Otago Amateur Weightlifting Association run Southern Powerlifting events in Otago and Southland as well as Otago Weightlifting events in Dunedin.

Fryatt St is home to Otago Weightlifting, this facility provides Weightlifters a space to train to compete, as well as coaching and a team environment.

Find us on Facebook - Otago Weightlifting & Southern Powerlifting NZ


​​​​​​​New Zealand Powerlifting Federation (NZPF) International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)

Weightlifting New Zealand (WNZ) International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)


Wedderburn, thank you for your on going support in helping us weigh our athletes in!

Origin Oral Surgeons, thank you for your support and our beaut weightlifting suits!


​​​​​​​Please note - Calendar is provisional and subject to change.

5 February - Club Level

12 March - Dunedin Meet - Record breaking event

23 April - Club Level 

11-12 June - South Island Champs - Christchurch

6 August - Club Level

3-4 September - Secondary Schools - Porirua

17 September - Club Level

3-4 October - Masters National Champs - Mt Maunganui

4-6 October - Senior and Junior National Champs - Mt Maunganui


Please note - Calendar is provisional and subject to change.

FEBRUARY 18th Club/Novice 3-lift Invercargill

APRIL 15th Provincial Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships Dunedin 

MAY 27th South Island Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships Queenstown 

SEPTEMBER 6-10th National Powerlifting Championships Christchurch

OCTOBER 14th National Bench Press Championships Queenstown

NOVEMBER 11th Club/Novice 3-lift Dunedin