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  • Sara Gane is Swimmer of the Year 2011-12
    At the start of this year's Winter Meet, Sara Gane picked up an engraved cup for winning, for the third year in a row, the Belsham Trophy as the region’s top swimmer.

    The prize is won by the swimmer who comes closest to the winning time in an event at the NZ Open Championships, at which New Zealand’s Olympic athletes compete. Sara first won the trophy in 2009-10 as a 12-year-old.
    Posted: Sunday 19 August 2012
  • Big splash at Winter Meet
    Toby Lloyd (14) of Blenheim Swimming Club was the best overall boy at the annual Swimming Nelson Marlborough Winter Meet, held over the weekend at Stadium 2000 in Blenheim. Ten-year-old Cassandra Hagan of Nelson Swimming Club won the cup for best overall girl for most points, while Nelson South Swimming Club again captured the team title.
    Posted: Sunday 19 August 2012
  • At a Special General Meeting held in Wellington on Saturday 28 July, the membership approved the new constitution proposed by the Review undertaken during the past year. For more details, click the link to the SNZ website.
    Posted: Sunday 29 July 2012
  • The Board of Swimming New Zealand has called a special general meeting (SGM) for Saturday 28 July to consider adopting the new constitution ...
    Posted: Tuesday 10 July 2012
  • Swimming Nelson Marlborough's Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 29 July, 2012 at the Richmond Town Hall, Cambridge Street, Richmond, at 10.00a.m.
    Posted: Thursday 10 May 2012
  • Ross Bragg named Life Member of Swimming NZ
    Ross Bragg’s involvement with swimming began in 1980 supporting his daughters at the Nelson South Swimming Club. This led to both technical and administrative involvement...
    Posted: Tuesday 24 April 2012
  • Amy Coulton leads medal haul at Div II meet
    Amy Coulton of the Nelson Swimming Club brought home gold medals in the 200 Free and 400 Free for 14-year-old girls at the national Division II meet held in Dunedin last week.
    Posted: Sunday 15 April 2012
  • Motueka's Gessler named for London Olympics
    Amaka Gessler of the Motueka Swimming Club has been selected to represent New Zealand at the London Olympics, and is expected to compete in the 4x200m freestyle relay.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 April 2012
  • Gane wins gold at NAGs
    Blenheim swimmer Sara Gane is a NZ Age Group champion for 2012, dominating the 200m breaststroke in the 12-13 year old age group. Gane won the event with a time of 2:45:90, nearly 2 full seconds ahead of the 2nd place finisher, with the bronze medalist a further 2 secs back. Gane also captured the silver medal in the 100m breastroke and bronze in the 50m breaststroke.
    Posted: Friday 9 March 2012
  • Software grant from NZCT
    Thanks to a grant from the NZ Community Trust, we have been able to upgrade the swimming software for Swimming Nelson Marlborough and the five main clubs.
    Posted: Saturday 25 February 2012
  • Sam McKenzie of the Nelson Swimming Club won the gold medal in the 50 metre freestyle for 12-year-old boys at the Junior National swimming meet held in Wellington this weekend.
    McKenzie’s time of 28.33 sec beat his own personal best by 1.26 seconds and set a new Nelson-Marlborough record for 12-year-olds.
    Posted: Sunday 19 February 2012
  • Records fall at regional champs
    Grace Woodall of Nelson South set two new Swimming Nelson Marlborough open records (i.e. swimmers of any age) in the Women's 100m and 200m backstroke, and a record for 16-yr-olds in the 800m free, and 16 other regional records fell as swimmers take advantage of the fast new pool in Blenheim.
    Posted: Wednesday 15 February 2012
  • Rukuwai & Lloyd top Winter Meet swimmers
    Ellie Rukuwai of Nelson South won the best female swimmer for the 4th year running at Swimming Nelson Marlborough's Winter Meet held this weekend at Blenheim's Stadium 2000.

    Toby Lloyd of Blenheim broke two Nelson-Marlborough swimming records on his way to capturing best male swimmer.
    Posted: Sunday 18 September 2011
  • Standout 13-year-old swimmer Sara Gane of Blenheim evened the score last night at the National Short Course Age Group Championships in Wellington, grabbing gold in the 200 m breaststroke for 13-year-old girls in 2:42.52. Her time was just 0.02 sec faster than rival ...
    Posted: Monday 8 August 2011
  • Swimmers win Gold at Div II Meet
    Nelson-Marlborough swimmers came home with a clutch of medals at the Div II meet held in Rotorua this week. Nick Kerry of Blenheim led the effort, winning three events, the 400 IM, 200 Breast and 100 Fly, and setting several Nelson-Marlborough records ...
    Posted: Sunday 24 July 2011
  • The 101st Annual General Meeting of Swimming Nelson Marlborough will start at 10 am at Stadium 2000 in Blenheim on Sunday 31 July 2011. All Board positions are filled each year at the AGM - nomination forms...
    Posted: Friday 17 June 2011
  • From Swimming NZ...
    The 2011 Division II Competition will now take place at the Rotorua Aquatic Centre from the 20 - 23 July in the term two school holidays. There will be a warm up session at the pool from 3-7pm on 19 July.
    Posted: Friday 11 March 2011
  • Swimming Nelson Marlborough sent 7 swimmers to the National Age Group Champs in Wellington last week.

    Almost everyone got personal bests, Ellie, William, Fraser and Ryan made finals, and Ellie came 3rd in 50 breast and 2nd in 100 breast. The boys regional 200 medley relay team also made the finals d
    Posted: Sunday 6 March 2011
  • A Centenary Dinner will be held in Blenheim on 7 May 2011 to celebrate 100 years for Swimming Nelson Marlborough, with Jan Cameron of Swimming NZ as the keynote speaker. RSVP by 2 May. Detail at link below.
    Posted: Thursday 3 March 2011
  • Due to the major earthquake in Christchurch and the tragedy that is still unfolding for many of the families there, the SI Country & Town meet scheduled for Greymouth this weekend (and hosted by Swimming Canterbury West Coast) has been postponed until 2-3 April. The Div II meet, scheduled for 16-19 March at QEII pool in Christchurch, has been indefinitely postponed...
    Posted: Wednesday 23 February 2011
  • Sara Gane of the Blenheim Swim Club was on fire at the NZ Juniors Swim Meet, taking home gold in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke events for 12 year old girls.
    Posted: Sunday 20 February 2011

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