Call for Nominations – Elected Board Members; Life Members; Meritorious & National Service Awards

GNZ AdminCEO / Board Updates, Member Updates

The Board Appointments Panel (BAP) is calling for nominations from suitably qualified candidates to fill two Elected Board Member positions for the GymSports New Zealand Incorporated, trading as Gymnastics New Zealand, Board which become vacant as of the 2018 AGM, Sunday 6th May.  Under the Terms of the Constitution, the retiring Board Members Pete Elderkin and Jane Borren are eligible … Read More

Proposed Date Change to Calendar of Events

Anna RobertsonMember Updates, Project 2020

A date change to the national calendar of events has been proposed and surveyed.  This white paper has been compiled to ensure transparency within our community and covers the following information: Outline of the process Summary of community feedback Addressing concerns Next steps   If you have not yet seen this information, we welcome all members to have a read … Read More

CEO Update – December 2017

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, e-News, Member Updates

‘Brave new worlds’, ‘Final frontiers’, ‘Giant leaps for humankind’, ‘Journey into the unknown’, ‘The path less travelled’. These are all traditionally filled with impressions of large-scale commitment to grand ideas that are bold and present infinite opportunity. Whilst a number of these have occupied your organisation during 2017, there is also a significant amount of business as usual that, in … Read More

Important Changes for Qualifying Competitions

Anna Robertson2018 NZ Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Member Updates, South Island

Did you know that there are important changes for clubs holding qualifying competitions? As you will be aware, the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) has placed increased expectations on Clubs to ensure the safety and well-being of those who work and participate in them. As part of our ongoing approach to improving Health and Safety (H&S) in … Read More

Important Sports Industry Updates for Clubs

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

Sport Volunteer Payments Clubs utilise a wide range of methods to recognise volunteers and reimburse their expenses. It’s a tricky area and it’s easy to get confused about what is and isn’t legal. Accountancy and advisory organisation BDO have written a document clarifying the tax obligations your organisation has when making payments to volunteers. Learn more about sport volunteer payments … Read More

The New Approach to Community Sport in Auckland

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates, Recreational Gymnastics

Delivering sport, recreation and physical activity in Auckland means operating in a complex and fast-changing environment. Given this, it is essential to keep up-to-date with big-picture international and national trends, central and local government policies and plans, and regional projects and programmes – all of which influence our everyday activities. On Friday 3 November Dee attended the annual Auckland Sport … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Events and Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates

For an up-to-date list of all upcoming competitions, courses and events in and around Auckland and Northland, see this latest calendar. An updated version will be out with the last e-News will be the last one of the year around Mid-December. Entry forms for competitions can be found on the events calendar and registration forms for education courses can be found … Read More

Grants – Review and Plan

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

The grant funding process is ongoing throughout the year but it’s easy for it to take a back seat when things get busy. However, for many Clubs grants are what get wages paid, facilities improved, equipment purchased or athletes sent to competitions – in other words, vital for the running of your Club. Below are some areas to focus on … Read More

Brittany Joins the Team

Anna Robertsone-News, Member Updates

We are super pleased to welcome Brittany Miln to our head office team in Auckland.  Brittany has come on board as Events Assistant, to help with the 2017 Gymnastics Championships.  Here’s a few things that Brittany shared with us when she started… How did you find you way to Gymnastics NZ? I have been apart of the gymnastics community for … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Events and Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates

Hard to believe but it’s almost August and the deadline for entering gymnasts to compete at Nationals is looming. Gymnasts that still need another score to qualify have only two weekends left to achieve this goal, before the entries closing date of Wednesday 16 August. Fortunately for the Recreational gymnasts that like to compare their achievements against other gymnasts from … Read More