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Welcome To The Official NZSDTA Website


Interim Secretary:

Debbie Pauling, 37 Broad Street, Southbridge 7602, Canterbury Phone 027 344 5182   Email:

Promotions Officer:

Jan Tairua, Phone 03 418 1557 or 0274 961 243  Email:


Trial Dates & Official Judges List 2019

The trial dates book for 2019 is in the process of being mailed to everyone and  should all be delivered by 20th December 2018 at the latest. If you haven't received your copy/copies by then, please email:  giving your name and address and I will ensure you receive a copy.  This year the amount of copies sent out has been reduced, however, if you do require more  copies there is some spare so please email to request additional copies.


Wishing All Members & their Families

Merry Christmas

and a

Safe and Happy New Year

All the best for your trialling in 2019



As voted upon at the 2018 AGM we have had to lift the annual sub to $35.00 to try and keep up with the ever rising cost of postage. This becomes effective with the September 2018 issue.




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Can you please just put in Particulars: your name and in Reference: Newsleta Sub

Would you mind just flicking me a quick e-mail @   just to say you have put the payment through, and how much you put through, so I can tick you off this end and you don’t keep getting a reminder? Can you also cc Debbie into this e-mail so she is able to match it with the bank statements for N.Z.S.D.T.A.


Important Information




Congratulations to Pat Coogan (King Country Centre) the new New Zealand President.

Also congratulations to Kerry Pauling (Canterbury Centre) the new New Zealand Vice President.


Australia/New Zealand Test 2018:

In Sydney on Saturday 12th October 2018 the New Zealand and Australia team had their runs in the first test. Results from the New Zealand Team:  Andy Clark & Girl 92.75; Mark Copland & Zoe 84.5; Graeme Brier & Sumo 87.75; Guy Peacock & Chief 77.25  Total: 342.25

Australian team: Grant Cooke 71.5; Geoff Gibson 66.25; Bernard McGlashan 85.25; Mick Hudson 82.25   Total: 305.25

New Zealand in lead by 37

Results day 2 (Sunday 14th October) for the Wayleggo Cup:

Results are New Zealand team:  Andy Clark & Girl 80.5; Mark Copland & Zoe 70.5; Graeme Brier & Sumo 81.25; Guy Peacock & Chief 78   Total:  310.25   

Australian team:  Grant Cooke 77.25; Geoff Gibson 75.75; Bernard McGlashan 39; Mick Hudson 86     Total:  278

New Zealand Total 652.5      Australia Total 583.25

Winner of the Wayleggo Cup for 2018 is New Zealand by 69.25 points.

Congratulations to the members of the winning team.


Rule books can be purchased for $10 each (includes postage). Please e-mail if you wish to have a rule book.  Everyone should have a rule book and read it!


Entry forms for events are on our "Members Area" - Notices page.

On the "Notices" page there are the programmes and entry forms for some of the upcoming club trial events, Tux Yarding Challenge and Handy Dog events that you can refer to.

As soon as dog trial results are received they will be loaded onto the website.  Results can be viewed through the website under "Results Page".


2018 Trial Dates & Official Judges List


NZSDTA Guide for Judging April 2018

Training Sheep Dogs & Pups


Tux Yarding Challenge Course Map

Tux Yarding Challenge Rules


Tux Handy Dog Event Course Map

Tux Handy Dog Event Rules


Trans Tasman Course & Rules




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