Lake Maraetai

Lake Maraetai is situated in the centre of New Zealand's North Island. With the flattest water, it is the perfect place to learn a water sport, or improve your riding.

Coaching Services

M-I-A offers coaching & lessons for beginners to professionals in all watersports including:

  • Wakeboarding
  • Skiing
  • Barefoot
  • Wakesurfing
  • Wakeskating
  • Air chairing


A walk through your first lesson as a beginner

Land Lesson - Setup your board and equipment, and a basic run through of what it's going to feel like once you are in the water.

On the water - Head out on the water, how does a wakeboard work,  run through of basic wakeboarding 

Basic wakeboarding - Get up, balance, correct posture, how to use your edges, crossing the wake


If you can already wakeboard, we will assess your riding abilities and then customise your lesson to help you become a better rider.

Pricing with your own boat and equipment

Standard Coaching

$80 per hour

Advanced Coaching

$100 per hour


Want to use M-I-A equipment?

You will be provided with a wakeboard, bindings, vest and rope.

Add $40 per hour to the prices above.

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