Media Release: Advisors added to Gymnastics Independent Review

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Independent Reviewer David Howman has added two advisors to assist him with his review into Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ). Mr Howman will be joined by Dr Lesley Nicol—former Silver Ferns captain—qualified Physiotherapist and now a Sport and Exercise Physician, and Rachel Vickery, a former International gymnast and a qualified Physiotherapist. Rachel Vickery is now a Human Behaviour and High … Read More

2021 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships cancelled

Anna Robertson2020 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships

Last week, the Board of Gymnastics New Zealand (GNZ) reassessed the viability of holding the Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, scheduled for April 2021. As a result of these deliberations, we have regretfully made the difficult decision to withdraw from hosting the competition. Due to the domestic and global uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Board has recognised the impracticality … Read More

Media Release: Terms of Reference for gymnastics independent review and management of complaints

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Joint media release from Gymnastics NZ and Sport NZ. Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) has released the terms of reference for the Independent Review to be conducted by David Howman. In conjunction with this, Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) has released the terms of reference for the expanded use of the Interim Complaints Mechanism (ICM) to deal with complaints coming … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics NZ Independent Review

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) has recently been made aware of a number of distressing and concerning allegations of abuse within our sport – both current and historical. We acknowledge these complaints, and deeply regret, and apologise for any harm caused to athletes. Following these allegations, Gymnastics NZ, in conjunction with Sport NZ, has worked hard to ensure an independent, … Read More

CEO letter to Members on Safe Sport

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

To our valued members, As a community, we will all have an awareness of the recent saddening global events in relation to athlete abuse and gymnastic culture in recent times.  The actions of some have been abhorrent and completely unacceptable, and Gymnastics New Zealand (GNZ) agrees with and supports the global response and actions being taken to deal with these … Read More

Ken Bow – Meritorious Award 2020

Anna Robertsone-News

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting held 18 July 2020, Ken Bow was the recipient of a Meritorious Award. Please read below for the full citation from the Gymnastics NZ Honours Committee: Ken is a member of the Gymnastics NZ Menʼs Technical/SDC Committee. His current position is Menʼs Judging Advisor. He is also a Life Member of Mid Island Gymsports, … Read More

Howard Hill – Life Membership 2020

Anna Robertsone-News

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 18 July 2020, the Gymnastics NZ Honours Committee had the pleasure of awarding Howard Hill Life Membership. Please find below the Honours Committee citation: In 1999 Howard Hill was awarded a Meritorious Award in recognition of hisservice in relation to 25 years of WAG service via Coaching, Membership of the WAG … Read More

RG 2020 Australian Gymnastics Championships

Anna RobertsonNZ Team Announcements

One of the events that was cancelled due to Covid-19 was the 2020 Australian Gymnastics Championships. A trial was held for this back in February and we would still like to acknowledge and celebrate the athletes and officials who were nominated to represent New Zealand in Australia. Pre-Junior Athena Li – Xtreme Rhythmix at North Harbour Gymnastics Maria Malkova – … Read More

2020 Annual General Meeting

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

In accordance with the Constitution, Gymnastics New Zealand is calling for nominations to fill the two Elected Board Member positions which become vacant at the upcoming AGM – Saturday 18th July 2020. Nominations are due by 5:00pm Thursday 18th June 2020, using the nomination form. Please find more information detailed here. Furthermore, nominations are being called for Life Membership, Meritorious … Read More

2021 Nationals Announcement

Anna Robertson2021 NZ Gymnastics Championships

To our Gymnastics Community, We are pleased to announce that the 2021 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships will return to the Trusts Arena in Auckland from 21-24 July. In future years, the intention is to hold Nationals in the first week of the Term 2 School Holidays as we know this is preferred by the majority of our community. Unfortunately, for … Read More