Updated Sep 2018


Term Dates 2018

Note that beginners are welcome to start at any stage throughout the term!


Start Date

End Date

Term 1 Mon 29 Jan Fri 13 April
 Term 2 Mon 30 Apr Fri 06 Jul
Term 3 Mon 23 Jul Fri 28 Sep
 Term 4 Mon 15 Oct Wed 12 Dec

Public Holidays


Public Holiday


Mon 22 Jan Wellington Anniversary Adult session only
Tues 06 Feb Waitangi Day” Equivalent NO Session
Fri 30 March Good Friday NO sessions
Mon 2 April Easter Monday NO sessions
Weds 25 April ANZAC Day Adult session only
Mon 04 Jun Queen’s Birthday Adult session only
Mon 22 Oct Labour Day Adult session only
Mon 25 Dec Christmas Day NO sessions
Tues 26 Dec Boxing Day NO sessions

Dojo Events



Monday 19th Feb Committee Meeting 7.30pm (all Welcome)
Monday 3rd March Training Camp – Hawke’s Bay
Saturday 10th March Lyall Bay Beach session and hill challenge & BBQ in Melrose (PP next Saturday)
Monday 19th March 
Poneke Dojo EGM- Selection of new officers at dojo – Nominations to admin@thedojo.org.nz
Sat May HELL TEST: Brown / Black Belts pre-assessment
Sat May Nationals – Huntly
Monday 26th June Senior grading & Brown belt tab
 Sunday 30th June Peewee/Junior/Intermediate Students & colts grading week (separate start times)
 Sun 7th Sep 10am start Karate Games at Poneke Dojo
Sun 16th Sep Aussie Nationals – Brisbane
Mon 24th Sep Kyu Grading – 6-8pm
Sat 29th Sep Pre Black belt fitness check (all grades welcome)
Sat 17th Nov (new date) Black Belt and Brown Belt test including kyu grades
End of year prize-giving
Black belt awarded
December  Junior/Colt Grading & BBQ/Prize-giving

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