20230508 weekly reminder


1.         Entries Open for Forthcoming Events

Champ of Champ 1-5 Year Singles
Entries close 12th May
Entry Fee $25 per player.
Event held on 27th & 28th May.

|OPEN 2-4-2 Pairs
Entries close 26th May
Entry Fee $25 per player.
Event held on 10th & 11th June.

Winter Cup
Entries close 23rd June
Entry Fee $100 per team.
Event held on Fridays 7th / 21st / 28th July.
(not 14th July as this is Matariki Weekend)

2.         Upcoming Events
Champ of Champ Triples
Event to be held on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May at Waimauku and Browns Bay.  Women at Waimauku, men at Browns Bay on Saturday.  Semi-finals and finals for both women and men at Browns Bay on Sunday.

Champ of Champ Fours
Event to be held on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May at Mahurangi East and Warkworth.

3.   Other News

Call for Nominations
All clubs are invited to nominate their club, their volunteers and their official for the 2022 / 2023 season awards in the following categories:

  1. Volunteer of the year
  2. Coach of the year
  3. Official of the year
  4. Umpire of the year
  5. Greenkeeper of the year
  6. Administrator of the year
  7. Club of the year

The nomination forms have been sent to all clubs and are also available on the Bowls North Harbour web site under the News tab

Call for Applications – BNH Rep Management Team Convenors
BNH Representative Management Team Convenors for the 2023/24 season

Applications are now open for positions with the:

  • Men’s 1-5 Year team
  • Women’s 1-5 Year team
  • Men’s Open team
  • Women’s Open team

Are you a great communicator, with organisational skills and a drive to succeed? If you are we’d love to hear from you about becoming a Rep Management Team Convenor. Pick your own team to coach, select and manage our representatives and enjoy success on the greens for Bowls North Harbour.
Applications close 1 June 2023
Please email your CV to:  bowls@bowlsnorthharbour.co.nz
or phone Robyne Walker 021 236 0585 to discuss.

BNH Winter Coaching
The BNH winter coaching program (for all players) will take place under the roof at Orewa on Saturdays 10th, 17th & 24th June, 9:00 am to 12 noon. The cost is $5.00 per day, payable on the day.  The final coaching session on the 24thwill include a sausage sizzle.

Attendees must be either full or first year members of a club in the Bowls North Harbour Centre.
To register, email bowls@bowlsnorthharbour.co.nz

To date entries have been received mainly from 1 to 5 year bowlers.  Those who attended last season recommend these sessions as not only do the cover bowls delivery coaching and practice routines, but they also cover the rules and etiquette for this great game.  This coaching should be a must for all who are new to bowls.

There are still some places available so get your registration in. Further information will be emailed to them in the first week of June.

BNH Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Bowls North Harbour Inc., as advised on Friday 5th May 2023, is to be held on Sunday 25th June at Browns Bay Bowling club commencing at 11:00 am and will be followed by the BNH Awards and Prize Giving celebration, starting at 1:00 pm.

Nomination are open for the board positions and for the board President and Vice-President, with the application form on the Bowls North Harbour website.  https://www.bowlsnorthharbour.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/20230516-Board-Members-Appliction-Form.pdf

1-5 Year Mercedes Cup postponed.
Wet weather has once more scuppered an event! By consensus of all teams and organisers, the Mercedes Cup, originally scheduled for 6th May at Kamo, has been postponed. The team from Helensville, who are representing Bowls North Harbour, will have to wait for Bowls Northland to announce the new date.

BNH Event Planner 2023 / 2024 Season.
The 2023 / 2024 Event Planner has been distributed to all clubs and is available on the BNH website


In preparing the Event Calendar, the Match Committee has taken onboard the feedback from clubs to maximise the number of weekend available for club events and has endeavoured to do this.  With this in mind, the PPL event has been removed.