Wednesday, June 30, 2010

End of winter tournament in Tauranga

Can you please inform all your members of the end of winter tournament: the TAURANGA OPEN DOUBLETTES 28th & 29th of August.
Details and entry form attached, thank you.

Cheers, John

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Oceania Championships

The New Zealand team for the Oceania Championship is:

Women: Roberta Campbell (Bay View_, Pam Jenkins (Herne Bay), Barbara Johnston (Masterton), Christine Strichen (Wanganui East), Tina Targett (Christchurch), Christine Taylor (Christchurch)

Men: Maurice Belz (Bay View), Christian Fouquet (Herne Bay), David Lippard (Herne Bay), Michael Rocks (Khandallah), Ron Sandilands (Cockle Bay), Richard Swaney (Herne Bay)
The coach is John Targett (Christchurch).

The Oceania Championships will be held in New Caledonia from 31 August to 4 September.

Update: Claire Bradburn (Silverstream) has replaced Roberta Campbell in the Women's team and Lee Taffard (Napier) has replaced Maurice Belz in the Men's team.

The reasons for these replacements is not known. -Tom.

Monday, June 07, 2010

Masterton Mid-Winter Doubles - results.

Winners. Congratulations to Dirk Winnie and Maurice Belz for winning this prestigious event. Dirk and Maurice won the final against Michael Rocks and Nico Toyne.

Friday, June 04, 2010

N Z Team for 45th World Championships

The PNZ Board is pleased to announce that the following players have been selected to represent New Zealand at the 45th World Championships to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, 30 September - 3 October.

The team is:
Maurice Belz, David Lippard,
Richard Swaney, Michael Rocks

Lorraine Brock
President, PNZ

01/06/2010 FIPJP has announced that the Taiwan Federation has withdrawn as hosts for the 2010 World Championship.

Read about previous pullouts (China and Holland) here.

See also this posting on Petanque America. -Tom.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

PNZ Representation Process Survey - Results

"29 responses were received, mostly (72%) from those who had been involved in the process since its inception.
A large number of helpful observations and suggestions for improvement were also made."