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Kia Ora OWNZ Members, 

We are coming up to the end of the year and what a year it has been for Weightlifting in New Zealand!

We saw so many incredible performances at the 2016 National Championships, we cannot wait to see what another year of training brings for our members. 

A thank you also has to go out to all of our technical officials that helped at this major national event and to those that help out at club level. We wouldn't have exist without you!

Please have a good read of the newsletter below and if you have any questions about what's coming up then please contact us at

The OWNZ Team
OWNZ would like to welcome Simon & Jodie as they have been appointed by the Executive Group for the following roles:

High-Performance Manager - Simon Kent

National Selector - Jodie Mason

Feedback Opportunity

If you would like to fill out the Feedback Form for this event please CLICK HERE!

Event Recap Newsletter

  • 2016 OWNZ AGM Minutes
  • National Senior & Junior Championships Reults
  • Annual Prize Giving Results

Please CLICK HERE to view this Newsletter!

New National Records!

Congratulations to the following athletes who broke national records!
  • Cameron McTaggart (FSO)
  • David Liti (Strength HQ)
  • Tevita Ngalu (Gillies Ave)
  • Samara Wright (41DWC)
  • Sachiko Kawakami (Raw Barbell)
  • Kanah Andrews-Nahu (FSO)
  • Stella Hampton (Nelson)
  • Andrea Miller (Independent)

2017 Membership Registrations open in December!

Earlybird special until the end of March 2017. 

More information will be released soon!

Congratulations Samara & Simon!

Samara Wright (41DWC) and Simon Van Den Berg (Rangitoto College) have been selected for the 2016 Oceania Weightlifting Federation Training Camp in New Caledonia. 


NZ Technical Officials in Penang

Our top technical officials worked tirelessly and showed our NZ teams an incredible amount of support while in Penang.

Thank you, Tony, Jeni, Barb and Garry for all the work you do!

Strong Talent from our NZ Youth Team!

Congratulations to our Youth athletes who competed at the 2016 IWF Youth World Champs in Penang last month:

Stella Hampton - Placed 15th

Piper Gwyn - Placed 21st

Samantha Hansen - Placed 15th

Kanah Andrews-Nahu - Placed 21st

Outstanding Performances from our Senior & Junior Comm Champs Team!

Click HERE to view NZ team member results!


2016 FISU World University Championships

Cameron Ugert has been selected to compete at the 2016 FISU World Univeristy Championships in Merida, Mexico in mid-November.

Danny Nemani has also been selected as the coach attending this event.  

All the best Cam for your first international competition!

Masters Athletes Qualification Reminder

The qualification period ends on:
31st January 2017

Make sure you compete in an OWNZ sanctioned competition before then & hit your qualification total. 

For more information please CLICK HERE!

High-Performance Announcements

We are working hard on publishing our 2017 International Qualification Documents (standards, qualification periods, event dates etc) very soon. 

We will also be releasing the official 2018 Gold Coast Nomination Criteria.

Thank you for your patience, we will get these loaded onto the website ASAP in the next few weeks!

OWNZ Wrist Wraps!

Protect your wrists during training and competition with the 12 Inch Industrial Athletic Power Wrist Wraps. 

Click HERE to purchase your own!

Remember to use our promo code: OWNZ

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