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New Zealand Secondary Schools Team at the Australian Cross Country Championships

22 July 2018 9:09pm

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent New Zealand Secondary Schools at the Australian Cross Country Championships this year.

Athletics Coach and Sport Administrator Position

8 July 2018 1:31pm

Wanganui Collegiate School is seeking to appoint an Athletics Coach and Sport Administrator. Further details below.

NZSSAA Track, Field and Road Race Championships Nov 30, Dec 1/2 2018

3 July 2018 8:42am

The Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association in conjunction with Athletics Otago invite all NZSSAA affiliated schools to participate in the 2018 NZSSAA Track and Field and Road Race Championships which are to be held at the Caledonian Ground, (the “Cale”), Logan Park, Dunedin.

Guideline Programme – the times are indicative only and could alter after entries close in November. Any questions or concerns can be emailed to John Tylden at “oe@nzssaa.org.nz“mailto:oe@nzssaa.org.nz.

Cross Country Selected Team

29 June 2018 2:47pm

2019 Cross Country Champs

23 June 2018 12:07pm

Next year’s cross country and cross country relays will be held at Ashbury Park, Timaru on June 15/16 2019.

Cross Country Results

18 June 2018 7:15am

  • Relay Splits
    Apply the filters to see the finishing order of each grade.

NZSSAA Cross Country Teams to Australian Cross Country Championships Sunshine Coast 25 August 2018

17 May 2018 9:19pm

Application forms for those applying to be considered for spare team places will be available by emailing oe@nzssaa.org.nz by Wednesday July 4 to have a form sent to you.

Boys and Girls Teams to take part in the Australian Open and Schools Cross Country Championships in Sunshine Coast, Queensland August 25-27 2018 will be selected following the NZSSAA championships in Taupo on June 16. Initially the first 12 finishers in the Senior Boys and Senior Girls races will be offered the opportunity. If not all places are taken up there will be an opportunity for other athletes to be considered e.g. athletes who finished close to the top 12, runners who for some reason did not perform to the level usually expected of them. Application forms for those applying to be considered for spare team places will be available from the managers at the championships.

Female Manager/Coach required

Expressions of interest from women for the position of Assistant Manager/Coach for the NZSSAA team to the Australian Open and Schools Cross Country Championships in Sunshine Coast, Queensland August 25-27 2018 are called for (Paul Meads and Rhys Taucher have already been appointed from within Executive as Manager/Coach and Assistant Manager/Coach respectively). Expressions of interest should be emailed to John Tylden, NZSSAA Chairman by June 10 2017 using oe@nzssaa.org.nz.

Please provide a brief resume of your experience with secondary school cross country athletes and events. If you have any questions please email John Tylden.

Cross Country and Cross Country Relay Championships in Taupo, June 16/17

24 April 2018 10:41am

Athlete Information – This year’s event will have a race commentary team providing public address announcements and commentary for each of the races. To assist the commentators we are requesting athletes expecting to finish in the top ten to provide some basic information on their recent performances. Please use this link to provide information (note a Gmail email account is required to access).

Please note that entries will not show as received until payment has been received. In addition, entries are only periodically updated on the public website.

Accommodation Offers

Offer 1

Cascades Lakefront Motel
We are a family-orientated motel situated right on the lake edge (with no road to cross) and we have a trampoline, a heated pool and spa pool to help keep young people occupied while here. We can offer competitive rates.
303 Lake Terrace, Two Mile Bay, Taupo 3330 Phone: 07-378 3774

Offer 2

I have 32 beds booked in Taupo, within 800m of the course at Spa Park. The cost per person for the accommodation on Friday and Saturday nights, plus all meals from evening meal on Friday to breakfast on Sunday is approx. $170 per head. This offer is open to students, teachers, parents and coaches. If anyone from your school is interested, please contact me as soon as possible. I also have a small numbers of seats available for transport.

Don Dalgliesh – phone 04 4739-414 or 027 4070988

ISF World Secondary Schools' Cross Country Championships, Paris, April 2018

17 April 2018 9:13am

Congratulations to the athletes that competed in the ISF World Cross Country Championships! A report detailing this very successful trip is below.

South and North Island Results

25 March 2018 9:48pm

Simplot Games Report

22 February 2018 11:52am

North Island Champs

20 February 2018 7:22pm

Important Notices

Team Bases
Corporate Boxes which have seating outside the box and room for 12 inside and would be ideal for team bases are available for $50. We have eight available and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Officials
We have secured some funding for Officials (accommodation and meals). Please pass on this information and if you know of officials interested in coming to the North Is SS Championships please encourage them to attend. We all know that it is vital we have a large group of officials and we are determined to look after them.

South Island Champs

25 January 2018 8:33am

Entries will be open online from Wednesday 7th March through until 4pm on Tuesday 20th March. Please note this has changed since the preliminary information was sent out.

Final Call for California Track & Field Tour

21 December 2017 8:31am

Spots are filling up for the 2018 California Track & Field Tour. The team leaves Auckland April 3 and returns April 21. The athletes will be based in Los Angeles and compete in meets over three weekends amongst top high school and college athletes in an ideal climate conducive to top performances.

For more information contact Greg Lautenslager at (O) 03 923-2321 or (M) 027 343-5521 or via e-mail: coach@nzrunningacademy.co.nz.
Or simply apply via the website: californiatour.co.nz

Aspiring Athletes

20 December 2017 8:22am

Information below about Aspiring Athletes, formerly the Young Olympian Camps and Tours.

Australian All Schools Championships Results

12 December 2017 8:09am

Results from the Australian All School Championships 2017.

See past news items in the archive.