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Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand’s (OWNZ) mission is to lead, strengthen and promote the sport of Weightlifting within New Zealand.


OWNZ has sent a “statement of position” to the IWF following the most recent developments between the IOC and the IWF. The statement has the support of the NZOC and the NZ Athletes Commission. Select READ MORE and click on STATEMENT to view the letter.

NZL finished in third place of the OWF E-mail League event which was conducted over 9 rounds. This event began during Covid and a number of NZL members contributed to the results over the course of the event. Congratulations to all whose lifts contributed to this result, and to Simon […]

With Auckland currently in Alert Level 3, no club activity is possible. For the rest of the country under Alert Level 2, activity can continue providing the advised requirements are met. Select READ MORE and LEVEL 2 for a reminder of requirements.


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