The event was held at the mole end of the beach away from the actual surf break for safety reasons. The actual surfbreak is in the background under the cliffs.
The planners in front of the Aramoana Wave mural before the paddle out.
The circle of celebration for the Wave
Sponsors of the event, Surfbreak Protection Society and AirBanners.co.nz
Tony Denley co-organiser with an incoming container ship at the end of the Mole
In the water
Ted Whitaker c0-orgainser of the paddle out
Nic Reeves co-organiser with her painted mural of the Aramoana Wave
Check out mondays ODT for an article and photo.
Thanks to everyone who came out for the event and participated.