Dr Denis Mowbray Elected to FIG Council

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

Kia Ora Members, It is with great pleasure I can announce that at the FIG Congress held in Antalya, Turkey over the weekend, Dr Denis Mowbray has been elected to the position of Oceania representative, FIG Council. Whilst unable to attend in person, Dr Mowbray participated via a live link as Congress addressed a wide range of topics covering such … Read More

Technical Appointments Panel announced

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

On 24 September an announcement was made that expressions of interest for roles on the Gymnastics New Zealand (GNZ) Technical Committees were now open, this was followed on 30 September by a call for expressions of interest for roles on the GfA Sport Development Committee. Terms of reference, regulations, and role descriptors for the committees had all been reviewed and … Read More

Change of Chair at Gymnastics NZ

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

To all clubs and members, We would like to inform you that Dr Denis Mowbray has stepped aside as Chair of the Board of Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) although he remains on the board. Fellow board member Quinton Hall will transition into the Chair position. Denis was appointed to the board in 2010 and signalled his intention to retire … Read More

Message from Tony

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

As we embark on the competition season for 2021, I just wanted to take a moment to look back on the past year.  A year that caused stress, anxiety and nervousness across NZ, and of course it was a tough year for our gymnastics community. As you contemplate the role you will play in the coming season, I would ask you to be … Read More

Independent Review: Submission Phase Concluded

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, Independent Review

The independent Whole of Sport Review launched by Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) in response to the exposure of unsafe and abusive practices in the sport, both historical and current, has now concluded the submission phase. The review team of David Howman, Lesley Nicol and Rachel Vickery are now compiling the report that will present the findings of the review … Read More

Update: Independent Review

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, Independent Review

The independent, whole of sport review of gymnastics in New Zealand was due for completion mid-October. However, David Howman—the Reviewer—has requested an initial one-month extension. As per the flexibility granted by the Terms of Reference, and in the interest of a full and thorough review, this request for an extension has been granted. This now moves the expected completion date … Read More

CEO letter to Members on Safe Sport

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

To our valued members, As a community, we will all have an awareness of the recent saddening global events in relation to athlete abuse and gymnastic culture in recent times.  The actions of some have been abhorrent and completely unacceptable, and Gymnastics New Zealand (GNZ) agrees with and supports the global response and actions being taken to deal with these … Read More

2020 Annual General Meeting

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

In accordance with the Constitution, Gymnastics New Zealand is calling for nominations to fill the two Elected Board Member positions which become vacant at the upcoming AGM – Saturday 18th July 2020. Nominations are due by 5:00pm Thursday 18th June 2020, using the nomination form. Please find more information detailed here. Furthermore, nominations are being called for Life Membership, Meritorious … Read More

CEO Update – December 2018

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” ― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas This quote sprung to my mind, not just because of the festive season, but also the parallels it presents when thinking about what gymnastics means to … Read More

Notice of 2018 AGM & Conference

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates

Notice of 2018 AGM Notice is given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of GymSports New Zealand Incorporated, trading as Gymnastics New Zealand, is to be held at the – Sudima Hotel, 18 Airpark Drive, Mangere, Auckland Commencing at 4:00pm on Sunday 6 May 2018. Important Information – 2018 AGM The following are the key dates and details for the … Read More