• Slight warmer sea temperatures
• Cloudier weather, especially coastal areas
• Higher risk for afternoon showers, especially inland
• Wetter than average for many North Island and some western and northern South Island areas.
• An uptick in easterlies
• A slight increase in an ex-cyclone passing by New Zealand or directly impacting New Zealand
• Generally warm & possibly more humid
Whatever La Nina will bring… we are ready. The courts had the spring maintenance and within the next month will have another round.The subs are coming in and we are doing financially better than last year, however there are still few people that “forgot” to join, please do it as soon as you can.
We are pleased to inform you that the council finally gave us the long awaited new lease for our building and courts and the resolution has been made to grant the lease for a term of 10 years + 10 years right of renewal commencing 1 November 2017. Thank you to the committee members that helped with this project.
Please mark the following dates in your social calendar:
Koru-oki Night - Do you have the “K” factor?
Start Time 5.30pm. $10 a head
Supper: Pizza and snacks
We have hired a Karaoke system so you will sound your best!! It will be a great night with such talented members we have! Fun Prizes!
Koru Xmas Function- Hawaiian theme
Start Time 12pm. $10 a head(Kids $5)
Christmas Lunch – Ham, Chicken, Salads and Desert!
Best Dressed Man and Woman prizes.
Celebrate Christmas at Koru, always a great day. All welcome.
Juniors CHRISTMAS BREAKUP & CHRISTMAS PARTY
The last junior tennis club days will be on Thurs 14th Dec and Saturday 16th Dec 2017. The Junior Christmas party will be held on Saturday 16 Dec at 9am to 10.30am. Please bring a plate and togs as we will be having our usual water slide on the hill, lolly scramble and games.
The season will re commence Thurs 8th and Saturday 10th February 2018 at usual times.
Pot Luck Dinner Wed 20/12/17
Bring a plate to share, play some tennis and have a great time before the Xmas break.
Summer Interclub updates
The Koru interclub teams are performing very well, except one…
The Twilight Interclub ladies team is in 5th place… but just 4 points behind the leaders. The Second Men R S2 are coming in 4th place 3 points behind the leaders. Our great Ferrier Cup team is coming in 3rd place but with one game in hand. The Presidents A team are sharing the 1st spot with Cockle Bay, well done.
Open men 2 have trailed a new concept, having a beer before the games to calm the nerves. They are in second to last place and 3 out of 4 injured, but they appear calm…
Open men 5 are leading their competition with points to spare, well done Vaughan and the team. Open men 9 are 2nd with one game in hand and 4 points behind Next Generation. Open Presidents 3 are coming in 4th place but are only 3 points behind the leaders. Open women 3 are coming in 3rd place with one game in hand. Our Super Women 2 are cleaning up with maximum points and 5 point ahead of 2nd place. Well done Amy, Wendy, Davina, Lorrene and Leigh. Great new additions to Koru!
Congratulations to Yanick for winning the singles Club Champs. Also, his New Zealand experience is coming to an end and he will go back to Germany in early December. It was great knowing you and you will always be welcomed back at Koru and not just because your name will be on the honours board. Good luck for the future and safe journey back home.
Congratulations to Annie who won the ladies Club Champs and Raz to win the Men Plate.
Koru stand at Pakuranga Heights Primary School
Thank you to all the volunteers that helped organising the Koru stand at the Pakuranga Heights Primary School fun day on Sat 11/11/17. We are an active part of the Pakuranga community and we intend to participate to other school events in the area and attract more juniors to tennis. Please let us know if you can help with this initiative or if you have any contacts within the schools in the area.
The Koru Tennis Club was well represented at the Remuera Tennis Seniors tournament during Labour weekend and chalked up some notable results - see below pics. We were given an honourable mention during Prize Giving for the number Koru players entered in the Tournament. Utu was also awarded “Personality of the tournament”. Great tennis and a good time had by all!
Looking forward to a great summer of tennis. Stay healthy, don’t forget the sun screen and enjoy your games. The vets are having great days, the midweek ladies enjoy the right balance of tennis, cups of tea and chats and the Club Days are always full.The juniors are enjoying the coaching, good to see them happy while learning and exercising, thank you Paula and Tim.
Are you on Facebook? Did you know… Our page Koru Tennis Club Seniors has further information on what is happening, cancellations, pics and more. (…also junior cancellations).