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Waihi Beach Bowl­ing Club re­cently held a mem­bers only mini tour­na­ment. The for­mat was three rounds of triples and the win­ning team with three wins was Tom Sned­don, Erin Schu­macher and Adrian Mc­gaughey. Run­ners up with two wins on a count back were Jo­ce­lyn Lawrence, Des Meyer and Raewyn Bai­ley.

Over the week­end the last tour­na­ment for the Thames Val­ley Ju­nior Open se­ries was held. The for­mat was a Sin­gles tour­na­ment with the men play­ing at Pauanui and the ladies at Paeroa. At Pauanui Terry Scelly, Dar­ryl Hawkins and Adrian Mc­gaughey all qual­i­fied for post sec­tion play, with Adrian gain­ing a place in the semi-fi­nal where he was elim­i­nated by Wayne Heron who went on to be run­ner-up.

At Paeroa Ann Murray, Julie Scelly and Marie Martin all qual­i­fied for post sec­tion play. Marie went on to con­test the fi­nal and ended up run­ner-up against Pat Rid­ings from Hau­raki. Thanks to all the club mem­ber who turned out to mark games and sup­port our club ju­nior play­ers.

Waihi Beach Bowl­ing Club held a triples tour­na­ment spon­son­sored by Beach Con­trac­tors. The freez­ing cold weather was not con­ducive to great bowl­ing and there were no four win­ners. On a count back, of the five three win­ners, the top team was Tom Sned­don, Grant Caskie and Des Meyer. Sec­ond place went to Shirley Tay­lor, Diane Paulsen and Neville Wise­man. Third place was Terry Scelly, Julie Scelly and Bob Dun­can.


Waihi Beach RSA In­door Bowl Oc­to­ber 4: We had a suc­cess­ful pairs tour­na­ment. Wel­come to He­len Pear­son who joined in the play.

Jeanette Ri­ley and Keven Meanie were the only team with 3 wins.

Tri­ers team was Marie Martin and

He­len Pear­son.

Hazel John­stone won the raf­fle. Next week will be the clubs mini tour­na­ment with chick­ens, eggs and ba­con for prizes.

Waihi Beach RSA In­door Bowls

Held a suc­cess­ful chicken tour­na­ment on Mon­day night. Neal Mikkelsen and Keven Meanie had 3 wins 11 Ends and won on a count back of points. Sec­ond place was Hazel John­stone and Al­lan Carter also with 3 wins and 11 Ends. Molly Til­s­ley, Howard An­der­son and Les­ley Dem­ler were re­warded with prizes for their gallant ef­fort. Hazel and Molly were the raf­fle win­ners. Next week will be bowls fol­lowed with the AGM.


Oc­to­ber 8, Tues­day dou­bles: 14 play­ers this week - first John Mutch 210 points, run­ner-up Ian Rodgers 196 points, third Barry Hunt 177 points,

high­est break John Mutch 39, lucky draw John Lorimer, raf­fle Barry Jes­ney.

Thurs­day sin­gles: 15 play­ers this week - first Mark Bick­ley 147 points, run­nerup Al­lan Dower 80 points, third Ian He­riot 79 points, high­est break Mark Bick­ley 24.

Waihi Beach RSA Oc­to­ber 15 Tues­day Dou­bles:first John Mutch 215 points Run­ner-up Ian Booth 213 points ,third Colin Old 189 points, high­est break John Mutch 22, lucky draw John Mutch,raf­fle Ian Her­riot Thurs­day Sin­gles 15 play­ers this week- first Al­lan Dower 136 points, run­ner-up David Bell 109 points,third Jimmy Ewing 88 points,high­est break Al­lan Dower 25.L J Hooker Waihi Beach Do­nated prizes 1st Gavin Hobbs.2nd Greg Adam,3rd John Lorimer.


It was a great day at the Whanga­mata

Club Mah Jong Club Cham­pi­onship on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 16. The Big­wood Prize was won by Noe­line Walm­s­ley. The Win­ner of the Cham­pi­onship was Roger Ken­ner­ley with 64 points. Sec­ond were Snow Har­ris and Lorna Judd with 42 points and third was Erin Wy­att with 41 points. The raf­fle was won by Cather­ine Kidd.


Ladies 9Hole Golf, Oc­to­ber 13 Stbfd Tro­phy.calm driz­zly con­di­tions when the 19 in­trepid ladies teed off but un­for­tu­nately the rain came in and those at the back of the field got rather wet! Re­sults : Susan Cof­fey 21stbfd, Pat Fletcher 19 stbfd, Shona Wa­ters 18stbfd on c/b from Jen­nifer Lawton 18stbfd.luv Cof­fee NTP Celia Brown and Whanga Bar LP Joy Robinson.

Wil­liamson 9 Hole Ladies - Oc­to­ber 14

Was a fun day us­ing only 4 clubs. Lead­ing the Stable­ford hag­gle was Jenny Tay­lor with 21 points, then we had Chris Styles, Liz Rout­ley, Anne Har­ris and Jude Small all on 19 . Chill L/P was won by Chris Styles and Unichem NTP won by Vicki Mcguire.

500 CARD CLUB Whanga­mata RSA

Oc­to­ber 14: Four­teen play­ers came along and en­joyed the af­ter­noon. Win­ner on the day was Snow Har­ris with Karyn Jones tak­ing home the cho­co­late bar and He­len Teb­butt won the raf­fle. New play­ers al­ways wel­come on Wed­nes­days from 12.30pm – play starts at 1pm.


Pauanui Golf Club

Ladies (Stroke Play only): Sil­ver: Shirley Smith, Bronze I: Judy Mcken­zie, R/U Wendy Wil­liam. No Bronze II, Bronze III: Jane Masters, R/U Carolyn Wade Men's Stroke Play: Se­nior: Nathan Smith, R/U Nigel Smith. In­ter­me­di­ate: Kevin Ash­worth (in­clud­ing a Hole in One), R/U Hugh Masters Ju­nior: Rob Ste­wart (on count­back), R/U Butch Jenkins. Men's Match Play: Se­nior: Doug Crisp, R/U Oliver Leen. In­ter­me­di­ate: Gary Jenkin, R/U Bob Ha­worth, Ju­nior A: Scott Porter, R/U Bill Singer. Ju­nior B: Tony Co­gan, R/U Garry Reynolds. Whanga­mata Ladies 9 Hole: Oct 13, Stbfd Tro­phy.calm driz­zly con­di­tions when the 19 in­trepid ladies teed off but un­for­tu­nately the rain came in and those at the back of the field got rather wet! Re­sults : Susan Cof­fey 21stbfd, Pat Fletcher 19 stbfd, Shona Wa­ters 18stbfd on c/b from Jen­nifer Lawton 18stbfd.luv Cof­fee NTP Celia Brown and Whanga Bar LP Joy Robinson.


Coro­man­del se­cured a fi­nal­ist at the re­cent 2020 Na­tional Scholas­tic Surfing Cham­pi­onships pre­sented by Pub Char­ity with Whanga­mata's Pia Rogers fin­ish­ing fourth in the Un­der 14 Girls Divi­sion.

The five-day event in Kaik­oura rounded out a se­ries of re­gional qual­i­fiers for the eleven teams in at­ten­dance.

Some 110 surfers par­tic­i­pated af­ter hav­ing qual­i­fied to rep­re­sent their twelve-per­son teams.

The Na­tional Scholas­tic Cham­pi­onships com­prises seven age group di­vi­sions for males and fe­males across both short­board and long­board dis­ci­plines.

In the teams event, Can­ter­bury surfed to vic­tory with three ti­tles from their five fi­nal­ists.

It is only the sec­ond time in 32 years that Can­ter­bury has claimed the ti­tle, the last com­ing in 2018. The dom­i­nant Bay of Plenty, who has won the ti­tle a record nine times, fin­ished run­ner up this week leav­ing Auck­land in third place still hunt­ing for their first team ti­tle at the event. Young surfers from the Coro­man­del were given a fi­nan­cial boost to at­tend the event in Kaik­oura thanks to a do­na­tion from the Whanga­mata Sum­mer Fes­ti­val com­mit­tee.

Photo / Cory / NZ Surfing Mag­a­zine.

Whanga­mata's Pia Rogers surfed her way to the fi­nals in the 2020 Scholas­tics Surfing Cham­pi­onship in Kaik­oura.

MAH JONG: Roger Ken­ner­ley who was the win­ner re­ceiv­ing his cup from Ma­ree Schiphorst.

Photo / Don Mackay

RIGHT: The school hol­i­days Ju­nior ten­nis coach­ing pro­gramme at the Whanga­mata Area School. Coach David Branks and 12 bud­ding ten­nis stu­dents worked on their hand- ball co­or­di­na­tion. The pro­gramme is aimed at hit­ting the ball over the net with ac­cu­racy and a bit of pace “serve it, smash it, win it, love it”.

PAUANUI PLAY­ERS: Golf win­ners for the Pauanui Golf cham­pi­onships.

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