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Website of the New Zealand Association of Scrabble® Players (NZASP)

Scrabble® is a registered trademark of JW Spear & Sons, England, under licence in New Zealand to Mattel (NZ) Ltd


About Us
About NZASP, office holders, constitution and rules, fees, Forwords magazine.

How to join a club, location of clubs and club contacts.

Tournament calendar, results and reports.

NZ’s rating system, ranking and ratings lists.

Beginners start here for an introduction to club play.

Links to other Scrabble sites, tutorials, word lists, Scrabble software, tournament organiser’s guide.

NZ records in club and tournament play. Nationals honours board.


Recent tournament results
Dunedin 7/8 April 2018
Masters 30 March/1 April
March Marathon 10/11 March 2018
Rotorua 24/25 February 2018
Nelson 10/11 February 2018
Pakuranga 27/28 January 2018
Wellington 20/21 January 2018

Older tournament results can be found here.

All tournament entry forms can be found here.


2018 WESPA Seniors World Championship (and side tournament)

The 2018 WESPA Seniors World Championship, open to players born on or before 31/12/63, is being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 26-28 June 2018. There is also a side tournament for players born after 31/12/63. Details and how to enter here.

Vote Nominations for NZASP Executive close 25 April

Nominations are invited for all roles on the NZASP Executive, to be elected at the AGM on Saturday 2 June. The current President, Secretary and Treasurer are not seeking re-election. While the incumbent officers for the other roles are standing again, any current member of NZASP is eligible to put their names forward for nomination for any role. The roles are:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Web master

Written nominations with a seconder, indicating the position(s) being stood for, are to be received by the NZASP Secretary Ruth Groffman, 4 Wycolla Ave, Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012 no later than 25 April. Nominations can be made by email to groffmanruth@gmail.com.


For information or queries relating to this website, contact the Website Coordinator

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