Rangatahi (Young Bowlers) Training Camps-Registrations Open!


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Rangatahi Training and Development Camps: This year, Bowls New Zealand are holding three National Rangatahi Training and Development Camps for all aspiring young bowlers. This will be a two-day programme … Read More

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Enjoying lawn bowls in the “Winterless North”


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You’d be forgiven for never having been to Opononi. Even after you get to Dargaville, there’s still another 100km of winding road before a view of the spectacular sand dunes … Read More

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Bowls3Five Interclub Grand Final Weekend Results


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Full Competition Results – Click here Teams from all around New Zealand will make their way to Naenae Bowling Club to compete in the grand finals weekend. The teams that … Read More

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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Lead Coach Announced


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Bowls New Zealand are delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Kernaghan as the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign Lead Coach. This means that Kernaghan will be unavailable as a … Read More

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Sign Up Now for Online Coaching Course on the 27th June!


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Online Coaching Course Sunday 27 June 2021 Following on from the success of last year’s Online Coaching Day another one is planned for 27 June. This online course is designed … Read More

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North & South Island Teams Released!


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Some of the biggest names in bowls in New Zealand has been confirmed in the North (Te Ika-M-āui) and South (Te Waipounamu) Island teams for the new inter-island challenge in September. The … Read More

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Hastings Trio Relishing ‘Underdogs’ Tag


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Dean Drummond, Alex Jones and Pam Rowland may be travelling to Naenae as the tournament underdogs, but the Hastings trio can’t wait to foot it with some of the country’s … Read More

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Smith, Beckham and Hill Aiming High for Auckland B.C


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With Auckland Bowling Club laying claim to one of the world’s oldest bowling clubs, it’s no surprise they are tagged “The Auckland Originals”, presenting a formidable challenge at next month’s … Read More

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Bowls New Zealand confirms new North v South Challenge


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Sharon Sims                                                          … Read More

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2021-2022 Summer of Bowls Calendar Released!


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Bowls Canterbury’s clubs and greens will host the country’s first major event of 2022 when the Summerset National Singles and Pairs Tournament gets underway on 2nd January. Last staged in … Read More

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Bowls New Zealand Pop-Up Store


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Surprise! Bowls New Zealand has an online Pop-Up store. We have great prices on bowls, bags and lifters. Stock is limited, so get in quick or risk missing out. Have … Read More

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Summerset renews its partnership with lawn bowls


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Summerset Retirement Villages recently renewed their commercial partnership with Bowls New Zealand for a further three years. It’s a name that the whole lawn bowls community will now be extremely … Read More

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Nelson Powerhouse Trio Chasing Bowls3Five Grand Final


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Spearheaded by long serving Blackjacks Jo Edwards and Val Smith, and ably supported by former New Zealand representative Richard Collett, Nelson Bowling Club will rightly be starting the National Bowls3Five … Read More

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Mac Elliot Classic


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By Michael Burgess Auckland bowls stalwart Bryan Chapman achieved a 40-year ambition at the 2021 Mac Elliott Classic Fours last month. The tournament at the Carlton Cornwall club is a … Read More

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Don Carter Retirement


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When Don Carter started greenkeeping at the Stoke Bowling Club, the world was a little different. There was no internet.  There were no mobile phones … not even the bricks … Read More

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Tauranga South Women’s Pairs


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Sue Hodges has been involved in bowls for more than 25 years but admits the climax to the 2021 Tauranga South Women’s Pairs was one of her more unusual moments … Read More

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Alexandra ANZAC Fours 50th Jubilee


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Ken McConnell is a veteran of the Alexandra ANZAC Fours tournament, but never takes things too seriously. He’s a former winner, but has a laidback approach, emphasising camaraderie as much … Read More

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