For the third consecutive week it was a one-two for Thomas Heaton and Hayden Squance , with Xavier Anderson and Luke Kelly close behind.
Talya Harwood and Bailee Spriggs were not far from the front leading the women’s field
Brendon Hughes burgled the short swim from Finella Gibbs-Beal.
Featured photo: Medical official Carolyn Bennison and shore supervisor Paul Peacock ensure things go well in Thursday’s swim.
Here’s the results, click here
Photos by Emily Trengrove – click here
Nelson Mail story – also on Stuff, click here