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Windsurfing SouthlandWindsurfing Riverton

Windsurfing Southland

The Far South, as opposed to the Far North. Most people associate freezing cold winds from the Antarctic, icebergs drifting past, massive swells and gnarly coastlines. And of course plenty of wildlife: seals, sealions, penguins and huge great white sharks. But we also heard of epic tales of Colac Bay and Monkey Island. So we […]

Water Nomads on TourWindsurfing

Water Nomads on Tour

It’s been over a month now that we packed up our house in Auckland, crammed everything into our storage container and moved into our van – Water Nomads on tour.  The idea is to travel the country, explore new spots and locations and connect with lots of interesting people all over the country. This should […]

Introducing our loyalty program – SunPointsSunPoints

Introducing our loyalty program – SunPoints

At Water Nomads, we take our motto “Come a stranger – leave a friend” literally. A lot of our guests come back for more and turn into good friends. Over the last few years, we already rewarded those returning customers with perks and specials. However, with our customer base growing, we decided to formalise it […]

Happy Birthday to us – Water Nomads turns 3!Happy birthday

Happy Birthday to us – Water Nomads turns 3!

The journey over the past 3 years has been exciting and full of surprises. Finding a name and a logo that represents the character and motivation behind the business was our first challenge. We settled with the name Water Nomads as it includes travelling, exploring new places, being open for new things and meeting people […]

I’m toast!Orewa Beach

I’m toast!

That was 4 out of 5, and most of those I was overpowered. And no, I wasn’t in Taranaki or Wellington, it was good old Auckland! It all started with some Westerlies middle of the week. Being stuck with my day-job at the Boardstore, I couldn’t go out during the day, but it was still […]

Quiet EarthManukau Paddle

Quiet Earth

The last couple months have been long and hard for all of us. For some, the challenges are only really beginning. COVID-19 has seen a huge disruption in our lives and activities. In someways though, being able to connect more than ever through technology hasn’t been so bad. But there is always that desire to […]

Lockdown in New Zealand – Stay at homeAuckland under Lockdown in New Zealand

Lockdown in New Zealand – Stay at home

A good 4 weeks ago we saw ourselves confronted with unprecedented lockdown in New Zealand due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Not knowing what to expect, we were glad we got that one last windsurf session the day before it was announced. We then settled in for an interesting social experiment. New Zealand’s lockdown turned […]

Sowing the seeds…Water Nomads Dream

Sowing the seeds…

Giving the big city of Auckland a crack the last years has been good to us, great harbours and coastlines with many coastal islands to play in.  Surfing, windsurfing, sup and kayak adventures are endless here.  Yet we feel it is coming to a time for a new scene.  And as our passion toward water […]

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