The NZPF Calendar for 2022 has been updated and can be found under links.

NZPF National Powerlifting Championships 2022

The NZ Powerlifting Championships 2022 will be held in Palmerston North between the 1-5 of August 2022. This event is expected to be our biggest event to date for a national event. To enter or for more information, visit the 2022 Nationals Website. Entries close 3 July 2022.

Live feed for the event: Click Here

Live results: Click Here

Commonwealth Powerlifting & Benchpress Championships 2022

We are excited to confirm this event which will be held from the 28th of November 2022 - 4 December 2022 at Vodafone Events Centre. All nominations will be entered by nations through the Goodlift site by the national federation. Lifters need to apply for this event by filling in a form to compete internationally here: Click here This will be submitted to the NZPF NEC to consider your selection for this event. The NEC has voted to allow a B team at this championship to allow more lifters to qualify. Click here to view the official invitation.









Welcome to the Official New Zealand Powerlifting Federation Website

The NZPF is the official governing body for the running and development of powerlifting in New Zealand. The NZPF is comprised of a National Executive Committee (NEC). There are currently 6 regional powerlifting associations throughout New Zealand, each with it’s own committee and constitution.


International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)

Commonwealth Powerlifting Federation (CPF)

Oceania Regional Powerlifting Federation (ORPF)

WADA has published their Prohibited List for 2022

While there are very few changes it is important that our competitors, coaches, officials and support personnel are aware of this information.

Below is a link to the Drugfree Sport New Zealand website which includes an introductory summary and links to the List and Summary of Modifications.

Associations, Coaches, Officials and Competitors please assist us by alerting members to the List.

WADA Prohibited List

Drug Free Sport New Zealand