Supporting New Zealand Bowling Clubs

Bowls New Zealand is the national governing body of lawn bowls, working with 500 clubs around the country and committed to the practice and development of lawn bowls throughout New Zealand.

Bowls New Zealand is committed to providing a sport that all New Zealanders can participate in, irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity or ability.

Key Documents for Clubs

Click here for Model Constitutions and templates, Regulations and Code of Conduct documents.

National Awards

The Bowls NZ National Bowls Awards is our annual celebration recognising excellence within the New Zealand bowls community.


Click here for a complete list of past circulars, advising the bowling community of the latest operational and governance changes within the Bowls NZ community.

Bowls NZ Partner Club

Interested in becoming a Partner Club? Want to know more? Well you are in the right place. This page will give you all you need to know about what a partner club is, the benefits in becoming one and what is expected of your club.

Club Plan

ClubPlan is a package of modules Bowls NZ has developed to assist clubs to improve their operations and sustainability.
Click the link to Download the templates and associated files