Geoff Simons : Shunning popularity contests


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Geoff Simons, President of the Roslyn Bowling Club in Dunedin, has ruffled a few feathers in his time. But then you don’t ruffle feathers unless you’re trying to make things … Read More

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Roslyn : Bringing life back to Dunedin’s oldest club


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Like the other main centres in New Zealand, the boundaries of what is now the Dunedin City Council was once made up of a plethora of borough councils : our … Read More

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The Bowls Hour Episode 21


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Erin and Alex chat about the upcoming Champion of Champions events and then talk to Margaret O’Connor, Karen Hema and Anthony Ouellet. They also talk about whether it’s time to … Read More

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Riccarton Racecourse Bowling Club : Galloping along!


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Mention the Riccarton Racecourse, and New Zealand’s premier gallops event, the New Zealand Cup, probably comes to mind. As does the whole of the ‘Show Week’ extravaganza at the racecourse … Read More

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Don Stephens : A life at the edge of history


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Don Stephens is one of those guys that’s packed a heap of life experience into his 71, going on 72 years. But what’s more surprising is that Don is visually-impaired, … Read More

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Jack Bonner : A name to watch


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If you could bet on lawn bowls in New Zealand, laying a sneaky $10 on Jack Bonner to pick up a medal in the 2030 Commonwealth Games mightn’t be a … Read More

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Barry Chapman : the boy from Beckenham


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Barry Chapman has been a member of the Beckenham Bowling Club in Christchurch since 1963. That’s a heck of a long time ago. New Zealand was a very different place … Read More

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Kaikoura Bowling Club : Triumph and Disaster


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Mention the Kaikoura Bowling Club and the first question that likely comes to mind is ‘What happened to the club during the Kaikoura Earthquake?’ “Well, the short answer is … … Read More

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Bill Brown : A typical new bowler


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73-year old Bill Brown is typical of the way bowlers take up playing bowls … and typical of the way bowlers join a bowling club. So typical in fact, that … Read More

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Hunterville Bowling Club : Herding bowls in the Rangitikei


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The Rangitikei is probably not an area of New Zealand that makes a lot of Kiwis’ bucket lists. Yet State Highway 1 which chases the Rangitikei River from the Central … Read More

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