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North vs South Final Results 

Congratulations to our 2018 North vs South winners: JUNIORS: NZSRA Junior Cup - South Island Nan Barlow Memorial Cup - Top Scorer Inter-Island Junior Match - Greg Bengston Marchant Trophy - Top Scorer Aggregate Island and NZ Team - Greg Bengston WOMEN: Craig Shield - North Island MacDowall...

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Sunday matches at North vs South 

Sunday at North vs South saw the NZ and Derby matches being shot. NZ Junior, Veterans, Womens and Open teams posted scores for their matches against the UK’s Home Counties, who shoot later this year. NZ Junior Team Scores NZ Veterans Team Scores NZ Women's Team Scores ...

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North vs South - Saturday results 

from Nelson

North vs South update from Nelson The Veterans and Juniors started out the day at 8.30am, then followed by the Womens Team around 12.00. The day finished up with the Open Teams shooting from 2.30. Tomorrow (Sunday) will see the NZ Team matches starting at 8.30 (practice from 7.30), and all those not in the NZ teams shooting the Derby...

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Safe Travels and Good Luck 

to everyone travelling to Nelson this weekend for the 2018 Inter-Island Match.

Good shooting to everyone travelling to Nelson for the annual North vs South NZ Inter-Island match this weekend:

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NDC Results 

from 9th August

9th August - Semi-Final (A-League) & Round 3 (B-League) - RESULTS Well thats the A-League Semi Finals over for this year. In the First Division it was good to see that Taranaki got a bit closer in the Open but in the end Waikato pulled ahead for the 14 - 0 win. The second Semi Final...

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It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Trevor Black. 

It is with sadness that we advise that Trevor Black passed away this morning (9th August), peacefully at Middlemore Hospital after a short illness. Trevor was a long-time shooter and very well-respected Life Member of TSNZ; more details are to follow soon on Trevor’s involvement in TSNZ. A funeral for Trevor is to...

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NRA request for volunteers 

for 2019 Long Range World Champs

The National Rifle Association of New Zealand has the pleasure of being the hosts for the 2019 Long Range World Championship and the Palma Team Match. The Palma Match and the more recently introduced Individual Long Range World Championship...

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Congratulations to the Grade winners:

Congratulatons to the winners of the 2018 National Indoor Championship match shot this weekend at 12 venues around NZ: MASTER GRADE - Chris Harrison 1st, Jamie Bonis 2nd, Martin Hunt 3rd (45 shooters) A GRADE - Mary Goodwin 1st, Robbie McNair 2nd, Jeanette Kinsey 3rd (49 shooters) B GRADE...

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Andrew & Faulkner 


Target Shooting Nelson hosted the Andrew & Faulkner Shield match on their Saxton Field range on 28 July, with 12 teams competing, plus 2 half teams and 5 Junior teams, a total of 172 competitors. The 18 mound Nelson range worked well, and this will be a good shakedown for Nelson, who are hosting the Inter-Island match in three weeks...

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Manawatu Open 2018 

The Manawatu Open this year had 101 smallbore entries and 6 Air Rifle. Air Rifle is down considerably from last year - the lack of Ranges, Clubs and Competitions is having a very marked effect on attendance. Owen Bennett was once again our Men’s Air Rifle Champion although Lachie McNair improved 14 points on last...

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North vs South Update 


Many thanks to the following, who have been appointed at Team Managers for the 2018 North vs South teams: NORTH ISLAND Open Team - Alison Fursdon Womens Team - Sandra Reesby Junior Team - Ravi de Silva Veterans Team - Elizabeth Taylor ...

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NZ takes out Slazenger, Womens AND Junior matches 

in 50m Prone

Congratulations to the 2018 Slazenger, Womens, and Junior Teams who shot their 50m Prone match at the TSNZ Outdoor Nationals in February this year – Australia have just held their TRA National Championships in Brisbane, and NZ had a win in ALL three sections! The Slazenger match was incredibly close,...

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National Indoor Champs 

- the first weekend in August

TSNZ National Indoor Champs (NIC) is on Sunday 5th August, with a few ranges having permission to hold it on the Friday or Saturday of that same weekend. Head along to one of the 12 hosting ranges around NZ and test yourself against other shooters in your grade. Medals plus great prize money is on offer. Entry fee for all grades...

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North vs South Teams named 

Congratulations to all those shooters who have qualified for North vs South teams for the 2018 match to be held in Nelson on the weekend of 18-19 August. Shooters have been named in alphabetical order, but the Emergency and On Call shooters are ranked in order of selection. Note that the On Call shooters do not need to travel to...

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North Island vs Scotland nomination 


This is a reminer asking for nominations for the North Island vs Scotland match. Nominations should be sent directly to the North Island Secretary Janet Hunt by email (preferred) at janethunt@xtra.co.nz. Nominees please indicate if you are nominating for the Open team or Junior team (or both) and include an email or mobile no, so we can...

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North vs South ranking 

- check your scores

The final matches of the North vs South ranking period have now been held, and results are all up on our website. Those scores are also now in the North vs South ranking lists - so now is the time to have a quick check of your scores and let the Office know if there need to be any amendments. ...

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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 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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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 


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 


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 


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 


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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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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