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Jet Boating New Zealand represents the recreational jet boater in New Zealand. Your membership helps us keep access to our rivers, without the work done by our many volunteers we would not be able to enjoy jet boating as it is today.



  • Quarterly editions of Jet Boating Magazine.
  • Member discounts and exclusive offers.
  • Training and assistance from experienced jetboaters.
  • Insurance liabililty cover on club organised events.
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National Rally National Rally overall winners Murray and Mel Kees. Rally hosted by Otago branch.
Waimakariri River Gorge Canterbury Branch ran the Waimak Gorge on a beautiful Canterbury summers day. They had a strong turn out of boats and it was a successful trip.  
Kauaeranga Valley Northern Districts Branch held a river run in the Kauaeranga Valley.  
Crooked River West Coast Branch held a trip on this unique river, only open to boating at certain times of the year it is an eagerly awaited run. Starting from Lake Brunner this trip takes boaters through some incredible countryside with plenty of side streams to explore.  

Latest Magazine Issue

May 2014 out now!

JBNZ-Dec13cover The home of JBNZ Online

JBNZNZJBA Inc was established in 1962 and renamed as Jetboating New Zealand in 2002. The association has nine branches covering New Zealand and with over 2000 members it represents about a third of NZ's jetboaters. The associations objectives are:

  • nzjetboating.comTo co-ordinate jet boating on a National basis
  • To encourage safe jet boating principles and practices
  • To promote and protect the rights of jet boaters and Jet Boating New Zealand Inc.
  • To establish and maintain harmonious relationships with other water users.

The advent of the jetboat has given thousands of New Zealanders the opportunity to explore the remote waterways and scenic beauty of this country.

Key Links

NZ River Racing Association
NZ Jet Sprint Association
Jet Boating Australia
Jet Boating Australia


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