New Zealand and Oceania

New Zealand World Championships Roster Filled With Promising Teens

15-year-old Erika Fairweather is part of the very young New Zealand roster ready to take on the world in Gwangju next month.

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2019 New Zealand Open Championships Photo Vault

The 2019 New Zealand Open Championships concluded in Auckland with record broken, best times performed and World Championships-worthy marks produced.

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New Zealand Para Swimming Team Named for 2019 World Championships

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) announced the selection of the team which will compete at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, Sept. 9-15.

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Grobbelaar Cleared To Compete For New Zealand At World Juniors

The question on Luan Grobbelaar’s citizenship, South Africa or New Zealand, has now been solved, with the teen officially becoming a Kiwi.

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2019 New Zealand Open Concludes With Teen Wins

18-year-old Eve Thomas collected a World Championships-worthy time in the women’s 800m free to close out the NZ Open in Auckland.

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Faster Than Dressel: 16-Year-Old Michael Pickett Nails 22.34 50 Free PB

16-year-old Michael Pickett just blasted a mark of 22.34 in the men’s 50m freestyle for silver, taking over the top time in the world for 18&U this year.

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List Of New Zealand World C’ships Qualifiers With 1 Day Left Of Open

15-year-old Erika Fairweather clocked a 200m free time worthy of World Championships consideration on night 4 of the 2019 NZ Open Championships.

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Ashby & Fairweather Among Day 4 Winners At New Zealand Open C’ships

Bradlee Ashby put up the 4th fastest 200m IM time of his career to add his name to the list of NZ World Championships qualifiers.

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New Zealand World C’ships Qualifiers Through Day 3 Of Open

Eve Thomas took silver in the women’s 400m free tonight in Auckland, dipping under the New Zealand ‘development consideration time’ for World Championships.

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New Zealand Open: 15-Year-Old Erika Fairweather Qualifies For World C’ships

On day 3 of the 2019 New Zealand Open, 15-year-old Erika Fairweather crushed a big-time personal best in the women’s 400m free to race her way to gold.

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Vakasama Clocks New Fijian National Records In Men’s 200 Breast, 400 IM

Fijian swimmer Taichi Vakasama fired off a new national record in the men’s 200m breaststroke event, his 2nd record of the NZ Open Championships.

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Clareburt Collects 2nd Gold, But No New Qualifiers On Day 2 Of NZ Open

Lewis Clareburt took the men’s 200m free title on night 2 of the 2019 New Zealand Championships but fell short of the FINA A cut for Gwangju.

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2 Kiwi World Championships Qualifiers Through Day 1 Of NZ Open

The New Zealand World Championships roster saw 2 names added on the 1st day of the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland.

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Clareburt Clocks 4:15 400 IM, Galyer Hits 2Back Worlds QT On Day 1 Of NZ Open

Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Lewis Clareburt put on a show in the men’s 400m IM to claim his first gold of the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships. 

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Sophie Pascoe Clocks 2 World Para Swimming Records To Kick-off Her NZ Open

Paralympian Sophie Pascoe kicked off the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships in style, nailing two World Para Swimming World Record son just day 1.

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