2020 Rhythmic Gymnastics National and Junior Squads

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Rhythmic gymnastics

We are excited to announce the Rhythmic Gymnastics National and Junior squads for 2020: 2020 National (senior) Squad: Havana Hopman (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Hannah Moore (North Harbour Gymnastics) Anna Taylor (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Iris XinEn Hoo (North Harbour Gymnastics) Laylah Waggie  (North Harbour Gymnastics) Paris Chin (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Chalisa Bond (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Aya Tanaka-Probert (North Harbour Gymnastics) – … Read More

Noga adds Auckland to her Rhythmic journey

Anna RobertsonInternational, Rhythmic gymnastics

Noga Barkan, an Israeli gymnast was preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games when she was diagnosed with cancer. Her dream to take part in the Olympics was crushed, but her wish to go to the Olympics to support her teammates was granted by Make- A-Wish Israel. And then, in January 2018, Noga achieved another amazing accomplishment – she led … Read More

2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics National Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Rhythmic gymnastics

We are excited to announce the inaugural Rhythmic Gymnastics National Squad.  The athletes who have been selected are: Hannah Moore (Xtreme Rhythmix) Havana Hopman (Counties Manukau) Aya Tanaka-Probert (Xtreme Rhythmix) Grace Schroder (Counties Manukau) We wish these girls all the best in their 2019 competitions. The Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) National Squad is for athletes competing senior international. How is the … Read More

2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Rhythmic gymnastics

We are pleased to today announce the athletes who have been selected to our first Rhythmic Gymnastics NZ Junior Squad.  Those athletes are: Alicia Scott (Xtreme Rhythmix) Chalisa Bond (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Paris Chin (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Laylah Waggie (Xtreme Rhythmix) We wish these junior athletes all the best in their competitions next year as they progress through towards senior. … Read More

FIG Age Group Camp First for NZ

Anna RobertsonEducation, International, Rhythmic gymnastics

We were super excited to host the FIG Rhythmic Age Group Camp over the weekend, the first of its kind in New Zealand. This was a follow up to the Oceania Camp run last year in Australia. Developed by FIG, many federations run the Age Group Programme – some as prescribed and other federations making some adaptions. It was a … Read More

Our ‘Stella’ Debuts on the Commonwealth Stage

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

The only females in the gymnastics contingent of the NZ Team, competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are of course our two Stellas.  Both 15 and both debuting their first big senior event. Stella Ashcroft (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) competed in the women’s artistic gymnastics competition on Friday 6 April and qualified through to all around finals where … Read More

Ways to Watch Gymnastics at Gold Coast 2018

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Men's artistic gymnastics, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

Seven out of the two hundred and fifty-one athletes in the New Zealand team competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, are gymnastics athletes.  If you are not fortunate enough to be at the event, following are some ways that we can support our athletes from afar… There are certain media restrictions in the Village, but we will be posting … Read More

RG 2018 Australian Championships Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics

We are pleased to announce the athletes to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships, to be held in Melbourne 28 May – 3 June.  The team is: Level 9 Annebell Dogger – Counties Manukau Gymnastics Waimarama Potae-Tamatea – Counties Manukau Gymnastics   Level 10 Anna Hooker – Delta Sarah Quinn – Delta Emma Logan – Delta Isabella Ralston … Read More

Gymnastics Coaches Selected to NZ Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are super pleased to announce that the New Zealand Olympic Committee has officially selected the gymnastics support staff who will accompany our athletes to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next month. Men’s Artistic Gymnastics – Head Coach David Phillips David is the coach to four out of five of the selected athletes. David is NZ’s most experienced MAG coach … Read More

RG Junior Tournaments – Baku-Portimao

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics

It is with pleasure that we announce team to represent New Zealand at the AGF Trophy in Baku, Azerbaijan on 23-24 April and the International Tournament in Portimao, Portugal on 4 – 6 May 2018.  The selected athletes are: Laylah Waggie – Xtreme Rhythmix Alicia Scott – Xtreme Rhythmix Hannah Moore – Xtreme Rhythmix   Senior Grace Schroder – Counties … Read More