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2015 Registrations

Membership registrations are now open for Individuals and Clubs, check out the new easy sign up feature on the website. You are able to pay by Credit Card or Paypal account then fill out a simple online form. Just follow the links below. Make sure you are registered before your first competition for your result to be recognised.

Competition Hosting Workshop and Reff Exam

Saturday 31 January 2015 (same date for all locations)

Auckland - Functional Strength HQ - 10am. Contact, Pip Patterson
Wellington - Dark horse Barbell Club - 11am. Contact, Emma Pilkington
Dunedin/Southland - CrossFit Uncut Duneden - 12pm. Contact, Jules Dempsey
Hawke's Bay - CrossFit 879. Flaxmere Community Centre - 10.30am. Contact, Henry Heke, run by Garry Marshall

OWNZ invites anyone who is interested in learning more about Competition Hosting to come along to this FREE workshop hosted around NZ following the workshop the OWNZ Referee's exam will be held.
You can do just the Workshop or just the Exam.
Free to all OWNZ 2015 Registered Members.
To sign up please follow this link and fill out all details:
Make sure you select the correct region you would like to attend.

2015 Competitions

Click below to see the latest Competition Calender

Drug Free Sport NZ

2015 World Anti-Doping code changes take effect from January 1, 2015.
Clubs, Coaches and Athletes please click on the logo above to make yourself aware of these changes.

OWNZ Club Champions League

OWNZ invite all Clubs to participate in the OWNZ Club Champions League

This runs from Feb - June, 2015

You need at least 3 Men and 3 Women to compete each month to be in the running for some great prizes.
For more information check out the

Facebook Page

Position Vacant

Part Time Administrator


Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand is seeking a part time administrator.

This is a great opportunity to jump into something you are passionate about and make it your own!!


Key responsibilities:

Create strong links between Schools, Clubs and Coaches to grow and promote the Sport

The key contact between Clubs and OWNZ Executive Committee

Competition Management of National events, NZ Nationals, North and Sound Islands, Schools Nationals. Entire, Start lists, Officials Roster, Support hosting Clubs, Raise the awareness the region of the Competition.

Support the High Performance Manager

Support the OWNZ Executive Committee as required to assest with growth in the Sport.

Develop links with media to raise the profile of the sport

Data base and statistics management. News letters.

Seek funding via applications and sponsors as guided by OWNZ Executive Committee


Key requirements:

Passion/Knowledge of Weightlifting is desirable, but not mandatory

Desire to promote and foster the development of Weightlifting in NZ

Communicates honestly and is approachable

Organised, Focused and attention for detail

Positive, Enthusiastic and self motivated

Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer

Ability to lead and manage volunteer networks


20 hours per week with the opportunity to increase. Initial 6 month contract.


Expressions of interest should be received by 30 January 2015 via email, along with a current CV to:

Individual Membership

There are THREE levels of membership available to OWNZ members.

1. Competition Membership
2. Secondary School Membership
3. Other Membership


STEP 1.  You MUST Pay your membership Fees
STEP 2. You MUST fill in the Registration Form and submit.

We look forward to an exciting 2015, see you on the platform
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