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Shore School Wins Ultimate U18 8+

Massive thanks to the Shore School athletes for transferring their power into-, and winning the ultimate U18 boys' 8+ category in one of our vessels. Hope you enjoyed the Karapiro hospitality!...

December 18, 2017

Boat Blessing in Argentina


November 26, 2017

from KIRS to Laszlo Boats NZ

In 2015 Laszlo Boats attained the gold medal winning hulls and shapes that KIRS, New Zealand's premier – and longest-running – rowing company developed and proved from 1983 through October 2015. It has been a privilege to pick up these national and international winning moulds and take them forward. We consider these multiple gold-medal-winning hulls and shapes to be the foundation of our business, a starting point upon which we intend to improve the quality of our boats constantly. Custom...

November 24, 2017

Rower-Model Wanted for PHOTOSHOOT

Thank you for your interest in the 'Handsome Feet/Legs' photo shoot! 😊 We consider this photo shoot an exciting, and never-before-done rowing photo concept. Given the unique nature of the concept we can't give away too much of the idea but here's what you need to know: The photo will be featured: Rowing New Zealand's publication, the OarSport Magazine as well as overseas publications, and consequently on our website and on all of our social media platforms. Size of image:&...

October 3, 2017

Agent Murray


September 28, 2017

Auckland Trailer Run

We have trailer movement this weekend between AKL-Cambridge/Hamilton. Hit us up if you need repair, refurb, drop off, pick up. Happy to help any make, any brand, any kind. 🤗👌👍#laszloboatsnz #auckland...

September 27, 2017

Laszlo Boats NZ Boat Handover 'Ben'

Ben had no idea that he had been actively working on his single in the last couple of weeks. Thanks to his amazing parents and family, our U23 single sculler workmate-athlete received his very own 1X today. We all kept this project a secret, which was an extremely difficult thing to do given all the excitement. This video shows the big reveal. The script of the reveal was that Gary would be teaching Ben the fine art of 'boat plaque application'. Every boat is released with a unique registra...

September 25, 2017

Waikato Business News Cover Story


August 28, 2017

Laszlo Boats NZ Services at the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup


March 8, 2017

Christmas in Gizzy


December 24, 2016

Karapiro Club Regatta 2016


December 23, 2016

Laszlo Boats Wins Waipa Business Award

It is such an honour, and no small thrill, that Laszlo Boats NZ was recognised by the Waipa business community last night at the Waipa Business Awards gala....

August 20, 2016

Cambridge Wins Champion Murals

Cambridge, the town of champions, is about to celebrate with a series of murals the beauty of its sporting excellence. Following from and expanding upon the Cambridge Art Trail, this project aims to emphasise rowing's significance for Cambridge in the build-up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Collaborating with local businesses and high-performance athletes, these murals will honour rowing sport at Lake Karapiro, starting a tradition in which local businesses embrace our rowing heritage through ...

June 1, 2016

The Art of Rowing Exhibition

An exhibition of rowing-themed fine art, photography, and furniture will take place this Saturday, 7 May, from 4 pm in the main building of the historic Matangi Factory site as part of the build-up to this year's Rio Olympics. The Art of Rowing Exhibition is a unique initiative that aims to bring people who are passionate about fine art and people who are passionate about rowing together to help raise awareness of the correlation between creativity and athletic endeavour and to express the ro...

May 7, 2016

The Art of Rowing Exhibition | Invitation


May 6, 2016

Update for the Rowing Community

The official announcement can be find on the Rowing New Zealand website click here Laszlo Boats New Zealand has released the following statement regarding the recent purchase of KIRS: "As you may know, KIRS has gone into receivership and long-time KIRS boatbuilder Laszlo Kertesz has purchased it. We will be continuing to trade under the name of Laszlo Boats New Zealand and intend to honour any commitments that the former ownership has made in regard to boats now under construction. Although ...

November 5, 2015

Laszlo Boats NZ - KIRS

Kiwi International Rowing Skiffs Ltd, for decades the maker of New Zealand's internationally successful racing skiffs, went into liquidation in October, just at the start of the rowing season, putting many schools and clubs in the position of losing the deposits they had already made for much-needed equipment and leaving its highly skilled workforce unemployed. The firm's chief constructor for more than a decade, Laszlo 'Lez' Kertesz, decided to save these internationally famous designs by pur...

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