Vision & Mission Statement


"For dragon boating to be a highly respected competitive sport for team building & participation throughout Te Waipounamu-South Island"

Mission Statement

We will achieve our Vision by:

  • Running safe, high-quality, fair and fun events for participants, spectators and organisers alike
  • Encouraging diversity in participation - male and female, across the age range of youth to veterans and for all abilities
  • Encouraging development of teams outside of Christchurch to reflect a truly South Island association
  • Sharing of coaching and management skills in both the development of new teams and the strengthening of existing teams
  • Encouraging the development of high performance regional representative squads, across the range of divisions and classes, to get Aoraki participants in national representative squads competing at international regattas
  • Securing regular funding to enable enhancement of our fleet of boats, associated equipment and facilities​​​​​​​