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Welcome to the New Zealand Secondary Schools Rowing Association website. This site is here to provide schools and school rowers with an easily accessed resource of information about schools rowing in New Zealand.
Special General Meeting 23 January 2023, ballot
The 2023 New Zealand Secondary Schools Special Annual General Meeting was held by postal ballot on 23 January 2023.
Draft minutes for the SGM will be made available as soon as the ballots have been checked and tallied.
The Agenda is still available online. It includes fees for the 2023 Championships regattas.
Some members have yet to pay the annual subscription. If your school is on the list of non-financial members you will not be eligible to compete at NZSSRA Championships regattas (or vote in the SGM).
87th Auckland Secondary Schools Head of the Harbour Lake Pupuke, 11 February 2023
McLachlan Shield Korokoro, Wellington Harbour, 11 February 2023
Memorial Notice Brother Terence Costello FMS
NZSSRA wishes to record the passing of Brother Terence Costello FMS who died peacefully on Friday night.
Most recently based in Auckland, Brother Terence gave a lifetime of service to rowing. He was a coach in Auckland in the 1970s. Then in Wellington in 1980s and 90s. Before returning again to Auckland to coach throughout the 2000s and up to 2015, when he moved to Suva to take up a role as Principal of the Marist Brothers school there.
Brother Terence was Chairman of NZSSRA in the 1980s and President in the mid-1990s. At one stage he also the filled the Secretary/Treasurer role on top of being Chairman. His many contributions to school rowing in NZ were recognised by the NZSSRA when he was admitted as a Life Member of NZSSRA.
The trophy for the Girls Novice Eights is the Brother Terrence Costello Cup.
New Season begins 2022-23 Season
The 2022-23 Season is now underway. It runs from 1 September 2022 until the end of Maadi 2023 on 2 April 2023.
COVID-19 recovery return to rowing guidance
RNZ has been receiving questions around what does return to rowing look like for rowers who have had covid. While there is some research done overseas, at this stage within New Zealand there is very little. RNZ has worked with three medical practitioners to develop guidance for return to rowing (.pdf). This is particularly relevant to students and Maadi. In summary:
What this mean, in relation to Maadi, is:
If you have any questions contact Mark on either 021 132 4519 or [email protected]
2023 Championships Regattas NISSC, SISSC, Maadi
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