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November Newsletter 2022

From the President.

The bowling season is now well and truly underway with club champs, inter club  and tournaments taking place regularly.

The club is also undertaking coaching sessions initially for brand new bowlers (which has already attracted new signings) and progressing to more advanced sessions for more experienced players.
Club coaches are also available for individual coaching by mutual arrangement.

I am also pleased to report that we have had a visit from Berry’s Bowling Systems to inspect and address the concerns that we have with our green and they have assured us that remedial work will take place.

Although, we have not been given a firm date  it is anticipated that the work will be carried out within the next couple of weeks and of course will cause some disruption to any bowling activities for a few days while the work is being carried out.

With Christmas fast approaching the club has several bookings for functions leading up to the big day.  These bookings are a vital part in the running of our club so please check the weekly Roll-Up before arranging club ties etc.

Finally special thanks to all the volunteers who helped with the spruce up of outdoor furniture, club rooms etc.  It is an ongoing job and your support is much appreciated.

Good bowling,

Men's Club Day October Old Mug Tournament

Winners Roy Tempero, Owen Wright, Robin Griffiths

Men's & Women's Convenors

Men played club champs on two Sundays during the month. Men's 4's 2 lives S Nyhof, 1 life R Muir

Men's Triples. 2 Lives R Muir, 1 life M Fin

Other champ lists are up and in shed.

Coming Up. Purvis Cup Club Tournament.  The sheet will be up in the clubhouse shortly.  Mixed Triples Thursday 17th November 1.30 pm. Please note the change of time from the club booklet. The board have decided the afternoon tournaments suit our members better than evening.

All Ready for Summer

Thanks Fellas for painting the tables and shed bathroom.

Social Groups Convenors

One of our long time returning groups, Cardrona last month. Thanks to Raewyn Robertson and Margaret Young and helpers for their continuing support that enable groups such as these to enjoy bowls.

For Sale

The Club has a small printer that the Treasurer has been using that we would now like to sell.  

It is Brother HL-121OW.  

It uses a black toner cartridge only.  

It is not wifi capable, so just plugs into your laptop.

Nor does it copy or scan, it is just a black and white printer.

Selling with a spare cartridge.


It’s a great little simple printer.  The Treasurer just requires something a little more sophisticated.


Selling for $70 which basically covers the cost of the brand new cartridge. A cartridge lasts for “simply ages”.

Enquires to Marilyn 021 1676278

Congratulations Wanaka Rockets

Recording a win this year at the Omakau Labour Weekend Bowls3five club tournament.

Tom Malcolm, Richie Muir, Marilyn Steel.

Club Handbooks 2022-2023

These are now available in the Clubrooms. Please remember and support our sponsors. Thanks to Val and organisers.

Latest Interclub and Pennant Results

These will be updated on the news page as they come to hand and any that alter each week will be included in the rollup.

Click for Men's Saturday Pennants Div 1 2022-2023

Click for Men's Saturday Pennants Div 2 2022-2023

Click for Men's Wednesday Pennants West Zone 2022-2023

Click for Women's Interclub 2022-2023

Coaching Corner

Second session of beginners / Basics Coaching Tuesday 1 November 5-6pm

Coaching forcing shots focusing on metre on shots. Monday 7th November 5-6pm

Coaching forcing shots focusing on the drive. Monday 14th November 5-6pm

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