WAG 2019 World Cup Cottbus Team

Anna RobertsonNZ Team Announcements

We are pleased to announce a team to represent New Zealand at the World Cup Cottbus, Germany, to take place 21 – 24 November 2019. The team who has been selected is: Courtney McGregor (Boise State University / Christchurch School of Gymnastics ) Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Coach: Evgueni Indioukov (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Judge: Michelle Woolf (Hutt … Read More

Events Update – August 2019

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

2019 NZ Gymnastics Championships With only a few weeks left until Nationals, all involved will be furiously busy with last-minute preparations.As a reminder, we rely on an amazing team of volunteers to help make the event a success and this year we have the added incentive of entry into a draw to win passes to the Pacific Rim Championships (April … Read More

Education Update – August 2019

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Coaching Advisor Get TogetherAt the end of June the Coaching Advisors from each of the code technical committees, along with a representative from the Gym for All Sport Development Committee got together. It was a good opportunity to get everyone up-to-date with the current coaching framework and online coaching resources as well as a discussion of projects which the different … Read More

Industry Updates – August 2019

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FIGPromoting Gender Equality in sport is becoming increasingly important around the world and is one of the main goals of the IOC’s Olympic Agenda 2020. FIG has made significant steps towards gender equality including: • FIG Rules for the makeup of executive and committee positions that ensure fair gender representation. • Establishing the FIG Women in Gymnastics Commission • FIG … Read More

Athlete Well-Being

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The Athlete Well-Being Project was initiated through Project 2020 and athlete well-being will now be a regular feature in Clubland. For Athlete well-being to become integrated into the mind-set of all of those involved with athletes – coaches, parents and administrators, then the starting point to implement change is where the policy and decisions are made. We will update you … Read More

Women and Girls Strategy

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Last year the NZ Government released its Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation Strategy. The Government’s vision is to enable women and girls to realise their potential in and through sport and active recreation. The Strategy has three priority areas: leadership, participation, and value and visibility. Above all the Strategy aims to ensure that all women and girls, … Read More

Health and Safety – August 2019

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Relationship Managers have been working closely with many clubs around the country this year and it is great to see a lot of progress being made with Club Health and Safety (H&S). There is an increasing understanding of what H&S is, what clubs need to be doing and why it’s so important.Key documents for all clubs working on H&S: GNZ … Read More

Training and Development Opportunities – August 2019

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Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019 – registrations open The inaugural Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit is now open for registrations, get your tickets today for the one-day event taking place on 7 October 2019 at Te Papa, Wellington. Don’t miss hearing from expert keynote speakers and panellists on the topics of leadership, participation, value and visibility and … Read More

Our new Team members

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

For those of you who have not yet met our new team members, we would like to introduce you to them now. We have welcomed Penny Metcalfe as she takes up the National Support Administrator position. Penny is the first point of contact for general inquiries whilst managing the base administrative functions involving accounts, product orders and Board liaison. Penny … Read More

2019 WAG Trans-Tasman Team

Anna RobertsonNZ Team Announcements

Every year at Nationals our friends in Australia join us for some good old trans-tasman rivalry. This year, there will be a Women’s STEP 10 Team going up against Australia. The athletes selected to this team are: Josephine Chao (Christchurch School of Gymnastics – Canterbury) Brenna Leong (Hamilton City GymSports – Waikato) Sophie Manson (Gymnastics Nelson – Top of the … Read More