Congratulations to Hayley Cox who has been selected for the 2019/2020 NZ Open Surf Life Saving Team and to compete in the Sanyo Cup in Japan later this year. WHiPA are proud to be supporting Hayley with a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarship to assist her in these endeavours this year. After competing with Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club for over ten years, Hayley moved to Australia in early 2017 when aged 17 years old ato continue training and compete with the Cu
Congratulations to swimmer Julia Borlase who has been awarded a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Reaching for the Podium scholarship. Julia Borlase is currently 16 years old and swims with the Pirates Swim Team under coach Steve Francis. She has been swimming competitively for 5 years and was encouraged to join by her sister after she began. Since joining, Julia has found a love for the sport and has gone on to achieve many goals. At her first New Zealand Age Group Nationals, Julia surpr
WHiPA are delighted to have awarded a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarship to swimmer Bronagh Ryan, who has been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Bronagh has been swimming competitively for 10 years, is a member of Porirua City Aquatics, coached by Nevill Sutton. In recent years she has won national open titles in both the 50m & 100m Breaststroke and have medalled in the 200m Breaststroke. She is also the current NZ 100m Open recor
WHiPA are delighted to announce that a 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarship has been awarded to water polo athlete Brydie Pye. Brydie started playing water polo at the age of 10 after watching her older siblings play the sport. She first represented New Zealand at the age of 14 in the New Zealand under 15 water polo team. The following year she became the captain of the NZ u15 team. Brydie continued to represent New Zealand in the u16, u17 and schoolgirls tea
Congratulations to Anton Down-Jenkins, 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium Scholarship Recipient.
Anton Down-Jenkins is 17 years old and in his final year at Wellington High School. He has been part of Wellington Diving Club for nearly 7 years and have been a member of the Diving New Zealand National Squad since 2014.
Earlier this year he was selected to represent New Zealand at two FINA Diving Grand Prix Events in Canada and Puerto Rico, and won two Bronze medals
Congratulations Gary Hollywood - The 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Performance Coach Advance scholarship recipient. Gary has been the Head Coach at Wellington’s Capital Swim Club since April 2016, previously holding coaching positions in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He has coached athletes to all levels of events, including Commonwealth Games. In July this year he will be NZ National Team Coach for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas. Gary is an outstanding coach who is
Thank you very much for supporting the 2016 Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Official Sponsorship. This grant enabled me to travel to Suva, Fiji to attend FINA schools for both Open Water and Pool swimming , and to attend and officiate at the 2016 Oceania Swimming Championship and 2016 Oceania Open Water Championship. The trip was 12 days from start to finish. Every day was taken up with schools, meetings, briefings and/or competition. FINA Schools are important because there are requi
Congratulations to Rebecca Moynihan - 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium scholarship recipient! Rebecca has been a competitive swimmer for nearly 7 years. Starting in 2009, she was originally part of the Levin Swimming Club, until she moved to Raumati Swimming Club two years ago. She now trains under the guidance and expertise of former Olympic swimmer Jon Winter. Rebecca is currently a Year 13 student at Waiopehu College, Levin, and will be celebrating her 18th birt
WHiPA are delighted to announce that a 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship has been awarded to Wellington's Mary Fisher - Paralympic Swimmer, who has been selected to represent New Zealand in Rio 2016 in 5 pool events! Mary Fisher is a blind swimmer attending her second Paralympic Games in 2016. She grew up in the Hutt Valley and swam for the Upper Hutt Swim Club from the age of nine until completing high school at Heretaunga College. In 2011 Mary went flatting in Newtown a
Congratulations to Ruby Heath - 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium scholarship recipient! Ruby has been a competitive swimmer since 2008, aged 9, swimming for the SwimZone Racing Club in Lower Hutt. Currently 16 years of age, she attends Chilton Saint James School in Lower Hutt. Her favourite stroke is Butterfly, particularly enjoying the 200m Butterfly events (Winning Gold at the 2015 NZ Short Course Age Group Champs). Ruby has also had success at a national level i