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Bonspiel prospects on thin ice PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 19 July 2014 10:10
2012 Bonspiel

A mild winter means prospects of a National Bonspiel this season are not looking too promising, despite the current cold spell.

NZCA Executive member Ken Gillespie had his tongue firmly planted in his cheek though when he spoke to the Otago Daily Times' Lynda van Kempen about the potential for curling on Oturehua's Idaburn Dam any time soon.

 
Naseby Training Camp - 15/16 July PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2014 19:17

2011-camp-01The New Zealand Curling Association has confirmed details of the Training Camp at the MCI rink in Naseby on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 July. This is the week between the NZ Open Championships in Naseby (11-13 July) and the NZ Under-21 Championships in Dunedin (18-20 July).

Although the camp is primarily targeted at young curlers, any curler who wishes to attend will be more than welcome.

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Olympic Celebration Tour with Cheryl Bernard PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 16 March 2014 12:20

Cheryl BernardAuckland, Dunedin and Maniototo Curling ran a series of well-attended clinics in early March, hosted by 2010 Canadian skip Cheryl Bernard and her husband Terry Meek. Cheryl and her team won Olympic silver in Vancouver four years ago, while Terry is a leading coach and 2009 World Men's gold medallist.

The various sessions for club and media, public and schools were a part of the World Curling Federation's Olympic Celebration Tour. Very enthusiastic current and potential curlers attended, the latter enjoying a wonderful introduction to our sport.

Auckland Curling's Facebook page has plenty of pictures from the three sessions there.

 
WCF Newsletter PDF Print E-mail
Written by World Curling Federation   
Saturday, 31 August 2013 06:00

WCF logoThe May World Curling Federation newsletter from President Kate Caithness covers World Curling's news, tournament, progress and updates from the last few months.

The newsletter also features New Zealand's recent WCF Olympic Celebration Tour featuring Cheryl Bernard and Terry Meek, and a round-up of post-Olympic activities from other countries.

 
Junior camp at Naseby a success PDF Print E-mail
Written by NZ Curling Association   
Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:30

2013 MCI camp

The July Junior camp at Naseby's MCI rink was deemed both enjoyable and successful by both the coaches and athletes involved. Over 30 junior curlers attended, thanks to a late influx of applications from Dunedin.

Skills and ages ranged from a couple of very enthusiastic 10 year olds (whose understanding belied their years) to more seasoned Under-21 international players.

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NZ Curling Association 2013 AGM PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 11:00

The 2013 Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Curling Association Inc will be held at the Oturehua Hall, Oturehua, on Friday 10 May 2013 from 8.00pm.

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IOC Award to Liz Matthews PDF Print E-mail
Written by NZ Curling Association   
Sunday, 18 November 2012 13:15
Liz Matthews (L) and Kate Caithness
Liz Matthews (L) and Kate Caithness

There was a surprise at yesterday's Welcome Reception for athletes at the 2012 Pacific-Asia Curling Championships.

Kate Caithness, President of the World Curling Federation, presented Liz Matthews, Member of the New Zealand Curling Association, with an IOC Women and Sport Achievement Diploma signed by Jacques Rogge.

The Diploma recognises Liz's outstanding contribution to promoting the development and participation of women and girls in sport.

The IOC Women and Sport Trophy is awarded annually to each of the five continents along with a Worldwide recipient. The New Zealand Curling Association was very proud to nominate Liz, who received the full support of the WCF.

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Poolburn win 2012 Bonspiel PDF Print E-mail
Written by NZ Curling Association   
Monday, 09 July 2012 19:15

2012 Bonspiel

Poolburn Curling Club took home the prized Snuff Box Trophy when they won the recent National Bonspiel.

2012 marks the third success for Poolburn in this iconic New Zealand sporting event, called only when there is sufficient natural ice on an outdoor rink.

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Keen interest in Bonspiel PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 07 July 2012 11:15

There was keen media interest in this year's National Bonspiel.

TV, radio and press all covered this iconic event on New Zealand's social and sporting calendar.

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Otago Central win 2012 Nicolson trophy PDF Print E-mail
Written by NZ Curling Association   
Sunday, 01 July 2012 09:10

2012 Nicolson TrophyA snow shower and biting temperatures were not enough to deter curlers in the Nicolson Trophy match at the Naseby outdoor rink.

The Nicolson Trophy is played between the two top teams from the Idaburn and Naseby Councils, as decided from their respective “One Day Matches” from the previous season.

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