Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate


The New Zealand Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Association, headed by Shihan Dennis May 8th Dan, is an international body devoted to the teaching of traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate and is directly affiliated to the International Goju Ryu Karate Association (I.G.K.A).


Robbie Smith Passes Away
posted: 23rd May 2014

It is with deep sorrow that we advise the Karate community of the untimely and tragic passing of Robbie Smith. Robbie was an immensely talented Karate ka who has made a huge contribution to Karate in New Zealand and internationally. We, his wider Karate family, join his immediate family in mourning the loss of our much loved and respected brother. We will all miss him dearly.

Shihan Robbie Smith with Shihan Dennis May

Shihan Dennis May visits Hanshi Nakamoto's Honbu Dojo.
posted: 21st September 2013

Dan Grading 2013
posted: 21st September 2013

Dan Grading 2013 at Honbu Dojo.

(From Left) : Shihan Peter Turner, Mark Phillips, Mike Hobby, Brendon McAteer, Orin Hobby, Lance Hiscoe, Shaun Hiscoe, Conor McAteer, Sylvia McClunie, Shihan Dennis May.

Sensei May, 8th Dan:

Shihan May