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Table Tennis Canterbury is the home for table tennis enthusiasts of all levels in the Canterbury Area. We have been promoting and supporting Table Tennis in Canterbury since 1936 and our aim is to foster the sport of Table Tennis in the Canterbury region. At our International standard stadium at 294 Blenheim Road , Christchurch we offer a great environment for players to enjoy this sport.

We are open to the general public for open play, host weekly competition events and local, National and International tournaments.

We also offer table tennis training sessions and coaching throughout the year for both adults and children.


Management Committee

Ben Cummings


Property & Projects, HR/Governance & Strategy

Unlike my fellow committee members who have been around table tennis for years and years, I am relatively new to the sport and have only been fully committed to playing it for the last three years ...

Kris Alisch


HR/Governance & Strategy

Table tennis has been a huge part of my life in Germany, Australia and New Zealand. I played in Germany's strong league system and competed on regional and national level. What I loved most about ...

Gregg Davey

Committee Member

Selector, Interclub

I have been involved in Canterbury Table Tennis since 2001, both as a representative and as a serving committee member continuously for over 15 years, both as a selector and on the interclub and p ...

Craig Dye

Committee Member

Interclub, Tournaments

I've played table tennis since I was young, as both my parents played competitively. It has provided me with countless friendships throughout New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe, the United Kingd ...

Abbey Webb



I started playing table tennis at 13 years old after getting bored of watching my brother play. Once I started playing, I could not stop. I am originally from the Mighty Manawatu, where I was a p ...

David Hsia

Committee Member

Communication, Tournaments

Excited to represent Table Tennis Canterbury as your Social Media Committee member! As a proud parent, my family shares the love for table tennis, highlighting its transformative power as both a ...

Renata Jelli

Stadium Administrator

Interclub, Communication

My table tennis journey started in 2012 when I joined a social group in Rolleston. Subsequently, I became a group coordinator and was doing that for about one year. As my interest in the game grew ...

Other Club Officials

Patron Alan Alabaster
Life Members R.G.Hart*, N.B.Radford, B.Roskilley*, N.K.White, J.Stead MNZM, E.Moore*, D.Glass, B.Wilson, G.Colvin, A.Moore
(* denotes deceased)
Auditor Moore Markhams Christchurch
Stadium Administrator Renata Jelli
Morning Groups Nolan (ph 021 254 2452)
Selectors Gregg Davey (Convenor), Jaafar Moussa
Interclub Administrator Alex Siemers
Interclub Gregg Davey, Craig Dye, Renata Jelli
HR/Governance & Strategy Ben Cummings, Kris Alisch
Property & Projects Ben Cummings, Simon Fenwick
Tournaments Craig Dye, Yi-Sien Lin, David Hsia
Communication Abbey Webb, Renata Jelli, Alex Siemers, David Hsia

Our Strategic Plan

A lot of work has gone into the development of a strategic plan which will focus our efforts over the next three years. The plan is centered around a clear vision and set of values for Table Tennis Canterbury and four strategic priorities with associated actions to produce the outcomes we want to see delivered.

History and Archives

Table Tennis Canterbury's junior development program
A 2019 article by Sport Canterbury outlines how this program is introducing new junior players to the sport

Trevor Flint
TTNZ Life Member Trevor Flint passed away on Saturday 8th June 2019, after decades of service to table tennis

World Table Tennis Day 2019
This MetroNews article reports on an event held at the stadium on 6 April 2019 to mark World Table Tennis Day

Visit to China (2013)
A group of Canterbury players visited China for two weeks of table tennis and sight seeing

Construction of the new stadium
These photos show the old Selwyn Street stadium and the construction of the new Blenheim Road stadium