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2017 annual diary of events

Official dates from the NZIB calendar.

Calendar in PDF

2018 Draft Calendar

Saturday 11 February
NZIB Executive Meeting

Saturday 8 / Sunday 9 April
NZ Team Training Camp

Friday 21 April
Entries close with District Secretaries for 2017 National Championships

Friday 28 April
Entries close at National Office for 2017 National Championships
Entries close for 2017 South Island Championships

Friday 5 May
Nominations close for North and South Island Academy and Northern and Southern Zone Masters Teams

Saturday 6 May
NZIB Executive Meeting

Friday 19 May
Announce North and South Island Academy Teams
Announce Northern Zone and Southern Zone Masters Teams

Friday 19 May

Nominations close for the Island Representative Teams

Saturday 3 June to Monday 5 June

South Island Championships at Balclutha

Saturday 10 June to Saturday 17 June

68th National Championships at Taupo
The Island Representative Teams will be announced during the National Championships

NZIB Executive Meeting to be held early in the week.

During National Championships - time to be determined
Academy North Island v South Island Fixture at Tauranga
Masters Northern v Southern Zone Fixture at Tauranga

Saturday 1 / Sunday 2 July
New Zealand Mixed Fours Zone Finals
New Zealand Mixed Pairs Zone Finals

Friday 14 July - Sunday 16 July

Paterson Trophy Competition

Saturday 23 - Sunday 24 July
North Island Secondary Schools Championships at Mount Maunganui

Monday 31 July

District affiliation fees due.
Applications close with National Office for hosting 2019 National and Island Championships
Entries close with NZIB for 2016 NZ Junior Singles

Friday 4 August to Sunday 13 August

South Island team’s tour of North Island

Friday 4 August   Fly to Wellington and travel to Lower Hutt for 2 nights.

Date Opponent Venue
Friday 4th North Wellington / Horowhenua Combined Porirua
Saturday 5th Hutt Valley - AM Naenae Bowling Club
  Upper Hutt Valley - PM Expressions
Sunday 6th Wairarapa / Bush Ruahine Combined - AM Masterton
  Wanganui - PM Wanganui
Monday 7th School Visit Wanganui
  Manawatu Palmerston North
Tuesday 8th Hawkes Bay Napier
Wednesday 9th Poverty Bay Gisborne
Thursday 10th School Visit (could also arrival on Wednesday 9th) Gisborne
  Bay of Plenty - PM Rotorua
Friday 11th Free Day Rotorua


Saturday 12 August - North Island plays South Island for the Kevin Eddy Memorial Trophy at Rotorua
Sunday 13 August - Return from Auckland Airport

Friday 11 August
Entries close with NZIB for 2017 Henselite Champion of Champions Singles
Entries close with National Office for National Secondary Schools Championships

Saturday 26 August
National Junior Singles Final at North Wellington
Junior Northern v Southern Zone match for McLachlan Junior Challenge Trophy

Sunday 27 / Monday 28 August
National Secondary Schools Championships at North Wellington

Friday 1 September – Sunday 3 September
Welch Trophy Final at Hamilton

Saturday 9 September
Henselite Champion of Champions National Singles Final at Nelson

Saturday 16 September
NZ Mixed Fours Final at Upper Hutt Valley

Sunday 17 September
NZ Mixed Pairs Final at Upper Hutt Valley

Wednesday 3 October

Notices of Motion for the 2017 Annual General Meeting must be received by National Office by this date

Saturday 14 October
NZIB Executive Meeting

Tuesday 24 October
Nominations for NZIB Officers must be received by National Office by this date

Saturday 2 December

New Zealand Indoor Bowls Inc 69th Annual General Meeting at Wellington

Sunday 3 December

NZIB Executive Meeting

Executive Officer
Ngaire Drake
New Zealand Indoor Bowls Inc
National Office
PO Box 11221
PH:   04- 389-6443             
Mobile 0274-896 113