Author Archive | Kat Graham

New Board Members

At the recent AGM the membership voted in the following board members: Andi Fear-Ross (2 year term), Meryn Hinton (2 years) and Andrew McFadzean (1 year). NZCPA welcomes the two new incoming board members Meryn and Andrew, looking forward to their input in shaping our sport. 

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2019 Oceania Management Appointments

NZCPA are pleased to announce our Management Team for 2019 Oceania Championships. 

Shaun Vivian – Manager U18 Men

Thomas Mitchell – Manager U18 Women

Emma Hicks – Co-coach/Manager U21 Women

Luke Anderson –  Co-coach/Manager U21 Women

Rachel Mills – Manager U21 Men

Carl Massarotto – Tour Manager

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National Selectors Needed

Calling for Selectors to help our national coaches select the national teams for the upcoming Oceania champs.

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Applications for Referee Director Position

The New Zealand Canoe Polo Association is calling for applications for the volunteer position of Referee Director.

The successful applicant is likely to have the following key attributes:
 Able to delegate key tasks to a wide variety of volunteers.
 Excellent communication with a wide variety of volunteers and stakeholders
 While its would be ideal for the applicant to be a qualified referee, this is not imperative as you are able to co-opt suitable members/ advisors to the referee council. For further information please read the role description.

Applications to be sent to nzcpaexecdirector@gmail.com

Role position details: Referee Director Role Description 

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2019 Oceania New Coaching and Management Appointments


NZCPA are pleased to announce our Coaching and Management Team for 2019 Oceania and 2020 World Championships. 
Our head coaching staff are as follows:

  • Senior Women: Phil Hart
  • Senior Men: Kyzen Macdonald
  • U21 Men: Eric Gurden
  • U21 Women: Emma Hick and Luke Anderson (Co-Coaching and also managing their team/s)

Our U18 Oceania Coaching staff are as follows:

  • U18 women’s coach: Andrew McFadzean
  • U18 assistant women’s coach: Lydia Nuttall
  • U18 men’s coach: Sammy Hapeta
  • U18 assistant men’s coach: Callum Wilde

Oceania Tour Manager: Carl Massaratto

More managers to be named shortly.

Congratulations and best of luck.

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