News Archive - August 2014

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Club of the Month

2 August 2014

Pétanque Hataitai is the featured club for the month of August.

Technical Director of Coaching

2 August 2014

Graeme Morris, from the Masterton Pétanque club, has been appointed by the PNZ Board to the position of Technical Director of Coaching.

As a consequence, the PNZ Board are now looking for an editor for the Pétanque New Zealand magazine.

Use of Coloured cards

3 August 2014

An excellent explanation on the use of coloured cards in Pétanque.

Jacques Cochonnet Challenge match

16 August 2014

Otaki's second defence of the Jacques Cochonnet Challenge Trophy was at Park Avenue.

A slow start saw the Otaki under pressure and they lost the Trophy in the second round of games. A late rally in the final round saw them close the gap to 3-6.

Park Avenue's first defence will be away to Masterton.

Match result | Tournament history

Wanganui East Mêlée

17 August 2014

A great day was had by all 60 players with Bob McCarthy (Otaki) winning with 5 wins and a points differential of plus 35. Claire Wilson (Masterton) was second with 5 wins plus 33 and third place was claimed by Pete Hamilton (Wanganui East) 5 wins plus 30.

Prizes were given out to the first 20 players plus last.

Khandallah Open Singles

22 August 2014

Ten entries have been received for the Khandallah Open Singles on Saturday.

  1. Ian Baine (Upper Hutt)
  2. Jean Baine (Upper Hutt)
  3. Morgan Choveaux
  4. Myles Cowper (Hataitai)
  5. Tony Gatford (Kapiti)
  6. Simon Grant (Park Avenue)
  7. Bob Horton (Upper Hutt)
  8. Doc Murray (Upper Hutt)
  9. Michael Rocks (Khandallah)
  10. Trish Smart (Manawatu)

Pétanque New Zealand

22 August 2014

August 2014 Pétanque New Zealand magazine cover

The August issue of Pétanque New Zealand has been mailed out to subscribers.

The issue includes reports on the NZ Open, Coventry Doubles, National Club Championship, Australian Open, and National Triples.

There is also information from PNZ and an article about Curling.

This is Graeme Morris's last issue in charge, so there is a vacancy for an Editor.

To download a subscription form see the PNZ website.

Pétanque becomes Fashionable

24 August 2014

Just in from our Fashion editor, Pétanque really is cool. Club Petanque Fashion launched earlier this year. Now you know what to wear this season!

WPA Women's Doubles

25 August 2014

Eighteen teams have entered the WPA Women's Doubles on Saturday at Otaki.

  1. Kath Alison/Fay Doyle (Kapiti)
  2. Claire Bradburn (Silverstream)/Monica Smiler (Park Avenue)
  3. Shona Callear/Noeline Corley (Manawatu)
  4. Yvonne Chandler/Jan Holloway (Horowhenua)
  5. Val Clark/Joan Judd (Otaki)
  6. Christine Daykin/Trish Smart (Manawatu)
  7. Erica Drake/Catherine Maher (Hataitai)
  8. Linda Gazzard/Sheryl McFadgen (Kapiti)
  9. Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East)/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)
  10. Barb Johnston (Masterton)/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  11. Carol Lacoste/Lynne Shepherd (Kapiti)
  12. Shirley MacDonald (Horowhenua)/Margaret Mordecai (Otaki)
  13. Robin Mann/Tommy Werry (Park Avenue)
  14. Joan Miller (Masterton)/Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East)
  15. Jan Poland/Yvonne Reeks (Kapiti)
  16. Glenys Reeves/Marilyn Trembath (Horowhenua)
  17. Lois Rowe/Judith Smith (Manawatu)
  18. Christine Strichen (Wanganui East)/Claire Wilson (Masterton)

WPA Women's Triples

25 August 2014

Ten teams have entered the WPA Women's Triples on Sunday at Otaki.

  1. Marlene Barker/Carol Lascoste/Pat Scholes (Kapiti)
  2. Claire Bradburn (Silverstream)/Lynne Shepherd/Judith Williamson (Kapiti)
  3. Diane Brunton/Val Clark/Joan Judd (Otaki)
  4. Sharon Cannon/Christine Strichen (Wanganui East)/Claire Wilson (Masterton)
  5. Christine Daykin/Ann Dowds/Trish Smart (Manawatu)
  6. Carleen Fitzgerald (Horowhenua)/Catherine Maher (Hataitai)/Shirley Peard (Horowhenua)
  7. Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East)/Barb Johnston (Masterton)/Annick Le Guen (Kapiti)
  8. Linda Gazzard (Kapiti)/Robin Mann/Tommy Werry (Park Avenue)
  9. Shirley MacDonald/Margaret Mordecai (Otaki)/Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East)
  10. Joan Miller (Masterton)/Susan Norman (Windy Hills)/Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East)

WPA Committee Meeting

26 August 2014

Hi all.

The next meeting of the WPA Committee will be held on Saturday, 20 September at Horowhenua Pétanque Club at the conclusion of the day's play in the Regional Singles. Approximate time 3:30 pm.

Any items for the agenda must be forwarded to me by Friday, August 29 2014. Just a reminder, a discussion paper needs to be attached to your item to be forwarded to Clubs with the agenda.

Colleen Horton

Chanticleer Cup result

28 August 2014

The Auckland Development team beat their Wellington counterparts 97 points to 23 in their annual match at the Herne Bay Pétanque club last weekend. Match result.

Khandallah Open Singles

28 August 2014

Eight players have entered the Khandallah Open Singles on Saturday. There are still places available if you would like some practice before the Singles season starts next month.

  1. Jean Baine (Upper Hutt)
  2. Morgan Choveaux
  3. Myles Cowper (Hataitai)
  4. Dave Gatchell (Horowhenua)
  5. Lew Gill (Horowhenua)
  6. Bob Horton (Upper Hutt)
  7. Doc Murray (Upper Hutt)
  8. Michael Rocks (Khandallah)

Khandallah Open Singles

31 August 2014

Bob Horton and Myles Cowper finished with 5 wins from 6 games in the Khandallah Open Singles, played under the Swiss system.

With games limited to 40 minutes duration and no extra ends, there were two draws.

Final results

WPA Committee Meeting

31 August 2014

The Agenda for the Committee Meeting to be held on Saturday, 20 September at the Horowhenua Pétanque club.

The meeting will start at the conclusion of play in the Regional Singles.