Total Records: 74

2023 South Island Championships

(2023-05-03 10:51:23)
The 2023 South Island Championships being hosted by Otago Weightlifting in Dunedin, 24-25 June. (cover image Kurt Hay @captured_by_kurt and Mich Lam @michlam)
Entries are now open. Select "Read More" to access using the link


Entry Link For 2023 North Island Championships

(2023-05-03 10:51:14)
The entry link for the 2023 North Island Championships is
Click on Read More below for direct link.


2023 North Island Championships

(2023-04-12 15:44:03)
The North Island Championships are being held in Hastings from 10-11 June.
Entry information is attached.


2023 Masters IMWA World Championships

(2023-04-11 09:37:03)
This year the Masters World Championships will be held in Wieliczka, Poland. After the successful competition in Orlando USA in Dec 2022, this year the competition will be in Europe.
The World Masters Championships is looked upon by Masters Weightlifters as the pinnacle event on the Masters Weightlifting calendar and Poland will be no different.
Expressions of Interest (EOI) and more info is now available after logging into your membership on the WNZ website. Please read the qualifying standards as these must be met before your entry can be approved.
An access code will be provided by your Masters Chair once approval has been

2022 WNZ Statisticians Report

(2023-03-14 12:41:41)
Ron Mann (WNZ Statistician) has provided an interesting summary of competition achievements for the 2022 year.
Ron does an outstanding job of collating all the results, records, and associated statistics of our competition members at all levels throughout the year.


DFSNZ Prohibited Association Notice

(2023-02-21 12:49:40)
DFSNZ have issued an advisory notice concerning attendance or association with Sonny Webster who will be in NZ in June this year offering coaching seminars.
He remains a banned athlete until June 2024.
Any member breaching this Prohibited Association Notice (attached) you will be committing an anti-doping violation and a potential 2 year ban from involvement in weightlifting.
If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the WNZ Clean Sport Officer.


2022 IWF World Masters Championships

(2023-03-14 12:43:25)
After 3 long years on hiatus the "in person" IWF World Masters Championships was held in Orlando, Florida from the 1-11 December, 2022.
This prestigious event attracted over 800 competitors with entries from over 80 nations.
Six New Zealand athletes took the opportunity to attend this event, three from New Zealand and three who live full time in Australia and who are WNZ members.
Everyone lifted extremely well, and the ladies who were all part of the Women’s Team ended up taking out 3rd placing in the teams event behind USA and Canada. Many comments were made on how well our small team had

World Championship Coverage

(2023-03-14 12:43:10)
Weightlifting House recently won the rights to be the sole broadcaster of the World Weightlifting Championships '22 in Norway.
The IWF will not be streaming the competition online, and so it will only be available from Weightlifting House. More information and tickets can be found here:


DFSNZ Athletes Commission Vacancies

(2023-04-12 15:44:21)
Contribute to the future of anti-doping in New Zealand by taking up a role on the Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Athlete Commission. After a successful year of collaboration, the terms for two Commission members have ended and DFSNZ is seeking to fill those roles. If you’re successful, you’ll join a diverse group of NZ athlete representatives from the Olympic movement, the Paralympic movement and team sports. New members will be on a three-year term and will help inform decision making, programmes and initiatives across the organisation. To be eligible, you must be an active or recently retired athlete who

2022 Annual General Meeting

(2022-12-02 13:13:52)
The 2022 WNZ AGM will be held in Mount Maunganui on 24 November, preceeding the National Senior and Junior Championships.
The Notice Of AGM is attached, and has been sent to all affiliated clubs.