Kathy & Harry – Player Profile

This is a story of how Harry met Kathy. Kathy, from Wanganui, New Zealand and Harry, from Dundee, Scotland had both been living in Canada for around 40 years. Sadly, they each lost their partners, became widowed and life became rather lonely. Harry Meechan’s daughter decided to buy a house with the intention of getting…

Ray Fawcett

Ray Fawcett – Player Profile Don’t wave to Ray Fawcett if you see him driving by in his taxi. He’ll think you’re a prospective fare! Born in Lower Hutt, Ray attended Naenae College mainly to play sport and in particular, cricket. He was selected for the College First Eleven at a young age and, on…

World Champion Visit

Our club doesn’t often receive the opportunity to host a Bowls World Champion but that’s what we will be doing next Wednesday at 1230. MIKE KERNAGHAN was a member of the Four which won gold at the 2016 World Championships in Christchurch ( look at that score!) and he has enthusiastically agreed to chat with…

Flag Raising 2019

Flag Raising 2019 New Seaon, New Name & New Flag The 2019-20 season kicked off in sunny conditions. The new flag was raised by the club’s father and daughter bowlers- John Young and Julie Barr. John obviously didn’t have much involvement in the flag raising! The first jack of the season was delivered by the…

Player Proftle – Les Roberts

Okay here’s a question: How many of you had a father who was a whaler?Answer: One, Les Roberts. That’s right, while Les was growing up first of all in Kaikoura and then Nelson, his father was among the last of New Zealand’s whalers. What’s also quite remarkable is that Les became a cowboy in Canada…

VC Cup 2019

VC Cup 2019 All the players at the VC Cup were unanimous in their positive response to this year’s VC Cup event. The weather was perfect and the club looked fantastic with the two greens fully occupied and bustling with activity. Again unfortunately it wasn’t a local team which won the Cup. The best results were produced…

Miike Simeonoff Profile

A new member of the Raumati Bowling Club, in fact a new bowler, is Mike Simeonoff. Lower Hutt born, Mike has lived in Kapiti for the last 44 years. He attended Wellington High School where his life-long interest in sport was developed. He dabbled with a variety of codes before eventually settling on football which…

New Life Member

New Life Member

New Life Member New Life Member Pat Taylor with Patron and Life Member Bill Moffatt One of Kapiti’s longest-serving bowls administrators has been granted Life Membership of her club. Pat Taylor vacated the chair and the President’s position at the Annual General Meeting of the Kapiti Bowls club at the weekend. It brought to an…