2016 Season Information

Crest Final


Welcome to VURC 2016! We have a very exciting season ahead. We will be competing in one major regatta this year: the NZ University Rowing Championships. This is being held in Twizel, in the South Island, on the 23rd and 24th of April. We may also have another two regattas later in the year. If you haven’t already, please register for our mailing list by emailing victoriarowing@gmail.com – all important information will be emailed to you throughout the season.

Important: if you want to row for VURC you must register on the Wellington Rowing Club website by WEDNESDAY 16TH MARCH. Go to www.wellingtonrowing.org.nz, click ‘Register Now’ and then fill in the details. No registration, no competing. For more information on how to register with WRC, please see the attached WRC Registration document.

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Yes, you! If you rowed for VURC last year and you’re planning to return to our hallowed ranks in 2016, we need some information from you. Please send an email to victoriarowing@gmail.com ASAP with the following information, so that we can get you registered for 2016:

Cellphone Number
Student ID Number
Emergency contact name and number
What grade you will be rowing in this year
Whether you can swim 50 metres
Whether you have any important medical information we should know about (allergies, medications etc.)
Whether or not you live in a hall in 2016 – and which one
Whether you have any first aid training


Prepare Yourself…

Summer is coming to an end, and you know what that means… the VURC 2016 season is rapidly approaching! We are starting to get very excited as we finalise a few details, and we hope you are too! Whether you’re a returning member, or a new recruit planning on joining us in 2016, we’ve put together a few memories from the 2015 season to get you (back) in the rowing mood.

Toga Party
Toga Party


The whole crew together after a great Uni Champs
The whole crew together after a great Uni Champs

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2015 University Champs Results + Trans Tasman Team


Recently the Victoria University Rowing Club travelled to Whanganui to compete in the New Zealand University Championship Regatta on the Whanganui River.

We had a successful regatta, coming away with 8 medals. We finished 5th on points overall and while we would like to better this result next season we are still proud of our results.

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