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If you were to create the ideal location for riverbug based school programmes it would look like the Tarawera awa. This awesome setup based at the site of the 2013 IRF World Rafting Championships offers:
The Tarawera's easy swirling currents and swift, fun whitewater provide the perfect combination for learning the basics and challenging yourself in the rapids. Excellent river access along the riverbank makes for convenience and safety, and allows us to easily carry our bugs back upstream along the walking track for repeat runs of the fun 'Slalom Course' rapids.
Kawerau itself is an interesting town with lots to offer, and well worth the visit. We've teamed up with local organisations to bring in a range of options that can built into our programmes, including: