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Sports Psychologist to be at the JDS Camp 

Any questions you'd like to ask?

This weekend Dr Warren Smith will be at the Junior Development Squad (JDS) camp in Auckland. We are extremely excited to have him work with the juniors, coaches and manager. Warren has a wealth of experience and has held many roles relating to high performance sport. These have included working as the Programme Manager of...

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Wellington Provincial Champs 

now underway

Matches began on 9th June for the 2018 Wellington Provincial Champs. All TSNZ shooters who compete at these matches are automatically entered into the Provincial Champs. You must shoot 5 of the 6 matches, and if you shoot all 6 your worst score will be discarded Trophies are awarded in all grades at the North Island Champs...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Jill Travers. 

As per Jills wishes no funeral is to be held, and the family will hold a private cremation on 13th June. But for those who wish to join together to remember Jill's life, a gathering run by a celebrant is to be held on Friday 15th June at 2pm, at the Wanganui Racecourse. This is open to everyone, for friends and family to meet,...

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Public Police meetings 

on Firearms Act Review

The NZ Police are currently undertaking a review of the way they administer the Arms Act, and TSNZ members are encouraged to attend the meetings around NZ that have been set up to enter the discussions and give feedback. The Police announcement is below, along with a link to the meeting dates and locations. This is an important matter for all...

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Please folks, not just Facebook. 

Send posters & results to TSNZ too!

This TSNZ website is intended to be the key point of contact for information regarding all things TSNZ - so please folks, don't just post results and event posters on Facebook! Our website calendar and ranking lists can only be updated once we receive the official results, and it's clear from the spike in visits here...

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NDC Round 3 

Amended RESULTS

Amended results are now attached below. I made an error for the Southland Centurions Junior Score, and have now rectified it on this result sheet. Also I missed inserting John Shepherd's score of 298.17 being 3rd in the Top 5 of Division 2. I had him marked as 3rd on the Southland score sheet where I mark placings in red before...

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TSNZ Promotion Packs 

Coming soon to an Association Champs near you!

Thanks to funding received from the Sport NZ Community Sport Fund via NZSF, Target Shooting NZ is pleased to be able to provide Associations with these great TSNZ Promotion Packs, including items valued at over $75. They are to be used at Association Championships - some good examples of use are Lucky mound draws, Spot prizes, Raffles,...

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NDC Round 2 RESULTS 

7th May - Round 2 - RESULTS In Division One of this round there was some good scoring by some teams, as the total points show Manawatu Marauders sneaking away at the top with another three teams hanging around in the second place areas. Jamie Bonis's 200.11 and Sam Gooding's 200.10 are helping to keep...

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It is with sadness we advise that Nancy Brown passed away 

on May 15th.

It is with sadness that we inform all that Nancy Brown passed away on 15th May. Nancy was a Life Member of Hutt Valley, and the wife of TSNZ Life Member Wally Brown. Nancy was a member of the North Island Indoor Womens team every year from 1970 to1986, and again 1990; the North Island Womens team Manager 1988 & 1989; and...

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Teams of Ten 2018 

RESULTS

Teams of Ten 2018 was shot at the newly upgraded Bartley Range in Te Puke on 12th May. Well done to Waikato Association for running the event so well despite the last minute changes having to be made for the venue, and to Te Puke Club for being able to provide the mound space needed with the superfast upgrade...

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Schools matches 

REMINDERS

Secondary Schools and school shooters are reminded about two key matches: TSNZ CHALLENGE Postal match - for entries received by 31st May teams will receive free ammuntion thanks to sponsors Shooting Stuff, and final date for entries is 15th August. Triple S Champs...

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Eley Match Rifle ammunition 

Eley UK have recently advised that some batches of ELEY Match Rifle ammunition (with the new black label) have left their factory mis-labelled as Pistol ammunition. It appears that some of this has arrived here in NZ, and may have gone out in the latest TSNZ Indent orders. However the 2 types can easily be distinguished...

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North vs South 

Ranking Lists

North vs South Ranking Lists are now posted on the INDOOR/NORTH vs SOUTH page. These will be updated regularly as results are received in from the Championship matches held each weekend. And as always, please contact the TSNZ office if you see any scores which might need correcting.

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Sending SCANNED items 

into TSNZ

Note that if you are emailing in SCANNED documents to TSNZ (eg Membership forms etc) and they arrive with no SUBJECT or MESSAGE on the email, they will probably be deleted or automatically sent to "trash". Please ALWAYS include a subject and message so that we know we can safely open any attachment. ...

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TSNZ Trading at Teams of Ten 

As you've no doubt heard, space is limited at the Teams of Ten venue in Te Puke this year. This means that the TSNZ Trading shop is also limited with what we can bring and display. So please, if you have anything you particularly want to buy or view, especially if it's large, contact Gary BEFORE Thursday...

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TSNZ Membership List 

has been updated

The TSNZ Membership list has been updated as at midday today (Friday 4th May), and is now available in the MEMBERS / ADMIN section of our website. Note that you must be a current member to be able to log in to view this. Some important points to note: Around 500 membership forms have come in to the...

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North vs South Nominations 

Update

Updated and final Nomination List for North vs South 2018 are now on the INDOOR / NORTH vs SOUTH page. Please get in touch with the TSNZ Office immediately if any changes are needed to the list.

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NZ vs Great Britain 

Secondary Schools Postal RESULTS

NZ vs Great Britain Secondary Schools Postal Match Congratulations to our NZ shooters on a win over the British Schools team – the results are from the 2017 Secondary Schools NZ Team match which we shot in October last year vs British Secondary Schools, a match...

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NDC Round 1 

RESULTS

26th April - Round 1 - RESULTS Welcome to the first round of NDC for 2018. Some good scoring to start the season with Wellington Tigers off to a good start in Division One. One 200.12 was shot by Trevor Smith from Waikato. Also Waikato Junior Samantha Riddle with her first 100.10 and Monique Sheffield with...

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Teams of Ten update 

Click here for the latest Teams of Ten information - updated 26 April

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It is with sadness that we advise that Grant Casey 

passed away on April 24

Grant Casey passed away on Tuesday 24th April, peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, surrounded by loving family and friends. Dearly loved husband of Sharon. Treasured father, father in law and best mate of Glen and Jo. Adored Grumps of Brea, Isabela, and Jett. According to Grant's wishes a farewell will take place today Thursday April...

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North vs South nominations 

Confirmation emails went out today (Monday 23rd) to those shooters who have successfully nominated for North vs South teams so far. Click here for a list of Nominations as at 23 April 2018 If you thought you had nominated but did NOT receive an email, or are NOT on this...

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Rangitikei Champs 

The first TSNZ Indoor match using electronic targets

The Rangitikei Champs held in Marton on 20-21 April saw the very first TSNZ Indoor match held on electronic targets. The 8-mound range hosted 67 shooters over the 2 days, and everything ran extremely smoothly. The Range Officer controlled the targets and match timing from a main PC so there was...

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NDC Draw 

The first NDC Round for 2018 is on Thursday 26th April. Only the A-League teams shoot on this date and in the first three rounds. As there are only 3 teams entered in the B-League for 2018, their first match will be on 28th June so that both Leagues shoot their Finals on the same night. Good luck to everyone for...

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Membership Form and Fees due by 30th April 

for North vs South nominations

If you wish to nominate for North vs South teams, please make sure BOTH your Membership Form AND Fees are in to the TSNZ Office by Monday 30th April. As usual, late nominations are NOT accepted. There are fees that have been paid directly into the TSNZ account but so far no Membership forms have been received...

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Coaching at Dannevirke 

The Dannevirke Smallbore Rifle Club was a hive of activity last Sunday with a coaching session led by top New Zealand coaches Jon Phillipps and Helen Freiman from the Manawatu. 32 shooters, 15 female and 17 male, of all ages from around the Wairarapa, Southern Hawkes Bay and Hawkes Bay attended. The morning session...

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NDC Draw delayed 

due to tornado!

NDC Co-ordinator Doug Gibson has just advised me that the NDC draw will be a little delayed, but will be out as soon as possible. This is due to Doug's place being in the path of the Taranaki tornado, and he's had no power since Tuesday. He's fine, and it's mainly sheds not the house in trouble, but...

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Janet placed 10th and Sally 11th at the Commonwealth Games 

The Women's 50m Prone match has just finished, with our two NZ shooters only split by 0.4 points! Janet Hunt has placed 10th on 608.2, with Sally Johnston only just behind in 11th on 607.8. Click here to go to the Offical Results page

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Outdoor Postal Results 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017-18 Outdoor Postal Championships: A Grade - Craig Cookson, Dunedin B Grade - Chris Harrison, Southern Hawkes Bay C Grade - Ross Lomas, Manawatu D Grade - Clare Bramley, Tarananki Veterans - Garry Rowlands Combined Teams - Manawatu #1 ...

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Ryan Taylor places 5th in the Commonwealth Games Final 

Well done to Ryan Taylor, shooting in the Mens 50m Prone at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, to place 5th in the Final!

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CONGRATULATIONS RYAN! 

Ryan Taylor qualified for the 50m Prone Final in 2nd place

Well done to Ryan Taylor who has qualified for the Final of the Mens 50m Prone at the Commonwealth Games in 2nd place, with a score of 619.4 Ryan will be shooting in the Final today at 3pm (NZ time) Click here for full results of the Mens 50m Prone Match

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Commonwealth Games 

Ryan is shooting on Tuesday at 11am

Our 3 shooters look like they’ve been having a great time at the Commonwealth Games so far, but now it’s down to business. Ryan Taylor is up first, shooting in the Men’s 50m Prone Qualification match on Tuesday 10th at 11am (NZ time) and then hopefully in the Final at 3pm (NZ time). ...

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When Paying online 

Membership forms are needed too

When you pay TSNZ online please remember to send in your Membership Form to match the payment too. This can be done by email or post, but until the Form is received, your membership cannot be updated to financial for 2018. We are currently sitting on payments from 23 Members and 2 Clubs with no forms...

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NDC closing date extended 

As the NDC B-League is new this year, it has been agreed to extend the entry date for B-League for another week to encourage Associations to enter. Closing date for this is now Monday 9th April, so please consider getting involved, and get your entry in by then. The B-League was designed as a direct...

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Seeking RIMFIRE magazines 

from 1987 - 1991

Does anyone have copies of TSNZ's RIMFIRE magazine issues dated 1987 - 1991 that could come to the office to be saved in TSNZ Archives? We already have issues from 1980 to 1986 (4 per year), but only have May and July from 1987 and none at all from 1988 - 1991. It would be great to have all issues saved...

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TSNZ INSIGHTS 

The March 2018 issue of TSNZ INSIGHTS ( #3 - 2018 ) was emailed out to Members a few days ago. If you didn't receive a copy, please check the email address you have provided TSNZ, and make sure to update it if it needs to be changed or added. Don't miss out on this great monthly update - it includes news, reminders,...

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NDC Entries due 31st March 

Don't forget to get NDC Team entries and fees in to the TSNZ Office by 31st March! And this year is the only chance to be first on the Trophy list for the new B-League competition, so if your Association struggles with numbers for the usual NDC competition, or wants a chance for more shooters...

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Teams of Ten Update 

Following a recent setback to the advanced stages of planning for the event this year, we are pleased to be able to advise that planning is back on track. Regrettably, Bay Venues, the venue managers for the temporary range that was planned for Bay Park Arena, advised 2 weeks ago that they had ‘repurposed their venue’...

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Leon Griebel's funeral 

Leon Griebel's funeral service is at 1pm, Wednesday 21st March, at the Mayfield Chapel, cnr Hutcheson and Parker Streets, Blenheim. Leon passed away peacefully at Ashwood Park Retirement Village, with his wife by his side, on Friday March 16, 2018, aged 79 years. Loved husband of Noelene, loved father, father-in-law, step-father,...

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It is with great sadness we advise that Leon Griebel passed away this morning. 

Leon has been involved in target shooting for many years, and has coached numerous shooters throughout NZ. He will be greatly missed by TSNZ members and community. Details of funeral arrangements will be added as they become available.

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TSNZ Promotional Posters 

now available

TSNZ has developed a stunning new range of 10 POSTERS that Clubs and Associations can use to promote Target Shooting. Club contact info can be added, and the posters can be used both in printed versions (in great quality even up to A0 size) or online. Ways to use them are on Community noticeboards, at Schools, local...

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Outdoor Shooters Reminder 

2017-18 Performance Cards

Completed TSNZ Outdoor Shooters Performance Cards are due in to Outdoor Club Secretaries by 10th April. This should include all your Club and Competition scores between 1 October 2017 and 31 March 2018, and will determine your Outdoor Grade for the next season. 2017-18 OUTDOOR Shooters Performance Card ...

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2018 Association and Club Packs 

have been sent to Secretaries

Association and Club Secretaries should now have received their TSNZ Packs for 2018 - these have been emailed out. If any Club or Association Secretary expected to get a Pack and has NOT received an email, please contact the Office to confirm your email address. All the forms are also on the MEMBERS / ADMINISTRATION...

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Home Counties vs NZ 

Indoor Postal Match

The 2017 Home Counties vs NZ match was again very close , with NZ taking out the Open competition by only 1 point and Home Counties winning the Veterans by 4 points. NZ also took out the Women's and Junior Sections, with the Women's Team posting a record score of 2958. 2017 Homes Counties vs NZ RESULTS 2017...

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TSNZ National Championships 

Final Day

Photos from the TSNZ Nationals Presentation Dinner are now on the Outdoor Nationals page. Day 8 of the TSNZ National Championships was a day of extremes. First up was the serious business of the International Matches –...

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TSNZ National Champs 

Day 7

The penultimate day of the TSNZ National Championships finally dawned fine and clear. The Mens Qualification match kicked off the day, with the 20 qualifiers from yesterdays Elimination match shooting for a place among the top eight who would go forward to the Final. Well done to the finalists: Owen Bennett, David Green, Martin...

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TSNZ National Championships 

Day 6

The day started off with the Womens National Championship match, with the women having to cope with a change in conditions from rain to boiling mirage. Congratulations to the 3 medal winners Denva Wren (Gold), Helen Freiman (Silver) and Jackie Lindsay (Bronze); and to the 3 Junior Women’s medal winners Sarah Reesby (Gold), Meaghan...

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TSNZ National Champs 

Day 5

OK, lesson learnt, do NOT mention the weather during the Nationals! It was four seasons in one day today, with shooters having to contend with sun, rain, and those good old Manawatu squirrelly winds. It was definitely a challenge, but still some coped remarkably well. ...

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TSNZ National Championships 

Day 4

The cyclone luckily didnt make itself felt, and despite what was threatened in earlier weather forecasts both Prone squads had light winds, as did the two Benchrest squads at the end of the day. The Graded 1 match was up first – well done to the top shooters in each Grade: Ryan Taylor (A), Rachel McLaren (B), Taresa...

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TSNZ Nationals 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Alrighty people , the following has been set up for all and sundry to participate in (shooters , officials, unofficials, friends, family , innocent bystanders, etc etc): Wednesday @ 8:00pm DAYTONA KARTS - $30.00 per head for 100 lap teams race (30 laps each) plus pursuit races - just like last time - just speak to the survivors for...

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