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AGM - 2020 Remits and Fees 

During the 2019 TSNZ AGM held in Christchurch on 2nd November changes to some fees were agreed upon and, as usual, a number of items in the TSNZ Constitution and Rules were changed by Remit. These fees and changes are effective immediately. Updated versions of the entire TSNZ Constitution & Rules will be available in...

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TSNZ Executive 

Following the TSNZ AGM held on 2nd November we are pleased to announce the new Executive line-up: President Steve O'Donnell (Auckland) Deputy President Paul Turner (Wanganui) Executive Members Regan Cowe (Blenheim) Shirley Herridge (Christchurch) Nick Phillips (Dunedin) Jesse Henriksen (Christchurch) ...

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Update on Fair and Reasonable Campaign 

Fair and Reasonable Campaign Dear Supporter, It’s been another busy week on the campaign fighting for fair and reasonable firearms law reform, as we defend the rights of responsible firearms owners like you from overly restrictive and counterproductive changes to firearms laws. 2019...

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Oceania 2019 

Congratulations to the 2019 TSNZ Oceania Rifle Team who competed this week at the Sydney Internationals Shooting Centre in events for 10m Air Rifle, 50m Prone and 3P. Some great results! Air Rifle Men – Team Silver –...

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Outdoors at Marlborough 

If you had looked at the results of the 2019 Marlborough 50 m Championship, you might have begun to wonder how it was that all the B grade scores, and one D grade score, were better than any A grade score. After all, they were all shot at the same range, on the same morning, but they were not shot under the same conditions....

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Norm France. 

Norm was a past member of Dannevirke Smallbore Rifle Club and a Southern Hawkes Bay Life Member, and was a TSNZ member for many years. He is particularly remembered for an anti tank gun he once brought along to an end of year Prizegiving. Norman France, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Aged 89 years. Much...

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Air & 3P at Blenheim cancelled 

Due to no entries having been received by due date for either the Air Rifle or the 3P events at the Marlborough Champs to be held in Blenheim over Labour Weekend, these two events are now cancelled. The 50m Prone events on both the Saturday and Sunday will continue as per the event poster. If you will not be shooting...

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TSNZ Arms Submission 

Thank you to those Members and their associates who forwarded their names in support of the TSNZ Submission on proposed Arms Legislation changes. The Submission was lodged successfully and we are now waiting on an allocated time to speak to the Select Committee. Click here for the TSNZ Submission - Final Version

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Air Rifle Champs, Blenheim 

Entries close Wednesday 23rd

Marlborough Air Rifle Champs entries At this stage we have no entries for the Marlborough Air Rifle Champs on Saturday, with entries due to close on 23rd October. We need to know if the match is proceeding so we can set the range up. If you are intending to compete please advise Val Wadsworth 021 667746, or valwad@xtra.co.nz...

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RSA Wanganui 75th Jubilee 

Calling all previous Members

RSA Target Shooting Wanganui are planning their 75th Jubilee Celebration to be held on Saturday 8th February, 2020. The Club is looking for expressions of interest from all previous members and participants, and contact details of others who might like to be invited. Click here for info, and Club contact ...

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NZ & Plate Team RESULTS 

*** Photos and results are now on the Indoor / Schools page. *** Day 2 of the TSNZ Inter-Secondary School Inter-Island event saw the NZ Team shooters completing their International match for the Postal competition against the British Schools team. As this is a UK run match, the results are in whole scores only, with...

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Secondary Schools Inter-Island Match 

21 schools entered for the 2019 TSNZ Inter-Secondary Schools match held on 28 September in Wellington - 14 from the North Island and 7 from the South Island. Day 1 saw the schools compete against each other, with each of the 3 members shooting three 10-shot cards. Congratulations to Palmerston North Boys’ High School,...

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Submissions are now open 

for the Arms Legislation Bill

All licenced firearms owners will be affected by this second level of proposed changes, as will Shooting Clubs and Ranges. NOW is the time to have your say - Members need to get involved to really get the positive firearms message heard. TSNZ is putting together a submission which will be circulated...

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Indoor Postal Results 

Season's Aggregate & Inter-Association

Indoor Postal Results are now completed, and results for the Season's Aggregate and Inter-Association Postals can be found below. Thank you to everyone who entered, and special thanks to the Club and Association Secretaries who have to coordinate all the shooters and get scores in on time. Apologies for these results...

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North Island vs Scotland 

2019 RESULTS

2019 North Island vs Scotland The 2019 North Island vs Scotland match was shot on 22 September in Palmerston North - well done to the North Island shooters for wins in both the Open and Junior teams. Coincidentally Ken Greenaway (back row, right), who has been one of the Scotland Team members for many years, was passing by...

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Candyman Cup 2019 

RESULTS

Congratulations to Manawatu, 2019 Candyman Cup winners. The Candyman Cup was donated in 1981 by Doug Linkhorn, proprietor of Empire Confectionery (hence the name), for competition between the winners of the North Island’s “Rees Scroll” at Teams of Ten, and the South Island’s “Andrew...

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TSNZ CHALLENGE 

Secondary Schools Postal RESULTS

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the TSNZ Challenge Secondary Schools Postal competition for 2019: Top School – Feilding High School Top Teams: Girls Grade Palmerston North Girls High School – 574.23 Stephanie McNair, Briar Summerhays, Amy Pereira Boys Grade...

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Ammunition/Pellets/Targets 

Pre-Season SPECIAL ORDER

Target Shooting NZ is pleased to offer a 2019 PRE-SEASON SPECIAL of ammunition, pellets and targets, to be supplied from currently held stock. This is in place of our usual INDENT order, as our supplier, Shooting Stuff, has declined to fill TSNZ's indent requirements this year. Please support TSNZ with...

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Air Rifle POSTALS 

Results

Congratulations to Jess Burgess-Smith for her win in the 2019 Individual Air Rifle Postals competition. Medals will be presented for this match at the North Island Champs.

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Titipounamu 2019 

Congratulations to Taranaki

Thanks again to all the Associations that competed in this year's Titipounamu competition. A few Associations didn't compete this year, hopefully they will return next year. Welcome to two first timers, Malvern MRC and Horowhenua. Congratulations to the winners, Taranaki. A very solid performance averaging 294.875 points per shooter. Previous...

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B Grade Teams of FIve 

RESULTS

Results of the 2019 Teams of Five shoot run by TS Hutt Valley. Big congratulations to Wellington this years winners, a very good score!! The most entries for a long time. I have included all the scores I received this year, this gives everyone who shot an idea how they fared compared with others. Once again thanks to...

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INDENT ANNOUNCEMENT 

.. Late last night TSNZ received advice from our Eley suppliers, Shooting Stuff, that they will no longer supply TSNZs Indent Order system. Shooting Stuff tell us this is due to TSNZ being unwilling to commit to minimum order amounts of Tenex. Despite TSNZ agreeing to the provided minimums for Eley Match and Team,...

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NDC 2019 

Congratulations to the winning teams

NDC 2019 - FINAL RESULTS CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019 Winners: A League - Division 1 - Waikato Thoroughbreds A League - Division 2 - Nelson Gunz Nelson Gunz advance to Division 1, Taranaki Hardcore descend to Division 2 B League - Mid Canterbury Titans Simon Grant Trophy - Highest individual...

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It is with regret we advise of the passing of Margaret Clapson 

It is with regret that we advise of the passing of Margaret Clapson (mother of Mark Clapson). Margaret was a life member of Waitakere Smallbore Rifle Club. She was also a previous secretary and avid supporter of Target Shooting Auckland. Margaret Clapson (nee McCord). Passed away on the 31st August 2019. Loved wife of the late...

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National Indoor Champs 

Medals for the 2019 National Indoor Champs were presented at the North vs South dinner, apart from some Bronze Medals which we are still waiting on from our supplier, and will be sent out as soon as they arrive. If you were not at the dinner, the medal will have been given to a member of your Association/Club to bring back for you....

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New Member Incentive 2019 

Congratulations to the winning Clubs

For the second year running TSNZ is awarding prizes of ammunition to Clubs who have both increased their numbers and affiliated new members for the indoor season. For the 2019 Indoor season up to 31 July, and compared to the end of the 2018 season, of 119 affiliated TSNZ Clubs, 27 Clubs showed both a total increase and...

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Indent Orders - 

Details will be available soon

Information for 2019 Indent Orders (for delivery in early 2020) will be available very soon. At this stage we are still waiting on confirmed pricing from our supplier, so will get forms and information out as soon as we possibly can.

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POSTAL RESULTS due 31st August 

This is a reminder to make sure you get your INDOOR postal results in to the office by 31st August. This includes SEASON'S AGGREGATE, INTER-ASSOCIATION, AIR RIFLE and SECONDARY SCHOOL CHALLENGE results. An emailed scan or photgraph of the results is fine, but please check to see that all names are...

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NvS Derby Results 

and Presentations

The final event at North vs South was the Derby Match, always an interesting event with results kept under wraps until the Dinner. Congratulations to the winning team The Hopefuls, and the winners of the Best Name award, Olly's Wallys. North vs South Derby RESULTS The weekend...

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NZ OPEN Team Results 

These Open Team scores will be set against the UK Home Counties scores to be received in January 2020. NZ Open Team RESULTS

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NZ Teams RESULTS 

Juniors - Veterans -Women - Men

The first NZ teams have just completed their matches - Juniors, Veterans, Women and Men. These scores will be set against the UK Home Counties scores to be received in January 2020. NZ Junior Team RESULTS NZ Veterans Team RESULTS NZ Womens Team RESULTS ...

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Squadding for Sunday N v S 

Squadding for Sunday North vs South matches NZ Teams squadding Derby Teams squadding

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Derby Teams 

All the shooters not in any of the NZ Teams are now in the five Derby teams, to shoot on Sunday afternoon. 2019 Derby Teams

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N v S Open RESULTS and NZ Team 

Congratulations to the North Island Open team for the win in the 2019 North vs South Island Open Team RESULTS Well done to the following shooters who are in the 2019 New Zealand Open Team: Shania Harrison-Lee (Captain) Ralph Small Ryan Taylor Tony Beaver Martin Hunt Kirsten...

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NvS Mens RESULTS and NZ team 

Congratulations to the North Island Men's Team for the win in the inaugural Men's Team event at North vs South Men's Island Team RESULTS Well done to the following shooters who are in the 2019 New Zealand Men's Team: Ryan Taylor (Captain) Ralph Small Rory McLeod Martin Hunt Tony...

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NZ Teams - Juniors, Vets, Women 

Well done to the following shooters who are in the 2019 New Zealand Teams: NZ Junior Team Shania Harrison-Lee (Captain) Stephanie McNair Sarah Reesby Emma Smith Cole Haden Shaun Jeffery Abby Pierce Jess Burgess-Smith Piper Benbow Aidan Lynch Liam McDonald Katherine Butt ...

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Womens Island Team RESULTS 

Congratulations to the North Island Women's Team for their North vs South win. Womens Island Team Results (v2)

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North vs South Teams 

North vs South Teams 2019 South Island Juniors North Island Juniors South Island Veterans ...

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NvS Junior & Veterans RESULTS 

Congratulations to the North Island Juniors and the South Island Veterans for their wins at North vs South Junior Island Teams RESULTS Veterans Island Teams RESULTS

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Nth vs Sth SQUAD LISTS 

Junior Teams - Squad Lists Veterans Teams - Squad Lists Womens Teams - Squad Lists Mens Teams - Squad Lists v2 Open Teamas - Squad Lists North vs South PROGRAMME

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Indoor Postals - RESULTS 

Individual and Inter-Club

Congratulations to the winners of the Individual and Inter-Club Indoor Postal competitions for 2019: INDIVIDUAL Master Grade – Kirsten Birrell, Hastings – 596.35 A Grade – Robbie McNair, Dannevirke - 590.31 B Grade – Ruth McNair, Dannevirke- 588.26 C...

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NDC 2019 

Semi-Final RESULTS

NDC 2019 - Semi-Final RESULTS ...

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Air Rifle & School Postals 

Last chance to enter!

Air Rifle postal entries close on 10th August, and TSNZ Challenge Secondary School postal entries close on 15th August, so this is your last reminder to get those entries in! Click here for the Air Rifle Postal ENTRY Click here for the TSNZ Challenge Secondary School Postal ENTRY ...

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TSNZ Indoor Committee 

is looking for more members

The TSNZ Indoor Committee is looking for some new members to provide input on some of the projects we are working on, and to also give us feedback on what is getting Members' attention. So we can get across country coverage we are looking for people in the upper South Island and upper North Island. If you don't think you...

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National Indoor Champs 2019 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 National Indoor Championship match shot on the weekend of 3-4 August at 12 venues around NZ: MASTER GRADE – Martin Hunt 1st, Ryan Taylor 2nd, Darryn Quigley 3rd (41 shooters) A GRADE – Piper Benbow 1st, Martin Fleming 2nd, Dean Fincham...

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Andrew & Faulkner 

2019

The 2019 Andrew & Faulkner shield match on 27th July saw 16 teams and 8 junior teams from all over the South Island meet in Oamaru for the annual competition. With 220 shooters present it was probably the highest attendance at any match in the country in many years. The organisation of the combined Otago Associations was up to the task,...

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Postal Results due in 

by 31st July

Inter-Club and Individual Postal results are due in at the TSNZ Office by 31st July - this Wednesday. Make sure you get them in on time or they cannot be accepted. Inter-Association and Seasons Aggregate and Air Rifle Postal results all have one more month to go, due in by 31st August.

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Manawatu Champs 2019 

Manawatu Open 2019 Entries were down slightly on the last couple of years, and Air Rifle was down with only 6 entries. Some familiar faces were missing from this year’s Champs due to illness but there were some new faces we have not seen before. Welcome to the Manawatu Champs people, and we hope to see you back at the...

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Nominations and Remits 

due in by July 20th

A reminder that NOMINATONS for Executive and Selectors positions and REMITS to be considered at the October AGM are due in at the TSNZ Office by 20th July. Log in and go to the MEMBERS / AGM - 2019 page for information and Nomination/Seconding forms.

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