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October 2019 newsletter

Welcome to Term 4 swimming to all new and returning members of Tawa Swimming Club. Please find your October 2019 newsletter here.Contents:

13th October 2019    General

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Inter-Zone Primary Swimming

Congratulations to Tawa Swimming Club's members who swam for their schools at the Inter-zone Primary School swim meet on 12 September.

18th September 2019    General

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Quiz Night thanks

Huge thank you to everyone who supported the Club's Fundraising Quiz Night at 1841 Johnsonville on 25 August. Over $2,600 was raised. A big thank you to Cath Leilua, who…

7th September 2019    General

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SW Regional Winter Champs 2019 - Updated Results for All Sessions

Sunday night saw the end of a long weekend of Swim Wellington Winter Champs (with swimmers competing from Wellington up to the Manawatu). To those parents and caregivers, and everyone…

30th August 2019    General

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August 2019 newsletter

It has been a busy term so far - welcome to all new members of Tawa Swimming Club. Please find your August 2019 newsletter here. Contents:

24th August 2019    General

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Prizegiving 2019

A really good afternoon at St Francis Xavier school. See some of the photo's taken on the day.

19th August 2019    General Photos

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Tawa Retains the Matson Trophy for Another Year

Well done to all swimmers who competed at the Matson Trophy on Sunday evening. The Tawa B relay team (in the photo - Sophie Ewens, Mackenzie Chartrand, Caitlin Clarke, Lana…

11th August 2019    General

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SW Relay Champs

We had a lot of swimmers on pool deck for this meet, and for some of our younger swimmers this was their first meet, let alone their first relay meet!! …

3rd August 2019    General

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Long Distance Meet - the start of Winter Champs

Three swimmers competed at the SW Long Distance meet held this evening.  The events at this meet contribute to the SW Winter Champs results, which are being held from Friday…

27th July 2019    General

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Manawatu Winter Champs - Results

A small team of swimmers (Ollie Robinson, Sienna Leilua, Bianca Yeldon and Lana Magee) attended the Manawatu Winter Champs over the weekend of 20/21 July.  Well done to all of…

22nd July 2019    General

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Upcoming AGM and the Committee - Please read

Hello everyone,

8th July 2019    General

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College Sport Wellington Individual Swimming Champs

Tawa Swimming Club had a number of swimmers representing their various colleges at the College Sport Wellington Individual Swimming Champs that were held at Huia Pool on Thursday 4th July.…

7th July 2019    General

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Tawa Swimming Club - Quiz Night

Hi everyone, a reminder about our Quiz Night, which is on Sunday 25th August at 7pm - details on the poster below. We'd love as many of our Club family and…

5th July 2019    General

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June 2019 newsletter

As we near the end of Term 2, please find your June 2019 newsletter.pdf here. 

11th June 2019    General

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Boys session

Twentysix Tawa boys, from 9-year old new members to Gold squad, attended an all boys session on Monday 3 June. Thanks to all the boys, parents and coaches who got behind this idea.…

3rd June 2019    General

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Club Championships 2019

Thank you, and well done, to all our swimmers and supporters at Club Championships 18 May 2019. What an awesome bunch of kids, parents, supporters and coaches we have.   

20th May 2019    General

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North Island Secondary School Champs

Congratulations to those swimmers who competed at the North Island Secondary Champs at Palmerston North on Saturday 11th May. Our team was Hannah Campbell, Ethan Chen, Charlotte Gibbs, Miriam Kirby,…

14th May 2019    General

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GCZ Paekakariki Shield Relay

Congratulations to four new competitors this evening at the Gold Coast Zone Paekakariki Shield Relay meet at Tawa Pool, in which we contested against Porirua City Aquatics and Kapiti. Congratulations…

12th May 2019    General

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May 2019 Newsletter

It has been a fast start to Term 2, with 3 swim meets in 3 weekends. Please find your May 2019 newsletter.pdf here. 

11th May 2019    General

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Tawa Swim Meet May 4th - Raffle and prize results

A big thank you to all who assisted with this meet. This includes all parents who came and supported the swimmers as well as those who took up roles ont…

7th May 2019    General

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Dash-for-Cash 2019

Tawa extends thanks to all Club members and Wellington swim clubs who supported our Dash-for-Cash meet today, to all the officials who helped out, and to the staff at WRAC.

4th May 2019    General

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Results : Tawa Swimmers Competing at 2019 Aon National Age Group Champs

Congratulations to Gavin Moon, Silver medal in the 14Y Boys 100m Fly at NAGs (National Age Group Championships). A brilliant race and so close. 

14th April 2019    General

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Division II 2019

Congratulations to our team of five (Naomi Cooper, Ruben Wright, Miriam Kirby, Annika Yeldon and Hannah Campbell) who travelled to Dunedin to compete 13-16 March. Division II is a national…

9th April 2019    General

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March 2019 Newsletter

Its hard to believe we are heading into the last weeks of term already. Here is your March 2019 newsletter (March 2019 newsletter.pdf). Key contents are:

24th March 2019    General

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PCA DIV3 9 March

Swimmers enjoying PCA Div3 on 9 March in Naenae! Pictured here are Caitlin Clarke, Jessica Sutherland, Sienna Leilua and Oliver Williams.

10th March 2019    General

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Gold Coast, 24 Feb

Thank you to everyone who supported the Gold Coast Meet at Tawa Pool last Sunday, 24 February. Well done to our first time competitors - Ella Hanley, Hannah Smith, Emily…

27th February 2019    General

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All Stars NZ Junior Festival : Results

Final medals table is below.  Well done to all our swimmers who competed this weekend; you were all fantastic.  Great PBs from lots of our swimmers, and great attitudes from…

15th February 2019    General

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Wairarapa Champs : Results

A team of 10 swimmers, consisting of Anna Comeskey, Naomi Cooper, Sophie Ewens, Charlotte Gibbs, Sienna Leilua, Justin Leung, Lana Magee, Amy Teekman, Jessica Tikao and Briana Trewern, attended the…

10th February 2019    General

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Manawatu Age Group Champs - Results

Day 2 of the Manawatu Age Group Champs in Palmerston North, and a smaller team comprising of Miriam Kirby, Sienna Leilua, Amy Teekman, Annika Yeldon and Bianca Yeldon.

2nd February 2019    General

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Swim Wellington TiD (Talent Identification) Squad

Congratulations to Amy Teekman, who has been selected for the Wellington TiD (Talent Identification Squad) for 2019. Well done.

1st February 2019    General

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January 2019 Newsletter

Welcome back to swimming! Term 1 starts 4 February. Here is your January 2019 newsletter (newsletter_January_2019.pdf). Key contents are:

28th January 2019    General

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SW 13&O Summer LC Champs - Updated and Final Results - Well done to all swimmers!

Good luck to all swimmers competing this Anniversary weekend at WRAC.  Results are shown below: 

19th January 2019    General

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Club Relay Taupo 2019

Well done to Phoebe and Stanley Riddle, Hamish Monks Henderson and Hannah Craven, who swam a 4x1km Club Relay on 13 January in Taupo following individual Epic Swims the previous…

13th January 2019    General

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Mini Senior Camp 2019

Coach Justin Roberts initiated a mini swim camp for seniors in Wellington over the holidays. Here they are Go-Karting in Porirua. The seniors are also swimming at Tawa, Kilbirnie and…

5th January 2019    General

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Raffle winner

Congratulation to Trish - winner of the grocery raffle drawn 20 December. Thank you to everyone who supported Club fundraising and Club events this year.

21st December 2018    General

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Junior Championships 15-16 December

Congratulations to medallists at SW Junior Championships - Sienna Leilua (Silver 100Fly, Bronze 200IM), Naomi Cooper (Bronze 200Breast) and Jessica Tikao (Bronze 50Breast).

11th December 2018    General

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Tawa Community Board visit

On Monday evening (26 November 2018), Tawa Community Board members Malcolm Sparrow and Richard Herbert came to meet volunteer coaches, some Committee members and to see the progress on the Clubrooms…

27th November 2018    General

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NZ Short Course Champs

Congratulations to Elisia Wong, who is Tawa Swimming Club's sole competitor at the New Zealand Short Course Champs in Auckland this week.  Elisia has won Bronze in the 200m Breaststroke,…

5th October 2018    General

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Prizegiving 2018

Enjoy the slideshow of Prizegiving 2018, at Amesbury School Hall on 26 August 2018.

29th September 2018    General

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Fun night 27 September

We had another wonderful Thursday night of fun to finish the school term last night. Thanks to all helpers on the BBQ, Clive (President) for donating a raffle prize, Veronica (Life…

28th September 2018    General

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September 2018 Newsletter

It is great to see everyone back swimming together at Tawa Pool following the pool closure earlier this term. Here is your Sept_2018_newsletter.pdf. Key upcoming dates/notices included are:

23rd September 2018    General

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Congratulations

The last two weekends (1/2 and 8/9 September) have seen many of our swimmers compete at the Swim Wellington Winter Short Course Champs.  Whilst we have had a number of swimmers…

9th September 2018    General

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RESULTS : SW SC Champs - 1/2 and 8/9 September 2018

Congratulations to all swimmers (a team of 42 for this event) who are competing at SW SC Champs this weekend and next weekend.  

1st September 2018    General

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SW Short Course Champs, 13&Overs

Well done to all our 13&Overs who have qualified for the Wellington Regional Short Course Championships to be held over two weekends in September. 13&Overs who have achieved qualifying times include: 

25th August 2018    General

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SW Short Course Champs 12&Unders

Well done to all our 12&unders who have qualified for the Wellington Regional Short Course Championships to be held over two weekends in September. 12&Unders who have achieved qualifying times include:

17th August 2018    General

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Meet Information for 2019 Div II (Dunedin) and 2019 AON NAGs (Wellington)

Meet information, events schedules and qualifying times are now available on the SNZ website for these two National meets.   Click on this link for further details. 

3rd August 2018    General

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Prizegiving

Save the date! Sunday 26 August, 3pm, Amesbury School Hall for the Club Prizegiving.

2nd August 2018    General

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Tawa Pool Closure

We have now commenced training offsite - at Keith Spry Pool, Te Rauparaha Arena and Cannon's Creek Pools for the period of the 9 July - 3 September 2018 Tawa Pool closure. 

16th July 2018    General

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AON NZ Opens 2018

Congratulations to Katie Helm, Elisia Wong and Cerys Lewis who competed at the AON NZ Open Championships in Auckland during the first week of July. Katie achieved a remarkable 9th place…

16th July 2018    General

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Volunteer coaches

Thanks to Wellington City Council (WCC) funding, we were able to send 4 of our regular volunteer coaches on the NZ Swim Teacher Award course on Sunday 13 May 2018. …

23rd April 2018    General

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AON National Age Group Champs 2018

Congratulations to our swimmers at NAGs in Auckland in April 2018. National Age Group Championships is the premier competition for swimmers aged 13-18 years. Medallists included Katie Helm (Bronze, 200Fly), Gavin…

21st April 2018    General

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NZ Division II 2018

Congratulations to our DIVISIONII team, who swam in Rotorua during March 2018. Highlights were our medallists Angus Mudie (13yrs, Bronze 50Back), Clara Gianos (15yrs, Bronze 200Breast) and Tyler Florance (15yrs,…

14th April 2018    General

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NZ Short Course Championships

11th October 2017    General

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SW Winter Championships

We are into our last day of two weekends of SW Winter Championships. Thanks to coaches Jason McPhee and Cliff Roberts for their support of swimmers at this meet. 

10th September 2017    General



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