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

Covid-19 Updates

Anna RobertsonCovid-19, e-News

Please see below for event updates in light of the evolving Covid-19 environment. Wednesday 12 August: The Prime Minister and Director General of Health last night announced that there are four new cases of Covid-19 in NZ, confirming community transmission. These cases are all in South Auckland and as a result Auckland is moving to Alert Level 3, and the … Read More

Education Update – March 2020

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

Please see this latest Education Update covering: XTND Age requirements for courses Practical coaching hours Education assignments Our education calendar can be found on the Education calendar and all course bookings should be made via Club Portal. If you need assistance accessing this, please contact your Relationship Manager. Reminders: As 2020 is the last year of the current judging cycle, … Read More

Grant Funding

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

At this time of year, many of you are thinking about grant funding and some are already underway with applications. This is a good time to remind you of the various grant funding resources that are available on Club Portal and also to direct you to the new template to be used for requesting education quotes for funding grants. All … Read More

Gymnastics NZ Updates and Reminders – March 2020

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

Safeguarding Children / Child Protection This is a very important area for clubs to understand their responsibilities, have clear policies and procedures in place and be pro-active rather than waiting until something happens before taking action. In order to best support this, GNZ has worked with Safeguarding Children to put together a webinar to support those who take a leadership … Read More

Industry Updates – March 2020

Anna RobertsonClubland Newsletter

Sport NZ ‘Keep Up With the Play’ In order to address the high numbers of children and teenagers dropping out of Sport in New Zealand, Sport NZ has launched a public awareness campaign ‘Keep up with the Play’ designed to address this issue. “We believe changing the attitudes and behaviours of those delivering or influencing grassroots sport, whether parents, coaches … Read More