Total Records: 66

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

(2022-08-18 13:05:53)
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

NZL Technical Officials Selected For Commonwealth Games

(2022-06-09 19:24:38)
Barbara Grieve and Kesha-Dean Soffe have been selected to officiate at the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham.
WNZ congratulate both on their selection, and wish them all the best for the event.


OWF Online Event Commonwealth Games Atletes

(2022-06-02 07:31:15)
This Saturday 28 May you will be able to watch the online tournament featuring some of the Oceania lifters who will be competing at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham at the end of July. The link and starting list is attached.


2022 Masters and Junior & Senior National Champioships

(2022-06-01 10:03:52)
Please note there is a change to the dates and format of the 2022 Masters and Junior & Senior National Championships events.
Please note the change of dates to move to a condensed format with two competition platforms.
Competition will take place over Friday November 25 and Saturday November 26 only, with Sunday November 27th available if required to accommodate high entry numbers.
The national Masters Championships will take place first (first 4-5 sessions) before the combined Junior & Senior Championships will take place. 
The WNZ 2022 AGM and Annual awards are also schduled to take place within this event between Thursday November 24- Sunday November

2022 CSA Secondary School Championships

(2022-05-27 08:42:52)
The 2022 College Sport Auckland Weightliting Championships will take place at Avondale College on May 28th.
Etnries are now open; all school Sports Departments have been sent the entry information and athletes must be entered by their schools for this event. Auckland clubs; Please have your athletes contact their Sports Coordinators and provide their entry information (competition category, weightclass and entry total where relevant) in order to be entered by the May 17th deadline. Further event information can be found on the College Sport website 
Please direct any questions to