Notices and News

Dear Members of OWNZ,

Due to other NZ Team Announcements the NZ Youth Team attending the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships in Bangkok in April will not be announced until Monday 23rd January. 

We apologize for the delay. Thank you for your patience!

If you have any questions regarding this please do not hesitate to contact us at

Kind Regards,

The OWNZ Team




New IWF Constitution, By-Laws and Technical & Competition Rules & Regulations 

The IWF has published the 2017 version of the Constitution & By-Laws, as well as the Technical and Competition Rules & Regulations (TCRR). 

CLICK HERE to find these under the IWF Download Section on their website.

For additional information/explanation on the modifications please CLICK HERE.

The World Records for the new bodyweight categories have been established based on the results already achieved by athletes with the relevant bodyweight. Please CLICK HERE to see the World Records.

CLICK HERE to register for our upcoming workshops & courses!!

Officials Workshop:
Wellington – Saturday 21st January
Auckland – Sunday 29th January
Dunedin – Saturday 4th February

Coaching Course:
Auckland – Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February

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2016 Oceania Talent Identification Program Report

Congratulations to Samara Wright & Simon Van Den Berg for being selected as the two NZ students to attend the OTIP Training Camp in New Caledonia in December 2016.

To view the final report please CLICK HERE!

OWNZ has opened its registrations for the 2017 competition year!

2017 Individual Member Registrations

To read more about our Individual Membership options – CLICK HERE

To go directly to the Member Registration Page – CLICK HERE

*Note – Athletes may still register for the 2016 competition year up until the 30th December 2016.

2017 Club Registrations

To read more about our Club Registration process – CLICK HERE

To go directly to the Club Registration Page – CLICK HERE

Final Start Lists & Event Schedule 

Following tonight’s Verification of Final Entries there have been a few changes to the Start List.

The revised Schedule can be found below. See you all on the platform!!

***Final Men’s Start Lists: CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Final Women’s Start Lists: CLICK HERE TO VIEW

***We have noticed that the Mens 105kg+ stat lists is missing from the PDF. We are trying to get this updated ASAP. Thank you for your patience!