NZCA Newsletter – December 2009

21 Dec 2009 – The December newsletter from the NZ Curling Association introduces the NZ teams for the Pacific Junior champs and Karuizawa Invitational in January, and offers you the chance to support the NZ Seniors teams who play in Russia in April 2010.


Pacific Junior Curling Championship Tournaments

The New Zealand Junior teams for the PJCCs which are to be played in Japan in January 2010 are:

    Women  Brittany Taylor, Lucy Harris, Lucy Lane, Katie Bauer, Emily Whelan
    Men Kris Miller, Mat Weir, Lachie Browne, Sam Miller, Michael Smith


Karuizawa International Invitaton Tournament

The following have been selected to participate in this tournament, also in Japan in late January 2010 –

    Sean Becker, Scott Becker, Rupert Jones, Warren Kearney, Philip Dowling


World Seniors Curling Tournaments

The Championship tournaments (Men and Women) are being held in Chelyabinsk, Russia in April 2010, at the same time as the World Mixed Doubles Championship tournament.

As part of the fundraising for the Seniors tournaments, a calendar (with a curling focus) has been produced – these are available for sale from members of the teams or direct from Nelson Ede (ph 03 444 8292, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Cost per calendar is only $10 – help the Seniors by purchasing one or two or … calendars.


Festive Greetings

The Executive wishes to extend season’s greetings to all curlers and to their families; the Executive trusts that all have a peace-filled and relaxing Festive Season.