Tuesday, 26 April 2016

NZMS Newsletter April

Change of Address: My new postal address is: 73B Peace Street, Whakatane 3120. Phone: 07 3072119 or 021 2500 556 and my email address is: m.bodger@xtra.co.nz

Subscriptions for 2016: The annual membership fee is $60.

Mike Overseas: I will out of New Zealand from 11th May until 6th July but it will be business as usual. For club treasurers making subscription payments during this period, direct credit into the NZMS cheque account is available. # 12 3068 0193842 00. Swimmers names can be sent to my email address for updating the NZMS Database.

North Island Short Course Championships 2016: Taupo Masters are hosting this sanctioned meeting on 6th and 7th May.

Taupo Masters has provided the following information:

It's going to be a great event; the competition, the participation, the collegiality, the prizes and Taupo Masters hospitality warmly awaits you. We've got some great event sponsors / prizes - Taupo Golf Club, Venture 25, Aqualine, Mt Ruapehu-Whakapapa and Turoa ski areas, Taupo Tandem Skydiving and more to come.

There is abundant parking available alongside the A/C baths complex. Entry to the pool is free for competitors as it is part of your entry fee. A/C baths will charge spectators $1.

There will be fantastic spot prizes. There is a café in the pool complex with a limited selection of food.  There is a specific water bottle filling facility down at the pool area. If you are requiring any other type of liquid refreshment there is the choice of the café, drink vending machines in the complex or bringing what you require.

Prize giving will be at the conclusion of the meet at AC baths and trophies will be presented at the Saturday night function.

The Saturday night function will be held in the Tauhara Room of the Suncourt Hotel and Conference Centre, which is at 14 Northcroft St, Taupo.
This is visible and accessible from the lake front.
73B Peace Street, Whakatane 3120
Ph +64 21 2500556
Email: secretary@nzmastersswimming.org.nz web: www.nzmastersswimming.org.nz

The bar will be open from 6.00pm to “mix & mingle” and proceedings will start at 6.30,
followed by dinner at 6.45pm. Presentation of the trophies will be after the dinner, and
then the music and dancing!!!!!!!!

Thank you for entering. We look forward to the event.
Christina Duffy
(for Taupo Masters Meet Committee)

Annual General Meeting 2016: The AGM will be held in Taupo on Friday 6th May.

Levin Masters Annual (Fun) swimmeet: Due to changes in NISC dates and the proposed
closure of the Levin Aquatic Centre for 4 months from early May, the meet will now be
held at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre in Paraparaumu. Raumati Masters have come
on board and it will be a combined meet held on Saturday 16 July. Further information
will be sent out within the next few weeks. Please put the date in your diary as this will
be a great chance to enjoy the new facilities in Paraparaumu. A suitable name for this
meet is being developed. Watch this space.”

Merchandise: “Masters Swimming in New Zealand 1973-2013” a publication by Roger
Eagles. Available from the Secretary @$25 plus $5 postage.
NZMS silicon cap + cloth badge + metal badge $10
NZMS latex cap + cloth badge + metal badge $5

Mike Bodger
Secretary, NZ Masters Swimming

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