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TNZ July 2017 Newsletter

To all TNZ Members, Please share this with your members. A copy will also be available on our website. New Zealand Open & 3rd Oceania Para Taekwondo Championships It’s hard to believe that the New Zealand Open has already come and gone. Thanks to the support of the Oceania Taekwondo Union, World Taekwondo Federation and most importantly our hard working members, volunteers, officials and athletes, the event was a resounding success! It has certainly set the stage for future WTF sanctioned events to be held here in our own back yard and TNZ is committed to ensuring this continues. TNZ…





NZ Mulimpia – Invitational Tournament

Good afternoon Players, Coaches and Instructors. Please find attached the Information package for the 1st Haidong Gumdo New Zealand Mulimpia (Multi-Discipline) Invitational Tournament. We are offering WTF Poomsae, Haidong Gumdo (Sword) and Indoor Korean-Based Archery. WTF Kyorugi is offered the day before as part of the Bay Open (Master Kesi O’Neill and Team KO) – both Tournament Directors are working together to provide a great weekend of Korean Martial Arts. Click here to download the package



TNZ President’s Newsletter – May 2017

1st May 2017 To: All TNZ Members & Stakeholders Re: President’s May Update Dear TNZ Members and Stakeholders, I am pleased to provide this May Update for all members. WTF MNA Development Funding Approval – Equipment I am happy to report that TNZ has been approved under the WTF MNA Development Fund for much needed equipment expenditure up to the value of $5,000USD. The TNZ Executive Board is now reviewing equipment needs and options to ensure these funds are applied to the purchase of equipment that best serves the members and TNZ’s over-riding strategic plan. We will keep members informed…



WTF International Referee Seminar- Auckland 8-11th May

Master Jim-Jam is going to the World Taekwondo Federation International Referees Course, along with Master Garry. The course is a qualification course for attaining the International Referees qualification. Master Jamie Carpenter has been accepted into the WTF IR Seminar, being held in Auckland over the 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th May. Study hard and come back a WTF IR – congratulations Jamie Carpenter


New Training

Training last night. After the visit by Master Jung Il Oh, President of Haidong Gumdo Oceania, our club is taking a harder line to training. The standards must be raised, with a new minimum being set. Haidong!