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Indoor Postal Payouts / Medals 

Medals, datebars and certificates were sent out to Associations and Clubs on 21st October, and all Prize money was paid out directly to Associations and Clubs on 21st October. It is now up to the Associations/Clubs to distribute these their shooters as appropriate. Click here for Prize Payout info - 2020 Indoor Postals...

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Indoor Postals 2020 

RESULTS

2020 Indoor Postal Results are now complete. Thank you to everyone who entered the Indoor Postal competition in this difficult Covid-19 year, and it was good to see so many taking advantage of the extra one month of shooting provided, with results all due in by 30th September. Some great scores were shot, despite the late start...

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BINGO HAS BEEN STRUCK! 

Congratulations to Neil Kinsey of Wellington Central Club who is the first (and so far only) shooter to strike BINGO in the new Graded Bingo Competition taking place this Indoor Season. Neil has taken out first place in the Master/A Grade section by getting the exact 9 scores needed, but the B/C/D Grade section and 2nd and...

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Titipounamu 2020 

RESULTS

Good afternoon all, Attached is the summary of team scores for this year's Titipounamu competition. Congratulations to the 2020 winners - Auckland. This was a very close match, with only 3 points between the top 5 teams. Thanks to all the teams that entered and we will do it all again in 2021, hopefully without...

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B GRADE Teams of 5 

RESULTS

Hi Shooters Attached are the scores of this years B Grade Team of Five results, also a photo of the missing trophy. NEWS FLASH - As at 9 October the trophy has now been found! Congratulations Waikato! The 2019 winners, Wellington never got to see the trophy! It is not at the Hutt Valley Keene...

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COLFO - Fair & Reasonable 

How to Vote Guide

A Message for TSNZ Members from COLFO - Council of LIcenced Firearms Owners Inc - On 2 October we held our National Firearms Debate in Masterton. As we had hoped, was a mix of tough questions, debate, fun. If you didn't watch it live, you can replay it via our Facebook, and YouTube...

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Secondary Schools 2020 

Results and updates

Inter-Secondary Schools Inter-Island Match - 27 September 2020 All shooting is now complete, many thanks to the shooters, the coaches, the range staff and all the helpers for a great day. Certificates, medals and trophies will be sent out to schools soon, and full results will be emailed to everyone tomorrow. ...

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Grading for 2021 

Shooter's Performance Cards for the 2020 season are due in to Club Secretaries by 10th October. Club Secretaries then combine all the Club scores onto the Club Grading Form which is due in to the TSNZ Office by 31 October. Some have asked: "Do shooters still need to do Performance Cards since...

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TSNZ POSTALS 

Due date reminder

Results for all TSNZ Postals Individual, Season's Aggregate, Inter-Club & Inter-Association Postal Results are all due in at the office by 30th September. Please make sure to get them in on time as late scores cannot be accepted. (Note that TSNZ Challenge Schools...

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FOCUS - Nicole McKee 

Cancelled, join COLFO presentation instead

The TSNZ Focus session with Nicole McKee on Saturday 26th September at 7pm has been cancelled. Instead you can meet up with NIcole at the COLFO presentation on the FUTURE OF FIREARMS IN NZ on 2nd October: What is the place of firearms in New Zealand society? Is there an urban/rural...

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School Nationals 

Event info

2020 Inter-Secondary Schools Inter-Island Match There are 26 Schools entered for this event to be held as a one-day-match on Sunday 27th September at multiple venues around NZ: Amuri Area School, Ashburton College,...

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North Island vs Scotland 

Congratulations to the North Island shooters who have been selected to shoot in the match against Scotland on 20th September. If for any reason you will not be able to shoot, please let Janet Hunt know immediately so Emergency and On Call shooters can be arranged. 2020 North...

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FOCUS sessions 

Many thanks to Martin Hunt for his FOCUS presentation entitled "You Can't Hit What You Can't See" on 3rd September; no doubt everyone who attended will have learnt something new on sighting, light, or lenses. A PDF of Martin's presentation is now available on the MEMBERS / FOCUS page, and the recording of his presentation...

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Stolen from the Christchurch area 

On the 27th August the following firearms were stolen from the Christchurch area: Anschutz 20 series in Precise stock: Fortner barrel and action in Anschutz benchrest stock with attached scope: If anybody comes across these please contact either the Hornby Police on...

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TRA Nationals 2021 

Update

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a major international concern and continues to have a major impact on sporting events and the economy globally. The health and well-being of Target Rifle Australia members, officials, volunteers, staff and all stakeholders is always our highest consideration when scheduling events in Australia...

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INDENT for 2020 

The Executive have carefully examined the 2020 situation, both financially and in regards to the reduced indoor shooting programme as a result of Covid-19, and now advise that there will be NO INDENT ordering available this year. This is for a number of reasons, including: increasing freight costs long delivery...

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New funding available 

Tu Manawa Active Aotearoa

Sport NZ have today (24 August) announced a new Funding opportunity through Tu Manawa Active Aotearoa. This is for community based programmes and projects that help children and young people get active, and includes play, active recreation, and sport experiences, either new or already operating. TSNZ encourages our Clubs and Associations...

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B Grade Teams of 5 

Date Extended

Stating the obvious, the COVID-19 Level 3 Restrictions imposed on Auckland have halted all shooting in the area, making it impossible to complete the large number of postal competitions that have finishing dates by month's end. Given these circumstances the B grade teams of Five 2020 Competition is being extended to a...

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Titipounamu Competition 

Date Extended

Stating the obvious, the COVID-19 Level 3 Restrictions imposed on Auckland have halted all shooting in the area, making it impossible to complete the large number of postal competitions that have finishing dates by month's end. Given these circumstances the Titipounamu 2020 Competition is being extended to a close off date of 30...

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TSNZ FOCUS 

Registrations Open NOW

Introducing the first of the new TSNZ FOCUS sessions to be held via ZOOM: Sunday 23 August, 7pm COACHING JUNIORS Bryan Hunter Mid Canterbury and Ashburton College are well known for the excellence of their Junior shooters. Join this session with Bryan Hunter to find out how the right coaching for Juniors can...

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Target Shooting Auckland 

Events cancelled

As you are aware the TSA Open was postponed recently. However due to the uncertainty associated with the events unfolding, the best option is to cancel the shoot for 2020. The Waitakere Club have also cancelled their Open for 2020. TSA Open 2020 - CANCELLED Waitakere Open 2020 - CANCELLED The flow on effect of...

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Covid-19 Guidance Update 

The Executive met last night (16 August) to review the TSNZ Covid-19 Guidance document now that the timing of Level 3 for Auckland and Level 2 for the rest of NZ to continue until 26th August has been advised by the Government. This resulted in the following change, which is included in the 16 August version of the TSNZ Covid-19 Guidance...

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Covid Alert Levels 

Announcement

With Auckland now in Covid Alert Level 3 and the rest of NZ in Level 2, the TSNZ Guidance Plan below (dated 28 May) now re-applies. Click here for TSNZ Covid-19 Guidance (most recent) UPCOMING CHAMPS - as at 12 August: The Auckland Open to be held in Howick on 15 August is postponed until...

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Auckland Champs POSTPONED 

until further notice

As Auckland has been moved into Alert Level 3, the Target Shooting Auckland Open being held Saturday 15 August 2020 at Howick, is being postponed until further notice. Regards Robert Dixon Secretary

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TSNZ Special General Meeting 

Announcement of Outcome

A TSNZ Special General Meeting was held via Zoom on 6th August 2020. The only business at this meeting was to decide whether the 2020 TSNZ AGM should be held as a distance meeting via Zoom, rather than as the usual face-to-face meeting planned to be held in Wellington on 31st October. Delegates from 20 of TSNZ’s...

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Sport NZ Resilience Fund 

Phase 2 now open

Applications can now be made for the second round of Sport NZ Community Resilience Funding through your local Sport NZ organisation. This covers costs incurred 1 July to 30 September, with a maximum of $25,000 claimable. If you’ve already received funding in Round 1 you can apply again as this now covers a different period. ...

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NIC RESULTS 

Entries for the National Indoor Champs were down a little in numbers this year, but still some outstanding scores were shot. A special congratulations to the two who shot 400s - Stephanie McNair with 400.30, and Ryan Taylor with 400.29. The Grade winners were: Master Grade - Ryan Taylor A Grade – Stephanie McNair B...

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TRA Nationals 2021 

A message from Target Rifle Australia regarding the 2021 TRA National Championships: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a major international concern and continues to have a major impact on sporting events and the economy globally. The health and well-being of Target Rifle Australia members, officials, volunteers,...

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It is with sadness we advise of the death of Allan Fake 

Allan, who was a member of Oaonui Club, died peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital, surrounded by loving family, on Tuesday 28 July 2020. Dearly loved husband of the late Anna. Cherished father and father-in-law of Bernadette and Colin Plaw, and Dave. Allan's family would like to thank all of the staff involved in his care while at...

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Upcoming Matches 

SI Champs - NIC - Titipounamu

There are plenty of matches to get out to this year, and some of the biggest are coming up soon: This coming Saturday (25 July) sees the South Island Champs being held at 6 different venues, with both individual and teams events along with medals and cash prizes. The following weekend (1-2 August) is the NIC match. This...

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AGM / SGM Reminders 

Due dates

20th July (Monday) Nominations for 2021 Executive and Island Selectors due Remits for 2020 AGM due 23rd July (Thursday) Registrations for Special General Meeting (SGM) on Thursday 6th August due Go to the MEMBERS / AGM & SGM 2020 page...

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Trading at Manawatu Champs 

18th July

Ruth McNair will be bringing TSNZ Trading over to the Manawatu Champs on Saturday 18th July but as she can't bring all the stock if there's anything you'd like to see, try or buy email or phone Ruth by Thursday 16th so she can make sure she brings it along for you. targetshootingnztrading@gmail.com 027 666...

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Updating memberships 

Forms still needed

As everyone should know by now, Membership can only be updated to the current financial year once BOTH the FEE and a completed MEMBERSHIP FORM have been received at the TSNZ Office. Online banking is a great service and it’s good to see so many people and Clubs using it, however just depositing fees in the TSNZ account...

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New TSNZ competition 

GRADED BINGO

TSNZ is launching a new competition – Graded Bingo – which is a fun way to challenge yourself no matter what Grade you are in. Once shooters have been entered, they received their BINGO CARD with scores that need to be shot. These scores are different for each grade, so all grades have a good chance...

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National Indoor Champs 

- NIC-

2020 National Indoor Champs are confirmed as running the weekend of 2 August as usual. This year there is one more venue available - Coronation Range are hosting NIC in conjunciton with the Coronation Champs which are on that weekend this year, having been postponed from earlier in the season. This match...

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TSNZ Secondary Schools matches 

are back on for 2020!

Great news for school shooters - both the TSNZ Challenge Postal match and the TSNZ Inter-Secondary Schools Inter-Island match are now back on the calendar for 2020. There have been some changes made for this year to help with the Covid-19 issues, and this should make it easier for schools to get involved. The due date for...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Wally Brown 

It is with sadness I pass on the message that Wally Brown passed away peacefully on the morning of Monday 15 June at Wellington Hospital, aged 91 years. Much loved husband of the late Nan. Much loved father and father-in-law of Tony and Elaine, Steve and Nicki, Derek, Adele and Mike, Malcolm and Belinda. Adored Pop of Fenella, Megan,...

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TSNZ INDOOR POSTALS 

Entry and shooting dates extended

We all know its been a bit of a slow start to the 2020 Indoor Shooting season, but as we now head towards Alert Level 1 its time to dust off the gear and get back into it. And to help shooters with the INDOOR POSTALS this year, due dates for both the entry and the results have been extended. ...

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Waitomo Open POSTAL 

Entry date extended

Te Awamutu Smallbore Club are hosting the new Waitomo Open Postal event, and have now extended the date for entries to Monday 8th June. They have also been asked for an address to send cheques to for entry fees - post to Te Awamutu Smallbore Rifle Club, PO Box 333, Te Awamutu 3840 The Club has already received entries...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Harry Hendricks 

Harry Hendricks passed away last Thursday and his funeral was held yesterday (1 June). Harry was a foundation member of the Coronation Smallbore Rifle Club (now Coronation Target Shooting Club) and was instrumental in the construction of the range and clubrooms in West Street, Ashburton. Harry was President, Captain and Coach for extended...

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Championship Matches 

Update

The 2020 Indoor Championship season has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 restrictions placed by the NZ Government on travel, gathering sizes and physical distancing. Due to these restrictions it is not practical to hold any Championship matches until NZ enters Alert Level 1. Proposed changes to...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Ray Pryce 

PRYCE, Raymond Douglas (Ray). On May 21, 2020 peacefully in Hospice Wanganui. After a short illness, aged 75 years. Loved husband of Colleen. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Karl and Rochelle (Sam) (Wellington), Twins Glenn and Anthony (both deceased), Gavin and Francie, Kylie (London), and Clare. A loving grandad of Jackson, Cooper;...

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Alert Level 2 

President's Announcement

Hi to all our Clubs, Associations, and Members, In the current, rapidly changing COVID-19 environment, your Executive has been trying to keep up to date with all the changes and the implications for our Clubs and members. I would like to thank all the Executive members who have assisted our Executive Officer to draft and revise...

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Sport NZ funding available 

Sport NZ have today announced a $25 million package to provide further short-term relief for the sport sector, and TSNZ Clubs and Associations will be able to apply for this. Applications will open on Monday 11th May, and will be via your nearest Regional Sports Trust. Clubs and Associations can apply for an immediate...

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TSNZ Trading 

Freight-Free May

FREIGHT-FREE May! Usually in May TSNZ Trading sets up shop at the North Island Teams of Ten event, and purchases there can be picked up Freight-Free. But not so this year. So instead, we're offering FREIGHT-FREE MAY. All purchases (apart from rifles and stocks) through TSNZ Trading ordered and paid for in May will...

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Covid-19 

TSNZ Guidance

TSNZ realises that these are trying times for our Associations and Clubs, and we thank you all for your commitment to keeping members safe. To assist in your activities and planning, TSNZ has developed the attached Covid-19 Guidance relating to changes in each Covid-19 Alert Level. Please note that this document is subject...

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TSNZ Trading 

Deliveries resume under Level 3

With NZ entering Covid Alert Level 3 on Tuesday 28th April, deliveries from TSNZ Trading will be able to start up again, so if you've already ordered and paid for any items they should be on their way soon after that. Any new orders can also be sent out as they're processed. Please feel free to contact Ruth at targetshootingnztrading@gmail.com if...

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Teams of Ten update 

Teams of Ten 2021 The Teams of Ten event will be be hosted by the Manawatu Association in 2021, with the 2020 event now being officially cancelled. Thank you Taranaki for your prompt response to Manawatu's request to host the 60th anniversary team shoot. Taranaki will shift to hosting in 2022.Of course this all depends...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of 

Warren Wilton

Warren Wilton, of Putaruru Smallbore Rifle Club, sadly passed away on 2nd April following a vehicle accident in Tokoroa on 1st April. Published in The New Zealand Herald on Apr. 8, 2020: WILTON, Warren Albert. Suddenly, on the 2nd April 2020, Aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Naera. Much loved Dad and father-in-law of Jenny,...

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2020 Membership Fees 

Message from the Executive

Hello to our Associations, Clubs and Members, After the first week of lockdown, the TSNZ Executive hopes you are all safe, well, and coping with life within your bubble. We appreciate that the lockdown phase and the period after will have a major impact on normal life and everyone's finances and we thank you for your...

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