About Me

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Enjoy both social and competitive tennis in a welcoming environment. Whatever your ability, whenever you prefer to play, Otumoetai Tennis Club has something for you. To find out more about Otumoetai Tennis Club, go to http://otumoetaitennis.co.nz

Jun 20, 2013

Otumoetai Tennis CPR Course 7-9pm Wed 3rd July

Hello ,

A reminder that Otumoetai Tennis Club would like to invite members to attend a St John's CPR course, to be held at the clubrooms from 7-9pm on Wednesday 3 July.

As we are subsidising the course, it will only cost members $10 - Please don't miss opportunity to join us!!

Places are strictly limited (if there is an overwhelming response, an extra course can be run), so please confirm your place by emailing me (see club contacts for details)


Chris Jones (Club Secretary)

Jun 16, 2013

Tennis Waikato-Bays: Notice of AGM


To be held on Sunday 28th July 2013 at 1.00pm at the Waikato Tennis Centre, Dey St, Hamilton.

Closing dates:
Nominations for appointed board members – Thursday 6th June.
Nominations for elected board members – Friday 28th June.
Notifications of proposed motions and items of business – Thursday 27th June.
Receive name of delegates – Friday 19th July.
Receive name of proxies – Friday 19th July.


A Club shall appoint one Delegate to represent it at the Tennis Waikato-Bays AGM. A Club may appoint a Proxy, as per the Tennis Waikato-Bays Proxy Voting Regulations

Proxy Voting

A Proxy for a General Meeting must be appointed by submission in writing using the Proxy Voting Form. These will be available from the 30th June and information will be sent out at that time regarding any motions.

All members are invited to attend.

Tennis Waikato-Bays: Newsletter Edition 6



Your Serve...
of Tennis News From Tennis Waikato-Bays Region

 Edition 6 - May 2013


Upcoming Tournaments


Otumoetai - Legacy Funerals Queens Birthday Seniors Tournament - view more

Waikato Winter Series 12s & Open - view more

WBOP July Junior Tournament - view more


Hot Shots Tennis


Hot Shots is a starter tennis program for 10 and under kids.

Hot Shots is being launched in New Zealand this year.

Hot Shots delivers a holistic tennis experience, and is made up of four pillars:

Hot Shots Schools (Introduce)
is the current Grasshoppers program, rebranded as Hot Shots.


Hot Shots Coaching (Teach) is a high quality program which qualified and registered coaches can run in their club environment.

Hot Shots Community (Play)
is a structured, play based program for clubs with no coach, or coaches who want to add an extra element to their current program.

Hot Shots Tournaments* (Compete)
is an aspiring, confidence building Tournament circuit where kids compete at the right level for their age and stage of development.


Hot Shots Road Show


Hawkes Bay, Hamilton and Tauranga - 27th - 29th May.

Please select image for a larger version:


Interesting article on Judy Murray who has grand designs for the grassroots of British tennis:



New Appointments in Tennis Waikato-Bays

We are pleased to announce that Anita Walpole has been appointed our new WBOP and BOP administrator and Moira Peters is the new Tournament Director for the Waikato-Bays.

To contact Anita please use 


Waikato-Bays Players at the Nationals Teams Event 

Congratulations to everyone who was involved in this event.


















16s Girls

16s Boys

Tahlia Walsh - Waikato
Sarah Knighton - Waikato
Camellia Lolohea - Waikato
Anastacia Ryjenkova - Waikato

Rob Reynolds - Hawkes Bay
Jack Guilford - Waikato
Luke Hamilton - Waikato
Niko Barr - BOP



14s Girls

14s Boys

Ashleigh Harvey - WBOP
Nina Paripovich - Waikato
Julia Newman - WBOP
Mia Wardlaw - BOP

Joshua Moorby - Waikato
Jacob Verhoeven - Hawkes Bay
Ryan Jackways - Waikato
Daniel Andonov - Waikato
Ryan Beamish - BOP



12s Girls

12s Boys

Kalais Going - WBOP
Phoebe Adler - WBOP
Carys Robson - WBOP
Toscan Bernie - WBOP
Emma Miyaura - Waikato

Nick Beamish - BOP
Caelan Potts - WBOP
Jack Portegys - Waikato
Anton Shepp - Waikato
Matty Donald - WBOP


Full Results:

16s - http://tnz.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=8C1E5CFA-C62C-404F-B52B-663E69D409F3

14s - http://tnz.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=61FD24F1-10E3-4B98-82A8-CBA4B04A96EC

12s - http://tnz.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=4E66324A-B912-4970-A12E-C6461E664316


NZ Tennis Umpires Association


NZ Tennis Umpires Association have a website www.nztua.com where you can click on the courses tab and fill in a form if you are interested in attending an umpires or referees course and if there is enough interest then a course will be held in our region.


Coaching Courses Coming Up

Community Coach Course on Sunday 18th August in Hamilton

See link for flier.....http://www.tenniswaikatobays.co.nz/Article.aspx?ID=2667#Community_Coach

Assistant Coach Course – 7-9th June in Hamilton

See link for flier.....http://www.tenniswaikatobays.co.nz/Article.aspx?ID=2667#AJD




For updates and entry forms please check our calendar.



In This Issue

CEO Report
Hawkes Bay News
Waikato/Thames Valley News
Coaches Corner




Tennis Waikato-Bays
Waikato Tennis Centre – PO Box 4341, Dey St, Hamilton East
Ph: 07 856 8181










Jun 4, 2013

Ladies Midweek Tournament - Monday 17th June

Hello ,

For all you women tennis players from any club:

Monday 17th June - Drawn Partners

Starting 9am

$10.00 entry fee

Entries to Cheryl Goodwin Phone: 5762913

Otumoetai Tennis Club Inc