Media release: Appointments Panel Seeking Community and Stakeholder Feedback on Steering Committee Key Competencies and Terms of Reference

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

The independent Appointments Panel responsible for appointing the Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee (Steering Committee) following the Independent Review is seeking feedback from the community and stakeholders. The Steering Committee will advise the Gymnastics New Zealand Board and propose changes to implement the Independent Review recommendations. It will ensure an inclusive and equitable process engaging and collaborating with many people … 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

Covid-19 Updates

Anna RobertsonCovid-19

These updates have been sent directly to Gymnastics NZ member clubs. For further information, please see your club directly. 23 March 2022 – Sport NZ sector update The Government has announced changes to the COVID-19 Protection Framework and vaccine mandates. Please see this Sport NZ update. We will share further information as soon as it becomes available. 11 March 2022 … Read More

RG 2021 World Championships Team

Anna RobertsonInternational

We are pleased to announce the selection of a New Zealand team for the 2021 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, to be held in Kitakyushu, Japan, 27-31 October. This team is: Havana Hopman (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Coach: Tracey Redhead (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions, Havana and Tracey will not be travelling to Worlds. Nonetheless, we congratulate them on … Read More

Media release: Schmidt Wins a Trampoline Bronze in Tokyo

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Dylan Schmidt took to the Olympic stage today, competing in the men’s trampoline event, where he won bronze—New Zealand’s first trampoline Olympic medal. The double Olympian put up a strong compulsory routine of 52.415 followed by an even stronger voluntary routine scoring him 59.705, qualifying him through to finals in 3rd place. Dylan then jumped a solid 60.675 for his … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics New Zealand Appointments Panel Establishing Independent Steering Committee to Progress Recommendations Following Independent Review

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

Gymnastics New Zealand has announced that an independent Appointments Panel will be seeking expressions of interest for participation in an independent 10-member Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee (GNZSC) which will propose changes to implement the Independent Review recommendations. The independent Appointments Panel includes Dr Shane Collins (Independent Chair), Maree Burnett, Chantal Brunner and Dr Karina McHardy. Dr Shane Collins is … Read More

TRA 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

The 2021 Trampoline World Championships is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, 18-21 November, and we are excited to announce the following team to represent New Zealand. Trampoline Madaline Davidson (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Coach – Alex Nilov (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline) Coach – Angie Dougal (Icon Trampoline) Double-mini Bronwyn Dibb (ICE Trampoline Sports) Coach – Nigel Humphreys (ICE … Read More

WAG 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

We are thrilled to announce a women’s artistic team to represent New Zealand at the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics Championships to be held 18-24 October in Kitakyushu, Japan. The team is: Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Coach – Rian Reza (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Judge – Avril Enslow (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Congratulations to you all and best wishes for … Read More

Media release: More Firsts for Gymnastics with Olympic Team Selections

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Three New Zealand gymnastics athletes have been selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The gymnastics team for Tokyo 2020 is: Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov, coached by David Phillips – men’s artistic gymnastics (Tri Star Gymnastics Club, Auckland) Madaline (Maddie) Davidson, coached by Alexander (Alex) Nilov – trampoline gymnastics (Olympia Gymnastic Sports, Christchurch) Dylan Schmidt, coached by Angie Dougal – trampoline gymnastics … Read More

MAG 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

Having not had the opportunity to announce a travelling team in over a year, it brings us great pleasure to announce the following team to represent New Zealand at the 2021 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships to be held 18-24 October in Kitakyushu, Japan. Dominic Bigsby (North Harbour Gymnastics Club) Sam Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Ethan Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Devy … Read More