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Grading dates for June 2013 announced

Dates for the next grading of 2013 have been set.

Auckland – Thursday June 20, 2013
Opua – Friday June 21, 2013
Whangarei – Saturday June 22, 2013
Christchurch – Monday June 24, 2013
Wellington – Tuesday June 25, 2013

Mangapai branch opening tomorrow

Pacific Sun Taekwondo is proud to announce the opening of a new branch tomorrow in Mangapai!

Coming under the umbrella of Whangarei Clubs, Instructor Sue Meyer (formerly of Whangarei Central branch) will head up the new Mangapai branch.

With several years of instructing experience under her belt, Instructor Sue will …

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Whangarei branches welcome new 1st Dan Black Belt

Pacific Sun Taekwondo welcomed a new 1st Dan Black Belt to its ranks when Russell Webb passed his examination today.

Russell, from the Whangarei Central branch of PSTKD, has been training with the club since the age of 8 years old – 99 months in total.

He passed his Junior Black Belt examination …

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Grading dates for March 2013 announced

Dates for the first grading of 2013 have been set. Learn well and train hard to ensure you qualify for grading.

Auckland – Thursday March 21, 2013
Opua – Friday March 22, 2013
Whangarei – Saturday March 23, 2013
Christchurch – Monday March 25, 2013
Wellington – Tuesday March 26, 2013

Hutt City branch features in Hutt News

The Hutt City branch of Pacific Sun Taekwondo featured recently in the Hutt News.

The story featured details on Hutt City’s end of year prizegiving, as below.

Advanced training, this Thursday for Whangarei clubs

Advanced training takes place this Thursday night (September 27) for all Whangarei Clubs from 6pm-8pm at Whangarei Central Branch on Lupton Ave.

All 4th kup (Blue Belt) students and up are invited to attend. Training for lower grades is cancelled for this night.

Hutt City branch featured in Hutt News

The Hutt City branch of Pacific Sun Taekwondo was featured in Hutt News this week, with the full article below:

Whangarei Central secures Pub Charity funding

The Whangarei Central branch of Pacific Sun Taekwondo has just secured funding for new equipment from Pub Charity.

“We’re over the moon to have received funding from Pub Charity.”, Senior Instructor Dion McCracken said. “It’s going to give us the opportunity to get a heap of new kick shields, hand …

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November 2012 grading dates set

Dates for the final grading of the year have been set as below. Continue to learn well in your branch and train hard at home to earn your grading spot!

Auckland – Thursday November 8, 2012
Opua – Friday November 9, 2012
Whangarei – Saturday November 10, 2012
Christchurch – Monday November …

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14 year old David Marner passes 1st Dan examination

At just 14 years of age, Hutt City branch student David Marner successfully passed his 1st Dan Black Belt examination.

Formerly a Junior Black Belt, David’s accomplishment is one that is even more impressive considering the physical requirements are challenging for adults.

“Getting to be a 1st Dan has been a goal …

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