Five Southlanders selected for Southern Makos

Congratulations to Michael Finlay, Jacob Blomfield, Daniel Strang, Ben Everest and Amelia McKenzie - who have been selected as part of the Southern Mako's team competing the 2017 Swimming New Zealand Zonal Championships.

New Life Members to Swimming Southland

It is with great pleasure we announce two new Life Members to Swimming Southland;

Adrienne Pope of Collegiate, and Sonia Payne of Collegiate.

We also awarded two Swimming Southland Service awards at this years AGM;

Jane Fisher of Murihiku and Sherryl Joyce of Collegiate.

Each of these ladies have given and still give their all to the sport of Swimming in Southland - it is an honour to recognise their dedication.

Regional Swimming Calendar

2016.2017 Swimming Southland Calendar (approved May 2016) - check it out here

SBS Bank Wayne Evans Memorial Scholarship

It is with great pleasure we can now announce this amazing news!

Southland's top swimmers will be able to earn scholarships for strong performances in national swimming meetings.

The SBS Wayne Evans Memorial Scholarship is being introduced by SBS Bank in memory of their recently deceased chief executive officer, with the signed deal for five years at an annual cost of $5000.   

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to the best performed swimmer at each of the four main national meets -  NZ open champs, NZ short course champs, NZ age group champs and NZ junior champs.  

Along with this is a $750 scholarship for the best performed swimmer at the NZ division II champs and a $250 scholarship for the best performed swimmer at the South Island country and town meet.  

Dome Caps - Available now!

We are pleased to announce the addition of 'Dome' style caps for Swimming Southland.

Swimming Southland Dome Cap (plain, not named) - $20  These are available for purchase from Executive Officer, or your Swimming Southland Team Manager at any stage (as will the normal caps still be available, $10). 

NZ Age Group 2016 Pics

NZ Age Group 2016 Pics

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NZ Division II 2016 Pics

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NZ Juniors 2016 Pics

NZ Juniors 2016 Pics

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NZ Zonal Champs 2016 Pics

NZ Zonal Champs 2016 Pics

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New Southland Records !!

Magnus Jamieson (MKU) - Mens 9 & Under 50m Free (SC)
Previous Time =
34.75, held by Neville Thorne since 2000
New Time =
34.55, broken by Magnus Jamieson at 2016 SBS Bank Wayne Evans Memorial Series_Meet #2

Magnus Jamieson (MKU) - Mens 9 & Under 100m Free (SC)
Previous Time =
1:16.46, held by Wade Broderick since 1991
New Time =
1:15.54, broken by Magnus Jamieson at 2016 SBS Bank Wayne Evans Memorial Series_Meet #2

Magnus Jamieson (MKU) - Mens 9 & Under 100m Fly (SC)
Previous Time =
1:29.72, held by Wade Broderick since 1991
New Time =
1:29.78, broken by Magnus Jamieson at 2016 SBS Bank Wayne Evans Memorial Series_Meet #2

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