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NZIB News - 2015 Law changes documents available online
The new law change documents have been released by the NZIB, which are available as an online PDF download.

The first document is the full Laws of the Game, and the second document is a 2 page document outlining the main changes.

Download the full Laws of the Game here
Download the 2-page change outline document here

NZIB News - 2015 Nationals Poster & Entry Form available online
The NZIB Committee has released a poster which should be used to promote the 2015 Nationals in Timaru this year, and also the entry form that should be used to enter the players from your association. Click the below images to download the documents, in PDF format

Latest Newsletter available
Check out the newsletters page for the latest newsletter, from April. Read the latest message from our President, reports from some areas trying to develop our sport, a reminder regarding the North Island and Nationals entries, and more!

2015 North Island Champs / Nth Taranaki Queens Birthday Tournament Information
I'm sure most people are aware of this, but this years Queens Birthday Tournament, also doubles as this years North Island Championship, seeing as the Nationals are being held in the South Island.

We now have the information flyer and entry forms available in PDF format on the Notices page here, which can be printed off and sent to Sandra Zittersteijn. Cost of entry is $10 per person, per event. Entries to be recieved by Sandra, by the 30th April 2015.

Bush Ruahine Sponsored Singles & Pairs Tournament Information
Also updated in the Notices section are Entry and Information Forms for Bush Ruahine's Sponsored Singles & Pairs tournaments, on the 11th and 12th April. Go to Notices

Reminder about Trans-Tasman International this May
This is a friendly reminder to everyone that our Mat Blacks are playing Australia from 14th to 16th of May, in Tauranga. The venue is the Mount Sports Centre, and admission to watch is by way of a gold coin donation.

2 sessions will be played each day, with the 1st session starting at 9:00am and the 2nd session starting at 2:00pm.

As more information comes to hand, it will be added to the Notices section, which you can access from the left hand menu.

New deal announced - Apex Car Rentals
The NZIB Committee has secured an ongoing deal with Apex Car Rentals, which will apply for all rentals from 1 April 2015. There are also special deals available for 4 specific cars, during the period of the 2015 Nationals. Click the image in the 'Special Discounts' area on the left hand side for a window to open with the exact details

NZIB Structure Discussion Document
The NZIB Committee has released a document that is intended to be viewed & discussed by all bowlers at all levels. You can bring this up at your local association level, or send your concerns directly to the NZIB committee. If you are a member of Facebook, there will also be a discussion held on the NZ Indoor Bowls page, where the document will also be available.

Download the Discussion Document here

New Zealand Team 2015 announced
The New Zealand team to play Australia next year has been named at the AGM today. Download the team document here.

Welch Trophy.
North Wellington are the 2014 Welch Trophy winners. They held off a strong challenge from Tauranga and Ashburton over the closing stages, and cemented the win with a good showing in the final pairs.
North Wellington finished with 107 points, Tauranga 100.5 and Ashburton 94. They were  equal  with Tauranga on 9 points from the pairs, but already had a good lead going into the final round.
Avon Compton was the most successful player of the tournament with 23 points.
Full results. Go there.

2014 Nationals coverage. Watch this and lots more, supplied for you by Alex Reed, Press Reporter, Tauranga Indoor Bowls Association. Go there.

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