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Maree Burnett - Secretary General

Maree has been actively involved in the administration of canoe sport since 2001. Within New Zealand she is Secretary General for the New Zealand Canoe Federation, a member of the Board of Canoe Racing NZ, an Olympic Selector for Canoe Slalom, and an Executive member of New Zealand Canoe Polo. Internationally she is the Secretary General for the Oceania Canoe Association and sits on the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Board of Directors, as well as serving on several ICF Commissions including the Women's Commission, Development Commission, and Commonwealth Commission.


Emma Matheson

Emma is Chair of the New Zealand Canoe Polo Board and is also a New Zealand representative having previously captained NZ U21 teams and most recently been selected in to the NZ Senior Women's Canoe Polo Team. Emma is a practicing commercial lawyer.


Daniel Gerrard

Daniel Gerrard is deputy chairperson of the Canoe Racing New Zealand Board where he is currently serving his second term. His professional interests also lie in the sporting sector where he is CEO of Sport Auckland.


Dave Elliot

Dave Elliot represents the New Zealand Dragon Boat Association.

Tony Ward-Homes

Tony Ward-Holmes represents Whitewater New Zealand.

Antz Longman

Antz Longman represents the New Zealand Freestyle Kayaking Association.



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