Okinawa Shorin Ryu New Zealand (Matsubayashi Ryu
NZ) is a member of the World Matsubayashi Ryu (Shorin Ryu) Karate-do Association WMKA; founded by O'Sensei Shoshin Nagamine.
We are a registered member of Karate New Zealand (UNZKO). Karate New Zealand is the official representative body of karate in New Zealand and is recognised by Sport and Recreation New Zealand, The New Zealand Academy of Sport, and the World Karate Federation (WKF). The World Karate Federation, is the largest international governing body of sport karate with over 130 member countries. It is the only karate organisation recognised by the International Olympic Committee and has more than ten million members.