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Heretaunga Div 2 team which (again) won their way to the National Finals
Bowls Hawke's Bay
P O Box 5061
Napier 4145
Bernie Morton, Centre Manager
021 241 622



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This site was last updated 26 February 2015


Gisborne NZCT Club and Interclub regional finals information will be published on "Regional Finals" tab or HERE - or on BHB Facebook page as it comes to hand.

Results posted round by round -
Natarsha & Jane into National Finals!

See more on Regional Finals page  HERE !!!

Napier Four Man Classic -  see flyer HERE

Selectors Jim Bentley and Bruce Ferrick have advised the following teams to participate in the National Inter-centre finals at Christchurch 25/29 March 2014.

Singles- Natarsha Grimshaw (Heretaunga).
Pairs- Lillian Tukiri ( S ) (Taradale) Jane Selby Paterson ( L ) (Heretaunga).
Fours- Mary “ Liffy” Law ( S ) Susan Belcher, Josephine Connolly,(all Havelock North) Raelene Cronin ( L ) (Napier).

Singles- Paul Harrison (Heretaunga).
Pairs- Murray Glassey (S) (Heretaunga), Neil Barron (L) (Taradale).
Fours- Tony Terry (S), Steve Love, Dean Drummond (all Heretaunga) and Richard Hocking (L) (Taradale).

Both Men's & Women's 2014-15 National Inter-centre CHARTS can be found on "Representative" tab, or  Men - HERE    Women HERE.

Hexagonal results:

Taranaki – 30 points -4
Hawke’s Bay – 29 +73
Wellington – 29 +56
Wanganui – 28 +23
Manawatu – 18 – 61
Kapiti Coast – 16 -87

Hawke’s Bay women made a late run to win four games in the final round to overtake Wellington and Wanganui to finish second (on differential) to last year’s winners, Wellington.  Sue Belcher and Liffy Law ‘B’ Pair’s combination won three games and a draw to be Hawke’s Bay’s most successful combination.  Lisa White (Wellington ‘A’ Singles player) won all five matches with a differential of + 33.

Wellington – 34 +121
Kapiti – 28 -31
Manawatu – 24 +7
Wanganui – 24 -1
Taranaki – 21 -46
Hawke’s Bay – 19 -50

Hawke’s Bay’s best performed combination Murray Glassey and Paul Selby (late substitute), won four games from five played, and Laurie Guy (Wellington ‘B’ Singles, won all five games + 28.

Several centres were without players committed to Bowls NZ’s Development North v South fixture.

Bowls Hawke's Bay retained the ‘White Eagle Trophy’ (played for between Taranaki and Hawke's Bay - equal game points (10) but with a superior differential.

BHB Open Fours - RESULT - FINAL at Port Ahuriri;

The Bowls Napier team of Paul (Bart) Sorensen (s), Fred (Fearless) Ellison, Malcolm (Frosty) Stockwell and Jim (Iceman) Hagen (L), were bullet proof in defeating the valiant Waipukurau combination of Kelvin (Killer) Bland (s), Pat McCleary, George Kirkpatrick and John Carthew (L) 18 -4 - in unseasonal blustery, cold conditions.

This Blue Ribbon final open event on BHB's busy calendar attracted a large crowd of discerning spectators, including two mini buses of Waipukurau supporters.
Bowls Napier will represent their club in the NZCT Regional Fours in Gisborne later this month.

Napier - Malcolm Stockwell, Paul Sorensen, Fred Ellison and Jim Hagen.

An online entry form is available on this site for BHB events,  go to "Online Entry Form" tab above or -  HERE!

BHB change to advertised programme.
Please note; because of a prior PBA booking, Champion of Champion events scheduled to be played at Bowls Heretaunga Indoor Stadium on Saturday/Sunday 30/31 May, have been re-scheduled to Sat/Sun 6/7 June.
The following events are affected;
Champion of Champion Women’s Junior Singles
Champion of Champion Men’s Fours
Champion of Champion Women’s Junior Pairs
Champion of Champion Men’s Triples

Correction to BHB 2014-15 handbook;
Page 49, - Men & Women, Ch.Ch events - Fours only; should be; 3 games of 18 ends or 2 & 3/4 hours - not 18 ends or 2 hours as printed.

New LAW BOOKS (available from 1st January 2015) - see flyer -  HERE
See order form - HERE

BNZ 8 years 7 under Intercentre Regulations - see HERE

See BHB 2014-15 Conditions of Play, Format of Play and Code of Conduct on 'Documents' page.

Find all BHB 2014-15 INTERCLUB details on 'Draws/Interclub' page - or HERE

BNZ 2015 National INTERCENTRE conditions of play - HERE

BNZ 2015 Details/Arrangements sheet for all BNZ events - HERE


Omarunui Results;
Winner: B. Smoothy & R. Palmer

Winner: Alison Lott

Winner: Ngarie McKinlay, Shirley Gee, Wayne Adams

Winner: Bill Smoothy, Jimmy Lorimar, Thelma Hardy

Winner: Ivan Meyer, Bryan Garrett, Dennis Lock (Omarunui )
2nd: D. Palmer, N McKinlay, M. Wakefield (Composite)
3rd: P. Shea, T. Young, L. Vissor (Omarunui
Havelock North Women's Junior Singles -1st.Faye Lacey
R/Up.Judy Lyons
Result of Championship Mens Junior Singles played Sat.Feb.21st.
1st.Grant Hall
R/Up.Brian Doyle

You will find the following on 'Newsletters/Circulars/Minutes' tab:
(1) June Central Regional newsletter,
(2)  BNZ circulars.
(3) Umpires August 'Jack-Up' newsletter,
(4) Umpires latest minutes
(5) BHB Board monthly minutes

For the latest in news around the greens in Hawke's Bay, listen to Phillip Stephens, Newstalk ZB 1278 AM between 7am - 8am every Saturday (summer season only).
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