Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Welcoming World Masters Games 2017 to Cornwall Park

Media Release

21 April 2017

Welcoming World Masters Games 2017 to Cornwall Park

Cornwall Park is delighted to be hosting the Target Archery and the Lawn Bowls competitions as part of the World Masters Games 2017.

“World Masters Games is the pinnacle sporting event for Masters competitors across the globe. We appreciate the opportunity to host two of our events at such a picturesque Auckland location as Cornwall Park,” says Jennah Wootten, Chief Executive of World Masters Games 2017.

The Outdoor Target Archery event will be held at Cornwall Park from April 23 to April 27. Carlton Cornwall Bowls is one of three clubs hosting the Lawn Bowls competition from April 22 to April 27.

“We are pleased to be hosting two events for World Masters Games 2017. It’s a great event and we’re thrilled to be part of it. We encourage everyone to visit the park and cheer on the athletes from the sidelines. It’s a wonderful opportunity to join in the competition and camaraderie,” says John McConnell, Chairman of the Cornwall Park Trust Board.

The games begin today, with 28,000 participants from 100 countries across the globe.

© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

Kakī: World’s Rarest Wading Bird Released In Mackenzie Basin

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the birds will add to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier this month, significantly boosting the wild population. More>>


IHC Tribute: Colin Meads

"While Colin is best known for rugby, to us he is one of a small number of distinguished IHC New Zealand Life Members recognised for their significant support for people with intellectual disabilities," says IHC Chief Executive Ralph Jones. More>>


Howard Davis Review: Tilting at Turbines - The Trip to Spain

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have now both broken the Big Fifty barrier, which seems to have brought a whole new level of angst to their midlife adventures ... More>>

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>


NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland