Notices and News

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Please find below the invitation to our masters members of Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand to attend the first Pacific Rim Masters Tournament.

Please note that before any NZ athlete enters, you must contact OWNZ and seek permission to represent NZ at this event.

Emails indicating interest should be sent to Garry Marshall at: ownzsecretary@gmail.com and cc info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Dear National Chairperson,

On behalf of the National Masters Panel of the Australian Weightlifting Federation I would like to invite your nation to compete at the first Pacific Rim Masters Tournament;  June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2016.  This event will be held in Hobart, Tasmania.

The competition is aimed at developing and promoting Masters weightlifting within the Pacific Rim and with a view to becoming a regular event on the Masters calendar.

The Pacific Rim Masters Tournament will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Oceania (OWF) and 2016 Australian (AWF) Masters Championships which is a major Continental Championship on our calendar.

The competition has the support of our Oceania Weightlifting Federation General Secretary, Paul Coffa MBE and the Australian Weightlifting Federation.

We welcome you to this wonderful venue and for further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please find attached the entry form and below are further details of the venue in Tasmania.

Event Information CLICK HERE

Entry Information CLICK HERE

Lawrie Townsend

Oceania Masters & AWF Masters Chairman.

 

Hosting Club – Bay of Plenty Barbell

It is with great pleasure to announce that Bay of Plenty Barbell has been granted hosting rights for the 2016 North Island Championships!

Event Dates

The North Island Championships will be held on Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st July.
Please note this is note the same weekend as the South Island Champs.

Event Venue

This event will be held at Bay of Plenty Strength & Conditioning, also known as Mount CrossFit

Event Information

Further event information like entry forms & fees, start lists, session times etc will be released closer to the event date via the hosting club and we will post links to our website.

Please remember that you must be an OWNZ member to compete at this national event.

Enquiries

At this current time if you have any questions please send it through to info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Closer to the event we will direct any enquiries towards the event manager/hosting club.

Hosting Club – Functional Strength Olympic

It is with great pleasure to announce that Functional Strength Olympic has been granted hosting rights for the 2016 Masters National Championships!

Event Dates

The National Masters Championships will be held on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th of September

Event Venue

This event will be held at Functional Strength HQ on the North Shore of Auckland

Event Information

Further event information like entry forms & fees, start lists, session times etc will be released closer to the event date via the hosting club and we will post links to our website.

Please remember that you must be an OWNZ member to compete at this national event.

Enquiries

At this current time if you have any questions please send it through to info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Closer to the event we will direct any enquiries towards the event manager/hosting club.

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Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand would like to congratulate the following athletes on their selection into the 2016 NZ Oceania Weightlifting team attending the 2016 Oceania Weightlifting Championships in Suva, Fiji in May.

Please click HERE to view the senior, junior and youth team members selected to represent New Zealand at this event.

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2016 Oceania Masters Weightlifting Championships incorporating Pacific Rim Masters Tournament
Entry Information

 

The Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) and Oceania Weightlifting Federation (OWF) are delighted to invite Master athletes from Oceania and Pacific Rim nations to contest the 2016 Oceania Masters Weightlifting Championships, incorporating the inaugural Pacific Rim Masters Weightlifting Tournament. The events will take place in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia during the period 3-5 June, 2016.

 

Please refer to the attachment HERE containing the entry information.

Note that entries must be submitted electronically via website link:  www.awf.com.au/registration/

Also note that before any NZ athlete enters, you must contact OWNZ and seek permission to represent NZ at this event.

Emails indicating interest should be sent to Garry Marshall at: ownzsecretary@gmail.com and cc info@olympicweightlifting.nz  .

The email should be sent in as soon as possible.
Entries close on Wednesday 13th April, 2016 – payment must be made by the same date.

Note that all costs are the responsibility of the athlete.

Any questions then please do not hesitate to contact OWNZ at info@olympicweightlifting.nz

 

Hosting Club – Otago Weightlifting

It is with great pleasure to announce that Otago Weightlifting has been granted hosting rights for the 2016 South Island Championships!

Event Dates

The South Island Championships will be held on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th July

Event Venue 

This event will be held at CrossFit Dunedin

Event Information

Further event information like entry forms & fees, start lists, session times etc will be released closer to the event date via the hosting club and we will post links to our website.

Please remember that you must be an OWNZ member to compete at this national event.

Enquiries

At this current time if you have any questions please send it through to info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Closer to the event we will direct any enquiries towards the event manager/hosting club.

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The OWNZ January 2016 Newsletter

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To view past newsletters please click HERE.

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