NZCA Events

Calendar for 2023/2024

Makarora Canyon Festival, 1st weekend of March 2024

All the info is available on the Festival page; we’ll be adding info as we confirm it and making announcments on KiwiCanyons Facebook.  

If you’re not a member of NZCA, find out how to join, and we’ll look forward to seeing you there!

Canyoning meetups

Watch this space.. 

Want to host a simple meetup event in your local region?
We’re always on the lookout for locals who would like to host a weekend to meet other canyoners and make new buddies. Its not hard, and we’ll help you out..   Drop us a line:

Canyon Search and Rescue training

These events are for existing members of Canyon SAR. The links take you to the LandSAR portal, where members can sign up.  Please contact your team leader before signing up. 

If you’re not a CanyonSAR member, but would like to be, find out more on the rescue page

6-8 October. Advanced Outdoor First Aid – Kauaeranga Valley Visitor centre

13-15 October  Canyon Level 1 – Canterbury Cancelled due to insufficient participants

4-5 November Canyon Search Methods – Murchison

17-19 November Canyon Level 2 – South Island TBC

8-10 December  Advanced Outdoor First Aid – Canterbury

Early Feb 2024 Canyon Level 1 – Canterbury – TBC

1 March 2024  National Canyon SAREX, Makarora

Past events

  • 10-11 December 2022 Te-Aroha Meetup
  • 28 January 2023 Akatarawa Wellington Intro day
  • 3-6 Feb 2023 Arthurs Pass Meetup
  • 10-12 Feb 2023 Blast in the Haast Makarora Meetup
  • 28 January 2022  National Canyon SAREx  – Sleeping God Canyon
  • 29-31 January 2022 NZCA Canyoning Festival – Tairua
  • 18-20 March 2022 Central North Island Meetup – Tongarirro