Month: May 2018

New Zealand’s best bowls facility may not be where you expect

Naenae is hardly famous for being famous. So when you hear that the Naenae Bowling Club is the best bowls facility in the country, it invites about as much scepticism as telling someone that Santa, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are all real.

But Naenae Bowling Club Manager, Fred Ferris, is used to that. He’s the man tasked with ensuring that this spectacular new $6.25 million regional bowls centre, opened just 6 months ago and which recently hosted the Australasian Bowls Professional League tournament aired on Sky Television, pays its way.

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Players and administrators heap praise on Lower Hutt’s new bowls centre

As far as the world of lawn bowls goes, the Bowls Premier League (BPL) is about as rock ‘n roll as it gets.

The competition, which carries an overall prize pool of $100,000, made its second visit to New Zealand last week where it was hosted by Lower Hutt’s Naenae Bowls Club.

The club’s new $6.25 million indoor facility was transformed with temporary seating, flashing electronic advertising hoardings, music and camera crews recording live to New Zealand and Australian audiences.

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