WHAT THE WRA DOES FOR ITS MEMBERS

It has been noted that some members are not aware of what the WRA does for them.

WRA supports fullbore club shooting on the Seddon Range, Trentham, and works to ensure there is good communication between the three clubs, so that all user needs are met.

Range Maintenance

  • Mows all firing points, as well as the mantlet and provides weed control on Seddon
  • Mows lawns and provides weed control in village area
  • Co-ordinates working bees on the range
  • Contributes a share of costs and maintenance of plant and equipment to the national body
  • Flag poles, mantlet and stop-butt
  • General range maintenance

Annual Programme for Seddon Range

  • Coordinates the annual shooting programme
  • Provides printed annual programme to members
  • Consults members to ensure it meets members needs, consults with defence, the national body and other range users when bookings need to change

Championships & Team Shooting

  • Coordinates and provides the people power to have the range and equipment ready to run the national championships
  • Organises and runs the WRA Championships and the Spring Meeting/Hawkes Bay Championship weekend
  • Provides access and use of Seddon by satisfying general maintenance requirements
  • Provides framework for WRA inter-club competition
  • Provides and maintains WRA Trophies for inter club team shoots and the WRA run regional championships
  • Coordinates with other associations to ensure a program of inter association competition, provides selectors to pick teams
  • Provides rep badges/bars for TR and FTR 1st team reps

Financial

  • Provides financial assistance to national body re any storm damage to Seddon
  • Co-ordinates and runs championships that raise most of the WRA funds to finance its activities

Health & Safety

  • Provides Health and Safety framework for WRA range use
  • Provides First Aid Kit

Zeroing

  • Has developed an ongoing relationship with the Heretaunga Pistol club to provide members with opportunities to zero rifles, coordinates bookings for the range, built and provides the zero targets to be used

Communication

  • Provides forum for WRA to communicate and make decisions beneficial to all members.
  • Has developed a code of conduct and complaints procedure to clarify expectations of members and to provide a framework to deal with issues if things go wrong
  • Sends regular newsletters to WRA members to keep them informed.
  • Provides the yellow, grade place cards, for club shooting
  • Provides WRA Website / Facebook page

Try Target Shooting

  • Plans, advertises and coordinates the Try Target Shooting program, maintains contact with those taking part to promote opportunities for greater involvement in the sport

Equipment

  • Provides and maintains the WRA trailer and equipment to support new shooters and ensure that health and safety requirements are well supported
  • Provides club’s target legs
  • WRA wind and danger flags

Social

  • Provides framework for interclub social events

Training…  obviously we could be doing more, we are doing some