Papanui TocH Seniors

Papanui TocH has a proud competition history, stretching back nearly 70 years. In that time many Club athletes have featured prominently at Canterbury and national level, and represented New Zealand internationally.

At the Athletics Canterbury championships in February 2022 Papanui Toc H athletes won a total of 20 titles and scored numerous placings. The Club’s para athletes also acquitted themselves magnificently, scoring six titles. Zack Lappin then went on to win the Open Para javelin at the national track and field championships in March.

The nationals also featured a 1-2 for Ethan Bone and Levi Murdoch in the U18 Men’s high jump, while in July Ethan went on to represent New Zealand and win the same category at the Oceania championships in Mackay, Queensland.

Coast to Coast International Athletic Meeting


Gold Coast Performance Centre, 1 Sports Drive Runway Bay, Gold Coast, Australia, Dates 11-18 July 2023

A Papanui Toc H Senior Athletics Team trip is being organised by Buzz Jones to attend this two-day track meeting on the 15/16 July 2023. This Meeting involves competition against athletes from the USA (approx. 150 strong), Australia and New Zealand and includes a full range of athletic

Age grades include U20, U18, U16 in both Male and Female.

The touring party is 30 athletes plus a management team of 10 including coaches, managers and chaperones.

Accommodation is booked at the Treasure Island Resort. Over the 7 days there will be time to visit theme parks, swim, shop. Harbour Town is within walking distance from the resort.

The timing of this event is the term 2 school holidays. 11-18 July 2023

Athletes wishing to holiday with family instead of being part of the tour will receive the sponsored uniform provided to the team, however they will not be considered part of the touring group requiring accommodation, travel and will therefore need to book their own.

We are seeking sponsorship for uniforms so if you know any business who would like to help, we are asking for $500 to put business names on hoodies/polo shirts,bags etc.

Participants wishing to fund raise can sell honey at $8 for a 500g jar. Every jar sold will return $2.50. Buzz will provide a carton of 10 jars of honey. Once sold he can allocate more .

Tour cost for 7 days at Turtle Beach, Transfers from Brisbane airport and Flights is $1550.

Food, entries, theme parks and travel will require a further $550

Total Cost approximately $2100


Expression of interest in receiving more information about being part of this Coast to Coast tour Contact Buzz by Email
or mob 0211704752 with contact details

A Deposit of $200 will need to be paid by the 10th February 2023 to hold seat and accommodation.
This is non-refundable.Please pay to S.B.S. account 031369 0375149 00 Code, Athletic Tour.

$1350, the remainder of flight and accommodation payment will be due 1st May 2023