Requiring effort, persistence and dedication, powerlifting is an individual sport where every athlete aims to lift more weights than their opponent.


  • Female – Squat / Bench Press / Deadlift
  • Male – Squat / Bench Press / Deadlift
  • Two/Three Lift Combinations

Powerlifting Rules

View the current schedule. Event times and more information will be provided at a later date.

UniRec – Waikato University

Part of Waikato University, UniRec provides everything you need to work up a sweat.

Powerlifting facilities include a 360sqm dedicated strength and resistance zone, home to a wide range of machines, squat racks, platforms and free weights.

Other facilities include a sports hall, activity rooms, changing rooms, outdoor pool and car parking options.

Address: University of Waikato, Gate 1, Knighton Road, Hamilton