Minutes of Committee Meeting, 7:30pm, 21 May 1998


Daphne Hendrie (Hataitai)
Harry Clark & Dawn Beaton (Kapiti)
Neil & Brenda Dykes, Dorothy Gordon, Derek Batcheler (Khandallah)
Don Pettett & Barbara Whitlington (Lower Hutt)
Graeme Morris & Alison Priddle (Masterton)
Trevor Smith (Porirua)
Leon Crosse & Peter Evison (Silverstream)
Brian Smith & Dirk Wnnie (Upper Hutt)
Gerard Pinguet (Wellington)


Peter & Helen Ball (Kapiti), Ralph Priddle (Masterton), Lindsay & Lyn Skinner (Porirua), Phil Doyle (Hataitai).

Interclub Doubles

Reviewed first day. Results distributed. Venue for June is Park Avenue. Wait for Round 2 to shift Pools to other venues.

Tournament Notices Received

NZPA Report

Raffle: $5 per ticket, 20 per book. 1st prize 8 day trip for 2, Club Med, New Caledonia.
Money raised to go towards sending NZ Representative Teams to overseas tournaments.
Wellington allocated 20 books.

Report on NZPA meeting 9.5.98: Meeting was very productive. NZPA President unable to attend because he was at a Hillary Commission Seminar on Strategic Planning and Media Liaison for emerging sports.

Next meeting of NZPA 27.6.98: Meeting agreed to pay air fare of NZPA President (approx $260 - $300)

Seeding in National Tournaments

The NZPA meeting on 27.6.98 to discuss seeding in national tournaments. WPA asked to support this policy.

Move: 'That the Wellington Pétanque Association supports the policy of seeding teams and/or players in all National Tournaments.'
Moved: Brian
Seconded: Graeme

Encouragement Tournaments

Meeting agreed to a couple of these types of tournaments later in the year. Open to players who are starting in pétanque and those who are entering a tournament for the first time. Suggested that they could be triples tournaments with an experienced player allocated to each team.

Club News

Brian W Smith