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Arms Act Consultation 

Phase 3 - due 12 October

This is a reminder that Phase 3 consulation on the Firearms Registry closes on 12 October. The Firearms Registry affects all of us and our Clubs so please make sure you put in a submission and have your say. CLICK HERE to go to the Regulations / Firearms Legislation Page for information on how to...

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School Nationals 

UPDATES

2022 Inter-Secondary Schools Inter-Island Match Many thanks to everyone who shot, coached, range officered, marked and generally helped out our school shooters this year. Congratulations to the 2022 Top Teams: 1st - Waitaki Boys High School, Senior - 869.34 2nd - Darfield HIgh School #...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Don and Marion Lawrence 

The East Otago Smallbore Rifle Assn was recently saddened by the passing of Don and Marion Lawrence. Marion passed away on August 20th. She started shooting at the West Taieri Club and was a Life Member of the club. She Represented the South Island Ladies Team from 1994 to 2003, and was in a New Zealand Ladies Team 5 times. Don...

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New TSNZ Executive Officer 

Tee-Jay Horrell

Introducing the new TSNZ Executive Officer Tee-Jay Horrell Tee-Jay is pleased to be joining TSNZ as the new Executive Officer on 1st October. A bit about myself: I’m married to Steve (a TSNZ shooter since 1994), and am based in Wanganui. I tried smallbore shooting for...

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Junior Training Camp 

Australia

Target Rifle South Australia has extended an invitation to New Zealand Junior Air Rifle shooters and Junior coaches to attend their SASA Junior championships and training camp in Adelaide. The event is set to run from the 16th to the 20th of December 2022. Athletes and coaches will arrive on the 16th of December...

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Air Rifle Results 

Air Rifle Marlborough Air Rifle Champs 2022 This event was held as a stand-alone event on 18-19 September this year, and was a move away from the usual Labour Weekend date when it had previously been shot combined with the 50m outdoor matches. It was great to see so many entries, and also so many new shooters...

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Candyman Cup 

2022

Congratulations to Wellington, 2022 Candyman Cup winners. The Candyman Cup was donated in 1981 by Doug Linkhorn, proprietor of Empire Confectionery (hence the name of the Cup), for competition between the winners of the North Island’s “Rees Scroll” at Teams of Ten, and the South Island’s...

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B Grade Teams of 5 

RESULTS

Below are the results of this years Teams of Five run by Target Shooting Hutt Valley. Congratulations to Hutt Valley No1! Thanks to all who entered. Hope to see you all again next year and, with a bit of luck, Covid willing, more entries. Cheers to all. John McGregor Recording Officer,...

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NZ vs Australia 

Outdoor Matches 2022

NZ vs Australia - Outdoor matches 2022. The results of the Slazenger, Womens and Junior matches shot between New Zealand and Australia at our respective Outdoor Nationals were finalised earlier this year, however results were amended in September 2022 so as to properly fit the selection criteria for the Australian teams. ...

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Postal Results 

Seasons Agg and Inter-Association

The 2022 Indoor Postal competiton has now concluded, with the Season's Aggregate and Inter-Association events closing on 31st August. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners in those two divisions: 2022 SEASON'S AGGREGATE Postal (v2 - Updated - apologies to Bulls for initially...

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Home Counties vs NZ "2021" 

Home Counties vs NZ 2021 As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 issues, the 2021 Home Counties vs NZ match was shot by NZ at the amended 2021 North v South competition held in both Christchurch and Palmerston North in March 2022. CONGRATULATIONS to the New Zealand teams for their wins in the Open, Women, Junior,...

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Target Shooting Wanganui 

Centenary Celebrations

After a false start due to a busy Indoor season, TSW is back on track with our Centennial celebrations. Please set aside Saturday 5th November 2022 and come along and help us celebrate 100 years of target shooting in the Whanganui area. There will be an afternoon tea and get together at the Okoia range. This is a chance to...

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NDC Finals RESULTS 

NDC FINALS 2022 A LEAGUE, Division 1 - Congratulations to Eastern Force, winners of the A League Division 1, over the Waikato Thoroughbreds 9-6. Some excellent shooting from Stephanie McNair with her fine 99.06 and 100.8 and Glen Brownlee for his 200.12, earning their respective teams a bonus point each. Eastern Force grabbed...

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NDC Finals update 

The PROMOTION / RELEGATION match in the A League has now been returned to the original two-way format match between Canterbury Snipers and the Winner of the Division Two Final between Marlborough Suns and Taranaki Tigers. This is following a protest by Wellington Association being upheld by the TSNZ Executive.

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Teams of Ten 

Congratulations to the 2022 Winners at the Teams of Ten competition held in Wanganui over the weekend: Rees Scroll - Wellington 1 Jim Hart Trophy - Wairarapa Top Shooter - Brittany Turner, Hutt Valley 1 - 399.25 Many thanks to Taranaki Association for running the event. CLICK HERE for...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Eddie Adlam 

We are very sad to report that Eddie Adlam died on 22 August at Arohanui Hospice at Palmerston North, of cancer. It was Eddie's wish that his illness was kept private until his passing. Eddie represented NZ at the 1986 and 1990 Commonwealth Games in both Air Rifle and 3P disciplines. He was a past member of the Awahuri...

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North vs South 

Open Team Results

The final team of the day has now finished, with the North Island finished the day with yet another win, and a clean sweep. The North scored 7839.404 to the South's 7812.379. Top scorer for the North Island was Ryan Taylor with 399.26, and for the South Piper Benbow top scored with 397.26. CLICK HERE for the 2022 Open...

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North v South 

Mens Results

Another good win to the North Island in the Mens Match, with the North Island team scoring 5880.267 to the South's 5841.272. Top Scorer from the North was Kerry Williams on 397.24, and for the South was Regan Cowe on 395.26. CLICK HERE for the 2022 Mens Team Scores Congratulations to the 12 shooters...

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North vs South 

Womens Results

Congratulations to the North Island Women's team, a good win over the South Island with 5854.287 to the South's 5809.249. Top Scorer for the North was Shania Harrison-Lee with 399.31, while the South's top scorer was Amelia Hughson on 293.24. CLICK HERE for the 2022 Womens Island Scores ...

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North v South 

Juniors and Veterans

Juniors and Veterans have finished their Island matches. Congratulations to the North Island who took out both matches by a margin of only 6 points. Top scorer in the Junior Team was Shania Harrison-Lee with 400.30, and in the Veterans top scorer was Robert Dalzell with 397.24 CLICK HERE for the Juniors and...

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North vs South 

Open Team Results

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Indoor Postals 

- RESULTS -

The TSNZ Individual and Inter-Club Postals closed on 30th July - CONGRATULATIONS to the following: 2022 INDIVIDUAL Postal Master Grade...

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Schools Postal Challenge 

Due date extension

2022 TSNZ Challenge - Secondary Schools Postal Competition To enable schools to manage their entries and shooting more easily, the due dates for entry and results for the TSNZ Schools Challenge Match are now extended by one month, to 15th and 30th September. Entries for the 2022 TSNZ Challenge School...

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NDC Semi-Final 

Results

Congratulations to the six teams who made it through the NDC Semi-Finals on Thursday last week. Full results can be found on the INDOOR / NDC page. NDC FINALS Draw for 1st September: A League, Division 1 The Eastern Force v Waikato Thoroughbreds (Host) A League, Division 2 Taranaki...

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Marlborough AIR RIFLE, Prone and 3P 

- NEW DATES

Marlborough Prone, 3P and Air Championship - new dates The Marlborough Champs, usually held over Labour Weekend, have been moved to new dates. No doubt this will come as welcome news to those of us who have battled the fickle Spring winds in Wairau! AIR RIFLE Champs will now be on the weekend of 17th...

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North vs South update 

Squadding information for the Saturday matches at North vs South is now available on the INDOOR / NORTH v SOUTH page (Click here) Please check the squadding carefully and contact the TSNZ office if there are any issues. Note that mask-wearing is optional while at the MSRA range, however masks MUST BE WORN...

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INDENT ORDERS 

are due in by 19 August

Remember to get your Indent orders and payments in to the TSNZ office by 19th August for TSNZ Member and Club/Association purchases. Information can be found on the AMMUNITION page of the MEMBERS section. And a reminder to those who have paid but not sent in order forms to please do that ASAP. ...

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Secondary Schools Postals 

Entries due by 15 August

A reminder that the Secondary Schools TSNZ Challenge postal entries are due in by 15th August, with results to be in by 31st August. CLICK HERE for TSNZ Challenge Info and ENTRY FORM

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NIC RESULTS 

National Indoor Champs (NIC) NATIONAL INDOOR CHAMPS 2022 The organisers tell us that turnout at many of the ranges this year was affected by the weather and Covid, but it still seems entries are fairly...

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Air Rifle Challenge 

1st month results

TSNZ 2022 Air Rifle Challenge - Well done to all those that shot their July match for the Air Rifle Challenge. CLICK HERE for a PDF of the Results. Entries for the challenge are still open, so get your forms quick - scroll down for the entry form. Have fun shooting in August! ...

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TSNZ Executive Officer Vacancy 

Following the announcement on 22 July that TSNZ Executive Officer Evan Little has chosen to move out of the role, the Executive are now seeking applications from TSNZ members to take up the position from October. Information on the EO Position and an Application Form can be found in the following links: ...

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NIC - National Indoor Champs 

Weekend of 7th August

NATIONAL INDOOR CHAMPS 2022 Welcome to another year of this great National competition. ALL TSNZ members are welcome to take part at their nearest venue, and scores from all around NZ will be combined and published on the night of Sunday 7th August. All grades are included, so join in and test yourself against others...

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TSNZ Executive Officer Announcement 

Executive Officer announcement - 22 July 2022 Last year Evan Little was appointed as our new Executive Officer to replace the long-serving Jackie Lindsay on her retirement. It was recognised that any replacement would find it difficult to replace Jackie. While Evan has all the skills necessary for the...

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Firearms Legislation 

Further resources to help with your submission are on the Firearms Legislation page. https://tsnz.nz/firearms-legislation Submissions are due by 4 May. Get your Association's, Club's and Individual submissions in before then.

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Gehmann Dealership 

Neil Kinsey is retiring his Bang on Target retail operation. As part of Bang on Target, Neil was the NZ dealer for Gehmann. He has decided to hand that dealership over to TSNZ and we will now be able to order and supply goods from Gehmann. Here is a link to the Gehmann online catalogue. https://gehmann.com/en/Media/Downloads/ ...

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Firearms Legislation 

A new Firearms Legislation section has been added to the website. (Look at the heading at the top of the page.) Check out: the invite to attend a TSNZ Zoom Meeting update on 13 April updates to regulations for Transporting Firearms

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Recruiting for Police Range Inspectors from within TSNZ 

Recruiting for Police Range Inspectors from within TSNZ NZ Police are about to launch a series of Police Range Inspection courses for the purpose of qualifying people to assist with the new Firearms Legislation and certification. These will begin December 2021 through to June 2022 Click here for details of an opportunity to become...

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2021 North v South - Match Results 

The North v South Match for 2021 has finally been shot! Results are available on the North v South page - click here

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Teams of Ten - Postponed 

Taranaki have made the decision that the Teams for Ten 2022 will be POSTPONED to the 27th AUGUST 2022 Taranaki recognises this event as a pinnacle for many shooters and a meet which is seen as a great opportunity for shooters to represent their Association at a North Island wide event. The social interaction that takes part at such...

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INSIGHT - March 

Due to a website issue we have been unable e-mail the March issue of INSIGHT. Click here to view the March INSIGHT Indent – Update and some good news Outdoor Nationals Trading – Season Opening special NDC – Rule updates and new Coordinator 2021 North v South ...

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Trading - Special Offer 

Special Offer $520 Start the season off with an updated or new kit. Usually $620+ Save over $100

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NDC Coordinator - Position is still available 

TSNZ is still looking for a person to help run the National District Champs (NDC). If you would like to be involved in helping to run this competition, please contact the Office (email: targetshootingnz@xtra.co.nz or phone Evan - Ph 022 313 0609)

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South Island Outdoor Champs 

South Island 50m Championships Thank you to everyone showing interest in attending the South Island 50m Championships in Christchurch (19/20 March 2022). This event is still scheduled to proceed with COVID-19 protocols in place. Given the large case numbers locally and across the country, the COTS Club would like to confirm...

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South Island Team Manager - Appointed 

UPDATE - Peter McCallum has been appointed as manager of the South Island Open and Men's Teams Many thanks Peter for volunteering. ============================================================================ TSNZ is looking for a Team Manager for the South Island Open and Men's Teams for the North vs South Indoor...

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NDC Co-ordinator Required 

TSNZ is looking for a person to run the National District Champs (NDC). This person performs the following tasks: arranges the draw for each round at the start of the season receives and checks the team entries each round collates and publishes the results each round If you are interested...

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NATIONALS - Day 8 Results 

Day 8 Results Association Team Results - Click here for a PDF of the RESULT International Results - Click here for a PDF of the RESULTS

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NATIONALS - Day 7 Results 

Mens Qualification and Final Plus North Island vs South Island

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NATIONALS - NZ Team Squadding 

Squadding for Saturday - Note there are 2 squads - 8:45 and 10:45 Click here for a PDF of the SQUADDING

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NATIONALS - Day 6 part 2 

Day 6 - Part 2 A BIG day today with multiple RESULTS and TEAMS announced:

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NATIONALS - Day 6 Part 1 

Day 6 - Part 1 A BIG day today with multiple RESULTS and TEAMS announced:

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