New Caledonia surfers win Melanesian Cup

The French Territory completed a clean sweep of the five stand up paddle races, helping them claim the overall teams title, ending Vanuatu's three-year reign as champions.

Aotearoa Maori impressed in their first appearance at the event, which has been running since 2010.

The New Zealand team filled 21 of the 44 finals berths and claimed eight of 17 titles.