MEET THE CREW

Put a face to the name 

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Tricia Eames

OG LA girl, but quietly living the dream in Mangaweka for 20 years now. Tricia is co owner with husband Paule and has her hands on just about every aspect of the business.

Paul Eames
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OG Rangitikei boy, also quietly living the dream in Mangaweka. Paule is the major thinker around Awastone and just about all that you see was his vision and handy work. Paul has rafted and kayaked all over the world, including competitively and currently holds 3rd in the world in the Master Mens Rafting.

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Paul "Connor" Connor

"Connor" is a gem around Awastone. He also wears a few hats around here from river to grounds, so make sure you compliment him on the fabulous looking gardens. Connor has been apart of this show for over 15 years now, he has rafted all over the world, but is now quietly living the dream in..you got it, Mangaweka.

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Jack Eames

Jack is the youngest member of the crew and son to Paule and Tricia. He has a handle on river trips in rafts or kayaks, but you might also catch him on the phone or at the licensed cafe. He and his mates are off to Argentina Nov 2018 to compete in world rafting championships for the first time.

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Emma O'Connell

Emma has been part of the crew for over 18 years, either on the river, in the cafe or making your bed. She is #1 hospitality around here and always has time for a yawn or a giggle. Also living the Mangaweka dream.