A working bee at Waiheke Waka Ama Club on the weekend saw all hands on deck to give the waka Hinemoana a spruce up in anticipation of the season ahead. Taking place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October, work involved sanding and priming the boat in preparation for a new coat of paint.

The two other waka, Tangaroa and Maeva, were also given a good spring clean inside and out.

Full story in the Gulf News on page 15

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