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The Aotearoa Womens Surfing Association’s main aim is to increase participation for women and girls, encourage safe and fun spaces to enjoy the surf, and to support initiatives that are already in place and develop these further as our surfing community grows.

“The overall vision of the AWSA is to represent the interests of women surfers in New Zealand”

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AWSA MERCHANDISE

The first to our range of merchandise is our AWSA T-Shirt.

Printed on 100% combed organic cotton. A regular fit with a crew neck.

This comfy mid weight tee is nice and light in summer and also works well as a layered piece in winter.

FEATURE VIDEO

Ruby Meade from The Surf Box takes us through a pilates strength and mobility practice for those wanting to keep some muscular endurance and mobility going so that you can retain some surf fitness whilst out of the water.

This practice designed purely for surfers!

ABOUT

The Aotearoa Womens Surfing Association’s main aim is to increase participation for women and girls, encourage safe and fun spaces to enjoy the surf, and to support initiatives that are already in place and develop these further as our surfing community grows.

“The overall vision of the AWSA is to represent the interests of women surfers in New Zealand”

The AWSA is managed by a committee selected by the members; here are the main aims the management committee strive to achieve.

• To act as the focal point to manage and administer, in an effective manner, the sport of women’s surfing on a New Zealand-wide basis.
• To act as an advisory body on all matters appertaining to a practice of women’s surfing in New Zealand.
• To liaise and affiliate where appropriate with recognized international women’s surfing bodies.
• To communicate the views of the AWSA members to national and international authorities and to the public as and where required.
• To provide a focal point for members by holding an annual surf festival and other social events when and where agreed.

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Ride the wave with us, support AWSA by becoming a member.
Membership is free however if you are in the position to make a koha to AWSA it would be greatly appreciated. In 2019 the membership funds helped to pay for and maintain the AWSA website, purchase AWSA branded merchandise and paid for our incorporated society status. Please deposit your membership koha into the AWSA account: 38-9009-0664576-10 with your first initial and last name as reference.







LATEST NEWS

Our Southland Ambassador

Riverton's Marama Pou has had her feet planted firmly on a surf board since she was a child. After more than 30 years of living and breathing the sport, she has been selected to be the Southland ambassador for the Aotearoa Women’s Surfing Association (AWSA).

2020 AWSA AGM

Kia Ora AWSA friends and whanau! AGM time has rolled around again. Members of AWSA will receive the Zoom link to the meeting via email on Friday 5th June.

Introducing Betty Zine

During lockdown, a group of surf ladies got together on their local surf Facebook group to try and channel their energy into something positive and creative. The result is Betty Zine.

A Woman's Place in a Shark's World

Have you ever been the first or last one out in the water dangling your delicious limbs over your surfboard wondering if it’s ‘feeding time’ and if you should make your way in because of the ‘feeling’ you've got?

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