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National Rifle Association of New Zealand

NRANZ National Championships

Every year in early January the NRANZ hosts the National Championships at Trentham Rifle Range Reserve, the Seddon Range, at which is contested the famous Ballinger Belt.

2023 NZ National Championship, 6 January 2023 to 14 January 2023

*** Please note it is taking 4 months to receive a Visitors Firearms Permit in New Zealand - we recommend you apply early ***

The 2022 meeting is now complete and entries for the 2023 NZ National Championship will be open in October 2022.

This form will have prefilled fields as long as you log in (NZ members only).

Click here to ENTER the 2023 New Zealand National Championship (coming October 2022)

Click here to VIEW the 2023 National Champs programme of events (coming October 2022)

Internet Banking

Internet Banking is now available.  Please use your name and affiliation number when making a payment to 02-0772-0074632-00 swift code BKNZNZ22

Card Payment Facilities will be available in 2023

Ballinger Scholarship Awards

This Scholarship has been discontinued until another sponsor can be found.

Accommodation

The NZCIS is available for accommodation - please book directly with them.  See their website NZCIS or brochure.

Future Meeting Dates:

BALLINGER BELT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2024

Seddon Range, Trentham, New Zealand

  • 300 Metre Championship, Friday 5 January 2024
  • Wellington Rifle Association Championship, Sunday 7 January 2024
  • NRANZ Teams Event commences Monday 8 January 2024
  • Championship Commences Tuesday 9 January 2024
  • Championship Final Saturday 13 January 2024

BALLINGER BELT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2025

Seddon Range, Trentham, New Zealand

  • 300 Metre Championship, Friday 10 January 2025
  • Wellington Rifle Association Championship, Sunday 12 January 2025
  • NRANZ Teams Event commences Monday 13 January 2025
  • Championship Commences Tuesday 14 January 2025
  • Championship Final Saturday 18 January 2025
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Events

Marlborough Championships

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Te Puke Championship

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Wairarapa Spring Meeting

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