Swimming Nelson Marlborough 218489 https://www.snm.org.nz en-nz Swimming Nelson Marlborough 30 Tech suits banned for Juniors https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/807221 The Swimming Nelson Marlborough Board, in the interests of athlete development and retention, has adopted a policy on the use of certain swimwear known as “technical suits”. The policy prohibits the use of Technical Suits by all competitors 12 years of age and under at SNM sanctioned events, effective 1 January 2019. 046, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/807221 Teenagers shine at NZ Short Course Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/807445 Bree Anderson of Nelson South Swimming Club led a team of twenty-four Nelson Marlborough swimmers at New Zealand Short Course Championships, held at the Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre in Albany, 2-6 October 2018. 042, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/807445 Sierra Thomas is "swimmer of the year" https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/799924 Sierra Thomas has been named Nelson Marlborough's "Swimmer of the Year" and winner of the Wendy Fryer Cup. The trophy is based on placings at national and regional meets and on records set, for the period 1 July to 30 June. 033, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/799924 McGuinnety & Foster win "swim of the year" https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/799919 The SNM Management Committee has decided to recognise Matai McGuinniety and Clara Foster as joint winners of the Belsham Trophy for 2017-18. The Belsham Trophy is for the "swim of the year", based on the single swim with the highest FINA points. 033, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/799919 Tasman swimmers claim medals at NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/787782 The strength of Tasman Swim Club has been rewarded at the 2018 AON National Age Group Swimming Championships held on the North Shore in mid-April, as four Tasman swimmers brought home medals. 018, 4 May 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/787782 McKenzie dominates freestyle at SI Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/756825 Sam McKenzie of the Tasman Swim Club dominated the men’s freestyle events at the South Island Championships in Blenheim, being declared the South Island Open Champion in the men’s 50, 100, 200 and 400 metre freestyle. 035, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/756825 Riley & Kepess lead Waimea College to win in Secondary Schools meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/746519 Piper Riley and Bendi Kepess won their age groups to lead Waimea College to the overall schools title at the South Island Secondary Schools Swimming Championships, held in Blenheim on Saturday. Swimmers from 25 different schools participated in the meet. 028, 9 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/746519 Waimea College wins schools meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/736636 Sam McKenzie led from the front as Waimea College won the overall title at the Tasman Secondary Schools Swimming Championships, held in Blenheim on Sunday 14 May. 020, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/736636 Waimea swimmers win South Island trophy – again https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/727350 Hannah Bingham, Edyn Hodgson and Nathan Limmer each won four events to help Waimea Swimming Club defend the trophy for top club at the South Island Country & Town Swimming Competition held in Dunedin last weekend. 014, 3 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/727350 McGuinniety wins NZ swimming gold https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/725857 Matai McGuinniety of Nelson South Swimming Club won a gold medal in the 50m butterfly for 16-year-old boys at the New Zealand Age Group Championships in Wellington last week. Matai set a Nelson-Marlborough record in the morning prelims with a time of 25.99 seconds, then rose to the occasion to break it again in the final, winning gold with a time of 25.83. 013, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/725857 Tasman SC wins regional champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/743191 Tasman Swimming Club handily won the JR Buchanan Cup for most team points at the 2017 Swimming Nelson Marlborough Long Course Championships held at Nayland pool, which involved 134 swimmers including some from Canterbury. 007, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/743191 Lovell, Waimea repeat as country club winners https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/714141 Eleven year old Nick Lovell of the Waimea Swimming Club won the Life Members Cup for best country club swimmer for the third year running as he helped Waimea capture the Crest Cup for best country club at the 2017 Swimming Nelson Marlborough Country & Town Championships. 002, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/714141 New starting blocks - wow! https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/712024 A huge thank you to Pub Charity for a grant to purchase new state-of-the-art starting blocks. And to Grant and the rest of the crew at Trinders for making the brackets for the blocks to sit on. 052, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/712024 Decathlon postponed https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/701006 This event has been postponed - a new date has not yet been set. 050, 9 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/701006 Caitlin Delany wins NZ title in 200 Breaststroke https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/700787 Caitlin Delany of Tasman Swim Club claimed the national title in the open women's 200m breaststroke at the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Auckland. The 18-year old Waimea College standout also won gold medals in the 17-18 year age group for the 50m and 200m breaststroke and a silver in the 400m individual medley. 041, 7 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/700787 SNM swimmers bring home the bling https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/675018 Caitlin Delany, Thomas Heaton and Sam McKenzie of the Tasman Swim Club and Matai McGuinniety of Nelson South each earned a gold medal at the NZ Age Group Championships as swimmers from Nelson Marlborough finished with four golds, two silvers and six bronze medals between them. 018, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/675018 Harwood tested against NZ's best, selected for World Juniors https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/671620 Talya Harwood, Thomas Heaton and Caitlin Delany of the Tasman Swimming Club tested themselves against New Zealand’s Olympic swimmers at the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships last week and came up smiling, with Harwood and Heaton narrowly missing out on podium finishes. 015, 9 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/671620 McKenzie and Hagan lead Tasman to Age Groups win https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/663053 Sam McKenzie and Cassie Hagan won 13 gold medals each and helped the Tasman Swim Club to a convincing win in overall points at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Age Group Championships held in Nelson over Waitangi weekend. 008, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/663053 Nick Lovell leads Waimea to Country & Town three-peat https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/655144 Nick Lovell was the top-scoring swimmer at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Country Club Championships for the second year in a row, helping his Waimea Swimming Club win the cup for top country club for a third consecutive year. 003, 10 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/655144 Sam McKenzie named Junior Sportsman of the Year https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/649710 Tasman Swim Club standout and Waimea College student Sam McKenzie was named Sport Tasman Junior Sportsman of the Year at the Nelson Sports Awards on Friday 28 November 2015, in recognition of his outstanding year. 049, 29 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/649710 Swimmers shine at South Island Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/640224 Caitlin Delany of Tasman Swim Club was top of her class in the female breaststroke. The 17 year old won 4 gold medals and set a meet record in the 100m breaststroke of 1:11.49. Delany, who attends Waimea College, also set a new Nelson Marlborough record in the 400m individual medley and was the top open swimmer in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke. 041, 6 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/640224 Six SNM swimmers win gold at Nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/611382 Sam McKenzie broke his own New Zealand record in the 100m freestyle while winning his fourth gold medal on the final day of the National Age Group Championships in Wellington. Overall, Nelson Marlborough swimmers brought home 10 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze medals and broke 37 new regional records. 020, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/611382 NZCT South Island Masters Games coming to Nelson! https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/608646 The NZCT South Island Masters Games are returning to Nelson, and swimming will be a part of the fun. The Games will run from 26 September through 4 October. The pool swimming will be held on Saturday 3 October. Early bird registrations open on 1 May 2015. 017, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/608646 McKenzie sets another NZ record https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/607223 Sam McKenzie (15) of the Tasman Swim Club broke the NZ age group record for the 100 metre freestyle at the GHF Australian Age Group Championships in Sydney with a time of 52.02 seconds. Last year at the same competition, Sam set a NZ record for 14-year-old boys in the 50 m freestyle. 016, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/607223 Blenheim wins "Top club" trophy at SI Country & Town https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/599420 Sophie Woodhouse (13) and Anton Horton (16) lead the Blenheim Swimming Club to top club honours at the South Island Country & Town Competition held over the weekend at Stadium 2000 in Blenheim, successfully defending the trophy the club won last year in Invercargill. 010, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/599420 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/599419 010, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/599419 Rukuwai leads Nelson South to Age Groups win https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/595577 Ellie Rukuwai won the Marie Saul Cup for best all-round swimmer as the Nelson South Swimming Club claimed nearly all of the cups and trophies awarded at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Age Group Champs, held Saturday and Sunday at Nayland Park. 008, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/595577 Records fall at Wellington Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/592240 Local swimmers continue to climb to new heights, as numerous swimmers broke Nelson Marlborough records, won medals, and qualified for national and Australian meets at the Wellington Long Course Summer Championships held Friday through Monday. Sally McMath (17) from Blenheim Swimming Club led the record breakers with five age group and two open records. 004, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/592240 Waimea takes club trophy at Country & Town Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/592241 Waimea Swimming club had the most points for a country club at the end of the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Country & Town meet held at Hampden Street pool on Saturday, 10 January, winning the trophy from other country swimming clubs Golden Bay (second), Motueka (third) and Kaikoura (fourth). 003, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/592241 Nelson Marlborough "top region" at South Island Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/577185 Sally McMath led a squad of seventeen swimmers from Blenheim, Nelson South and Tasman Swim Clubs as they collected a total of 48 medals between them at the South Island Champs in Timaru last weekend and brought home the trophy for the region with most points per competitor. 040, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/577185 Girls relay picks up silver at South Island Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/576742 Nelson Marlborough's 13-14 yr old girls freestyle relay team (Clara Foster, Sophia Elder, Sam Smith and Lucy Kerry) won a silver medal at the South Island Champs today. 040, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/576742 McKenzie leads medal haul at national meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/573342 Sam McKenzie collected five gold medals and broke a clutch of Nelson-Marlborough records as swimmers from the region put in an impressive performance at the National Short Course Championships last week in Wellington. 037, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/573342 Rukuwai leads Nelson South at Winter Meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/571536 Ellie Rukuwai (16) broke four Nelson–Marlborough records and topped the Girls 15 years and over age group as she lead Nelson South to a narrow win over Tasman Swim Club at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Winter Meet. Rukuwai was also named the winner of the Belsham Trophy for Swimmer of the Year for 2013-14. 035, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/571536 Swimmers bag gold at nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/546950 Sam McKenzie continued his golden run at the New Zealand Age Group Championships, winning three gold medals, two silvers and one bronze and breaking Nelson-Marlborough records in five events. 019, 5 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/546950 McKenzie sets NZ record https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/544398 Sam McKenzie of the Tasman Swim Club broke the New Zealand age group record for 14-year-old males in the prelims of the 100m freestyle at the Australian Age Group Championships in Sydney, then broke the record again in the finals later in the day. 016, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/544398 Swimmers excel at NZ Opens https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/543749 Sally McMath of Blenheim, Clara Foster and Eddie Neill of Nelson South Swimming Club, and Emmabeth Jensen of Tasman Swim Club swam against New Zealand’s fastest swimmers at the national swimming championships held in Auckland last week, at the meet serving as trials for the Commonwealth Games. 016, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/543749 Max excels as Nelson Marlborough sweeps trophies https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/534903 Aleisha Max must have had a good breakfast. The 13-year-old from Tasman Swim Club nearly swam out of her skin as she helped Nelson-Marlborough retain the trophy for the top region at the South Island Country and Town Championships at Splash Palace in Invercargill. 009, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/534903 Motueka swimmer continues great form at NZ Juniors https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/534902 Motueka’s 12-year-old Daniel Trevurza was the region’s top performer at the State New Zealand Junior Championships held over the weekend in Wellington. Daniel won his age group at the Swimming Nelson-Marlborough Age Group Championships earlier this month. 008, 18 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/534902 Neill leads Nelson South in regional champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/533102 Fraser Neill (17) went out in style, securing the Marie Saul Cup for the best all-round swimmer and leading Nelson South Swimming Club to victory at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Age Groups Championships. 007, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/533102 More SNM records fall in Wellington https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/528689 Sam McKenzie of Tasman Swim Club led a group of nine Nelson-Marlborough swimmers who broke Nelson-Marlborough records at the Wellington Summer Champs in January. McKenzie won six events and set Nelson-Marlborough age group records in all of them. 005, 30 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/528689 Motueka and Waimea split Country & Town honours https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/526517 Charlie Thain of Motueka Swimming Club won the Life Members Cup for top Country Club Swimmer, winning all eight events that she entered and notching up seven personal bests. This secured her a “double gold” for top overall 11-12 year old girl as well as top country club swimmer in her age group... 003, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/526517 Southern Makos win Inter-zonal competition https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/503005 Sara Gane of Blenheim won two breaststroke events and Sam McKenzie of Nelson won the 50m freestyle as Nelson Marlborough swimmers contributed to a surprise win by the South Island Makos in the junior division of New Zealand’s first ever inter-zone swimming competition. 040, 5 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/503005 Gold, silver and bronze at nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/502219 Clara Foster of Nelson South Swimming Club claimed the gold medal in the 50m breaststroke for 13-year-old girls during the first day of the NZ Short Course Championships yesterday in Wellington, setting a new regional age group record in the process. 040, 3 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/502219 Local swimmers selected for Makos https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/499800 Four Nelson-Marlborough swimmers have been selected for an all-South Island team - the Makos - following their impressive performances at the South Island Championships held recently in Blenheim. Sam McKenzie of the Nelson Swimming Club, Ellie Rukuwai and Phillippa Dwyer of the Nelson South Swimming Club, and Sara Gane of Blenheim Swimming Club will be part of the South Island’s “15 years & Under” zonal team, comprising just 20 swimmers. 037, 12 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/499800 Swimmers win titles at South Island Champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/497729 Sam McKenzie, Ellie Rukuwai and Amy Coulton of Nelson and Sara Gane of Blenheim won South Island titles as the South Island’s top swimmers converged at Blenheim’s Stadium 2000 Aquatic Centre over the weekend for the 2013 South Island Swimming Championships. 036, 2 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/497729 Young Swimmers take trophies at Winter Meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/495059 Records tumbled over the weekend as 100 swimmers from the top of the South contested the Swimming Nelson Marlborough Winters Champs held at the ASB Aquatic Centre. Sarah-Kate Birkett (10) from Nelson Swimming Club took out the award for Best Overall Female Swimmer, while Oliver Stark (11) of Waimea Swimming was Best Overall Male. 033, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/495059 Sam Trevurza named Swimmer of the Year https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/495056 Samantha Trevurza has been awarded the Belsham Trophy as Nelson-Marlborough's Swimmer of the Year for 2012-13. 032, 10 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/495056 Fryer and Ingram named Life Members of SNM https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/494269 Stephen Fryer of Nelson South Swimming Club and Marlene Ingram of Kaikoura were made Life Members of Swimming Nelson Marlborough (SNM) at the regional association’s 2013 Annual General Meeting recently. Brent Cheyne of Nelson South was recognised with an Honours award for his service as SNM Treasurer, past Chair and board member for many years. 032, 7 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/494269 Grants from Trillian Trust & Mainland Foundation https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/484760 A big thank you to the Trillian Trust and the Mainland Foundation for grants to support our upcoming South Island meets. The Trillian Trust provided nearly $4000 for medals and ribbons... 024, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/484760 Grant from NZCT for new starter box https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/471778 The NZ Community Trust has approved a grant of $2100 to Swimming Nelson Marlborough towards the purchase of a new starter box. 013, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/471778 Finalist for Club Coach of the Year https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/470656 Tim Loach, the head coach of Nelson South Swimming Club, has been named by Swimming New Zealand as a finalist for the 2013 Club Coach of the Year Award. 012, 23 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/470656 McKenzie and Gane lead team of 18 at NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464825 Sam McKenzie (13), of Nelson Swimming Club, won the 50m freestyle to capture his second gold medal at the National Age Group championships in Wellington, having won the 100m freestyle the day before. 010, 3 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464825 Medals for Sam McKenzie at NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464572 Sam McKenzie of Nelson Swimming Club won the gold in the 13-year-old boys for the 100m Free at the National Age Groups Championships, shortly after winning silver in the 50m Fly. Sara Gane of Blenheim Swimming Club won silver in the 200m Breast for 14-year-old girls. 009, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464572 Waimea leads SNM to South Island trophy https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464586 Thirty-two swimmers from the Blenheim, Motueka, Nelson, Nelson South and Waimea swimming clubs beat all other South Island regions for points per swimmer at the South Island Country and Town Competition in Timaru last weekend. 009, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/464586 Young swimmers impress at Junior Nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/463404 Eleven-year-old Daniel Trevurza of Motueka shaved an impressive 2.4 seconds off his time and finished 4th in New Zealand in the 50m breastroke at the NZ Junior Championships held last weekend in Wellington. 008, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/463404 Rukuwai top swimmer at regional champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/462331 Ellie Rukuwai (15) of Nelson South won the coveted Marie Saul Cup for Best All-Round Swimmer, collecting four golds, four silvers and three bronze medals while leading Nelson South to a sweep of the club trophies at the annual Swimming Nelson Marlborough Age Group Championships at ASB Aquatic Centre in Richmond. 007, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/462331 Nelson swimmers bring home medals from Wellington https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/461286 Sam McKenzie of Nelson won five gold medals in freestyle and butterfly events while Nelson-Marlborough girls dominated the breaststroke events at the Wellington long course summer championships held recently. 005, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/461286 Motueka takes Cup at Country & Town meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/458944 Nine-year-old Joshua Amyes of Motueka, swimming in his first regional competition, went home with five gold medals and the Life Members Cup for most points accumulated by a country club swimmer at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough 2013 Country & Town Championships hosted by Nelson South Swimming Club at Hampden Street pool. 003, 13 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/458944 Record rampage at Nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/446403 Twelve Nelson-Marlborough open records and 32 age group records were broken at the New Zealand Short Course Championships this week in Wellington, in the biggest assault on the regional record book in recent memory. Kaiori McGuinniety of Nelson South Swimming Club led the record-breaking rampage with 13 new records. 040, 5 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/446403 Bronze for girls relay at Nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/446211 Nelson-Marlborough’s top young swimmers won bronze in the regional 200m medley relay in the girls’ 15 & Under age group at the New Zealand Short Course Championships being held in Wellington. 040, 3 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/446211 Double gold for Gane at Nationals https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/445872 Blenheim's standout swimmer Sara Gane has continued her dominance in the breaststroke in the 14-year-old age group, claiming gold in both the 50m and 200m events at the New Zealand Short Course Championships being held in Wellington. Gane sliced 2.73 seconds off her personal best in the 200m event, finishing 2.5 seconds ahead of her nearest rival. Gane will get a chance to sweep the breaststroke events when she competes in the 100m race on Thursday. 040, 1 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/445872 South Island meets coming to Nelson-Marlborough https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/444119 Swimming Nelson-Marlborough has been confirmed as the host for two South Island swimming meets to be held next winter. The SI Secondary Schools meet and the SI Champs will both be run at the new Stadium 2000 facility in Blenheim. 038, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/444119 Sam McKenzie gets more gold https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/441302 Sam McKenzie of Nelson Swimming Club sliced more than a second off his personal best time to win gold in the 50m butterfly in the boys 13 & under age group at the South Island Championships held over the weekend in Timaru. 036, 2 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/441302 Sara Gane is Swimmer of the Year 2011-12 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/439042 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. 034, 19 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/439042 Big splash at Winter Meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/439043 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. 034, 19 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/439043 New constitution for Swimming NZ https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/435871 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. 031, 29 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/435871 Swimming NZ calls special meeting to consider new constitution https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/432328 The Board of Swimming New Zealand has called a special general meeting (SGM) for Saturday 28 July to consider adopting the new constitution ... 028, 10 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/432328 Swimming Nelson Marlborough AGM 29 July in Richmond https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/421136 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. 019, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/421136 Ross Bragg named Life Member of Swimming NZ https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/417916 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... 017, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/417916 Amy Coulton leads medal haul at Div II meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/415859 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. 016, 15 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/415859 Motueka's Gessler named for London Olympics https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/414829 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. 015, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/414829 Gane wins gold at NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/409039 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. 010, 9 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/409039 Software grant from NZCT https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/407179 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. 008, 25 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/407179 Sam McKenzie wins gold at Juniors https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/405585 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. 008, 19 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/405585 Records fall at regional champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/405117 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. 007, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/405117 Rukuwai & Lloyd top Winter Meet swimmers https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/379255 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. 039, 18 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/379255 Sara Gane wins gold at Short Course NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/372161 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 ... 033, 8 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/372161 Swimmers win Gold at Div II Meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/369046 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 ... 031, 24 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/369046 AGM will be held 31 July in Blenheim https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/361439 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... 025, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/361439 Div II meet set for Rotorua 20-23 July https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/339362 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. 011, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/339362 Great swimming at NAGs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/338633 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 011, 6 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/338633 You're invited to the Centenary Dinner for SNM https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/337696 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. 010, 3 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/337696 C&T, Div II meets postponed https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336957 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... 009, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336957 Sara Gane on fire at NZ Juniors https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336286 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. 009, 20 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336286 New records set at SNM Age Groups meet https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336066 Fifteen new records were set at the SNM Age Groups meet held on 5, 12-13 February, including 5 new records by Ellie Rukuwai of Nelson South Swimming Club, 4 by Sara Gane of Blenheim and 3 by Fraser Neill of Nelson Swimming Club. 008, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/336066 Swimmers success at Canterbury West Coast champs https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/333203 Nelson Marlborough swimmers had one of their best outings ever at the recent Canterbury West Coast championships, with several swimmers bringing home gold medals and breaking some SNM records in the process. 006, 3 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.snm.org.nz/blog/333203