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SolaPower Throwing Academy Throws Meeting

February 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SolaPower Throwing Academy Throws Meeting


This Throws Specialist meeting is held on Saturday 5th February

The event is at the SolaPower Throwing Academy grounds on the Corner of Randwick Road and Whites Line East Road, Woburn, Lower Hutt.


Saturday, 5th Feb 2022:

Athletes & Coaches arrive from 8.30am

Time Event
Men’s Events Women’s Events
9.30am – 10.00am Warm up for first event and official opening
10.15am – 11.30am Discus (M) Shot Put (W)
11.30am – 1.00pm Discus (W)
1.00pm – 2.00pm Shot Put (M)
2.00pm – 3.30pm Hammer (W)
3.30pm – 4.30pm Hammer (M)
4.30pm – 5.30pm Javelin (Combined)

Our aim is to run a relaxed, fun event, but please note these times may vary slightly on the day.  Please be warmed up and ready to start as soon as the officials are ready, This will help to keep things moving.

  • Discus, Hammer and Javelin will offer 3 throws to all throwers, then top 6 will be offered a further 3 throws.
  • Shot Put will offer 3 throws to all throwers, then top 8 will be offered a further 3 throws.
  • Athletes throw their age-grade weights.  Top 6 or 8 will be based on furthest throws, for any weights. 
  • This year has the largest list of athletes, so please be patient and considerate to our officials and volunteers!
  • Drug Free Sport NZ will be on site all day and random testing to be expected.

 Under RED traffic light settings, what to expect on arrival:

– Individuals must scan the COVID-19 QR code on entry.

– Wear a face mask when arriving while you scan in and have your covid vaccine pass checked

– Show the security guard or SPTA Rep at the gate your “My Vaccine Pass” – No Pass – No Entry!

– Once checked and scanned, you will be given a wrist band to wear for the day.

Covid-19 Safety Protocols:

– We strongly encourage the use of face masks throughout the event, especially if you are unable to physically distance from others by 1m

– Maintain physical distancing of 1m whenever possible

– You will be counted in our capacity limits for the day. If you decide to leave the grounds, please let the security guard know if you are planning to come back.

DO NOT attend if:

  • you are unwell
  • awaiting covid-19 test results or have received a positive covid-19 test result
  • have been in a location of interest or are considered to be a close contact/casual contact
  • or any other reason that will put others at risk.

See you there!

Shaka and the SPTA Committee


February 5, 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Shak Sola


Randwick Road, Woburn, Lower Hutt 5010
Lower Hutt, Wellington 5010 New Zealand + Google Map