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Swimming New Zealand Award Lesley Huckins

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:02 pm | Swimming NZ

Swimming New Zealand Award Lesley Huckins with SNZ Life Membershi p Thursday, 3 October 2019 More >>

Corey Main From Howick Pakarunga Club Announces Retirement

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:12 pm | Swimming NZ

Aquablack #243, Corey Main from Howick Pakuranga has announced his retirement from competitive swimming to focus on other endeavours. More >>

FINA World Junior Champs - Erica Wins Gold

Monday, 26 August 2019, 3:05 pm | Swimming NZ

The last day of the 2019 FINA World Junior Championships had New Zealand cheering for Erika Fairweather , who won the Gold medal in the Final of the Women's 200m Freestyle . Erica placed 1st and also broke the New Zealand 15 Years Age Record with an incredible ... More >>

Records break on day four of opens

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:06 am | Swimming NZ

Sophie Pascoe (QEII) was racing by herself in the Women's S9 100m Butterfly . Not only did Pascoe break the World Para-Swimming (WPS) World Record in the heats this morning with a time of 1:04.87 seconds , she broke it again in the finals tonight ... More >>

15-year-old Erika Fairweather qualifies for world champs

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:32 am | Swimming NZ

Erika Fairweather from Neptune took the spotlight in tonight's finals when she swam an incredible 4:09.33 seconds in the Women's 400m Freestyle . Erica made the Fina A qualification time for the 2019 FINA World Championships where she will be representing ... More >>

Sophie Pascoe breaks two world records

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:25 am | Swimming NZ

Sophie Pascoe (QEII) has broken two World Para Swimming (WPS) World Records. The first in the Women's S9 50m Freestyle with a record time of 27.32 seconds. The second in the Women's S9 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:07.41 seconds. More >>

Alexander Breaks Fa’amausili’s Backstroke Record

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 10:56 am | Swimming NZ

Auckland teenager Kyla Alexander rounded out the New Zealand Short Course Championships by breaking former Junior World Champion Gabrielle Fa’amausili’s 17 years national age-group record in the 50m backstroke event. Alexander (United) a year 13 student ... More >>

Thomas Watkins Stars on Penultimate Day of Championships

Saturday, 6 October 2018, 12:04 pm | Swimming NZ

Thomas Watkins has been in record breaking form this week. Fresh off setting a new 18 years national age-group record in the 400m individual medley two days ago, Watkins bettered Gareth Kean’s 200m backstroke age-group record in the morning heats with ... More >>

Ashby Smashes New Zealand Open Short Course Record

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:57 am | Swimming NZ

Bradlee Ashby showed he is back to top form in breaking his own men’s 200m individual medley New Zealand record on night two of finals at the 2018 NZ short course championships. More >>

David Gerrard Appointed Swimming New Zealand President

Monday, 1 October 2018, 5:32 pm | Swimming NZ

Former Commonwealth Games Champion, New Zealand team Chef de Mission and world-renowned sports administrator Dr David Gerrard (CNZM, OBE), was appointed Swimming New Zealand President at the organisations’ annual general meeting yesterday in Auckland. More >>

Cameron Leslie appointed National Para Swimming Coordinator

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:28 am | Swimming NZ

Swimming NZ (SNZ), in partnership with Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ), is delighted to announce the appointment of triple Paralympic gold medallist and world record holder Cameron Leslie to the new role of National Para Swimming Development Coordinator. ... More >>

Swimming NZ And AUSTSWIM To Announce Partnership

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 3:30 pm | Swimming NZ

Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) and the Australasian Council for the Teachers of Swimming and Water Safety (AUSTSWIM) are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement aimed at providing a single training qualification supported by wider coverage of courses ... More >>

Four Swimmers Selected for Youth Olympic Games

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 10:52 am | Swimming NZ

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named Gina Galloway, Erika Fairweather, Zac Reid and Michael Pickett to represent New Zealand at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. More >>

Ali Galyer Added to Pan Pacific Championships Team

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:32 pm | Swimming NZ

ALI GALYER ADDED TO PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM Swimming New Zealand would like to formally announce Ali Galyer has committed to representing New Zealand and has been selected for the upcoming Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo, Japan. More >>

Doyle And Hunter Win 100m Freestyle Crown

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 1:01 pm | Swimming NZ

2018 AON NZ OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Doyle And Hunter Win 100m Freestyle Crown Friday 6 July 2018 More >>

Main Brothers Battle for NZ Opens Backstroke Title

Friday, 6 July 2018, 10:17 am | Swimming NZ

Bayley Main scraped home against his older brother Corey by only 0.01s in the final of the men’s 50m backstroke, at the 2018 Aon New Zealand Open Championships. It was the two brothers from Howick Pakuranga who got the best start on the rest of ... More >>

2108 AON Open Champs: Hunter Remains Sprint King

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:17 am | Swimming NZ

Daniel Hunter showed he is still the Kiwi sprint king, picking up the men’s 50m freestyle title in 22.60s. More >>

2018 AON NZ Open Championships

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:59 am | Swimming NZ

Five youth athletes achieved selection times for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships and Youth Olympic Games on night two of the Aon NZ Opens. Erika Fairweather, Amadika Atkinson, Zac Reid, Chelsey Edwards and Hannah Bates all achieved selection times ... More >>

Emma Robinson Ignites Opening Night of Aon NZ Opens

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 1:11 pm | Swimming NZ

Emma Robinson blitzed the field of women’s 800m freestyle final to set a Tokyo Pan Pacific Champs qualification time of 8:35.00s. Robinson (Capital), 23, from Wellington but based in Brisbane highlight a successful opening day of the 2018 Aon New Zealand ... More >>

2018 AON NZ Open Championships Preview

Friday, 29 June 2018, 8:06 pm | Swimming NZ

Over three hundred swimmers will compete next week in the 2018 Aon New Zealand Open Championships at Auckland’s Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre. The meet is headlined by Gold Coast Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Lewis Clareburt (Capital), ... More >>