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Karaka Bay

Karaka Bay Coastal Kayak Cruise If you're looking for a shorter kayak adventure that gives you beautiful views of Auckland City and a history-rich paddle, then this Karaka Bay tour for you.  Karaka Bay or Waiarohe ('the bay of shimmering waters') is on the western shore of the Tāmaki River mouth. There is no road access to this Bay and…
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sea kayak guide 2018

Sea kayak guide required for 2018/19 season We require a proactive and passionate person to work for Auckland Sea Kayaks who share a similar passion for preserving and improving the natural environment, educating our guests and giving them an experience of a lifetime. Auckland Sea Kayaks is an environmentally friendly business, taking advantage of the…
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The Duke Of Edinburgh Award New Zealand

Auckland Sea Kayaks is one of the recommended suppliers of the The Duke Of Edinburgh's Award Aotearoa New Zealand in Auckland. The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a global non-formal education framework, with more than 60 years of experience challenging young people to dream big and discover their potential. The Duke of Edinburgh Award introduces young…
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New online booking system

Online bookings are extremely important for any tourism business. Auckland Sea Kayaks has a new online booking system to help us keep up with this trend. Auckland Sea Kayaks has changed our online booking system to reflect the changing of peoples booking needs. We have chosen RTBS Booking System (RTBS) Renowned for easy operation and comprehensive…
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Operations manager required

POSITION FILLED: Auckland Sea Kayaks & Mission Bay Watersports requires a full time operations manager.  Below is what the role entails. For more information please email Nic at info@aucklandseakayaks.co.nz Position Type                     Permanent full time Key Objectives The primary objectives of this position are: Staff Assist with recruiting and employing appropriate staff Training new staff to…
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islands of the gulf

Islands of the Gulf is a new TV show on TV 1 thats shows off the amazing islands that we have in the Hauraki Gulf. Nic Mead, owner and operator of Auckland Sea Kayaks was on the show to show off our backyard and office. He's super passionate about the Hauraki gulf and it was…
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Predator free Rangitoto

Rangitoto is predator free so the sightings of a black cat on Rangitoto island, which became cat, mice, rat and possum free island in 2011 is a big deal. The island became predator free as an outcome of one of the most intricate island pest-eradication programmes in the world. Since then, birds such as the…
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Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

Super Blue Blood Moon - Wednesday 31st of January  On 31 January, Auckland will be treated to a rare celestial event which some are calling a ‘super blue blood moon eclipse’ – quite a mouthful! For the first time since 31 March 1866, three separate celestial events will occur simultaneously in one night. The first…
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Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Auckland Anniversary is this Monday 29th of January so it is producing a long weekend.  The holiday is for any one in the Auckland province even though provinces where canceled in 1876. The modern area of observation for the anniversary includes all of Auckland, Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne Regions, as well as…
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Great Barrier Island Kayak

Great Barrier Island circumnavigation with a difference November 2017 a team of six headed from the sheltered waters of the Hauraki Gulf to Great Barrier island with a mission to circumnavigate the island self supported.  Departing Auckland early on a Wednesday morning the forecast was for good conditions with some South Easterly wind picking up…
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