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

Jul 31, 2013

Otumoetai Tennis-Tender for old ball machine

OTC is offering its old Lobster tennis ball machine for tender to our Club members. The machine is at least 15 years old, and is currently in operating condition, however the machine is being tendered 'as is', and does not include tennis balls. An Instructions Sheet is available.

Any questions about the machine, or requests to inspect the machine, should be directed to Fred Kleve (clubcaptain@otumoetaitennis.co.nz or 544 5088).

Please submit your tender to Chris Jones (clubsecretary@otumoetaitennis.co.nz or by post to PO Box 8069, Cherrywood, Tauranga).

Tenders are due by close of business on 23 August 2013.


Chris Jones (Club Secretary)

Jul 28, 2013

Otumoetai Tennis AGM Notice

Hello ,

The Annual General Meeting of the Otumoetai Tennis Club will be held at 3.30pm on Saturday 31st August 2013 at the Club.


Chris Jones (Club Secretary)

Please click here to view Notice of AGM 2013
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Jul 24, 2013

Applications for position of junior coordinator

Hello ,

Otumoetai Tennis Club has a vacancy for a Junior Coordinator/administrator. This is a home-based, part time position, requiring approx. 10 hours per week for approximately 22 weeks over the summer season (i.e. term 4 and term 1). This is a paid position, and is currently being offered on a 12-month contract basis.

Please find details on the attachment.

If you think you, or a parent, have what it takes to be our new Junior Coordinator, please send a short covering letter/email and CV to clubsecretary@otumoetaitennis.co.nz by 9 August 2013.


Chris Jones (Club Secretary)

Please click here to view Applications invited for position of junior coordinator administrator
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Jul 22, 2013

Tennis Waikato-Bays: Wilson Waikato Junior Open


Wilson Waikato Junior Open
7 - 11 October 2013



7th - 11th October 2013


Waikato Tennis Centre
Dey St



Entry Fee:

$50/player per age group
$20/grasshopper challenger
Players can enter two age groups.

Family Discount:
2 players from 1 family 5%
3 players or more from 1 family 10%

Closing Date:

30th September 2013

Please select here for more information and entry form.

Please select here to enter via email (please one email per entry).


Tennis Waikato-Bays: Taupo Tennis Club Open Seniors Tournament

Taupo Tennis Club Open Seniors Tournament
12 - 13  October 2013



12 - 13 October 2013

Men's and Women's doubles - Saturday
Mixed Doubles - Sunday


$400 to Men's and Women's winning pair.
$200 to Men's and Women's runner up pair.

Other great prizes for place getters in mixed doubles, plates and consolations plates.


Taupo Tennis Club
Redoubt Street


Mens/Womens/Mixed Doubles

Age Limit

All players must be 40+ years old.

Entry Fee:

$35 regardless of number of events entered.
Includes morning and afternoon teas and Saturday lunch.

Closing Date:

21st September 2013

Please select here for more information and entry form.


Tennis Waikato-Bays: Community Coach Course


Community Coach Course


This course is open to anyone who would like to begin a coaching career in tennis or would just like some basic skills in tennis coaching. This course is part of the TNZ coach's pathway. Parents, Students, Teachers, Club Volunteers and anyone interested in increasing their Tennis knowledge to help others.




18 August 2013 - Select here for registration form.




Jul 12, 2013

Vets 2014 - Norfolk Island - OTC Club Group Booking

Linked here is an entry form for the 2014 Norfolk Island tournament that has been very popular and well supported by OTC members.

It is suggested to get a group together from Otumoetai, and flight and accommodation bookings usually need to be done prior to Xmas. If you are interested please let Warwick know.

PS – Air New Zealand is the only airline from NZ and they only fly on Sundays.

Jul 6, 2013

TSWBOP New Items & Events

To all members,
Congratulations to Anita Walpole who was recently appointed as TNZS National Administrator.  She has replaced Sue Clarke who has left to live in Perth and we wish both of them all the best in their new ventures.

Attached is  a link to the Entry Form for Gate Pa's Kiwifruit Coast Tournament 24th / 25th August.

REMINDER:  TSWBOP Club Championships Doubles Events Sunday 7th July, Entries to tennisseniorswbop@xtra.co.nz by Thursday morning Club Day 4th July..

Date correction:  TNZS National Teams Event Friday18th, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April 2014 in Tauranga.

Sylvia  Wilmshurst                                                                                                                                        TSWBOP Secretary
Tennis Quote.....To err is human. To put the blame on someone else is doubles. -Anonymous.

Jul 1, 2013

Tennis Waikato-Bays: Agenda AGM

Please select here to view the agenda of the 5th Annual General Meeting of Tennis Waikato-Bays Region Incorporated to be held at:

Waikato Tennis Centre, Upstairs Lounge, Dey St, Hamilton East, Hamilton 
Sunday 28th July 2013 at 1.00pm.