Date: November 5, 2022
Place: Napier, New Zealand
Organizer: New Zealand Branch (WKO New Zealand Country Representative Virgil Troy)
The WKO Shinkyokushinkai New Zealand 2022 KOKORO CUP tournament took place on Saturday 5 November 2022 in New Zealand’s historic Art Deco capital, Napier. Over 150 competitors competed across Kata and Kumite divisions. A strong contingent of Shinkyokushinkai New Zealand players were joined by Australian Shinkyokushinkai representatives and other New Zealand Kyokushin organizations.
This was the first South Pacific Shinkyokushinkai event held in New Zealand.