Minutes of Committee Meeting, 7:30pm, 19 November 1998


Phil Doyle (Hataitai)
Peter & Helen Ball (Kapiti)
Neil Dykes (Khandallah)
Graeme Morris & Ralph Priddle (Masterton)
Brian Thatcher (Park Avenue)
Tim Lovell-Smith (Silverstream)
Brian Smith & Dirk Winnie (Upper Hutt)
Gerard Pinguet (Wellington)


Trevor Smith (Porirua)

Minutes 17 September 1998

Matters arising

Junior Development: No interest in proposed training day.

WPA Singles Championship - Review

Stay with format ie. "Open" and "Reserve" Tournament. Next year allow the teams that are knocked out from Round (1) of Open to play in the Reserve Tournament.

Jacques Cochonnet Club Challenge

Agreed that each club can chose their players to make up a team. The order in which the challengers are drawn remains for one year. Jeff Kennedy (Caffe L'Affare) to be approached re his offer to provide a trophy.

Draw made to determine first holder and the order of challengers:

Holder: Kapiti
Challengers: Porirua
Park Avenue
Upper Hutt

Tournament Committee

Brian, Dirk, Graeme and Gerard elected to the Tournament Committee (Moved: Ralph, Seconded: Phil)

Committee to handle the following tournaments:

WPA Internet Site

Peter congratulated for his work on the Internet site. Clubs have been asked to submit photos and details for their club page.

NZPA Committee Report

Brian outlined the problems with the way the NZPA Committee is working. Meeting agreed that at the next AGM, Wellington should put up names for election to the Committee.

General Business

Club Reports

Business Tournament

Neil to follow up the idea of running a Business Tournament. (something similar to the pétanque tournament held in the recent Business House Games)

Club Meeting Days

Wellington: Informal
Park Avenue: Sun 1:00 pm
Khandallah: Wed 1:00 pm, Fri night 6:30 pm, Sat & Sun 1:00 pm
Silverstream: Sun 1:30 pm, Wed 1:30 pm, Fri 6:30 pm
Masterton: Sun 2:00 pm, Wed 6:00 pm
Kapiti: Mon 1:30 pm, Wed 6:30 pm, Thurs 1:30 pm, Sun 1:30 pm
Hataitai: Wed 1:30 pm, Sun 1:30 pm
Upper Hutt: Wed 6:30 pm, Sun 1:30 pm

Brian W Smith