News Archive - July 2008

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PNZ Representative and Coaching Structure

3 July 2008

Autumn 2008 Pétanque New Zealand magazine cover

The Autumn 2008 issue of Pétanque New Zealand contains details of the planned 2008-09 national representation process. This replaces the process that was announced following the 2006 Representation review and subsequently endorsed at the 2008 PNZ Annual General Meeting in April.

Since not everyone subscribes to the magazine (see the PNZ website for subscription details)

PNZ Representative and Coaching Structure

7 July 2008

The domestic competitions have been confirmed as:

FIPJP Women's World Championships - Important Message

9 July 2008


We inform you that the next Championship of the World of Women will take place in TURKEY to Samsun (Black Sea) from 10th October to 12th october 2008.

Seniors' Goodwill Tour to California

21 July 2008

The Seniors' Tour to California is now over (at least the pétanque part). The Kiwis won their first two matches against Sonoma (64-51) and Oakhurst (81-24) and lost their final match against Los Angeles (48-57).

Women's World Championship - PNZ Announcement

30 July 2008

Jayne Heron has withdrawn from the New Zealand team for personal reasons, and her place has been taken by Sharon Cannon.

The team is: Sharon Cannon (Bay View), Jane Gilbert (Rotorua) and Laurel Priestley (Herne Bay). Clem Boer (Herne Bay) has been appointed Manager.