Goals


  • Serve as the National Sports Organisation (NSO) for WTF Taekwondo in New Zealand and as a member of the NZOC.  TNZ as NSO shall comply with all applicable laws and WTF/IOC/NZOC requirements including anti-doping.
  • Serve as the Member National Association (MNA) in New Zealand for the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU). Work with the WTF and OTU to promote excellence in the sport of Taekwondo, and promote its visibility to the public.
  • Select and designate individuals to provide representation for New Zealand in international competition by providing a selection process for each major event, and certify, in accordance with the applicable international rules, the eligibility of such individuals.
  • Promote and encourage public participation in Taekwondo events and activities, educate members and the public about Taekwondo; assist member organizations and individuals concerned with the development of programmes for athletes; and provide services for members’ common benefit.
  • Serve as the coordinating body for Taekwondo events in New Zealand; and promote and sanction international competition held in New Zealand.
  • Provide effective and timely communication to athletes, officials, and organizers within the sport.
  • Train and certify officials.
  • Provide and coordinate technical information on training, equipment, coaching and performance analysis.
  • Manage the Kukkiwon grading process in full accordance with Kukkiwon regulations.