Entries are LIVE for the 2018 South Island and North Island Championships!
South Island Champs Entry: CLICK HERE
North Island Champs Entry: CLICK HERE
To view our 2018 National Events Page for more detailed information, please CLICK HERE!
We are looking for a hard-working administrator with a special interest in Weightlifting!
The position assumes overall responsibility for the coordination of staff, volunteers and the day to day operations of Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand, providing support to the Executive Group and developing the business consistent with the OWNZ Strategic Plan and policies approved by the Board.
Job Description: CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Please provide your CV and covering letter, which should include a personal statement of how you envisage your skills benefitting Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand to Emma Pilkington at email@example.com
Please note the successful applicant will be subject to a police vetting check.
Applications close 4.00pm on Friday 4th May 2018. Interviews will be held in late May/early June.
The NZOC have confirmed that only 12 athletes will be competing in Weightlifting for New Zealand at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Unfortunately, Megan Signal was unable to meet her conditional selection criteria due to her recovery from knee reconstruction.
Olympic Weightlifting NZ is extremely proud of Megan and her determination throughout this process. She is an extremely talented athlete and demonstrated tremendous courage on her journey back from such a major injury. We believe wholeheartedly that Megan will make a significant impact on the international stage and we look forward to welcoming her into our next New Zealand Team!
This forum is open to any 2018 Financial Members of OWNZ. To ensure everyone has a good learning experience, we will only accept 20 registrations. Participants ideally already have a competent understanding of the IWF competition rules and protocols.
The aim of this weekend is to provide an opportunity for Coaches around New Zealand to share their weightlifting knowledge and experiences with other coaches.
Day one involves learning how to be strategic when coaching an athlete in a competition. All participants will have the opportunity to apply their learning’s by coaching a youth & junior athlete through a friendly club competition.
Day two involves interactive workshops on various weightlifting topics presented by New Zealand coaches.
Hosting Club: Bay of Plenty Barbell Club
Event Location: Mount CrossFit, 109 Newton Street, Mount Maunganui
Competition Dates: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th July
Qualification Period: 01/01/2017 – 24/06/2018
Criteria: Must be a 2018 Financial member of OWNZ and compete in one club competition between the qualification period.
Entry information will be released in May with entries closing on the 26th of June!
OWNZ is proud to announce that the support staff assisting our athletes at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been named!
Congratulations to the following:
OWNZ is also proud to confirm that two of our IWF Category One Technical Officials have been selected to officiate at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games!