Mornington : Dunedin’s all-year round bowling club


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Les Robertson (left) and Noel Seal Wend your way up into the western hills overlooking the city of Dunedin, and more than likely you’ll find yourself in the suburb of … Read More

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Bowls New Zealand Hardship Fund and Sport NZ Community Resilience Fund


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Hi All (Bowling Clubs and Centres) Sport NZ Resilience Fund As previously advised, Sport NZ has created a hardship fund for clubs and centres impacted by Covid-19. This fund provides … Read More

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Claudelands Bowling Club


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President Barry Pryor and Club Stalwart Merv Hornall show off the Les Hart Mural If you get in behind the main streets of central Hamilton, you’ll discover the Claudelands Bowling … Read More

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Christchurch Bowling Club : Looking forward to another 144 years


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President Malcolm Pennack is proud of their lawn bowling city oasis If the players on television’s ‘The Chase’ are ever asked where the centre of lawn bowls excellence is in … Read More

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Belfast finds that grant funding helps build a great bowling club.


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Overhead view of Belfast Bowling Club and their magnificent solar panels    Every bowling club needs a Murray Jones. Murray’s one of those guys who’s become an experienced practitioner seeking … Read More

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Two Hobsonville rookies exemplify why we enjoy a wonderful sport


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Aaron White (left) and Hitesh Ranchhod For every bowler, it’s a big deal winning your first club championship. It’s an even bigger deal, when there’s more than just a few … Read More

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St Martins Bowling Club looking to a bright future


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Graeme Nottage by the St Martins Artificial One of the advantages being in the lower latitudes of New Zealand is that it’s a little easier to maintain a natural green.  … Read More

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Rahotu gets the Queen’s telegram


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Chances are you’ve probably never heard of ‘Rahotu’.  Let alone been to Rahotu.  And let alone played bowls at Rahotu. However, Rahotu is quietly famous for a number of reasons.  … Read More

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After 30 years, Robin Jefferson may now be a Gisborne ‘local’


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Former Bowls New Zealand Vice-President Robin Jefferson has lived in Gisborne for the last 30 years. There’s nothing unusual in that – lots of people have lived in Gisborne for … Read More

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Thornbury : An unusual bowling club in Southland


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From Left : Neville Hancox, Keith Watkinson, Jocelyn Dobson Drive west along the state highway from Invercargill to Riverton, and you’ll pass by the turnoff to the settlement of Thornbury. … Read More

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An update from Bowls New Zealand – 25/03/2020


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An update from Bowls New Zealand – 25/03/2020 The country is about to enter Alert Level 4, with our communities effectively on lockdown. Over the past few days, Bowls NZ … Read More

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OBITUARY : Kevin ‘KD’ Darling. Cap #57


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Kevin Darling On Saturday 21st March, one of the great names in lawn bowls passed away in Dunedin. There wouldn’t be anyone playing bowls in the 70’s, 80’s and even … Read More

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COVID-19 UPDATE 23/03/20


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UPDATED Monday 23 March 2020 2:00pm Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update As of Monday 23 March, Bowls New Zealand require ALL bowling clubs to cease ALL activity (until further notice). New … Read More

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2020 World Bowls Championships to be postponed indefinitely


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  2020 World Bowls Championships to be postponed indefinitely   Controlling body World Bowls (WB) and host nation Bowls Australia (BA) have agreed that the 2020 World Bowls Championships be … Read More

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