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NZ Darcy Prices Series Race dates set for 2023/24

Dates have been set for the events in the 2023/24 Darcy Price NZ Ocean ski series, with 8 epic races lined up from September 2023 to May 2024.

The Darcy Price series comprises of the premier surfski races around Aotearoa each summer and includes 8 events next season. A paddler’s best 4 races will count towards the series points. The male and female paddler with the most points at the end of the series will be the Darcy Price NZ Ocean Racing Series Champion for that season.

Races & Dates for 2023/24 season:

Tutukaka - Saturday 2nd September 2023

Te Whanganui a Tara | Wellington - Saturday 14th October 2023

Tāhuna | Queenstown - Saturday 9th December 2023

Aotearoa | Virtual - 1st to 31st January 2024

Tauranga | Mt Maunganui - Saturday 3rd February 2024

Whakatu | Nelson - 17/18 February 2024


Whakatane - Saturday 9th March 2024

Tamaki Makaurau | Auckland - Saturday 11th May 2024

Further details on each race will come out as the races approach but lock these dates in your calendar, start planning what adventures you could go on (and saving your leave) and keep paddling over the winter so you start the season firing! Read Teneale Hatton's winter training tips to keep you motivated to get out on the water, September will be here before you know it!

For full details on the series including age groups and points, check out



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