Schmidt Siblings Off to Belarus

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, International, Trampoline

Удачи (good luck) Rachel and Dylan A big shout out to siblings Rachel and Dylan Schmidt from Extreme Trampoline as they head off to the Minsk World Cup in Belarus, 18 – 19 August. Traveling with Rachel and Dylan is Jarrod Heriot, NZ Trampoline Coach, and Judge Lance Henry from Icon Trampoline. At the Australian National Championships, Rachel won a … 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

Sport NZ Insights Tool

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

In order to remain competitive and financially viable in a rapidly changing world and to ensure that investment decisions and funding applications are well informed and have the greatest chance of success, Clubs need to be looking outside of themselves for evidence to support these decisions or requests. The Sport NZ Insights tool has been designed to provide readily accessible, … Read More

Spotlight on Volunteering – Getting It Right

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

We have just come to the end of Volunteering New Zealand’s National Volunteer Week. The theme this year was “Live, laugh, share – Volunteer” or “Kia ringa hora: Me mahi tūao.” Whether you celebrated your volunteers over this week or not, volunteering goes on day in and day out throughout the year and therefore deserves attention, planning, and recognition throughout … Read More

Gym-a-thon Raises Funds and Awareness

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

Tri Star Gymnastics run a Disability Gymnastics Programme (DGYM) dedicated to providing lessons for those with physical and intellectual disabilities.  In the March e-News you may have seen an article about this programme and Leigh Dawson, a Canadian coach. Leigh has been employed by Tri Star until the end of this year to set up, run, and grow the programme. … Read More

Fantastic Gymnastics Joins the Family

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

Fantastic Gymnastics is now an affiliated member of Gymnastics NZ.  Delivering Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics and TeamGym in Parua Bay on the Whangarei Heads peninsula. Many of you will already know Hannah Prout who started Fantastic Gymnastics Ltd in 2014 as a satellite of Kerikeri Gymnastics Club. Fantastic Gymnastics is now an Incorporated Society with Hannah as the Club Manager … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Events and Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News

For an up to date list of all upcoming competitions, courses and events in and around Auckland and Northland please see this most recent version of the calendar. Please note this document is updated regularly and a new version will be sent out with each e-News. Entry forms for competitions can be found on the Events calendar, and registration forms … Read More

Seven Off to Compete in Arizona

Anna RobertsonAerobics, Auckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News

We are excited that seven Aerobic athletes from Auckland have been selected to represent New Zealand at the Association of National Aerobic Championships (ANAC) in Phoenix, Arizona from Sunday 30 July to Wednesday 2 August. The Auckland athletes are: Brooke Davies (Howick Gymnastic Club – Soul2Sole) Hannah Wilton (Aspire Aerobix) Jaimie Le Bas (Aspire Aerobix) Sarah Spargo (Aspire Aerobix) Jennifer … Read More

Howick Rhythmic’s Hair and Makeup Workshop

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Rhythmic gymnastics

We love this little parent-gymnast evening that Howick Rhythmics does annually.  It’s a hair and makeup workshop targeted at gymnasts new to competitions.  The workshops teach parents how to do a tight and secure rhythmic bun in different styles.  They then get to play around with make-up trying out different shades and colours to best make the girls’ leotards pop. … Read More

Auckland-Northland – Upcoming Events and Reminders

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates

Upcoming Events  The competition season is now underway across the country. Please see this calendar for a list of upcoming competitions, courses and events in and around Auckland and Northland. Please note this document is updated regularly and a new version will be sent out with each e-News. Entry forms for competitions can be found on the Events calendar, and … Read More