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Sunday, 20 November 2016 21:14

National Refereeing Seminar

On Saturday the 26th November we are hosting Mike Thornton, an international referee from Scotland, who will run a refereeing seminar in Auckland. If you are interested please register using the form below.

If you know someone who may be interested please share this information with them.


When: 10am - 4pm, Saturday 26th November 2016
Where: Epsom Girls Grammar School (specific location to be advised to registrants)

National Referee Seminar Registration Form:


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 Fencing North Annual General Meeting - 2016

Thursday 1st December 2016, 7.30pm

Meadowbank Community Centre

Fencing North's AGM for the year shall be held on the 1st December 2016 at 7.30pm in the Meadowbank Community Centre, 29 St Johns Rd.

The AGM is where we elect our Executive Officers and set affiliation fees for the following year. All Fencing North members are encouraged to attend this meeting and to exercise their rights to vote. If you cannot attend the meeting you can give your vote to another member to cast by proxy - if you want to do this you need to email Oliver Agnew (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

For 2017 we will be looking for additional help running Fencing North. This ranges from helping us put on events to keeping everything running smoothly behind the scenes. If there is something you want to help us with please let us know - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Nominees for Executive Positions:

We are looking for nominations for the Executive Officer Positions in 2017. Nominations are open to any member of Fencing North, if you would like to nominate someone to a position please send your nomination to Oliver Agnew (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before the 30th November. See below the agenda for the descriptions of the roles.


The current Executive Officers are:

  • President: Eric Buisman
  • Vice President: John Garelja
  • Treasurer: Linda Boyd
  • Secretary: Oliver Agnew 



  1. Present / Apologies
  2. Confirmation of minutes of the previous AGM
  3. Matters arising from previous AGM
  4. President's report
  5. Vice-President's report
  6. Treasurer's report
  7. Secretary's report
  8. Election of the Executive Officers
  9. Setting of Affiliation Fees for 2017


Description of Executive Officer Roles:


The President presides at all Fencing North meetings. The President also represent's Fencing North at the Fencing New Zealand Board. The President shall ensure that all proper records of Fencing North's business are kept by the Secretary and that proper financial records are kept by the Treasurer. In situations where voting at Fencing North meetings is tied, the President will have the casting vote.


The Vice-President acts on behalf of the President in meetings where the President cannot be present.


The Treasurer is responsible for the financial affairs of Fencing North.

At the Annual General Meeting the Treasurer is to present the Financial Report and Balance Sheet to the meeting and be prepared to answer any questions arising.


The Secretary shall keep a record of all Fencing North meetings. The Secretary shall also be responsible for proper keeping of all correspondence, and the records relating to the business and affairs of Fencing North.

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A 5 day International Foil fencing camp will be run from the 3rd to the 6th of January 2017 in Auckland. Venue is TBC but likely to be Rangitoto College.

The camp will be facilitated by the Singapore National Coach and assisted by Coach Anya Kamynina.

The camp will consist of technical and tactical drils, footwork training, bouting and individual lessons. It will run from 10am to 5pm each day.

The camp fee is $300 - please deposit the fee when you register. You can pay by Internet Banking, account # 01-0194-0146744-00

If you are interested in attending, please fill in the registration form below. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions about this camp.

International Foil Training Camp Registration Form:


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