WPA Committee Meeting Minutes

Held on Thursday, 27 July 2017 at the Kapiti Pétanque Club


Graeme Millard

Club Delegates

Other Attendees

Carleen Fitzgerald (Horowhenua), Liz Rocks (Khandallah), Noeline Corley (Manawatu), Linda Millard (Upper Hutt).


Margret Fleck (Hataitai), Clare Bradburn (Silverstream).

Previous Minutes

The minutes of the last meeting held on 4 May 2017 were taken as read. Proposed David, Seconded Graeme Morris. Carried

Matters Arising






Treasurer’s Report

Michael spoke to the Financial statement. There had been very little change from the end of year Financial Statement until the end of June and since then $3000 had been paid to 10 clubs. Michael was still waiting for bank details from Silverstream.

Affiliation Fees are due 1st September and Michael will be sending out details for payment.

Acceptance Moved Michael, Seconded Val. Carried.

Tournament Sub-Committee Report

There is nothing happening at the moment.

As Claire Bradburn has stepped down, Graeme Morris and Clare Wilson will run the tournaments:

Tournament Fixtures

Chanticleer Cup

The team members to play are:


Steve Frampton, Yvonne Futcher, Dave Gatchell, Kevin McFadgen, Trish Smart and Ron Sandilands.


David Corley, Tony Gatford, Ann Hogg, Marc Khull, Shirley MacDonald and Sheryl Parslow.

Southern Tri Star

November 26-27 to be played at Ashburton, team will be announced at a later date.

Chanticleer Cup Budget

To be played at Manawatu in August has been set at $200 for catering over the 2 days for 30 players and coaches. Moved Michael, Seconded David. Carried.

General Business

Oceania Tournament

There was a great deal of discussion about how much money would be donated to PNZ for this fixture and it was felt that any money donated should be put towards something specific. It was suggested that the WPA would donate $500 to PNZ to help run the Oceania Tournament. This money will be used for one of the following:

  1. Medals
  2. Trophies
  3. Transport

Moved: Graeme Morris Seconded: David Corley, Carried

PNZ National Championships

Michael expressed that PNZ had changed the format for next year without any consultation with clubs and said that Wanganui East and Bay View would be writing to them about the lack of consultation.

WPA Open Triples Survey

Currently held in December, feedback of these to be emailed to Graeme Morris.

Meeting closed at 8:50 pm.

Val Clark
Minutes Secretary