NZMAHOF Objectives

The objectives of the NZMAHOF are to:

·         Honour those martial artists who have contributed, served and cultivated martial arts in this country in an outstanding manner.


·         Provide guidance to martial arts groups and individuals.


·         Provide a legitimate mechanism for senior level gradings.


·         To bring together senior instructors, practitioners and groups in a non political, unbiased atmosphere, where the study and practice of martial arts can be celebrated in a             spirit of friendship, comradeship and mutual development.


·         Provide a channel for development of senior Budo practitioners where for reasons beyond their control, no other may exist.