27th ASB Peter Johnstone Memorial Trophy stays in the Bay of Plenty


- Rob Davis
Event News, Featured

Last week, the annual two day ASB Peter Johnstone Memorial Tournament played out at Bowls Mount Maunganui.Started 27 years ago by Bowls Mt Maunganui club member Peter Henderson, a 1949 … Read More

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INSIDE BOWLS : February 2018 Edition


News

Check out the February 2018 edition of the official publication of World Bowls ‘Inside Bowls’ at http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/feb2018/html5/index.html

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Little Stanley Bowling Club has huge attractions


- Graeme Kennedy
Club News

It may be one the smallest bowling clubs in the country, and certainly has that place among North Harbour Bowls’ 22 clubs, but Stanley ranks among the top echelon for … Read More

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OPINION : Commonwealth Games, selections and profile


- Grant Hassall
Event News

The selection of the New Zealand side to compete in April’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast has generated a good degree of discussion, but, by and large, such debate … Read More

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PROFILE : Mark Noble


- Tony Jensen
Featured, Our People

From fastest sprinter in the school in the third form to International disabled bowler and chess grandmaster.  That is the unique story of Feilding’s Mark Noble.It is a story of … Read More

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Wayne Sellars enjoys a return to bowls


- Denis Duffy
Featured, Our People

Wayne Sellars has seen a lot of change in Bowls.There have been seismic level shifts in just about every aspect of the game between his first steps on the greens … Read More

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OPINION : Commonwealth Games’ Pressure Cooker heats up as Gold Coast looms


- Sam Morton
Event News

As the Commonwealth Games loom large in the Gold Coast, New Zealand’s panel of selectors have finally shown their hand opting for the “tried, true and tested”, with few surprises … Read More

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45th 2018 Clubs New Zealand Men’s National Fours Starts Next Week


- Roger Norton
Event News, Featured

Participating Club Fendalton108 teams have entered this year’s Clubs New Zealand Men’s National Fours Bowls Tournament to be held next week in Christchurch from Monday 4th  to Friday 9th February … Read More

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Margaret Reed skips Tauranga South to Taranaki women’s open fours title


- Grant Hassall
Event News, Featured

The annual fortnight-long Taranaki bowls carnival has concluded, with the 66th edition of the Taranaki women’s Open fours heading to the Bay of Plenty for just the third time.Progressing through … Read More

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Commonwealth Games Team – Media Release


Event News, Featured, News

Please contact Lewis Hampton (027 451 8090) to arrange interviews with the selected athletes. NZOC Media Release 26 January 2018   High Expectation on New Zealand Bowls team for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games … Read More

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Ron Waugh : National Open Championships Volunteer


- Rob Davis
Our People

If you were at the 2017/2018 BLK National Open Championships at the Taieri Bowling Club, you couldn’t have helped but notice the immaculately attired, purple-tied gentleman attending to cleaning duties … Read More

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Peter Johnstone Memorial Tournament Starts Next Week


- Rob Davis
Event News, Featured

Next week, on Wednesday 31st January (2018), the annual two day ASB Peter Johnstone Memorial Tournament kicks off at Bowls Mount Maunganui.Tournament Founder and ex-All Black, Peter Henderson, with John … Read More

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News from the Greenkeepers Association


Greenkeeper News, News

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The Secret Behind Poverty Bay Greens


- Trevor Mills
Our People

Both the Gisborne and Kahutia Bowling Clubs are continuing to enjoy some of the best playing surfaces in the country – and the world for that matter – thanks to … Read More

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Browns Bay to Vote on Pokies from RSA Tenure Deal


- Graeme Kennedy
Club News

A Browns Bay Bowling Club Special General Meeting on 1st February (2018) will vote on plans to reinstate poker machines as the East Coast Bays RSA takes up residency at … Read More

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New Lynn wins the 113th Taranaki Men’s Open Fours


- Grant Hassall
Event News, Featured

Playing superb bowls 30-year-old Brody Dix has skipped his New Lynn side to victory in the 113th Taranaki men’s Open fours at the Paritutu greens in New Plymouth on Sunday … Read More

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Taranaki Fours down to the Semi-Finals


- Grant Hassall
Event News, Featured

There will be three teams from Taranaki and one side from Auckland that will contest the semifinals of the 113th Taranaki men’s Open fours at Paritutu on Sunday morning.The semifinals … Read More

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Peter Meier : Champion Bowler


- Roger Norton
Our People

Peter Meier : Champion BowlerPeter Meier started playing outdoor bowls in 1963, joining the South Brighton Bowling Club.  The following year he won the club Colts title and with it … Read More

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Close games order of the day as field reduced to 12


- Grant Hassall
Event News, Featured

Close games were the order of the day in the morning as the 44 qualifiers were reduced to 12 surviving teams in the 113th Taranaki men’s Open fours at Paritutu … Read More

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Kelly into Second Round of World Indoor Singles


News, Our People

New Zealand’s Andrew Kelly beat 6-time World Indoor champion Alex Marshall MBE in the first round of the ‘Just’ World Indoor Singles 6-5, 10-2 to advance to the second round. … Read More

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