Taradale, Napier

Phone:  +64 6 844 7262




Suzuki is one of the world’s most successful automotive brands, enjoying a reputation as an innovative leader in compact car, motorcycle, marine and 4WD technology. The Suzuki brand symbolises outstanding quality and value for its millions of customers throughout the world, and we are proud to be supporting Karapiro Rowing for the 2021/2022 season.

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

Five Stags

Five Stags Leamington is the first of it's kind in New Zealand. Five Stags is a bar and restaurant which has been designed to look after the local market with great food, beverages and service.
Based on a hunting lodge theme, it takes in all the fine elements of New Zealand's rugged countryside in a modern comfortable setting. 

9 Campbell St, Leamington, Cambridge 3432

Phone: 07-823 3566



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 Cambridge website, branding and marketing agency with cutting-edge and innovative creatives, working with businesses throughout the Waikato and beyond. Websites, SEO to get you found online, logos, branding, print media and virtually anything else, gets the Kaz team’s design juices flowing. Give us a call on 07 823 4932 – and let’s catch up over a coffee (our shout).

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



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

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

Treetown Kitchens

Treetown Kitchens are experts in kitchen and interior joinery solutions, having worked in homes and commercial spaces throughout Cambridge for over 60 years. Locally owned, the Treetown Kitchens team are incredibly proud to support the local community. If you are thinking about a new kitchen or interior joinery for your home or business, contact the expert team at Treetown Kitchens. 

57 Albert St, Cambridge 3434

Phone: 07-827 7309



Z Huntly

390 Great S Rd, Huntly 3700

Phone: 07-828 8035

Supporting Sponsors

Gourmet Delicious

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

Light and Motion: Norrie Mailer

(KRI Official Photographer)

Phone: 027 517 0668

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

Pub Charity

Phone: (04) 385 6100
Fax: (04) 384 1630
Freephone: 0800 42 64 64 (0800 GAMING)

Sport Waikato

Waipā District Council

Waipā Home of champions

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 and has the highest number of Olympic gold medals per capita in New Zealand.

We’re immensely proud of our farming and rural heritage, and are proud to host National Agricultural Fieldays, the largest annual agricultural exhibition of its kind in New Zealand that attracts visitors from all over world.

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



Customer Support team: 0800 WAIPADC (0800 924 723)

Proudly bought to you by Waipā District Council


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