Novice to World #1 in six months for Tayla Clement
Seldom does an athlete progress from complete novice to world number one inside six months but that is the remarkable journey enjoyed by Tayla Clement. Steve Landells chats to the fledgling Para shot putter about her meteoric progress and aspirations for the future.
NZ Cross Country Championships
Don’t forget to get your entry in for the 2018 NZ Cross Country Championships. Hosts Athletics Wellington are promising a great competition, with plenty of fun and a whole lot of mud!
Click Here to enter now and check out the details - entries close 24 July. Also check out the event page on Facebook. Athletics Wellington are also offering a subsidised entry price for Wellington club members - so if you’re a member of a Wellington athletics club and haven’t yet received information on this then speak to your club for more details.
New Rankings feature
We’re always looking for ways to improve our Rankings System to make it more useful for members and fans. The latest feature allows users to filter Annual Lists to show Para Athlete rankings. The feature also allows users to filter by Centre to view the rankings for any Centre for senior, Under 20 and Under 18 performances. We think you'll agree this is an excellent move.
Athletics NZ Rankings
The Annual General Meeting of Athletics NZ will take place on Saturday 4 August in Wellington following on from Club Connect and the day before the NZ Cross Country Championships. Clubs should arrange to have a representative at the AGM. Registration can be completed in the
Club Connect page
2XU Special Offer
2XU is excited to partner with Athletics New Zealand for the next four years. To celebrate our partnership, 2XU is offering Athletics New Zealand members, discounts on market leading compression garments. 2XU are excited by the opportunity to Multiply Human performance for Athletics New Zealand.
Click here to get the 2XU Special Deal
One of the advantages of belonging to an Athletics NZ affiliated club, and automatically becoming a member of Athletics NZ, is that you and your family can access the Athletics NZ Member Benefits programme. The programme can save you money on travel, accommodation, rental cars, insurance, sports gear, sports medical products and more, just by being a member of your local athletics club. We feature some of our Member Benefits Partners below.
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Executive Travel offers a personalised service delivered 24/7 utilising state-of-art technology with traveller safety always top of mind. We employ the best in the business with the expertise and knowledge to cover all your travel needs from start to finish and back. Athletics NZ members will receive contracted discounts on applicable published airfares on Air New Zealand when attending events or conferences endorsed by Athletics NZ.
Planning a journey to an event soon or maybe a holiday? Does your group have rental vans sorted for upcoming events in 2018 yet?
Remember that Athletics New Zealand members receive a 15% discount on Hertz Rentals.
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