The New Zealand Axemen's Association

The New Zealand Axemen's Association is an Incorporated Society and is the recognised governing body of the sport of Woodchopping and Sawing in New Zealand. The primary object of the association is to administer wood chopping and sawing events throughout New Zealand, and to foster and control growth and development of the sport.

The members of the Association are the four regional sub-associations each with two representative delegates who make up the national executive council.

The four regional associations are:

  1. The Northland Axemen’s Association
    Comprising the area of New Zealand north of a straight line from Silverdale to Kaupapapapa.
  2. The Northern Axemen’s North Island Association
    Comprising the area of New Zealand that is between the Northern Axemen’s Association and Central Axemen’s Association.
  3. The Central Axemen’s Association
    The north boundary of which is defined as a straight line from Hicks Bay to Mount Tongariro Trig, then a straight line to Moarangi, then in a straight line west to Awakino. The south boundary of which is defined as the southern coast of the North Island.
  4. The Southern Axemen’s Association
    Comprising the area of New Zealand that lies south of the area of the Central Axemen’s Association and includes Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands.

The 20174/18 executive council is:

 

President David McEwen Southern
Vice President Shane Jordan Central
  Jason Semenoff Northland
  Karen Corbin Southern
  David McDonald NANIA
  Neville Bowen NANIA
  Warren Riddle Central