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Activities Available in Dunedin

18 September 2012 9:41pm

Dunedin Taxis are offering a discounted shuttle service for the Track and Field Champs. Pre-bookings are essential. Details in the flyer below.

A talk and tour organised by the School of Physical Education is available. More information below.

And here is a list of things to do while in Dunedin:

Special offer from Subway (excl. George St store)

World Schools Athletics Championships

11 September 2012 8:09pm

In June 2013 the ISF is holding a World Schools Athletics Championship in the Czech Republic and we would like to offer the opportunity to NZ schools to attend.

NZ is entitled to send 1 boys school team and 1 girls school team – these are not representative teams, but school teams and all members of a team must be from the same school. Should school teams go we are then eligible to send 1 boys “selected” team and 1 girls “selected” team as NZ teams with athletes selected from various schools. NZSSAA Executive has decided not to take up this opportunity to send selected teams next year but is encouraging schools to consider applying to us to have their school-based team selected to go. All costs associated with entry, uniforming, accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the selected school. Please send your application detailing the athletes you would be taking, their dates of birth, the events they would do and their personal best perfomances with any explanatory notes to oe@nzssaa.org.nz. The closing date for applications is November 12 2012.

Management/Coaching personnel costs also need to be considered. Each team of six requires a manager/coach. Should 2 different schools be selected NZSSAA would wish to send a head of delegation/overall manager the costs to met equally by both schools and NZSSAA.

Final entries will be made through NZSSSC as the member body of ISF.

Results from Australian XC Champs

3 September 2012 7:31pm

Results for the NZSSAA athletes who recently competed in the Australian Cross Country Championships are available below.

Olympics Documentaries

20 July 2012 8:01pm

The NZ On Screen project has launched an Olympics collection of documentaries celebrating Kiwi athletes going for gold. These cover some of the famous moments from the legends: Lovelock, Snell, Walker, Lydiard, Williams etc.

Team for Australian XC Champs

28 June 2012 1:43pm

The team to compete in the Australian Cross Country Championships is below.

Travel Subsidy Form

27 June 2012 10:29pm

Below is the travel subsidy application form for travel before 31 December 2013.

Results, Photos and Selected Team

16 June 2012 8:50pm

Results for the Cross Country and the NZSSAA Cross Country Team for 2012 are below.

Photos can be ordered from Auckland Sports Photography

Managers' Function and Athlete Disco

15 June 2012 1:46pm

Please be aware there is both a managers’ function and athlete disco on Saturday night after the championship.

Details about both functions will be included in your registration pack. If you are an Auckland based school or are staying in Auckland on Saturday night before traveling home can you please promote the disco with your athletes. The disco has 250 students attending but currently needs a further 100 more tickets to be sold to enable it to proceed so that expenses can be covered.

The disco is fully supervised with paid security to ensure student safety and runs from 7pm to 10pm at the Ellerslie Events Center. The annual NZSSCC disco is a great way for athletes to be rewarded for the effort they have given over the season with other likeminded students. A top DJ and light show will ensure athletes have a great time.

The managers’ function has been organised only 200m from the athlete disco at Acacia restaurant and bar and runs for the duration of the disco. Representatives from the NZSSAA executive will be present and this is a great opportunity for team mangers to socialize knowing their students are in a supervised and safe environment.

Tickets for the disco can be purchased on Saturday from the registration marquee.

If possible please help support this great event. It has been organised 100% for the athletes and is not being held as a money generating exercise.

Entries closed

8 June 2012 11:06am

Entries are now closed for the Cross Country Championships. Any late entries will incur a $10 late fee. Please email any late entries to oe@nzssaa.org.nz including athlete name, date of birth and the event to be entered.

T-shirt orders and disco tickets can still be purchased usng the online entries system. T-shirt orders will close on midnight Sunday, and disco tickets on 13 June.

Newsletter Two & Course Map

3 June 2012 7:53pm

Entries received so far can be viewed at the website below. Note that entries will not show until the payment for the entries has been receipted. The website will be updated once daily.

NZSSAA's Senior Cross Country Team to compete in the Australian Championships

30 May 2012 7:48pm

Adelaide 25th -27th August 2012.

Providing an invitation to take part in these championships is received it is again the intention of the NZSSAA to select a team to travel and compete. Please read the attached information sheet explaining selection, travel and outlining the costs. We will require up to 2 manager/coaches to travel with the team. Teachers and interested people who bring athletes to our championships and who would be interested in being appointed as manager/coaches of the team are invited to email an expression of interest and a brief resume to Geoff Shaw (NZSSAA President) by 24 June please.

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