CNZ Executive

Croquet New Zealand has an Executive which is made up of financial members of affiliated Associations and is elected at the AGM in line with the Constitution.

The Executive is made up of 7 positions.  1 President, 2 vice Presidents and 4 Councillors.  At least one of the Councillors must be from a South Island Association and one must be from a North Island Association.

The current Executive is:

Kathie Grant (President) – elected October 2019

Bio coming soon.

Phyllis Young (Vice-President) – elected October 2018

Phyllis joined the Morrinsville Croquet Club in 1984.  She has been actively involved in the club serving as secretary for 3 years.  For the past 5 years Phyllis has been the President of Thames Valley Croquet Association.  Phyllis has previous be a Councillor on the CNZ Executive from 2006 to 2010.

Phyllis has represented New Zealand in both the AC and GC Trans-Tasman series as well as competing in 5 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championships.

Rod Templeman (Vice-President) – elected October 2019

Bio coming soon.

George Coulter (Councillor) – elected October 2018

George first picked up a mallet back in 2011 having been introduced to the world of croquet by his grandparents, Mike and Zyelette Shepherd, both long standing members of their local club. George is a member of the Whakatane Croquet Club.

His croquet highlights include being the Silver medalist in the 2017 U21 Worlds, winning the Plate event in the 2017 Open GC Worlds, placing 1st in the 2018 Golf Croquet National Doubles with Edmund Fordyce and being runner up in the 2018 Golf Croquet National Open Singles.

George is in his third year studying a Retail and Business Management degree at Massey University.

Tony O’Donnell (Councillor) – elected October 2019

Bio coming soon.

Dallas Cooke (Councillor) – elected October 2019

Bio coming soon.

Grant Poulton (Councillor) – elected October 2019

Bio coming soon.