Bouldering Selections into the New Zealand development squad

Following last week-end’s National Open Bouldering Championships the following athletes have been selected in the New Zealand Development Squad for bouldering for 2021.Open Female:Amanda Speed, Isabella Shanks, Abby Gebert and Sarah Tetzlaff Open Male:Tom Waldin, George Sanders, Henry Booker and Oskar Wolff As part of the Climbing New Zealand Development Squad you can be considered for further selection onto a New Zealand Team for 2021. Climbing New Zealand selection processes are documented in our selection policy, please refer to this in the first instance if you have questions. The document is on our web page. Any athletes wishing to appeal the selection Read More

Timetable and Live Streaming links for Open Bouldering Saturday 13th

Two live streams one for the qualifiers and the other for the finals. Qualifiers: Finals: Timetable Please Note: This timetable is accurate according to the number of registrations received. Changes will be updated here and at the venue. Saturday 13th February – CNZ Open Boulder Champs  Qualifying 7:30 am – Facility opens for warm up 7:30 am – Isolation Opens Female and Male 7.45 am –Technical Meeting  (Judges/Officials/Team Managers) 8:30 am – Isolation Closes Female and Male 8.50 am – Athlete Briefing (held in Isolation Zone)  9:10 am – Qualifying Begins Female and Male 11.10 am – Qualifying Ends Female and Read More

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: Information on the event and timetable is available here:

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 +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