Meets & News

  • 2016 Raumati Signature Meet

    Sat, Jul. 2, 2016
    Coastlands Aquatic Centre

    No Times are allowed
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  • 2016 Manawatu Winter Championships

    Jul. 9 - 10, 2016
    Freyberg Pool, Palmerston North

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  • 2016 Swimming Wellington Long Distance Meet

    Sat, Jul. 23, 2016
    Coastlands Aquatic Centre

    No Times are allowed
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Meet Calendar


Useful links



Welcome to the website for the Karori Pirates Swimming Club.

The Karori Pirates Swimming Club is based at the Karori Pool in Donald Street, Karori, Wellington. We cater for those who are just starting to swim confidently through to swimmers who represent New Zealand on the international stage. 

On this page you should be able to find all the information you need to know about joining Karori Pirates, and all the information you should need once you’ve joined.

Competitive swimmers

Non-competitive swimmers

Other Enquiries: 

Head coach (for assessing swimmers for squads):  Steve Francis 027 2053694

Membership (competitive swimmers):

Membership (Tuesday nights non competitive):


Vice President:

Race Secretary:

Enquiries about the website: William Neal 




Coaches Corner

April Holidays

This Thursday, 14th April is the last day of swimming for all squads except the NAGS swimmers. Term 2 starts on 2nd May. Good luck to the 23 swimmers who are competing at NAGS next week. Thanks to everyone for a great term of swimming. Your support is always appreciated.

Posted on: 11 April 2016 Read the full post

Heading into Summer

Hi all. It's great to see all swimmers back into their routine. Thanks to all parents for making the start to term 4 so smooth. Lots going on in the Pirate world as we head towards Summer. Cheers Steve 22 October 2015

Posted on: 25 November 2015 Read the full post

Pirates Treasure

Swimmers of the week sponsored by Hell Pizza Northland


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Wall of Fame

Read all about the Pirates' club champions, international competitors, record-breakers and place-getters at Wellington and New Zealand championships.

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Photo Chest