2021 National Speed Championships and qualification criteria

Climbing New Zealand has established a selection policy for the Speed discipline. This policy applies to the IFSC official climbing wall so policy is limited to Open, Junior, Youth A and Youth B categories. This qualification criteria applies to the 2021 Speed National Championships, scheduled for the 12th of March 2021. For the sake of clarity there is no speed qualification for Youth C and Youth D as they climb on the Pacific K route and this has no international relevance at this stage. Speed qualification criteria – Top 5 placing in each category, plus a time less than or Read More

IFSC Oceania Championships this week-end 19th and 20th December

This weekend (19th and 20th of December 2020) we have two New Zealand athletes competing in the IFSC Oceania Championships in Sydney, Australia. Cirrus Tan and Chase Gatland will be our representatives in this event. Live streaming is all on Sport Climbing Australia You Tube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsMwUgtc13sVboZOEbPiCLw?sub_confirmation=1 Information on the event and timetable is available here: https://api.ifsc-climbing.org/events/1167/infosheet

Expressions of interest for CNZ Event Route setters

CNZ is seeking expressions of interest from route setters interested in supporting our National Championship events in 2021 and in the future. Details and response requirements are in the linked document. Response is required by email to  by Sunday the 13th of December 2020. Thank you Richard WaldinPresident Climbing New Zealandwww.climbing.nz +64274972677

2020/21 National Competition Details

2020/21 Open Bouldering Championships This event will be held on February 13th 2021 at Northern Rocks, Glenfield, Auckland. This is a qualifying event for New Zealand Development Squad and New Zealand Team selection. Refer to the Climbing New Zealand website for selection policy details. This event is Open to all climbers who qualify to compete in Youth A or above, born in 2005 or earlier. Registration is open on our website. REGISTER NOW 2020/21 Speed Championships We will be running the National Speed Championships on Friday the 12th of March 2021, at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui. The event will crown Read More

Initial Youth Development Squad Members Announced

Following the recent Youth and Masters Bouldering Championships in Wellington, we are pleased to offer the following athletes a place in the Climbing New Zealand Youth Development Squad. Jaymie Tervoort Junior Female Tayla Manning Junior Female Matt  Jones Junior Male Isabella Shanks Youth A Female Willow Cook Youth A Female Bella Domaneschi Youth A Female Kiri Shibahara Youth A Female Abby Gebert Youth A Female Oskar Wolff Youth A Male Henry  Booker Youth A Male Enzo Murray Youth A Male Anthony Death Youth A Male Monique Gray Youth B Female Rebecca Hounsell Youth B Female Meredith Butcher Youth B Female Read More