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New Zealand Wargaming Resources

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The following listings for New Zealand wargaming resources is by no means definitive. If I have got something wrong, or missed a club, supplier or site out, I apologise. Please e-mail me and I'll put it right.



(Last updated Thursday, 7 August 2003 - added a link to the Hutt Miniature Wargaming Club's site and


NZ Clubs





New Zealand Wargame ClubsNew Zealand Flag

North Shore Wargaming Club North Shore Wargaming Club. Meetings fortnightly at the Castor Bay Scout Hall, Richards Ave., Forrest Hill, Auckland. Contact the Secretary Danny Wrigley. Ph (09) 422-1580 or

Waitakere Minature Wargames Society. Meetings on the first and third Fridays of the month in the evenings in Hobsonville and the fourth Sundays of the month at Oratia Settlers' Hall 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Contact John Way (e-mail). Ph (025) 738 865.

AWC Logo The Auckland Wargames Club. Meetings on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at the Balmoral Scout Hall, Pollard Park, Waitomo Avenue, Balmoral, Auckland. Contact Michael King (e-mail), 5 Malmo Place, Massey, Auckland. Ph (09) 832 4890.

  The Auckland City Guard (or their mirror site here). Meetings every Sunday at 1 pm at the Pioneer Womens Memorial Hall in Freyburg Place, High Street. A thriving wargames club, with most activity Games Workshop style games, Warhammer and Warhammer 40K. Contact Antony Kitson (e-mail).

South Auckland Miniatures Wargame Club. Meetings every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at the St. Johns Curch Hall, Norrie Street, Drury, South Auckland. Contact Bryan Orsbourne (e-mail), SAMWC, P.O. Box 88 03, Clendon, South Auckland. Ph (09) 268 0820.

A.M.E.R.I.C.A. Auckland University. Primarily Fantasy and Science Fiction gaming, with some wargaming during their "Battlecry" convention in late January/early February. Contact Rowena (e-mail). (no 'net site available - yet).

Hamilton Immortals. Meetings on the 1st, 3rd (and 5th) Sundays of the month at the Knighton Road Normal School Hall, Knighton Road, Hamilton. Contact President Russell Warner on (07) 854 7304 or Secretary Alan Urbahn on (07) 847 3512 (e-mail). Hamilton Immortals, P.O. Box 353, Hamilton.

Cambridge Gamers Club. Meetings every second and fourth Sunday, 10am to 5pm, at The Red Cross Hall, Milicich Place, Cambridge. Please contact President Bobby Grindrod (email), phone (07) 827 6121 for more details.

Tauranga Minature Gamers Club. Meetings at the Mt. Maunganui Soccer Club rooms, Links Avenue, Mt. Maunganui on the first and third Sundays of every month. Contact Simon Bond (e-mail), 6 Birmingham Street, or Ken Hay (e-mail) 21 Larisa Grove Papamoa , ph (07) 542 0068, Tauranga.

  Vegas Wargames Club. Meetings on the second and fourth Sunday of every month at Malfroy Primary School Hall, Rotorua. Contact Nathan Ward (e-mail). Ph (07) 350 1054.

Taranaki Logo Taranaki Miniature Warfare Society. Meetings 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month (occasionally 2nd and 4th) at the Huatoki Scout Hall, Drake Street, New Plymouth. Contact Alistair Mundell (e-mail), 59a Seaview Road, New Plymouth. Ph (06) 751 1736. (no 'net site available).

Hawkes Bay Logo Hawkes Bay Wargaming Club. Meetings are twice monthly, on the First and Third Sundays of each month, at the Duke St Scout Hall, Duke St, Hastings. Official contact address is 505 Norton Road, Hastings. E-mail contact for the club is

Wanganui Irregulars. Monthly meetings (the last Friday) by arrangement at club members homes. Contact Andrew Karl (e-mail).

Manawatu Miniature Strategists' Society. Meetings on the second and last Sundays in each month at Riverdale School, Slacks Road, Palmerston North. Contact The Secretary (Wayne Turner), MMS, P.O. Box 1680, Palmerston North. (e-mail)

Kapiti Fusiliers Historic Gaming Club, a group of friends who meet together on the Kapiti Coast. Click here or e-mail Roly Hermans (e-mail) for more details.

Hutt Miniature Wargaming Club. Meetings on the Second and Fourth Saturdays of each month from 9:30am till about 5pm in the RSA on King Street in Upper Hutt. Contact the Secretary, Alex McEwen (e-mail). Ph (021) 114 7337.

The Famous Warlords Logo Wellington Warlords. We meet on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm at Khandallah Presbyterian Church Hall. The Church is opposite the New World Supermarket on Ganges Road, Khandallah. The hall is behind the church carpark. Contact Peter Dunn (e-mail), P.O. Box 12-175, Wellington.

CWC Logo Christchurch Wargaming Club. Meetings Sunday afternoons, 10am till 5pm (or later), Woolston Workingmens's Club, 43 Hargood St, Woolston, Christchurch. Contact The Secretary, Wargaming Section, Woolston Club (Inc.) Christchurch, P.O. Box 19 573, Christchurch.

Christchurch hosted the 2002 National Convention and the Official NATCON 2002 Website can be found here -

The Christchurch Battlegroup. Focusing on 20mm World War Two wargaming, using Comand Decision Rules. Contact David or Simon Clarkson (e-mail), Ph 352 1448.

Otago Logo Otago Miniature Tacticians Society. Meetings on the First and Third Sundays [only] in the hall at the rear of 44 Dundas Street, North Dunedin. Contact either David Shead (e-mail) or the Secretary Bruce Manning (e-mail) (no 'net site available - but coming soon I'm told). Postal address is Otago Miniature Tacticians Society, PO Box 5474, Dunedin.

Also of Interest...

New Zealand Wargaming SuppliersNew Zealand Flag

Again, these are the only NZ wargame suppliers that I know of that are definitely operating, but this is by no means a definitive list. If anyone knows of any other outfits offering wargaming supplies, or if I've got something wrong, please let me know.

  • Alpha Miniatures

    Phone (09) 478 2322
    Fax (09) 478 2659

    e-mail Aaron Brown:

  • Designing and manufacturing 28mm pewter World War Two figurines and 54mm Gladiators.

  • Battlefront Miniatures
    Unit 6, 77 Porana Rd,

    Ph (09) 443 1515
    Fax (09) 443 1516

    e-mail: Richard Foster

    Manufacturers of 15mm WWII miniatures.

  • The Emperor's Aide,
    13 Blakeborough Drive,
    Forrest Hill,
    Auckland 1309.

    Ph (09) 410 6167
    Fax (09) 410 6166

    Distributers of Chariot Miniatures, Two Dragon Productions Veni Vidi Vici Transfers and their own scenic items.

  • Historic-Games
    469 Khyber Pass Road

    (09) 523 5469

    Distributors of Battlefront, Battletech, D&D, Foundry, Freikorp, GW, Harlequin, Magic, Miniature Wargamer, Osprey, TTG, Wargames Illustrated, Warhammer Ancients & a smattering of other stuff.

  • Widly Inspired Miniatures
    116 Lincoln Street


    Wildly Inspired Miniatures has a large range of 15 millimetre figurines from Ancient to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century as well as Fantasy figures and the new beautiful 28 millimetre Ancients providing exquisite larger pieces.

  • Paintworld
    Professional Wargames Figure Painting Service offered by Bruce Ferguson, specialising in 15mm DBx but also able to do justice other scales and historical periods as requested. To get in touch, please fill out his Contact Form

  • Capital Books Limited
    23 Waring-Taylor St
    P O Box 5534

    Ph (04) 473 9358
    Fax (04) 472 3163

    e-mail: Tim Skimmer

    Open 7 days a week excluding Public Holidays. Over 26 yrs bookselling experience per average staffmember!

    Specialists in Military/Aviation/Naval History; Military Uniforms; Military Modelling; Wargaming Boks etc. Usually have 100s of Osprey books in stock! Can order from around the world and supply anywhere in New Zealand.

    10% Discount on related books to members of NZ Wargame Clubs.

  • Wargames Promotions NZ Ltd,
    P.O. Box 14438 Kilbirnie,
    Wellington 3.

    Distributers of Minifigs, Dixon, Heroics and Ros, Ral Partha and Naismith and various sets of rules.

  • Canterbury Miniatures,
    5 Woodbury Street,
    Christchurch 8004


    Distributors of 1/285 micro armour (C in C), 15mm Historical Miniatures (Frei Korps), 20mm plastics, 25mm Fantasy and Sci Fi figures (Denizen) and 28mm Nexus Sand Splatters Sci Fi figures.

(and now for something slightly different...)

The Australasian Wargaming Magazine

A very good mag for Ausi and Kiwi gamers. Needs more Kiwi content though
- subscribe and submit articles today!!

Kiwi Wargaming SitesNew Zealand Flag

NZ Re-Enactment GroupsNew Zealand Flag

  • Legio II Augusta - re-enacting the Roman Empire in Auckland! Contact Matthew Mole (e-mail), aka Ambrosius Julius, Centurian
  • Phoenix Company Historical Re-enactment Society a medieval re-enactment group based in Palmerston North
  • 65th Regiment - an Auckland based group re-enacting aspects of the New Zealand Wars (and related to this, I found a really good site all about the NZ Wars)
  • Roly Hermans' Gettysburg Website - a Kiwi's perceptions of the re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg in the States
  • - the home page for a couple of En Zed Military Jeep and Military Re-enactment

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