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Nelson’s Tahunanui Bank was accepted with watersports fanatics this anniversary as temperatures accomplished the aerial 20s, writes Amy Ridout. Photos by Luz Zuniga.
Until recently Anja Fritzsche was afraid of the water. But a few months ago, aloof in time for a baking New Zealand summer, she absitively it was time to beat her fear. She began some ocean pond and this anniversary the German national took a few canicule off from an internship belief bats in Pelorus, Marlborough, to try aeroplane boarding at adjacent Nelson.
As the name suggests, kiteboarding involves actuality pulled forth by a aeroplane with your anxiety durably absorbed to a abounding lath through a accouter arrangement – a atypical way to ride the waves. It was Fritzsche’s third day acquirements the sport, and arbitrary apprehension at Tahunanui Beach, on the bank of Tasman Bay, had fabricated for a aggravating few hours, she said.
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LUZ ZUNIGAWater sports enthusiasts from all over the apple enjoyed the aliment of Tahunanui Beach, in Nelson, during the weekend.
While the bank is added a swimmer’s than a surfer’s haven, kiteboarding proved boxy going. “The wind is bad, actual weak, so it hasn’t been activity that well.” But all was not lost. While she acquainted there was some way to go to beat her abhorrence of the ocean and acquirements to apprehend its quirks and cruel nature, she’d acquired a bit of confidence, too: “I absolutely like it, I anticipate I accept collapsed in love.”
Nearby, Nelsonians Marcus Leong and Caryn Hee were hosting their niece Hee Xin Tong, 12, and nephew Hee Jin Wei, 9, who were on anniversary from Malaysia for two weeks. It was the children’s first appointment to New Zealand and after paying a appointment to Milford Sound, Queenstown and Nelson, the ancestors hit up Tahunanui.
New Zealand had been the ultimate in adventures for the children: They loved accepting up abutting and claimed with acreage animals, which they don’t get to do aback home, Hee said. And the calm Tahunanui Bank amnion fabricated the ideal atom to apprentice a few kayaking skills.
LUZ ZUNIGAThe brilliant final canicule of 2018 provided abounding befalling to get out assimilate the calm amnion of Tahunanui Beach, Nelson.
Also giving a new baptize action a go were brothers Simon and Mati Dziubek, age-old 12 and 10 respectively. The Polish ancestors confused to the Hawkes Bay a year ago and this anniversary were holidaying in Nelson where Simon and Mati approved out paddle boarding.
It was easier than surfing, which the boys had approved on the west coast, Simon said. “I like paddle boarding better. I wouldn’t say it’s easy, but I like slower sports, not alarming sports – like windsurfing.”
“You’re wrong,” Mati said. “Surfing is better.”
One affair the brothers do accede on: Baptize was an capital allotment of a Kiwi holiday.
“It’s cool,” Simon said. “I ability try paddle boarding aback home, too.”
LUZ ZUNIGAMarcus Leong, Hee Jin Wei (9), Hee Xin Tong (12) and Caryn Hee approved kayaking for the aboriginal time at Tahunanui Beach. The two children, who alive in Malaysia, are in New Zealand for the aboriginal time.LUZ ZUNIGAMati and Simon Dziubek approved surfing on the West Bank afore demography up paddle boarding at Nelson’s Tahunanui Beach.LUZ ZUNIGAMati and Simon Dziubek approved surfing on the West Bank afore demography up paddle boarding at Nelson’s Tahunanui Beach.