2019 Lead Championships Timetable

To avoid confusion, this post and the event registration page will both be updated if there are any timetable changes during the event. Saturday 7.30 am Technical Meeting Team Managers, Judges, Officials 7.30 am Facility opens for warm up 8.15 am Briefing and Demonstration Youth D, Youth C, Youth B, Para 8.30 am Qualifying Round 1 Starts YD/YC/YB/ Para 10.00 am Qualifying Round 1 Ends YD/YC/YB/ Para 10.00 am Qualifying Round 2 Starts YD/YC/YB/ Para 11.30 am Qualifying Round 2 Ends YD/YC/YB/ Para 11.00 am Briefing and Demonstration OPEN M/F 11.15 am Qualifying Round 1 Starts OPEN M/F 12.45 pm Read More

Open Team Depart for World Cups in China

All the very best to our athletes heading to China to compete in two IFSC World Cup events. The team is support by National Coach Rob Moore. Good luck to George Sanders, Sarah Tetzlaff, Tom Waldin, Chase Gatland and Amanda Speed. Itinerary: 26 – 28 APRIL 2019, IFSC World Cup (Bouldering, Speed) – Chongqing (CHN) 2019 – Event details here 3 – 5 MAY 2019, IFSC Climbing World Cup (Bouldering, Speed) – Wujiang (CHN) 2019 – Event details here

Notice of Climbing New Zealand AGM

The Climbing New Zealand (CNZ) Annual General Meeting is to be held on:Sunday the 14th of April 2019, commencing at 12 noon, at Northern Rocks (111 Diana Drive, Glenfield, Auckland) and via Skype.All affiliated members are welcome and encouraged to attend. There is the opportunity to be included in the meeting via Skype for those unable to attend in person – please send your intentions to attend or skype details through to zn.gn1563821491ibmil1563821491c@yra1563821491terce1563821491s1563821491   on or before the 7th of April.  Nominations will open on the 15th of March 2019 for all Executive Committee officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer) and the Athlete’s Representative, to be voted on Read More

NZ Youth Team 2019 – Assistant Coach Applications Now Open

Climbing New Zealand is seeking applications for position of Assistant Coach for the New Zealand Youth Sport Climbing Team (NZYT) for 2019. To apply please email a letter briefly outlining your reasons for applying to: zn.gn1563821491ibmil1563821491c@tne1563821491diser1563821491p1563821491 Full job description is also available on request to this email. Please note this position is voluntary (expenses reimbursed), and for a 1-season term (2019) only. Applicants must be available for travel to Italy for the IFSC World Youth Championship (WYCH). Trip duration: August 11th – Sept 4th. Ideally the applicant should be competent driving a manual vehicle in Italy. Applicants will probably also Read More

NZ Youth Team 2019 announced

The following athletes have been selected for the NZ Youth Team 2019. Congratulations to all! Junior Male Tom Waldin (ROT) – Lead and Bouldering Lukas Blenkinsopp (AKL) – Lead David Sheppard (WGN) – Lead and Bouldering Junior Female Sarah Tetzlaff (BOP) – Lead and Bouldering Irralee Hair (BOP) – Lead Nicky Dachs (CAN) – Lead Kim Forde (CAN) – Lead Sophia Osipova (BOP) – Bouldering YA Male Caleb Bryant (CAN)  – Lead Matt Jones (TKI) – Bouldering Jake Townshend (CAN) – Lead Luke Gardner (ROT) – Lead and Bouldering Oliver Shanks (WKT) – Lead YA Female Zeta Hittmann (WKT) – Read More

2018 Champions

Congratulations to the following NZ national champions for 2018: Toprope U-12 Male – Kieran Death (Bay Of Plenty) U-12 Female – Zoe Weldon (Waikato) Lead U-14 Male – Oskar Wolff (Wellington) U-14 Female – Isabella Shanks (Waikato) U-16 Male – Henry Booker (Rotorua) U-16 Female – Phoebe Kenderdine (Wellington) U-18 Male – Jake Townsend (Canterbury) U-18 Female – Zeta Hittmann (Waikato) U-20 Male – Tom Waldin (Rotorua) U-20 Female – Irralee Hair (Bay Of Plenty) Open Male – Zane Bray (Auckland) Open Female – Sarah Hay (Auckland) Masters Male – Zane Bray (Auckland)   Paraclimbing Rachel Maia (Taranaki)   Bouldering Read More

Great weekend in Hamilton!

Another awesome bouldering comp in Hamilton over the weekend. Congratulations to all the participants, podium medalists and series trophy winners. Congratulations to the 2018 Team Cup winners the dynamic Dynomites – Wellington Climbing Club! Many thanks to Extreme Edge Rock Climbing Hamilton and the Waikato Climbing Club for hosting. Results here.