Top of the table Oratia Uniteds first team play Albany UTD, today!

Come down to Parrs Park today and support the First and Reserves lads in their games against Albany United. 12.30 for the Reserve fixture and 2.45 for the First.more

The Tia Tribune Issue 1 April 2014

The first issue of the Monthly Tia Tribune for April is available for reading.
This is a Newsletter for our Junior and Youth Boys' teams!more


This weekend our club is hosting the 2014 ANNUAL GUJURATI SOCCER TOURNAMENT.

There will be 11 teams competing and attached is the draw over the 3 days.

This is a good chance for our members to come down and watch some fairly good football and also our men’s first team are at home on Saturday playing Albany at 2.45pm.more

Oratia UAFC Board Announcement.

As you may be aware at this year’s AGM the board was given the task of reviewing the clubs constitution including looking at a revitalised management structure for Oratia United AFC, which is more democratic and includes other sporting codes as we move toward becoming a true sports club.

The board is hopeful of having the proposed draft ready by end of July to present to the membership.more

Saturday Junior Club Assistant

Saturday Junior Club Assistant

Oratia United Football Club looking to fill a volunteer position within the Junior Club.

The Saturday Junior Club Assistant is to be available at Parrs Park on Saturday mornings from approx. 9am through till early afternoon approximately 1pm.more

Team Sessions with Director of Football

In order to interact with as many players and coaches as possible, the Director of Football will be running invitational team sessions Thursday evening on the Turf from 5.00-6.00.
The aim is for our young players to train with the DoF and for the coaches to observe and discuss possible training drills for their teams and any other relevant issues that might help improve their performance in seasonmore

Oratia United Academy for Term 2.

Enrollments for the Oratia United Academy are being accepted for Term 2.
The Academy starts again after the school holidays on Tuesdays from the 6th May to the 1st July.
The Academy will be held on Parrs Park Artificial Turf from 5pm to 6pm.more

Tia Talk Isuue 2 March 2014


Oratia United Holiday Football Programme

Monday 28th April 2014 -Thursday 1st May 2014 9am through to 1pm.
$100.00 Full Programme, including Morning Tea
Venue: Parrs Park Oratia on the Artificial Turf.more

Staff Announcement - Bar Manager

The board would like to announce the appointment of Kay Cain to the position of Duty Manager at Oratia UAFC.

Kay will commence her duties from April 1st 2014 and the board is very pleased to have attracted a person with all of the key attributes and experience the board was looking for.more

Ordering Oratia United Gear online

In partnership with Lotto Sports NZ we have set up a new online product/club merchandise ordering system. This service will allow you to order all the gear you need, whether you are a player or supporter and have it delivered to your door!more

Oratia United AFC Donate Old Shirts

Attached is a article that will be appearing in both the school and Western Leader about the clubs donation of 180 shirts to Bruce Mclaren Intermediate School. The club has also donated another 100 shirts to Sport Waitakere Replay programme.more

First Kicks (5th and 6th Grade) 2014 Season

Welcome to Oratia United Football Club for the 2014 season.
Our First Kicks program for our 5th and 6th Grade players begins on Friday night the 4th April on the artificial turf at Parrs Park at 5:30pm. The last game is the 11th April before a school holiday break and Easter Holiday. Games will resume again on the last weekend of the school holidays Friday the 2nd May.more

15th Grade Girls Coach 2014

Ian Parris has been appointed as the 15th Grade Girls Coach for the 2014 season.

Ian has coached Senior Ladies Football at the club for a number of years, after a year off he is returning to coaching and is looking forward to the coming season.

Steve Cain
Director of Footballmore

Girls Football Newsletter Feb 2014


Parrs Park Playground upgrade.

This notification is to advise you or your organisation of work happening in your area. This notification is for your information only and no response is required. However, if you have any questions, please reply to Parkswest@aucklandcouncil.govt.nzmore

Coaching Positions - Girls Teams 2014

Coaching Positions – Girls Teams 2014
For those that intend to apply to coach one of our Girls Teams 7th through to 15th grade for the 2014 season at Oratia United AFC. I will be interviewing all applications for these on Friday 24th January at the Clubrooms, Parrs Park, Oratia.
The interviews will be for 15 minutes and they will be held between 5pm and 7pm, could you please email Colleen Short.more

Metro Coaching Positions 2014

Metro Coaching Positions 2014
We would like to announce the following Metro coach’s for the 2014 season as follows:
14th Grade Mike Stephenson – Vou Phommahaxay
15th Grade Colin Campbell
17th Grade Andy Ducat – Mark Whitford.
We required coaches for the 13th and 16th Metro teams, if you are want to apply for these grades, I will be interviewing for these on Friday the 24th January at the Clubroomsmore

Oratia United 2014 Season

After a successful first campaign in the NRFL Division 2 competition in 2013 we are looking to strengthen our squad to help us to continue to move forward in the coming season under 1st team Head Coach, Lee Gosshawk, who has been retained for the coming season.

We currently have a young and ambitious group of players, but are looking for experienced players who have played at this level before.more

Subscriptions Update

Update on the work the Board has been doing with Subs collectionmore

The Oratia 11th grade 1st team the Small stars ended their year on a high!

The Oratia 11th grade 1st team the Small stars ended their year on a high, placing Runners up at the New Zealand Junior Club Cup tournament held at Madills farm during Labour Weekend. After two days of competition and 7 games where they won 3, drew 3 and lost 1. They found themselves in the final against Glenview. This is the best result this team has had at a tournament and capped off a greatmore

Oratia United first and reserves last league games

The reserves kick off at 2.45 at Seddon Fields and then the first team fixture kicks off at 5.00pm. The squad has appreciated and enjoyed your support this season and we would love to see as many of you as possible this Saturday at Seddon Fields. We are finishing the season with a game against the Champions for 2013 and we will show why Oratia can and will compete now that we are back in NRFL.more

Friday night first kicks 5th and 6th grade.

For the school holidays we will NOT hold our Friday night 5th and 6th grade sessions for the 19th and 26th July. We will resume on Friday 2nd August. Please remember that the following Friday night 9th August from 5pm in the clubrooms the team photos will be taken. Hope you all have a well deserved break.more

FIFA World Cup 2014 tours for NZ Club members

Hi, your club members have the opportunity to go to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014. AMsportstours has World Cup packages including Follow NZ (when they qualify), Follow OZ plus our World Cup Academy package which includes tickets to 3 matches at the Maracana Stadium venue for the World Cup Final.more

Oratia United powers through NZF Quality mark programme

Oratia United AFC are the latest club to be successfully accredited with Quality Club Mark status, NZ Football’s initiative to help clubs achieve best standard practices for the benefit of their members and the community.

Oratia United AFC wanted to achieve the Quality Club Mark status to provide a better service for their members. “As a club we are always looking for opportunities to provide our members the best services available,” said Oratia United AFC Club Chairman Peter Goodburn. “The board wholeheartedly supported this process and look forward to continuing our involvement moving forward,” continued Goodburn.more

Friday Nights First Kicks Program

Hi All

I hope you have been enjoying the First Kicks program on the Turf Friday nights?

Because of the school holiday's there will be NO First Kicks Football this Friday the 26th April and Friday 3rd May.

The First Kicks program will start again on Friday the 10th May at 5:30pm.



Junior Committee.more

Mens First team make the news again !

Oratia United's Tom Newton-Smith makes a save. Click for more photos and article.more

First team in action !

Oratia United's Gaz Fletcher pushes off Marc Sly. Photo by Ben Campbell/Phototek Click for more photos.more

Coaches and Managers Meeting Notes

Here is a copy of the notes for Coaches and Managers presented at the Meeting on the 3rd April.
Just click on the file at the bottom of the page and print or save for future reference.more

Oratia United hit the headlines !

Oratia United on front page of AFF website. Please Click the link for article and photos.more

Junior and Youth Summer Soccer 2012/2013

This year we will be running the junior /youth summer league as follows:
We will accept team entries only this year, the entry fee to compete in the summer league will be $250.00 per team.
34 teams
The first 34 paid team entries received will be entered into the competition, any entries received over this will be placed on a waiting list.more

Girls in Football

At Oratia United we have seen some exciting changes over the 2010 season, with the club appointing our new Director of Football, Steve Cain.  Under his direction we have implemented a new pathways programme, selection and trial process, along with our High Performance Academy and Development Academy.

For the 2011 season our focus will be on increasing the numbers of girls's teams at our club, in doing this we will offer. 


Oratia United Academies.

Details are now out for the Oratia United High Performance Academy and the Oratia United Development Academies.more

Important Notice - PLEASE READ

A video has been produced by The FA to try to curtail abuse of match officials. It features British actor Ray Winstone starring as a bad parent/supporter and the adverse effects this has on football.
This is compulsory viewing for all parents and supporters.more
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Club Kitchen and Bar Opening Hours

The Club Kitchen and Bar is open for your convenience

We need your support:

Thursday – Club Night

Open to all Members the kitchen and Bar open from 6pm

Open from the inside of the club


Friday – Midget Football and Prizegiving

The Kitchen opens from 5.30pm

Bar open from 5.30pm

Open from the inside of the club


Saturday – Youth and senior Football

The Kitchen is open from 8.30am till late

We open from the outside in the mornings. You will find the kitchen window facing our number one field just around to the right of our clubroom entrance. We then turn around late afternoon and open from the inside of the club.

Come get your coffee fix from our new coffee machine and Lucaffe Coffee

Freshly baked Scones and biscuits available

The Bar Opens from 1pm till late


A Menu is available on our website. Click here to view Menu

Any problems or suggestions for the club kitchen please email me on:

If you require the bar to be open at any other times please contact Chairman Peter Goodburn on 021 977427


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