It is with much sadness that that we must advise that our old friend Keith Mann, past President of Fencing New Zealand, past President of Mid-South, and past New Zealand Selector for many years,  passed away on Saturday morning  in Christchurch Hospital at the age of 89. He has been unwell for most of this year and in hospital and briefly a rest home for the last month or so.

Fencing NZ continues to monitor the situation with regard to rules around participation in sport and vaccinations and note that the implementation of the new Government Covid Protection Framework (traffic light) system is anticipated prior to Christmas.

The Long List has been published and is available here. Please take the time to check your entry and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if there are any errors or omissions.



The Fencing NZ Board has confirmed its approach to New Zealand participation in the Commonwealth Fencing Championships 2022 being held in London, 9-20 August 2022.

The Board wants to enable participation by a New Zealand team, with the proviso that we can meet our duty of care to the team given the challenges created by the Covid pandemic.

Proposed Calendar for 2022 below - includes additional competitions early in 2022 as ranking tournaments.

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