Lawn Bowls Organisations

World Bowls  
World Bowls Is the recognised International Federation for the Sport of Bowls. There are 54 Member National Authorities in 51 countries worldwide.

Bowls New Zealand 
Bowls New Zealand is the national governing body of lawn bowls, working with over 500 clubs around the country and committed to the practice and development of lawn bowls throughout New Zealand.

Bowls Australia 
Bowls Australia is the national sporting organisation responsible for the leadership, development and management of lawn bowls in Australia.

Funding Bodies

Blue Waters Community Trust
The Blue Waters Community Trust was set up primarily to support amateur Lawn Bowls in the Auckland Bowls Inc. district and now supports many other community organisations in Auckland.

Funding Directory
A link to Sports NZ directory of potential funding sources for clubs in New Zealand.

Community Funding
The Auckland Council community funding site.

Other Useful Links

Play Bowls
Play Bowls has been set up to promote the sport of lawn bowls to non-bowlers, with the specific aim of increasing awareness and participation in lawn bowls.

Aktive is committed to helping people and communities across Auckland to achieve sporting habits for life. As both Sport New Zealand ‘s and Auckland Council’s strategic partner in Auckland, this means investing in organisations and projects that will get more people recreating and playing sport, with focuses on young people and identified communities.