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NZ Rep Self-Nominations open PDF Print E-mail
NZ Curling pin

17 June 2016 – The New Zealand Curling Association invites self-nomination from all athletes who wish to be considered for selection to a New Zealand Curling team for the 2016-17 international curling season.

Contenders for national teams should complete the NZ Rep self-nomination form here as soon as possible.

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Junior Training Camp 12-14 July PDF Print E-mail
MCI Training Camp

17 Jun 2016 – The New Zealand Curling Association has confirmed dates for the Junior Training Camp at the MCI rink in Naseby.

The camp will run on from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 July. Start and finish are likely to be late morning / early afternoon on the Tuesday and Thursday respectively. This is the week between the NZ Open Championships in Naseby (7-10 July) and the NZ Under-21 Championships in Dunedin (15-17 July).

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Maroon Four win NZ Mixed PDF Print E-mail
2016 NZ Mixed winners
NZ Mixed winners Thiya Jeyaranjan, Brett Sargon, Eleanor Adviento and Kieran Ford. Photo © NZCA / Chelsea Farley

8 Jun 2016 – The "Maroon Four" team of Brett Sargon (skip), Eleanor Adviento (vice), Kieran Ford (2nd) and Thivya Jeyaranjan (lead) were comprehensive winners of the 2016 New Zealand Mixed Curling Championship.

They finished the Queen's Birthday weekend tournament at Paradice Avondale with a perfect 5-0 record.

The six teams entered played in two crossover pools of three, with all teams in one pool playing the sides in the other.

Sargon's Maroon Four and Liz Matthews' team topped Pool A, with both sides winning all 3 matches against their Pool B opponents. Peter de Boer and Garion Long recorded a win apiece in Pool B to qualify for semi-finals.

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Winter Games 2017 dates confirmed PDF Print E-mail
Winter Games NZ
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16 May 2016 – The 5th edition of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ will be held from 25 August - 10 September 2017, a move which will see the event begin a week later and run a week longer than in previous years. 

The move has been strongly endorsed by the local tourism and accommodation sectors. Consultation with both domestic and international teams has also been very positive.

Curling Programme 2017

Winter Games NZ are delighted to invite Mixed Doubles curling nations to the 2017 event, scheduled for the first week of the Games and once again hosted at the Maniototo International Rink in Naseby.

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Kiwi sides eliminated in Karlstad playoffs PDF Print E-mail
Canada beat NZ in Round of 16
New Zealand were beaten by Canada in the Mixed Doubles Round of 16. Photo © WCF / Richard Gray

23 Apr 2016 – The run for New Zealand's Mixed Doubles and Senior Men came to an end early in the playoff rounds of their respective World Championships in Sweden.

Bridget and Scott Becker finished second in their Mixed Doubles pool with a 5-1 win-loss record. They then drew Canada in the Round of 16 (eighth-final) game, and were well beaten 12-2 by the Canadians, who barely missed a shot in the match.

With Olympic Qualifying points allocated down to 12th place they then had a B-side knockout match against Norway, and went down 8-3 to finish the event tied for 13th.

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Surprise at MCI Doubles PDF Print E-mail
2016 MCI Doubles
Winners Katja Kiiskinen (centre) and Sean Becker (right) with plate winners Kim Forge (top) and Jay Merchant (left). Photo: Katja Kiiskinen

20 Mar 2016 – It was no surprise to see the experienced internationals of Sean Becker (New Zealand) and Katya Kiiskinen (Finland) win the season-opening MCI Doubles in Naseby.

But their opponents in the final would not have been the bookmaker's favourites at the start of the weekend.

The Junior pairing of Anton Hood and Youth Olympian Courtney Smith finished second in their group behind the eventual winners. They were not fazed lining up against 2015 NZ Champions Bridget Becker and Scott Becker in their semi-final, winning in an extra end

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Youth Olympics an "out of this world" experience PDF Print E-mail
Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith in New Zealand's match vs China
Photo WCF / Richard Gray

28 Feb 2016 – Although New Zealand’s Youth Olympic curlers may not have brought any medals home from Lillehammer with them, they still performed with distinction against teams of a very high standard said coach Peter Becker.

Their 1 win - 6 loss record saw them finish in 13th place overall in the Mixed Fours event. "It was a satisfactory result,” he said. “But with more strategic experience they could have won other games too."

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Quarterfinal exit at World Junior B Champs PDF Print E-mail
Eleanor Adviento, NZL v EST
NZ skip Eleanor Adviento in their quarter-final v Estonia. Photo (c) WCF / Juha Pääjärvi & Janne Ojanperä

11 Jan 2016 – New Zealand Women finished their World Junior B Championship campaign tied for fifth of the 21 teams following their 5-4 loss to Estonia in the quarter-finals.

They completed their tournament in Lohja, Finland with a 4-3 win-loss record.

Their other two losses were also by a single point – to Russia and Japan, the eventual gold and silver medallists.

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Close but no reward from Almaty PACCs PDF Print E-mail
2015 PACC
L-R Scott Becker, Brett Sargon, Peter de Boer and Sean
Becker in Almaty. Photo © WCF / Alina Pavlyuchik

15 Nov 2015 – No medals will be coming home with the New Zealand teams from the recent Pacific-Asia Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The Kiwi men placed fourth overall in the eight team competition – the largest field in the competition's history – while the NZ women finished at the tail of their five team field.

For the New Zealand men it could not have been any closer though, with a one point loss to Japan in their semi-final and then another one point loss to the Chinese in the bronze medal game.

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Stonehenge win 2015 Auckland championship PDF Print E-mail
2015 Auckland champions Stonehenge

24 Oct 2015 – The Stonehenge side of Garion Long, Ben Frew, Kieran Grieve and Matt Hohaia won Auckland Curling's Premier League final last weekend.

They beat the House Crashers team of Kenny Williamson and Anthony Derrick, with spares Emily Whelan and Claire Suen filling in for regulars Allan Barclay and Logan Barclay.

The final went to an extra end when House Crashers stole 3 in the eighth end to level the scores at 10-10, but Stonehenge won the deciding end for their second trophy of the season. The side had won the round robin trophy two weeks earlier.

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