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The Year that was....2012

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Aotearoa Flying Discs

Aotearoa New Zealand Disc Golf

www.discgolf.co.nz is proud to now stock what we consider to be the best available flying discs made down under, the range includes everything from Frisbee type throw and catch discs to golf specific discs along with permanent and portable Disc Catcher baskets/targets.

For a full list of what’s available click here

Innova Discs are here

Disc Golf New Zealand

Innova are recognised as the world's best golf discs. Since introducing the bevelled edge golf specific disc back in the early 80's Innova have continued to set the standard to this day. www.discgolf.co.nz is proud to be the NZ agent for Innova since 2001. We have new stock arriving regularly so check the listing to see what's new.

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Courses in NZ
We've compiled an interactive map for you to view the various discgolf courses throughout New Zealand. Click here to start the tour.
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Welcome to our summary archive review reminiscent page for the year 2012 for Disc Golf in New Zealand, brought to you by Gentil Sport. Enjoy!

2012 Makaripi Rotorua Disc Golf Championships

Disc Golf New ZealandJanuary 14, 15 @ Scion Tree Nursary - a Freaky Styley 'XXX' Tier event

Woohoo! A great weekend despite the threat of drowning in a water logged course. We welcome back Tour Reporter Tab Lloyd with the rundown and feature pictures from regular cameraman Len Skap, Moe Dorkin and more...
Click here for all the details.

2012 New Zealand Disc Golf Championships

Disc Golf New ZealandFebruary 4, 5 & 6 @ Spa Park Taupo - a PDGA 'C' Tier event | NZDG 60 Point Major

Leaping Lawtons!
Congratulations to all competitors and especially our winners Simon Feasey, Gemma Sullivan, Matt Scott, Blair Joines, Pete Boyle, Henry Conway, Ming Menzies, Toby Gentil, Talia Feasey. We have heaps of pics for you plus a story of the weekend. And of course the full results, all on our dedicated page...
Click here for the 2012 New Zealand Disc Golf Championships page.

Disc Golf New Zealand'The Island' 2012

Feb 25 & 26 Onetangi Sports Park Disc Golf Course, Waiheke Island

Fine golf, fine seafood, fine folk all packed into 2 days of fine fun at The Island. Our reporter Tab Lloyd was there along with photographers Len Skap and Amby Entlite and statistician, the common Deano Minator to bring you all the happenings that occured over this memorable weekend as players vied for the covetted Two Taniwha trophy.

Click here for all the details.

Disc Golf New ZealandQueenstown 2012

2012 Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic and Dart River Safaris Paradise Plates

Another great Disc Golfing weekend deep in the alpine environment of the Southern Alps.

TD James Smithells relates the story for us along with results and pics courtesy of discgolf.co.nz photographer Len Skap.

Click here for the full story, pictures and results..

Disc Golf New ZealandKing Country Classic 2012: an NZDG Major

April 14 & 15 .. Manunui Polo Cross Grounds Disc Golf Course Taumarunui

Beautiful weather, beautiful people. We were there and had a ball. Site photographer Len Skap & friends got some great shots and our correspondent made notes along with some observations over the 4 rounds.

For the full story, pictures and results click here!

Disc Golf New ZealandGentil Sport Taupo Classic 2012 -  PDGA C Tier

June 2 & 3 2012 - Spa Park, Taupo. TD Bob Gentil [bob at discgolf.co.nz]

What a weekend to chuck the discs in the car, bike on the back and head to the action hot-spot of the North Island to catch up with a bunch of like minded friends. Brilliant, just brilliant!

For the full story, pictures and results, click here...

Disc Golf New ZealandBob Gentil Inducted to Disc Golf Hall of Fame

First Hall of Famer in the Southern Hemisphere Announced

Word just through that New Zealand's very own Bob Gentil has been inducted into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame! Well done Bob, and to wife Sheree for starting the ball rolling on Bob's nomination back in 2011. We can now let you see the web page we built as part of Bob's nomination.

Click here for the Bob Gentil Hall of Fame page...

Geez Cletus, would you look at that!2012 Freaky Styley Crater Cup

One Tree Hill, Auckland July 7 & 8

Great mid winter weather and a restricted area for a course saw the Freaky Styley Crater Cup for 2012 offering players the opportunity for some great scores. And leading players like Damo Peters and Brad Muir did not fail us. We have results, details and some great pics courtesy of website photographer Len Skap, King Chris and Bike Flipper Hailstone...

Click here for the lowdown.

Disc Golf New ZealandDisc Golf's Bob Gentil on TVNZ's Morning Show

Hall of Fame induction creates media demand

With New Zealand's very own Bob Gentil recent induction into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame in America. there has been a bit of media coverage back home, including this clip on TVNZ's Morning Show where Bob explains the sport and shows host Hottie some putting techniques.

Click here to see the clip...

Disc Golf New Zealand2012 Faultline Fury Wellington

August 25 & 26 Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt

This sweet Harcourt Park Disc Golf course deserves its place on the NZDG annual tour and thanks to Levin’s Brotherhood of Disc Golf we had a fantastic tournament with over 30 players competing for the sweet as trophies and it was the senior (and regular) players that came out top!

We have results, pics, story, (and soon a video) right here...

Disc Golf New Zealand2012 Christchurch Fling

Victoria Park September 15 & 16

The 2012 Christchurch Fling featured some of the best players from around the country, including a leftie looking to take out his first Tour event - was Auckland's Brad Muir able to do so? Find out here.

Click here for the results, pics and story.

2012 Outside Sports South Island Disc Golf Championships powered by Discraft

Disc Golf New Zealand20 & 21 October Lismore Park Wanaka NZDG Major [60 points]

What a terrific weekend of Disc Golf!

Competitor Chris "Mobius" Davies was there and has filed a great report for us to enjoy.

Click here for the details.

Disc Golf New Zealand2012 Smokin Mountain Championships powered by The Lost Tribe

October 27 & 28 Discovery Lodge, State Highway 47, National Park

Set under the gaze of the snow covered mountain caps of National Park in the centre of the North Island, this course gets better every year.
Always a good one for the Ace Kitty as well just ask the $300 plus richer Blair Joines.

Click here for the story, pics and results

Disc Golf New Zealand2012 Auckland Disc Golf Championships .. PDGA C Tier

November 17 & 18 Monte Cecilia Park, Hillsborough

Talk about testing conditions; we had it all. Heavy rain, showers, drizzle, screaming gale, steady breeze, light wind, cloudy, overcast and even a bit of sunshine. But we still got a big field and plenty of great Disc Golf for the 8th Annual Auckland Disc Golf Champs in the beautiful Monte Cecilia Park.

Click here for the story, pictures and results

Disc Golf New Zealand2012 NZDG Match Play Championships

Bella Rakha, Oratia Auckland 8 & 9 of December

As expected the course was divine, the level play was worthy and the company great. It was the 2012 NZDG Match Play Championships on the private Feasey estate Disc Golf Course at Bella Rakha in Waitakere City.

Click here for story, pics and (hopefully) results

Disc Golf New Zealand

In 2012 we once again saw record numbers in the Tour, a Kiwi become the Aussie Champ, a fantastic new NZ Tour venue in Wanaka, the first Kiwi to be inducted into th e Disc Golf Hall of Fame and much, much more. So grab yourself a brew, kick back and enjoy our dedicated page The Year That Was NZ Disc Golf 2012.

Click here to visit 2012 - THE YEAR THAT WAS FOR NZ DISC GOLF

Disc Golf New Zealand

2011 was another ripper of a year for disc golf in New Zealand. We saw record numbers in the Tour, a great showing by our Kiwis at the Aussie Champs, magical Nationals in Hamilton, a new course at one of New Zealand's most popular mountainbiking parks and much, much more. So grab yourself a brew, kick back and enjoy our dedicated page The Year That Was NZ Disc Golf 2011.

Click here to visit 2011 - THE YEAR THAT WAS FOR NZ DISC GOLF

Disc Golf New Zealand

2010 saw Queenstown Gardens achieve the full 18 basket status. We crowned a new National Champion, hit the Australian Open, played with the New Zealand cricket team (the Black Caps) and of course visited all the fantastic Kiwi disc golf destinations as part of the 2010 New Zealand Disc Golf Tour. We have summarised the year for you on our dedicated The Year that was NZ Disc Golf for 2010 page.

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Disc Golf New Zealand

2009 saw some great advancements for Disc Golf in New Zeland with 4 new basketted courses being installed around the country! The New Zealand Tour visited some exotic locations for disc golf in pristine and sometimes challenging conditions. Our Nationals was held on an all-new course, visiting internationals shared their stories. We have summarised the year for you on our dedicated The Year that was NZ Disc Golf for 2009 page.

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Disc Golf New Zealand

What a year 2008 was for Disc Golf in New Zeland. The New Zealand Tour visited some exotic locations for disc golf in pristine and sometimes challenging conditions. Not only that, but we also visited the Australian Disc Golf scene not once but twice! We have summarised the year for you, with some of the best pictures and memories that will last for all time. Plus stories from such Kiwi Disc Golf icons as Pete Crowther, Marty 'Scratch' de Haas and more.

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Disc Golf New Zealand

Disc Golf New Zealand

Wow, what a ripper 2007 was for Disc Golf in New Zeland! We saw the creation of one of the first permanent courses in New Zealand for a long time, Kiwis at the Worlds, upgrades to the awesome Queenstown course, and of course The New Zealand Tour once again visited some exotic locations for disc golf in pristine and sometimes challenging conditions. We have summarised this fabulous year for you, with some of the best pictures and memories that will last for all time.

Click here to visit 2007 - THE YEAR THAT WAS FOR NZ DISC GOLF

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