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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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New Zealand Indoor Bowls Federation

The New Zealand Indoor Bowls Federation, the controlling body of the sport in New Zealand, was formed in August 1949. It consists of an Executive Committee which meets monthly between April and September of each year. The Executive, which controls the national championships, is elected by and responsible to the annual general meeting of the Federation, which is attended by delegates from each of the 33 district associations. It also coordinates the activities of all indoor bowling clubs in so far as they affect interclub, interdistrict, or national championships or tournaments. The Federation maintains liaison with similar bodies overseas, and arranges international competitions.