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 Mangawhai Charter Club FOURS tournament with two full Greens of  32 Teams was played over the weekend.  Winners were Chris Gore, Charlie Shepherd, Jeff Cole with the Browns Bay Green Keeper as their Skip. His name escapes me!  A Waipu team came runner up.  A great 2 days had by all.

Wendy Sarjeant & Mona Guttenbeil both reached the semi finals of the Centre Singles.  Paul Wightman lost to eventual winner Dean McMurchy.  PS- Thanks to Ralph Ballinger, a Northland Bowler for his expertise.

Website is finally up and running again. Will update as time permits !, Allan

NEWS – I have had trouble making changes to the Website recently and have experts looking into some of the operational problems. When it is fixed I will continue to update it.  Thanks to you all for your patience.  Allan
Congratulations to Sue Wightman for winning the Centre Champ of Champ singles at Kensington against Patricia Murray.
Christine Lineham & Wendy Sarjeant win the Centre pairs held at Mangawhai. Congratulations on a great achievement girls.
Mens Junior Champion is Nicky Third from Bruce Pain. Nicky had two lives and Bruce is a 1st year Bowler. Well done Nicky and a great effort for a first year bowler to reach the final.
Ladies Championship Junior Singles won by Val Tapp against Lorraine Davies, both with one life. Tremendous bowls played by al participants
Championship Mens Fours  won by Chris Gore, Charlie Shepherd, Glen Wintle & Warwick Catchpole —- Runners up were Paul Wightman, James Emslie, Rob Webber & Geoff Wheeler
Championship Ladies Fours won by Jackie Rutledge, Rawi Brewster & Fran Waterhouse. —- Runners up were Diane Robinson, Sue Epsom, Sue Belin & Sybil Crook
Men’s & Ladies Junior Pairs was played over the weekend. Men’s was won by – John Dawson & Rob Webber from Trevor West & Brett Stretton alias “WOMBLE”.  Some great bowls from all players
Ladies championship Junior Pairs was won by – Ally Connery & Fran Waterhouse from Val Tapp & Denise West.
Final of both Men’s and Ladies championship singles played last weekend with Paul Wightman winning from Lee Warburton in a tough final.  Sue Wightman winning against Wendy Sarjeant in a late come back & holding on to her two lives.  It was great to see a large number of supporters attend.  — “CLICK HERE”

A special thankyou to Jill Aitcheson for doing most of the organising !!!!

Ladies results of Centre 1st year singles:-
1st Elizabeth Tregidga from One Tree Point bowling club
2nd Michelle Lodge from Hikurangi bowling club
3rd Glenys Westlake from Onerahi bowling club
Men’s results:-
1st K Tanton from Mangakaramea
2nd Richard Rogers from Mangakaramea
3rd Garry McGarrison from Kensington ( A special thanks to the Markers who travelled)
1st Year Centre singles to be played at Kamo on Sunday 18th. Come along and watch !!!   7 x Entries from Mangawhai. Good luck to all & a BIG THANKYOU to Bruno for organising.
Ladies Singles final Sue Wightman (2 lives) vs Wendy Sarjeant will be played at 10:00 AM Saturday prior to men.
Men’s Singles played last weekend with Lee Warburton playing Paul Wightman (TWO Lives) in the final. Lee played some amazing bowls to defeat Paul 21-12 .  Paul & Lee will play again on Saturday February 17th at Midday to determine Club Champion.

Nicky Third & Ally Connery won their way through to the last Four in the Centre Junior singles, Men & Women

Men’s Championship Pairs played at the weekend in beautiful weather & 13 x teams entered. Some great games played and 4 x Teams making the second day.  Paul Freeman & Neville Franks, Chris Gore & Warrick Catchpole, Paul Wightman & Nicky Third and Ronnie Heaton & Allan Stebben – Paul Wightman with two lives.

Paul Wightman winning the final from Ronnie Heaton to take the Championship “CLICK HERE”

Mens Champ Triples winners (CLICK HERE)

Ladies Champ Triples winners  (CLICK HERE)

Ladies Classic was played during the week attracting 30 Teams of FOURS. from Waikato to Far North.  This was an amazing turn out in these hard times. Team from Mairangi Bay won with our local team of Sue Wightman, Carol Stebben, Diane Robinson & Val Tapp coming 2nd. Go to our Facebook page for more information & photos !!

What a great weekend with the Centre triples for both Men & Ladies at our Mangawhai Bowls Club. The men’s team did us proud by eliminating a top Hikurangi team, with Alf Smith (Skip), Keith Lineham & Alan Macintyre, however just losing to John Dunn skipped team from Onerahi in the semi final.  Final was won by the Kamo team with Alistair Trimmer (Skip).
Both Ladies teams of  Wendy Sarjeant, Sue Wightman & Christine Lineham plus Jackie Rutledge, Rawi Brewster & Fran Waterhouse reached the final to play off for a Centre title.  Jackie’s team ran out the winners on the last end. They are our new Centre champions. “CLICK HERE”
Ally & Fran lost the final of the Centre Junior Pairs 16 – 15 played at Waipu in trying conditions. What a super effort !!!
Went to Whangarei today to see Ally & Fran qualify  for the Centre Junior pairs finals at Waipu tomorrow Sunday. 4 x Teams left.  — Allan
Sue Belin won the 100 up title in a field of 16 players by defeating Val Tapp in the final.  Well done a great effort.
Ladies Champ Pairs concluded over the weekend with 4 x Teams left.  Wendy Sarjeant & Christine Lineham with 2 lives, played Jan Hollingsworth & Carol Stebben, won by Wendy.  Stella Rogers &  Sue Belin played Jackie Rutledge & Rawi Brewster with Jackie winning.  Championship Final was won by Wendy & Christine with TWO lives intact.
Ladies Championship Pairs first day. Picture by Val Tapp. (CLICK HERE)
Mangawhai Men’s invitation 2 Day Fours attracted only 18 Teams. Eventual winners a combined team from Hikurangi & Maungaturoto “CLICK HERE”
This  Day & Sunday Men’s Centre Singles played at Mangawhai on both GreensLadies will be at Onerahi & Kensington
Sue & Paul Wightman won the right to represent our Club Mangawhai in mixed pairs by winning the final against Kris Wintle & Glen Wintle
Doesn’t happen very often, both Women & Men Centre Pairs Champions from Mangawhai Bowls Club “WOW” Congratulations Warwick & Chris plus Wendy & Christine. “CLICK HERE”
Current CLUB Program under “EVENTS” Plenty of information about Bowls here plus Mangawhai Weather
Don’t forget to check out “All about World Bowls events” under “LINKS” tab
Results of the Ladies & Mens PENNANTS “CLICK HERE”
Opening day went well with a good table of food and turn out of  Bowlers. Some Bowlers braved the elements for a Roll Up.
Reminder to prospective new Bowlers !!!!  “HAVE A GO” day tomorrow 10:00am to Midday. Come and try the sport. Saturday 2nd September
Hi all & welcome back for the new season.
Just a reminder to read your emails as opening day is Sunday 3rd September at 12 Noon. Official opening at 2.30pm.
Contact Lyn Joyce for further details.  Fees are $90
Enjoy your Winter Bowls if playing. Wear warm gear and stay dry.
Prize Giving was very successful, although a day late.  Meal was great & all had a good night with some dancing later on.  Many pictures on our Facebook page thanks to Terry Mathews. – “Mangawhai Bowling Club”
BOWLS Prize Giving is now on Tuesday 16th at 6pm. $15 each. Check your mail for advice.  (Power outage on Monday forced this change)
A special mention for Paul Wightman, Alan McIntyre, John Dawson, Alf Smith, Peter Joyce & Ally Connery for work on stretching the Carpet Green plus a Clean up over three days this week. We’ll done all.
Even though extremely bad weather affected the “Charter Club”  Bowls tournament, it was a success. Rain and wind made this friendly occasion difficult for the organizers as teams from Far North to Waikato took part.  Fun was had by all.
Results of the Junior SIXES played at Kensington & Kamo on 23rd of April & won by Onerahi.  — Onerahi go on to play Far North, North Harbour & Auckland club qualifiers for the Mercedes Cup.  1st Onerahi 28 win points, 2nd Kensington 25 win points, 3rd Kamo 24 win points “Mangawhai BLUE Team finished 5th on 19 win points” — To View (CLICK HERE)
Ladies & Men’s First Year singles played over the weekend. Carol Clark won over Lorraine Davies to take Ladies title.  In the men’s  Geoff  Wheeler won over Rob Webber. Well done to all those player that competed. (CLICK HERE)
Junior Singles won by Sue Belin from Fran Waterhouse “CLICK HERE”
Jill Aitchison & Marie Reid won The Junior Championship Pairs from Ally Connery & Querida Smith in trying wind conditions “CLICK HERE”
Sue Wightman wins 100UP singles in a close contest from Sybil Crook.  Final completed after many weeks delay “CLICK HERE”
Continuation of the men’s Junior singles took place with Peter Joyce taking on John Parker, both 3rd year juniors.  John prevailed in a close fought match, thus pitting John against James Emslie for the Junior Championship title.  This was a close fought match with John Parker winning the final 21 – 19.  John still held a life in hand in this two life championship.  Great viewing.  Special thanks to Bruno Barnetta for marking. (CLICK HERE)
Junior Bowls Championship for both Men & Ladies began this weekend.  We still have a few players left to fight it out to get a winner of both events.  In the MEN John Parker still has 2- lives with James Emslie & Peter Joyce on 1- life.
In the LADIES     Fran Waterhouse & Val Tapp still have 2- lives with Querida Smith & Sue Belin on 1- life.  Well run by Dave Frame & Sue Belin & special thanks to all the Markers that turned up to help.
Championship Fours was won by Tom Gowie’s team with Dave Frame, Paul Freeman & Alistair Colliar in a close fought final against Paul Wightman,  Rob Henson, Terry John & John Parker. “CLICK HERE”
Ladies Champ Fours was won by Sue Wightman, Val Tapp, Fran Waterhouse & Christine McIntyre from Lyn Wintle, Kris Wintle, Denise West & Stella Rogers “CLICK HERE”
Champ of Champ Singles was Won by Manu Timoti last weekend with our one & only Sue Wightman Runner up. Well done Sue
1st year Northland singles was played  on Sunday 19th of March at Kensington.   We had success in the Ladies championship as Lorraine Davies won 3 out of 4 matches and took the title on differential.  Congratulations to Lorraine and thanks to Bruno, other Coaches & “Specially” Markers for their help.  Other entries were:- Jeanette Mabin,  Rob Webber,  Geoff Wheeler,  Carol Clark & Jeanette Vickers.  All played well. (CLICK HERE)
Glen Wintle – is our new singles Champion after winning against Chris Gore in the final
Ladies Singles final between Christine Lineham & Sue Wightman was played over the weekend with Sue winning the title. Congratulations Sue
Four teams from Mangawhai entered the DOUBTLESS BAY Mixed fours at Coopers  Beach.  All teams played well in a strong field of 28 teams.  3 games of 2 hours for two days of qualifying.  Top sixteen featured our team of  Allan Stebben, Mona Guttenbeil, Ally Connery & Carol Stebben with one loss in 6 games in the Final day saw this team win the trophy with 4 out of 4 wins.  Bruno Barnetta played with a Warkworth team to win the Consolation. (CLICK HERE)
Gran Wintle Pairs was won by Jan HollandFran Waterhouse from Carol Harrison & Querida Smith.
Ladies Championship Singles (Potential final) to be played tomorrow (Saturday) between Sue Wightman & Christine Lineham at approximately 9am.
Glen Wintle & Chris Gore will play out the final of  Men’s singles after both have lost a life to each other. Date to be decided.
Congratulations to the following winners from the President’s Invitation Fours tournament held on Thursday 23rd February, 2023
1st Dave Frame , Alistair Collier, Rawi Brewster and Carol Harrison
2nd Warkworth team – Tom Gowie, Neil C, Steve S & Guy R
3rd Allan Stebben, Carol Stebben, Erin Wildermoth & Jill Aitchison
Ladies Pairs Championship was a huge success over the weekend with a large field.  Winners were Sue Wightman & Val Tapp over Wendy Sarjeant & Christine Lineham in a hard fought final decided in the 18th end under no time limit. (CLICK HERE)
Men’s Championship Triples played over the weekend with 11 teams taking part.  6 Teams made the second day on a two life system.  The champs were Terry Darwent, Warwick Catchpole & Chris Gore defeating Ron Heaton, Graeme Brockelsby & Len Lawrence still retaining their two lives.  
It has been pointed out to me by a valued member that the script type I use on this page is hard to read, so I have made a change from now on.
With the weather being the worst in years a number of tournaments have been cancelled or postponed. Our secretary does her very best to let you know early.
For results of the inaugural SKIPS & THREES Singles – (CLICK HERE)
Junior SIXES to represent Mangawhai (CLICK HERE)
Club Champ Fours first Day started on Saturday (CLICK HERE)

I don’t have much information, however it appears both teams came 3rd in the Northland SEVENS. 

Men had a second team in the competition.  A good turn out for Club day on Sunday.

SEVENS Teams selected:“CLICK HERE”

The weekend 17th & 18th December  saw 17 men’s Pairs teams battle out the Club Champ Pairs.

Charlie Shepherd & Shane Judson won keeping their two lives intact from Paul Wightman & Allan Stebben – A special thanks to Gerry Mulligan for running this event.

Hams & Lambs was a success on Wednesday with a lot of fun, however persistent drizzle  required an early finish !!!

The Centre Triples held on Saturday & Sunday at Mangawhai in sometimes wild weather conditions.

Both Men’s & Ladies were won by Local teams from Mangawhai. On the final day Charlie Shepherd, Dave Frame & Alistair Colliar won against Kensington team skipped by top bowler Dean McMurchy in a very tight finish.  (Dean McMurchy had recently won the NZ Singles Champ of Champs Singles) “CLICK HERE”

Ladies winners were Wendy Sarjeant. Sue Wightman & Christine Lineham from Marie Attwoods team also from Kensington.  A great result with both Colin Wintles team & Carol Stebben & team also making the last five. “CLICK HERE”

Ladies Bowls CLASSIC, 2 – day tournament played in bad weather conditions was shortened on the second day, however with sponsorship from the “Mangawhai Club” & “Craig Matheson” of Barfoot & Thompson  the following results were found.  30 Teams of Fours entered.  Meals and after match function provided plenty of entertainment. (CLICK TO VIEW)

1st – Diane Lawrence team, Far North

2nd – Betty Mitchell team, Hikurangi

3rd – Elaine McClintock Team, Orewa

4th – Janice Little Team, Kensington

5th – Jackie Rutledge Team, Mangawhai

6th – Linda Anderson Team,  Warkworth.

Ladies 100 UP played on Wednesday attracted a large field,  A  knockout handicap competition gives all players a chance.  Last two players standing were – Sue Wightman & Sybil Crook.  Final date to be arranged !

Ladies Senior Champ Triples played on the weekend was won by Wendy Sarjeant (s), Carol Stebben & Christine Lineham with Sue Epson (s), Sue Belin & Ali Connery runner up

Men’s two day Fours with a field of 26 teams was won by Onerahi team of, Dean McMurchy, Hugh Fittler, Ian Bowick & John Dunn.  (Note – Dean also won the New Zealand Champ of Champ singles)

Kris  & Glen Wintle won the Mixed Pairs against Jan Hollingsworth & Neville Franks in a close encounter.

Northland Representative teams named:-   In the mens’ Paul Wightman has been retained in the selection.

 In the Ladies’ Sue Wightman, Wendy Sarjeant. Mona Guttenbeil & Christine Lineham have been selected.

If you know of anyone interested in trying Lawn Bowls please let them know “HAVE A GO” day is on Saturday 3rd September for 2 hours at 10:00am. “CLICK HERE”

 Late but not least,  Congratulations to Neville Franks & Paul Wightman for winning the Northland Center Pairs“CLICK HERE to view”

Winners at Leigh – (CLICK HERE)

Ladies teams played the Orewa Classic this week and TWO teams won prizes -(CLICK HERE)

Ladies Championship singles final was finally played on Tuesday 15th at 1pm,  Sue Wightman played Carol Stebben in the final.  Sue started  really well to take a good lead.  Carol picked her game up & came back , however Sue is the champion 21-11.  Well done Sue Wightman.   Thanks to Neville Franks for Marking in the absence of President – Barbara Pengelly

R. Brewster & R. Parker win “Gran Wintle” drawn Pairs “CLICK to View”

Congratulations to participants in the Ladies Junior Pairs won over the weekend “CLICK HERE”

Winners at Maungaturoto Heatley “CLICK HERE”

Latest on mens 100 UP results.  Well done Paul Wightman & Dave Frame “CLICK HERE”

To let you know that three men’s teams entered the NZ Charter Clubs fours tournament in Upper Hut Wellington this week.  They are trying to qualify in the top 32 teams.  Paul Wightman & Colin Wintle’s teams have both qualified for this knockout stage.    Well Done!!!

Ladies OPEN Singles played over the weekend with 18 – players competing for the Club senior title.  By the end of Saturday Stella Rogers & Christine Lineham still had TWO lives.  Also still in were Sue Wightman & Carol Stebben.  The second day saw the TWO lifers reduced to ONE.  Then Sue taking Christine out to play Carol in the final on another day to be scheduled.  (Special mention for Christine Lineham as this is her last Junior year for reaching the last four.)

Men’s Singles Final completed on Sunday between Charlie Shepherd & Alf Smith.  Charlie prevailed as the winner 21-19 in a tight game.  This gave Charlie his first Singles championship. “CLICK HERE”

1st Year Singles champions for 2022,  Good Coaching from Sue & Bruno, Congratulations to all players (CLICK HERE)

Weekend just gone saw the Mens’ Championship Singles played.  26 Players took part in a 2 – life draw.  On Sunday Alf Smith, only 2 Lifer played Wayne Neal to continue, John Rynne played Keith Blincow with Keith going on to win. Keith Blincow went on to play Charlie Shepherd with Charlie winning while Paul Freeman played John Hall with John winning.  John Hall lost to Keith Blincow who then lost.  Charlie Shepherd with one life played Alf Smith to win by one point.  A date for both is still to be sorted as both now have one life.

FINAL IS:-   CHARLIE SHEPHERD vs ALF SMITH

Just a note to let you all know that Paul Wightman, Dusty Reader, Steve Smith & George Lydiard are in the Final of the Taranaki FOURS this afternoon.  Will be on YOUTUBE.  from Allan

Junior Centre Singles were played last weekend.  Nicky Third was runner up to winner Jeff Cole (18- 21) of  Hikurangi and John Parker made the last Four in a good turnout from Mangawhai

Junior Championship Singles Ladies & Men played over the weekend, Both Finals were outstanding for different reasons:- Fran Waterhouse playing after injury to come runnerup & Christine Lineham getting her 4th Singles title in 5 years, Mens final saw some outstanding heads with Shane taking the honours with 2 lives “CLICK HERE”

Mangawhai Bowls 2x4x2 Mixed Pairs results “CLICK to SEE”

Always a FUN day with Non Bowlers, Some of the teams “CLICK HERE”

Championship Triples winners were:- Ladies – Wendy Sarjeant (S), Carol Stebben & Christine Lineham from Lyn Wintle (S), Carol Harrison & Christine Mcintyre  “CLICK HERE”

Championship Triples Winners were:- MENS – Paul Wightman (S), Dave Frame & Alistair Colliar from Charlie Shepherd (S), Terry Darwent, Wayne Neal “CLICK HERE”

Mens & Ladies Centre Triples winners “CLICK HERE”

**NEWSFLASH**

Junior 1-5yr Classic is “FULL” for the 27th December

The Ladies TWO day Classic turned out a big success despite all the restrictions imposed by Covid.
A special thanks to all the Northern teams that supported this top tournament.
Results of the Mangawhai Ladies Classic are:- “CLICK HERE”
A Special thanks must go to Jackie Rutledge & Terry Mathews for making photos available to me for the Website,  Thanks from Allan
Mens Champ Fours won on final end by Alf Smith & Team (CLICK HERE)
Ladies Champ Pairs won by Wendy Sarjeant & Christine Lineham — (CLICK HERE)
Ladies Championship Fours winners “CLICK HERE”
Winter Winners – “CLICK HERE”
Result of the 2021 ALICE CAMERON Triples “take a look” (CLICK HERE)
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Remember “HAVE A GO” day at Lawn Bowls today Saturday 2nd October at 10:00am to 12:00 Midday.
The selectors selected 2 teams to represent Mangawhai in the Centre Mixed Interclub competition.
Winners were our Mangawhai Blue Team
Mangawhai Green Team:
Pair No 1: Lead  – Stu Charity
Pair No 1: Skip   – Bruno Barnetta
Pair No 2: Lead  – Alistair Collier
Pair No 2: Skip   – Jan Hollingsworth
Fours Lead:        – Dundee Henwood
Fours Two:         – Keith Stewart
Fours Three:      – Mona Guttenbiel
Fours Skip:        – Wendy Sarjeant
Mangawhai Blue Team:
Pair No 1: Lead  – Shane Judson
Pair No 1: Skip   – Paul Wightman
Pair No 2: Lead  – Neville Franks
Pair No 2: Skip   – Sue Wightman
Fours Lead:        – Christine Lineham
Fours Two:         – Di Robinson
Fours Three:      – Dave Frame
Fours Skip:        – Tom Gowie
Reserves:  Keith Lineham, Bruce Tobin, Alf Smith, John  Parker, Sue Mathews, Jill Gowie

Mangawhai team wins Champ of Champ Fours – Congratulations to the Girls (CLICK HERE)

Bowls Closing on Monday evening was very successful.  Photos will follow. “CLICK HERE”

Summer season comes to an end. Winter tournament will be in place soon.

Paul Wightman,  selected in the Northland Team currently playing NZ Inter – Center in Wellington.  Congratulations Paul

Ladies Championship Singles results.  Winner was Mona Guttenbeil with Carol Stebben runnerup. (CLICK HERE)

Ladies Leads & Two’s Singles was played this week with 15 entries.  Winner was Sybil Crook with Vicky Charity runner up. 

Well done Bruno & Dundee for winning the Club Championship Pairs from Wayne Neal & Colin Neal in a close final.  Bruno & Dundee still had 2 Lives. (CLICK HERE)

Congratulations go to Christine Lineham for winning the Centre Junior Singles !!!!

First year Ladies Club Singles won by Denise West from Sue Mathews in hot competition. First year Mens’ Club Singles won by Nicky Third (transfered first year Bowler) from Lyndon Hall in hot company, Well done to all who competed.

Team skipped by Jan Hollingsworth, Sue Wightman & Jan Holland won the final of the Club Championship Triples against Wendy Sarjeant (S), Christine Lineham & Christine Mcintyre.

Paul Chandler, a first year junior last year won the mens Handicap 100UP singles from Paul Wightman in the final. Both Pauls’ could go out in the final end, however Paul Chandler was the winner. — Congratulations.

Have first hand information that Mangawhai Lady Bowlers all enjoyed the NZ Maori Bowls tournament.  They had a great time.

Club Championship Triples won by Paul Wightman (S), Dave Frame & Alistair Colliar over Terry Mathews (S), Harry Foote & Grant Moffitt. — Was amazing to see Terry Mathews skip a senior team as a Junior player. Well done Terry !!(CLICK HERE)

Mens 100 UP singles final to be played at future notice between two “Pauls” Paul Wughtman & last year new bowler Paul Chandler. Paul Chandler joined Bowls in 2020, however with work commitments played very little.  This is a handicap knockout event where the more experienced Bowler must overcome a graded handicap to reach 100 points and win.

Congratulations to Tom Gowie, Dave Frame, Paul Freeman & Alistair Colliar for winning the Centre Fours in a close final against an Arapohue team led by Tom Webb.  (Click Here)  Also !!!! Kris Wintle, Lyn Wintle, Wendy Sarjeant & Christine Lineham were runners up in the Ladies Centre Fours, losing the final on an extra end !!!

Junior Singles finals day saw Christine Lineham & (Kiwi) Keith  Stewart each with two lives play Val Tapp and Terry Mathews.   Christine won without losing a life, however Terry won both games against Keith Stewart to win the men’s junior title.  Some excellent play was on view over the two days from 22 players.

It is with great sadness I report the loss of  Murray Heaton.  Murray was an  excellent Bowler, a good Coach and one of the real characters in our Club,  Rest in peace Murray.  You will be missed …..

Junior Classic won by  Mangawhai team of:–  Christine Lineham, Geoff Wood, Keith Lineham & Elaine Hamber. What a great result. (CLICK HERE)

Paul Wightman wins club Championship Singles, Runnerup – Glen Wintle

Picture taken at the Ladies Classic (CLICK HERE)

Two Day Ladies prestige Classic won by a composite Northland team, Skipped by Leanne Stewart- (CLICK HERE)

Interclub Sevens teams selected – “CLICK HERE”

Ladies Champ Pairs final provided an excellent match between two teams with one life. – Won 16-15 on the last end by Rawi Brewster & Jackie Rutledge. Runners up were – Sue Epsom & Diane Robinson “CLICK HERE”

Extremely colourful team seen at Fours Tournament “CLICK HERE”

The “John Wintle” Memorial Bowls Invitation Fours with 32 teams was played over the weekend.  A very successful weekend was had by all with lot’s of help from volunteers.  “Winners winning five out of five games were Tom Webb, Jason Webb, Marty Webb & Patrick Lewis from Arapohue”

Mens Championship Fours won by Bruno Barnetta, Stuart Charity, Rob Cleaver & Dundee Henwood.  Ladies won by Wendy Sarjeant and team.  Congratulations to all. (CLICK HERE)

It is with great sadness to inform you that John Ballard has passed away.  Our thoughts are with Jill and family,  John had previously run Business House Bowls and worked hard along with Jan & Neville plus others running Housie.  John also donated a very good Computer to the Mangawhai Club. 

New season opening day Sunday 6th of September at 12pm.  All welcome, whites or Club colours please!  Fees are $170, $80 for Bowls & $90 for Mangawhai Club.  New Bowlers $140, $50 for first year of Bowls & $90 for Club.

Please let your neighbours or friends know our “HAVE A GO” day at Bowls is at 10:00am to 12:00pm, Just TWO hours of your time to experience the game of  Lawn Bowls. Date is September 5th at our Club at 10:00am. FREE & no obligation to join. CLICK ON “HAVE A GO” link above

Bowls AGM on Sunday 26th August at 10:00am. Please come along !!

New Blackboards on our “C” Carpet Green

“Great News” – Tom Gowie, Paul Freeman & Neville Franks win Northland Champ of Champ Triples

COVID-19 restrictions are now at Level 1. Winter Bowls began last week. Take care and have fun everyone.

Mangawhai Club & Mangawhai Bowls are working under Level 2 of COVID-19.  You can use the Carpet Green via the concrete path. Sign the form and clean your hands with sanitiser.  Boards are now attached to shelters with Mats hanging on the back.  Boards have a Bolt on the back to hold them in place when in use.  ENJOY

HUGE SHOCK to us all.  “COVID-19 VIRUS” is world wide & threatens many of our older players.  Our Bowls Club & Charter Club have closed down.  Please look out for each other, stay in contact and stay in your “BUBBLE”  A phone call to friends may be enough.  We can get through this.  TAKE CARE !!!!

Jan Holland & “New Bowler” Helen  Bailey win Gran Wintle Pairs – 4 wins out of 4 games.

Len Lawrence takes mens’ 100UP from second year bowler John Hall – This is a handicap event.

Elaine Hamber takes 100UP Singles over Janice Little – This is a handicap event.

Top level of Bowls played by all, in Junior Singles Championship.  CLICK HERE —This was a “Lineham Festival.”

Christine Lineham takes Junior Singles title with two lives.  Sue Belin Runner Up, in a close encounter. — PS – Thanks Wendy for the Photos !!!

Keith Lineham wins men’s Junior Singles title with two lives still intact from Geoff Wood in a close match. — “Special reference to Brian  Preston, New Bowler making the last four” — “Please remember our President, Vice plus Match Committee Members & Markers for all their help” All this work is voluntary !!!

Elaine Hamber is the Ladies 100UP Champion for the season

DID YOU KNOW !!! – Composite team of Sue Wightman & Ann Muir won prestigious Birkenhead Pairs against Australian Karen Murphy & Partner.

Womens Championship Pairs won by Sue Wightman & Anna Greenwood from Wendy Sargeant & Janice Little.

“LATEST NEWS” (Six Juniors in both events) Fran Waterhouse wins 1st year Ladies Singles with Linda Chisholm runner up. In a field of SIX.  Well done Fran.

Kevin Thomlinson wins 1st year Mens Singles with Terry Mathews runner up. !! Some great bowls here as this was a close run.

Special thanks to Mark Elliott & especially Christine Line

Mona Guttenbeil wins ladies Club Singles championship with Jan Hollingsworth runner up !! (CLICK HERE)

Special thanks to Mark Elliott & especially Christine Lineham for helping me with Website updates !!!!

Congrats to Jackie Rutledge, Rawi Brewster & Christine Lineham for winning the ladies Club Triples Championship also in gusty wind conditions.

Congrats to Graham Wintle, Charlie Shepherd, Paul Wightman & Keith Blincow for winning mens’ Club Fours Championship in windy conditions

Congratulations to our “Junior Bowls 3 Five team” winning Northland Juniors tournament. – Janice Little, Keith Lineham & Christine Lineham

Don’t forget the Christmas cheer HO ! HO ! tournament on Wednesday.  Lot’s of fun to be had.

Ladies Classic Fours won by Hikurangi’s Betty Mitchell’s team with our own Sue Wightman’s team 2nd and Elaine McClintock 3rd.  Some excellent teams at this event as usual.

“BREAKING NEWS” Neville Franks wins Men’s Club Singles title from Paul Wightman – Neville won 21-20 in an exiting game.  He carried his TWO lives through withoout a loss.  Well done Neville !!!!

Sad news, Ian Toddun past away last week.  Ian was well known to most of us.

KittyHawks tournament at our Club raises over $2000 dollars for  Northland Rescue Hellicopter.

Your Club is trialing Bowls 3/5 on a Thursday night, so come and see how it’s played as it could be the future, – A fast paced game of  2 Bowl Triples of Two sets of 5 x ends, If drawn a tie breaker end will be played to deside the winner.

Sue Wightman “WINS” Center Singles Title beating Joan Erceg in the final

In the Ladies Center Singles, both Janice Little & Sue Wightman qualified for the second day.

On knockout second day they lost to Gordon Bonds team with six teams left.

Men’s Center Triples qualifiers were Paul Wightman, Allan Stebben & Ron Heaton.

Congratulations to “Paul Wightman” on runner up in the “Ivan Kostanich” Premier North Harbour Singles to young up and coming Aiden Takarua from Pt Chevalier. Paul lost the final 21 – 17.

I have updated Members under Admin.  So if someone is missing please let me know your details & I will add them. – Allan

Good turn out for 1st Wednesday CLUB day !!

25 possible members turn up for “HAVE A GO” day.

2019-20 Club Programme available under Events. (CHANGES HAVE ALREADY BEEN MADE, So check your emails !!!)

Don’t forget “OPENING DAY Sunday 8th September” at 10:00AM !!!!

If you know anyone who may be interested in Bowls, please let them know our “HAVE A GO” day is on Saturday 7th September from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. —  Free to try !!

Enjoy the Winter season & if not playing winter Bowls we can all look forward to the new summer season in September 2019

Don’t forget your tickets for Prize Giving Dinner !!!!

Mangawhai Central Fours Results “Click Here”

Congratulations to Sue Wightman & Rawi Brewster in achieving runner up in the Champ of Champ Pairs, They only lost on an extra end.

Both Sue & Paul Wightman reached the semi finals of the Champ of Champ Singles at Ruawai and Dargaville respectively.

Mens 100 UP won by “KIWI” Keith Stewart with John Rynne runner up

Womens 100 UP won by Sue Wightman in a close contest, however as well as Janice Little played & she did play well, Sue ran out the winner !  A comment,  –  Deserved more supporters from our Club for a worthy final.  Approximately 10 people is not good support !!!!

Womens 100 Up Final to be played tomorrow – Monday 4th March at 9:30am between Sue Wightman & Janice Little, Come along and support them.

Colin Wintle & Alf Smith take out our mens Club  Pairs championship from Dave  Frame & Alistair Colliar.  Third place went to Charlie Shepherd & Allan Stebben.

Peter Joyce achieves second place in 1st Year Center Singles ! CONGRATS – PETER & all 1st year Ladies & Men who entered.

Since Christine was playing I thought I would let you all know that Janice Little & Christine Lineham reached and played the final in the Junior Center Singles. Was won by Janice 21-11. Both players played extremely well throughout the weekend.  To have both players reach the final was a tremendous achievement CLICK HERE

In the men’s Center Junior Singles both “Kiwi” Keith Stewart & Glen Wintle qualified & Glen reached the semi final.  A strong field saw Gordon Wright win from Dave Smith.

Men’s Club Champ Singles won by Paul Wightman in the final against Ron Heaton.  Fantastic bowls played over the 2 days.

Congratulations to Sue Wightman who won the Women’s Club Champ Singles.  Runner up Elaine Hamber a junior player who played fantastic bowls to get to the final.

Christine Lineham takes out women’s Junior singles title from Janice Little.  A good field in HOT conditions saw Janice & Christine eventually beat each other until Christine prevailed to win the final

Results off Men’s & Women’s Club fours Championship !!! “CLICK HERE”

Womens Classic 4’s a huge success thanks to great sponsorship.  “CLICK HERE”

Congrats to Men’s Triples Runner Up at Center – N. Franks, P. Freeman & D. Frame plus  K. Stewart, R. Heaton & P. Wightman for qualifying !!!

“BREAKING NEWS” – Sue Wightman wins 3rd GOLD STAR CLICK HERE”

Ladies ! Check out your Honours Boards – under RESULTS

LOOK at the LATEST BOWLS MAGAZINE “CLICK HERE” or go to LINKS !!!

Thanks to Ron Heaton for getting two new Sirens & Electrician Chris Waring to replace them, as our Time Clocks were showing their age.  Purchased 2002.  Well done Ron !!!

Men’s Championship Triples won by P. Wightman, G. Wintle & J. Valentine in a close contest with A. Colliar, G. Brocklesby & L. Lawrence

Heatley won by Mangawhai team of Colin Wintle, Terry Darwent, Stella Rogers & Wayne Neal

Please remind any prospective new Bowlers that Coaching continues at 4:PM each Tuesday!!!  Potential players can attend for three lessons prior to paying their Sub !!

Huge turnout at our first amalgamated Bowls opening.  Looks like a good season  for 2018-19

Holliday Shield won by Mangawhai at Maungaturoto !! “Click Here”

 16 – possible players attended “HAVE A GO” day on Sunday 26th.  A good turn out.  Many thanks to all our players & Coaches for making it a success !!

Our Club opening for the new season is on 9th September at 10am for play with official opening at 1pm.  Please bring a plate

Northland Centre Opening on 2nd September at 1PM. All welcome

We are now an amalgamated Club !!! 24th June 2018.  Website will be updated to include both Men & Women over Winter

Paul Freeman is our latest LIFE Member, joining Fay Wintle, Len Lawrence, John Wintle, Colin Wintle, Sue Wightman & Kris Wintle

Contrary to belief if you read the Paper, “Winter Bowls is underway on Monday & Thursday plus the Carpet Green is used for Coaching plus Practice” — Also to be noted, Individuals & Groups have made contact via this Website to book Bowls sessions over Summer & Winter for $5 per player paid to the “Mangawhai Club”

Mangawhai do well at CENTRE PRIZE GIVING !!!  –  We want more of our players to attend next year PLEASE !!!!! “Especially Winners !!!”

Check Out my “DO YOU REMEMBER” column as I have more !!!

DID YOU KNOW ??? “Click Here”

CLICK HERE to see JUNIOR SIXES results !

Magical Mangawhai Tournament a big success, “Click Here”

Hospice Drawn Triples Results “CLICK HERE”

Glen Wintle wins Junior Singles 21-15 from Rob Henson  “CLICK HERE”

Glen Wintle & Keith “KIWI” Stewart win Junior Pairs final “CLICK HERE”

BREAKING NEWS” “CLICK HERE”

Geoff Wood is our 1st year Club singles Champion with Mark Elliott runner up

Geoff Wood 3rd in Northland First year Singles

Junior Singles final between Glen Wintle & Rob Henson
CLUB Championship Singles FINAL played on Monday 29th January between Paul Wightman & Alistair Colliar, Alistair is a Skip and a new member of our Club from Omanu Tauranga.  It was a great final as both these players won against each other in qualifiying.  Alistair stretched out to a lead of 10-3 before Paul made progress ———– Paul  finished the winner 21-16 making him the 2017-18 Champion..——–  Paul Freeman was 3rd.
Junior Sixes team selected “CLICK Here”

“Junior Sixes team win at Kamo.” Great achievement by the team as they progress on to play region 1 Centres’

Northland Centre Triples Champions “Click Here”
Team comes Runner up in Centre Fours “Click Here”
Invitation Fours won by “DRAWN” Mangawhai Team “CLICK HERE”

Championship Fours won  “CLICK HERE”

Come to NON Bowler Day “CLICK HERE” for More !!
Championship Pairs Results “CLICK HERE”
Championship Triples Results “CLICK HERE”
“HEATLEY” won by local Mangawhai team “Click Here”
Centre Pennants results on Bowls Northland website OR – “Click on our Link”

Check out our new Green Rink Numbers & Markers for all three greens !!    These are Health & Safety conscious

Check the new Club Progamme out “CLICK HERE”

JUNIORS WIN “CLICK HERE”
Carpet Green Busy over Winter “Click Here for more”
New Aussie Bowls Magazine “CLICK HERE” or go to LINKS for more !!
Look at our new Photos of our CLUB by DRONE !!!  Thanks to Matt Lennan of Leigh Bowling Club.
Be there for the Club DRAW Tuesday & Friday nights !!!
Please support HOUSIE/BINGO on Fridays !!!
Our Club Honour’s Board is now on our Website to view.  Includes Juniors & Officials.  Pages can be found under the Results tab.
Junior Hagger – at Arapohue won by Mangawhai team !!!
Congratulations to Ross, Murray & Ron “Click for more”
Your Committee have purchased a new set of eight white JACK’S/KITTY’S for the Grass Greens.  Thanks to Ross Hollingsworth for his business contacts !!!!
Don’t forget to read or click on the “DID YOU KNOW” column !!!
Check out the latest Newsletters !!  & Check out our LINKS, for EXTRA INFO !!!!
If anyone has photos of  Bowls Opening day over the years could they please contact – Allan on 4315232.
Stocks of the Men’s Club Uniforms are now available from Noel Howard.  He has Jackets ,Trousers and Shirts available in all sizes, so if you are needing to  replace any of your clothing, contact Noel on 431 5070
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 Our Club opening for the new season is on 9th September

Northland Centre Opening on 2nd Setember at 1PM. All welcome

 We are now an amalga.mated Club !!! 24th June 2018.  Website will be updated to include   both Men & Women over Winter

Paul Freeman is our latest LIFE Member, joining Fay Wintle, Len Lawrence, John Wintle, Colin Wintle, Sue Wightman & Kris Wintle

CLUB Championship Singles FINAL played on Monday 29th January between Paul Wightman & Alistair Colliar, Alistair is a Skip and a new member of our Club from Omanu Tauranga.  It was a great final as both these players won against each other in qualifiying.  Alistair stretched out to a lead of 10-3 before Paul made progress ———– Paul  finished the winner 21-16 making him the 2017-18 Champion..——–  Paul Freeman was 3rd.
Junior Sixes team selected “CLICK Here”

“Junior Sixes team win at Kamo.” Great achievement by the team as they progress on to play region 1 Centres’

Northland Centre Triples Champions “Click Here”
Team comes Runner up in Centre Fours “Click Here”
Invitation Fours won by “DRAWN” Mangawhai Team “CLICK HERE”

Championship Fours won  “CLICK HERE”

Come to NON Bowler Day “CLICK HERE” for More !!
Championship Pairs Results “CLICK HERE”
Championship Triples Results “CLICK HERE”
“HEATLEY” won by local Mangawhai team “Click Here”
Centre Pennants results on Bowls Northland website OR – “Click on our Link”

Check out our new Green Rink Numbers & Markers for all three greens !!    These are Health & Safety conscious

Check the new Club Progamme out “CLICK HERE”

JUNIORS WIN “CLICK HERE”
Carpet Green Busy over Winter “Click Here for more”
New Aussie Bowls Magazine “CLICK HERE” or go to LINKS for more !!
Look at our new Photos of our CLUB by DRONE !!!  Thanks to Matt Lennan of Leigh Bowling Club.
Be there for the Club DRAW Tuesday & Friday nights !!!
Please support HOUSIE/BINGO on Fridays !!!
Our Club Honour’s Board is now on our Website to view.  Includes Juniors & Officials.  Pages can be found under the Results tab.
Junior Hagger – at Arapohue won by Mangawhai team !!!
Congratulations to Ross, Murray & Ron “Click for more”
Your Committee have purchased a new set of eight white JACK’S/KITTY’S for the Grass Greens.  Thanks to Ross Hollingsworth for his business contacts !!!!
Don’t forget to read or click on the “DID YOU KNOW” column !!!
Check out the latest Newsletters !!  & Check out our LINKS, for EXTRA INFO !!!!
If anyone has photos of  Bowls Opening day over the years could they please contact – Allan on 4315232.
Stocks of the Men’s Club Uniforms are now available from Noel Howard.  He has Jackets ,Trousers and Shirts available in all sizes, so if you are needing to  replace any of your clothing, contact Noel on 431 5070

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