New Zealand Blind Lawn Bowling Association (NZBLBA) is hosting 'Have a Go' lawn bowls events in Dunedin, Christchurch, and Nelson to encourage women and girls with any impairment to explore the sport of lawn bowls.

There will also be an opportunity to have fun and make connections with others within and outside their community. There will be supportive volunteers helping participants and coaching them through the basics of the sport. 
Tuesday 13 February 2024 – Taieri Bowling Club
Tuesday 5 March 2024 – Forbury Park Bowling Club

Saturday 25 November 2023 – Burnside Bowling Club
Saturday 10 February 2024 – Halswell Bowling Club
Saturday 17 February 2024 – Halswell Bowling Club

For information, please contact Val Smith at

Time: 11:30am – 2:30pm

Light lunch is provided. Participants are encouraged to bring along friends and/or family who may like to join in, as well as any key support personnel.

Each venue is very accessible for disabled people and is held at a welcoming club with great facilities. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothes with flat soled shoes. Bowls can be borrowed from the host clubs. 

For more information about the events, contact Tayla Bruce at