teams make up Leisure Marching in New Zealand with well over 1000 marchers. Teams are of
and meet at various events hosted by local teams throughout the
country for a day of: a march past parade, individual team routines winding up with a
serpentine or maze march with all teams on the floor. Teams can be formed by any number of
keen people for marching, fitness, friendship and fun. It is non competitive.
no National Body. Hosting of the major events - North Island, South Island and the
Nationals are decided by delegates from each team.
Changes on the Way
After 11 years it is time to
pass the Web site on to someone more skilled and up to date with
I am pleased to advise that
Mark Remfrey has offered to take over and will sometime
in April publish a redesigned site (still at
http://www.leisuremarching.org.nz). At that point the advice of
dates, registration forms, change of team contacts etc. should
be directed to Mark at the designated email address in the site.
I hope everyone will support the site, perhaps also with any
newsworthy items for publication.
Meanwhile please direct
any changes to me as normal.
I would like to sincerely
thank everyone who has supported me and this site. I have
enjoyed maintaining the web presence.
It is pleasing to note that Gay Cubitt
has taken this on which will now be distributed via email and
published on the web site. First issue is intended to be in
It is hoped that everyone will support the
new newsletter. Without support it will be very difficult to
Anyone can subscribe by emailing Gay at
Current team contacts
on the web site will be automatically subscribed.
Hey! Note the header montage and the logos on left hand
If teams would like to send a good copy jpg image
of their logo/banner, it could be included next to their photo
in the team listing pages.
Please note the correct date for
The Taupo March is Saturday 6 May 2017.
Tauranga Leisure Marchers Day
Tauranga Marchers advise their day will
be on Saturday 19 August. The registration form will be
on the calendar after their March 28th Committee
Meeting. Meantime they hope you will diary this date.
New Plymouth Troopers
Curently have eight members and are looking for someone to
join their fabulous group.
The New Plymouth Troopers
formed in January 2006 with four ladies who had previously
marched, then recruited more team members. They celebrated their
10 years with a luncheon with six past and seven current members
present. See photos here>
Contact Maureen 021 0278 3896
to find out more about joining the team.
GoldnBlack Supremes need at least
another team member.
Located in Palmerston North this team seeking a team member. we
need more fabulous people to join our great team please.
Enquires: Jennie Bracken Ph: 06 3593 663 027 3680 383
Uniform for Sale
West Auckland have new uniforms
and their old one is for sale.
Contact: Carol Whitmore
National Display Day Dunedin 23/24 march 2018
Venue for both Marching and Night Function is The More
FM Arena, Edgar Centre, Portsmouth Drive Dunedin where
you will be marching on carpet tiles rather than a
Theme for Night Function:
DREAMED I WOULD LIKE TO BE WHEN I GREW UP. i.e. Did you
dream of being a Ballerina or a Nurse, or an Air Hostess
or a Truck Driver etc., etc., the possibilities are
A newsletter will be circulated in a
month or two and registration Packs will be handed out
at the Wellington Nationals in March next year.
Any queries in the meantime can be directed to: Jan
Hoad, Convenor at 26 Salmond Street, Halfway Bush,
Dunedin 9010 telephone 03 4763946 or Mobile 027 699 2055
| Badges for Sale
Triangle Keep Calm, Round Leisure
& Whistle $10 each, Marching Girls $8, Boosts $5.
firstname.lastname@example.org (or on Facebook).
Switchfoot of Tauranga
Seek new members to join their
team of happy marchers. They are a lovely group of ladies from
30yr to 60+yrs enjoying marching. Please contact Ardell 027 937
4248 or 07 544 1183 for further info.
Interested in Leisure Marching? Seeking
a team to join?
There are always teams wanting
marchers to join their happy groups for fun, friendship and non
competitive marching in the older age groups.
listed here - alpha order and in
approximate location. Make contact with one or more that may
Web Site Photos
There are many teams who do not have a team
photo in the team listings. There may also be other teams who have changed
their uniform but there is not an up todate pic of them in here.
How about it teams - can we be updated?
Also a good pic of your logo/banner can be inserted as well.
Send good jpgs to the web site contact.
Help with Marching:
For enquires regarding Leisure Marching, it's protocols, forming/joining teams etc., Julie
Crombie coach of the Happy Hookers Levin, is available to assist.
Please send your marching dates (and Registration forms for display days where applicable)
to for inclusion in the
in the site.