It is with great please that PNZ announce Tauranga BOP
Petanque Club will host the 2018 TransTasman Challenge on
the 17 and 18th March 2018. Their new club facilities
should be ideal for such a fantastic international event.
Petanque New Zealand wants to congratulate the following
players on their selection for the New Zealand teams to play
in the Oceania Championship in Christchurch in October 2017.
There were some very tough decisions to be made from a
great squad of players.
The Inaugural National Mixed Doubles was held in
Christchurch over the weekend, with the trophy being won by
Christine Strichen (Wanganui) and Michael Rocks (Bayview).
Christchurch's old terrain in Hagley Park, Saturday 6 &
Sunday 7 May
Christchurch Petanque Club announce that unfortunately the
new terrains will not be playable by the National Mixed
Doubles Championship, so the competition will be at their
old terrain with marquees and porta loos. Frustrating, but
we will be able to go and have a look at the new facility
and perhaps (if they make enough progress next week) throw a
The 2017 Clubs Championship end in a close race between
Herne Bay Red and Vikings who both ended up on 45 points,
but on tie breaker (Buchholz) Herne Bay took the final
honours. The senior competition was also a tight race
between Northcote Blue and Kennedy Park, with Northcote