Applications for NZ Youth Team Head Coach Position – 2020/21

Climbing New Zealand is seeking applications from people interested in the position of New Zealand Youth Team (NZYT) Head Coach for 2020/21. This position is for a 2-year term, subject to review following the 2020 WYCH. Successful applicant must be available to travel to the Youth World Champs to be held in Voronezh (Russia) 23-31 August 2020. Applicants may, in addition, be asked to travel to events in Australia and New Caledonia in which NZ Youth Team athletes are competing. Please refer to the Job Descriptions below for further information. Please note there is no remuneration attached to this position, however Read More

New Zealand Team for Oceania Open Combined Championships is announced

Climbing New Zealand are pleased to announce the IFSC Oceania Open Combined Team to contest the Olympic 2020 qualifying event. The event is being hosted in Sydney, Australia on the 28th and 29th of March 2020. The top male and female from this event earns an Olympic qualifying place to be considered by the National Olympic organisations. Congratulations to the following climbers. Men: Chase Gatland, George Sanders,Tom Waldin,Alexander Kiechle-Cornish,Caleb Bryant, Jake Townshend, Luke Gardner, Henry Booker, David Sheppard, Matthew Jones Women: Cirrus Tan, Sarah Tetzlaff, Erica Gatland, Amanda Speed, Rochelle Andrews, Phoebe Kenderdine, Kiri Shibahara, Abby Gebert, Kim Forde, Tayla Read More

Call for Routesetters and Officials for Oceania Open Combined Championships 2020 Sydney

Please refer to the linked notice calling for positions of Chief Routesetter, Routesetters, Jury President and Head Judge for the Oceania Continental Championships, March 2020, Sydney.  See details here.  Please distribute to your members and interested parties.  Kind regardsDavid Sanders Secretary General Oceania Council of Sport Climbing www.ifsc-climbing.org  +64 273737336

Climbing joins the New Zealand Sports Collective and will feature on the new Sky Sport Next YouTube platform

Climbing New Zealand is pleased to announce its involvement in this new initiative. New Zealanders set to watch more than 50 sports free with exciting new Sky Sport Next initiative. New Zealand sport is set to get a massive boost thanks to a ground-breaking grassroots sport initiative launched today by Sky and Olympian and former America’s Cup sailor Rob Waddell. More than 50 National Sports Organisations and rights-holders have come together to form the New Zealand Sport Collective, led by Rob Waddell.  Together, they will be part of Sky Sport Next, a platform designed to be a launching pad for Read More

Seeking Applications for New Zealand Youth Team Coaches and Managers for 2020/21

Climbing New Zealand is seeking applications from people interested in the positions of New Zealand Youth Team (NZYT) Manager, Head Coach, Assistant Manager, Assistant Coach for 2020/21. All positions are for a 2-year term, subject to review following the 2020 WYCH. Applicants should be available to travel to the Youth World Champs usually held in Aug/Sept. 2020 venue and dates are not confirmed at this stage. Exact number of officials will depend on the size of the team selected. Please refer to the Job Descriptions here for further information.  Please note there is no remuneration attached to this position, however Read More

Climbing New Zealand Open Combined Event Registration and Timetable

Climbing New Zealand Open Combined event is on the 19th and 20th of October 2019 in Mount Maunganui. This event includes Speed, Bouldering and Lead and is a qualification event for the 2020 Oceania Open Combined event in Sydney, Australia which is the Oceania Olympic Qualifier. Registration and competition details for the New Zealand Open Combined event is available here. Timetable – This timetable is provisional based on a competitor numbers of 30 per gender. Please refer to event page on CNZ website for updates once registration is closed. Saturday 19 October 9am Speed warm up opens at Blake Park 10am Speed Read More

Results from the New Zealand Secondary Schools Climbing Championships

Climbing New Zealand (CNZ) and School Sport New Zealand (NZSSSC) are pleased to publish the full results from the National Secondary Schools Climbing Championships for 2019 held on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2019 at Rocktopia in Mount Maunganui. Congratulations to our 2019 champions: Junior Boys: Julian David, Tauranga Boys College Junior Girls: Meredith Butcher, Chilton St James Senior Boys: Luke Gardner, Rotorua Lakes High School Senior Girls: Holly Gardner, Rotorua Lakes High School Top School Trophy Winners: Rotorua Lakes High School

Our Youth Team depart for Arco, Italy this week-end

All the best to our Youth Yeam for WYCH Arco – Oskar Wolff, Alia Robinson, Abby Gebert, Joy Williams, Tayla Manning, Phoebe Kenderdine, Ariana van Lith, Matthew Jones, David Sheppard, Irralee Hair, Sophia Osipova, Kim Forde, Sarah Tetzlaff, Tom Waldin and management team – Zil Yeaman, Rob Moore and Wiz Fineron. The team head to Thailand for a weeks training before flying on to Italy for the Youth World Championships. Follow the event here. Also follow the Climbing New Zealand Youth Team page to keep up with their progress. Link to the page here.