Media release: Gymnastics Takes Next Step Towards Positive Future as Steering Committee Wraps Up Work

Anna RobertsonMedia Release, Shaping Gymnastics

The Steering Committee tasked with implementing the recommendations of the 2021 independent review into gymnastics in New Zealand has concluded its work having helped drive significant positive change in the sport. While there remains much work to do, strong progress in vital areas such as child safeguarding and athlete voice and inclusion in decision-making were signs the sport was moving … Read More

Media release: New Zealand Gymnastics Titles Awarded in Tauranga

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Saturday 8 July 2023 Tauranga hosted the gymnastics competitive community this week as more than 900 gymnasts put up their best performances in the quest for national titles at the 2023 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships. After months of training and qualification, the championships are a celebration of hard work and achievement, and an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills … Read More

Media release: New Zealand’s best gymnasts flock to Tauranga.

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Tuesday 4 July 2023 More than 900 gymnasts from around country will compete for national titles in aerobics, men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline gymnastics at the 2023 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships, at Mercury Baypark, Tauranga this week (5-8 July). “The championships are the highlight on the calendar for so many gymnasts, and a chance to support each other … Read More

Media Release: Gymnastics NZ appoints new CEO

GNZ AdminMedia Release

Media Release: Gymnastics New Zealand appoints Andrea Nelson as new Chief Executive January 12, 2023 Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrea Nelson as its new Chief Executive, effective 23 January 2023. Nelson has extensive sports leadership experience and was most recently the Chief Executive of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup where she … Read More

Media release: Two Gold Medals for New Zealand at Trampoline World Championships

GNZ AdminMedia Release

Kiwi trampolinists Bronwyn Dibb (Ice Trampoline and Gymnastics North Canterbury) and Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline, Auckland) have each earned world champion titles at the 2022 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria, this weekend. Dibb took out the women’s double mini trampoline title Saturday morning NZT ahead of USA and Australia, just four months after winning silver at the … Read More

Sofia solidifies its status as a world hub of Trampoline Gymnastics

GNZ AdminInternational, Media Release, Trampoline

An aerial showdown starring the world’s best in Trampoline Gymnastics begins 16 November in Sofia (BUL), as Olympic stars and exciting new challengers from across the world gather in one place to discover who will become the new World champions in 15 different categories.Held inside the state-of-the-art Arena Sofia, the 36th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships from 16-19 November unites the … Read More

Press Release – FIG World Championships (Liverpool 2022)

GNZ AdminInternational, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

‘A World Gymnastics Championships to remember’ awaits in Liverpool LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 26 October 2022 Fourteen new World champions will be crowned and six teams will qualify to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games at the 51st Artistic Gymnastics World Championships from 29 October-6 November in Liverpool (GBR).  By scope and prestige, the World Championships is the biggest annual event … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics sees a perfect score and national champions crowned in Invercargill.

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Four days of non-stop gymnastics have ended in Invercargill today. In aerobics, rhythmic, mens’ and women’s artistic, and trampoline gymnastics, forty-three prize givings have seen more than 1,500 medals awarded across 230-odd events within the championships. Though amongst all those medals, was only one perfect score. Men’s artistic level 4 athlete Sean Dawson representing Whanganui/Manawatu earned a perfect score of … Read More

Media release: Gymnasts Named to New Zealand Team for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) has named a full five-person men’s artistic gymnastics team and two individual rhythmic gymnasts to the New Zealand Team for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The men’s artistic gymnastics team is: Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov – Tri Star Gymnastics Ethan Dick – Tri Star Gymnastics Sam Dick – Tri Star … Read More

Media release: Independent Appointments Panel Announces Steering Committee to Help Shape the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

The Independent Appointments Panel has announced who will be part of the Steering Committee to propose changes and implement recommendations from the Independent Review of Gymnastics New Zealand. The Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee is comprised of Independent Chair, Sally McKechnie and eight other members. Gymnast Members Bronte Coluccio has been involved in the local gymnastics community for more than … Read More