News Archive - June 2015

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Club of the Month

June 2015

Wanganui East Pétanque is the featured club for the month of June.

PNZ National Triples Championship

1 June 2015

Video of the PNZ National Triples Championship final played at the Christchurch Pétanque club on 1 March has been added to Wellington Petanque YouTube channel.

The final features three players from the Wellington region.

Jacques Cochonnet Trophy match

6 June 2015

Kapiti Jacques Cochonnet team with Jack!

Masterton's hold on the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy has finally been broken by Kapiti.

After the first round Kapiti led 2 games to 1. Masterton fought back to level 3-3, before Kapiti cleaned up in the third round to finish 6-3 victors. Result

Kapiti's first defence is away to Otaki.

Masterton Midwinter Doubles

7 June 2015

Video of the Masterton Midwinter Doubles final played at Clareville last weekend has been added to Wellington Petanque YouTube channel.

Things to do in the Off-season

9 June 2015

With the reduction in activity over the winter months, what is the dedicated Pétanque fan to do?

Online you can watch videos from Pétanque Wellington , PetanqueTube, PetancaTV, Quarterback.

You can also simply type in Petanque Video and use your favourite Search engine.

For inspiration, you might like to consider Extreme Pétanque where there are no rules, just boules!


18 January 2018

PetanqueTube is no longer available.

Women's World Championship

9 June 2015

PNZ have announced the NZ team to participate in the Women's World Championship (4-8 November 2015) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Congratulations to Sharon Cannon, Christine Strichen and Claire Wilson. The coach is Michael Rocks.

WPA Regional Awards

13 June 2015

The Regional Award winners for 2014-15 were announced at the AGM. The full list of winners is:

Two special Awards were also announced.

PNZ National Doubles Championship

14 June 2015

Video of the PNZ National Doubles Championship final played at the Kapiti Pétanque club on 2 November 2014 has been added to Wellington Pétanque YouTube channel.

Silverstream AGM Doubles

14 June 2015

Results from the Silverstream Doubles played prior to the WPA AGM on Saturday.

Pétanque in the News

18 June 2015

Claire Wilson is featured in the Wairarapa Times Age.

WBS Open Triples

22 June 2015

Video of the 2015 WBS Open Triples final played at Masterton has been added to Wellington Petanque YouTube channel.

WPA AGM Minutes

23 June 2015

The draft Minutes of the WPA Annual General Meeting held on 13 June are now available.

Kapiti Memorial Mêlée

27 June 2015

Last weekend's rained off Kapiti Memorial Mêlée has been rescheduled to Sunday, 27 September 2015.

Jacques Cochonnet Trophy match

27 June 2015

Kapiti's first defensive test of the Jacques Cochonnet Trophy was successfully completed at Otaki. Result

Kapiti's next defence is away to Upper Hutt.

Regional Representative Squad

30 June 2015

The squad members are: Brian Bradburn (Silverstream), Claire Bradburn (Silverstream), Eddie Campbell (Kapiti), Steve Frampton (Hataitai), Yvonne Futcher (Wanganui East), Dave Gatchel (Horowhenua), Tony Gatford (Kapiti), Lew Gill (Horowhenua), Annick Le Guen (Kapiti), Shirley MacDonald (Otaki), Kevin McFadgen (Kapiti), Sheryl McFadgen (Kapiti), Margaret Mordecai (Otaki), Barbara Nicholls (Hataitai), Sheryl Parslow (Wanganui East), Shirley Selwyn (Wanganui East), Tony Simpson (Wanganui East), Trish Smart (Manawatu), Christine Strichen (Wanganui East), Alan Taylor (Kapiti), Claire Wilson (Masterton)

Twelve players (6 Senior and 6 Open) are required for the Wellington Development team to play against Auckland for the Chanticleer Trophy (22/23 August).

Anyone else interested in trying out for the team should contact the Regional Selector, Graeme Morris (