Total Records: 70

Oceania Masters Championships

(2022-09-22 09:36:03)
Wishing all the best to the New Zealand athletes attending the 2022 Oceania Master Weightlifting Championships in Melbourne this week. The event runs from September 9th to 11th. The preliminary entry list and schedule can be found HERE Supporters can watch the event livestream HERE This is the first international Masters event in 3 years, let's go NZ! Female Athletes Lyndsay Cunningham Jennifer Brown Kirsten Walker Belinda Sidnam Victoria Blair Claire Nahi Odette Smith Karen Ladbrooke Karen Lloyd Kelly Ihaka-Pitama Tania Waikato Sarah Florence Jamie Ogilvy Renee Baarspul Stephanie Cockerill Male Athletes Andy Jameson Malcolm Wong Jarred Bone Travelling Coaches Neroli King Richard Wong Cam Urgert Mark Holyoake Doug Sekone-Fraser

2022 National Championships Preliminary Information

(2022-10-03 20:36:06)
In 2022 the New Zealand Masters and Junior & Senior Championships will take place within the weekend.
The events will run over two platforms on Friday November 25 and Saturday November 26 in Mount Maunganui.
Please see the attached information for specific event eligibility and qualification dates. Further information will be published and sent to members ahead of entries opening.


Adaptive Weightlifting Give it a Go Day

(2022-09-07 12:26:39)
Current and potential future adaptive athletes are invited to attend an adaptive weightlifting give it a go day at Mount CrossFit (109 Newton Street, Mount Maunganui), on September 3rd between 11am-12pm.
Adaptive weightlifting incorporates modified barbell movements to suit the indiviudal; absolutely all ages and level of ability are welcome. For more information and to register, please email
A huge thanks to Mount Weightlifting and Functional Adaptive Movement for thie support of this event.
If you would like to host another elsewhere in the country, please get in touch.


UPDATED 2022 Secondary School Championships Event Information

(2022-09-07 12:26:38)
Please find attached the final event information for the 2022 Seconary School Championships, to be held in Porirua over September 3rd and 4th. With a great number of entries; more than 70, we are excited to have our youth athletes competing all together for the first time since 2019.
Thanks to the New Zealand Sports Collective, we have partnered with Streamshop for this event's livestream, which will be shown on Whakaata Maori YouTube channels. The playlist can be found HERE
Caltex GOOD SPORT Award
Nominations for for the Good Sport Award, thanks to our supports Caltex, are now open. We would love to receive

2022 National Secondary School Championships Entry Information

(2022-08-18 13:12:48)
Entries for the 2022 New Zealand Secondary School Weightlifting Championships are now open. This year the event will be hosted by Pac Gym (Porirua Barbell Club) and held in Porirua for the first time, on September 3 and 4.
Please see attached entry information, and visit to enter. One team registration (doubles as school approval of entry) is also required per school- this must be submitted to by the close of entries (9 August).
The is open to all New Zealand Secondary School students. Athletes are strongly encouraged to have participated in at least a club level competition ahead of the

2022 CSA Weightlifting Championships Wrap Up

(2022-08-20 14:25:23)
The 2022 College Sport Auckland Weightlifting Championships attracted over 50 initial entries, athletes from 20 schools, and 25 new athletes. Held at Avondale College on May 28th, this event has grown since its return in 2021 and provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the depth og youth participation in the region.
Please find attached the full results from the competitive sessions (boys and girls). Congratulations to Gabbi Napper (W71 90kg clean & jerk) and Olivia Selemaia (W71 75kg snatch) who set New Zealand youth records. Imagery from the event can be found here: This is an event we are seeking to grow in future

2022 South Island Championships Information

(2022-08-17 16:37:48)
Please find attached the final schedule, start list and event information regarding the South Island Championships.
The South Island Championships will take place in Christchurch over June 11 & 12, at Hale Compund Conditioning, 27 Osborne Street, Waltham. Spectators are welcome.
The event can also be livestreamed via the Weightlifting New Zealand Facebook page:
The event Weightlifting New Zealand YouTube page:

All the best to all competitors!


2023 Masters World Cup

(2023-03-14 12:43:00)
Expressions of Interest are now available for Masters athletes wishing to enter the 2023 Masters World Cup (in conjunction with the Ocania nd Commonwealth Masters Championships) to be held in Auckland in March next year. Select \\\\\\\"Read More\\\\\\\" for elligibility information.


North Island Championships Information

(2022-06-14 09:58:04)
The 2022 North Island Championships is set to take place this weekend with over 130 athletes from across the North Island competing in Hastings.
Please see the final schedule and start list in the attached document.
The event is being held at EIT Institute of Sport & Health, 42 Percival Road. Spectators are welcome. 
The event will also be livestreamed via our Facebook and YouTube pages (search for 'Weightlifting New Zealand').

Thank you to the local businesses supprting this event, our volunteer officials, and all those within our community providing assistance. All the best to all competitors!


Technical Official- Training Opportunities

(2022-06-10 12:08:31)
We have several upcoming opportunities for Technical Official training.

As a Technical Official, you play a critical role in the running of weightlifting events. This is a helpful skill for athletes and coaches, or provides an alternative way to be involved in sport if not a coach or athlete. With time and experience there are many opportunities with officiating, including involvement at Commonwealth and Olympic Games.

The Technical Officials Course is appropriate for those new to officiating, or current officials seeking to refresh their skills. Please note you must hold a current WNZ membership and spaces are limited.
Cost: $30 (to cover the epenses