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Sport NZ expands school program into Waikato and Southland

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 10:26 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ is doubling the reach of its pilot by adding 40 new primary and intermediate schools in Waikato and Southland in partnership with regional sports trusts Sport Waikato and Sport Southland. More >>

Sport NZ seeks public views on sport integrity

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 9:09 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the next six weeks. “There’s ... More >>

Sport NZ releases new participation survey

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 11:06 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has today released the first report from its new Active NZ participation survey, providing a point-in-time snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation. More >>

Sport NZ congratulates Sport and Recreation Award winners

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 4:20 pm | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ congratulates the winners of the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Wellington this evening. “It’s vital that we recognise the work and people that support and encourage New Zealanders to be physically active and ... More >>

Research shines light on enjoyment of school cross country

Monday, 21 May 2018, 11:26 am | Sport New Zealand

Term two means school cross country. Kids at almost every primary and intermediate school around New Zealand are getting their running shoes on, but research conducted by Sport NZ has found that one in four students aged 6 to 13 don’t enjoy it. More >>

AIMS Games big part of national sports scene

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 4:02 pm | Sport New Zealand

Next week's NZCT AIMS Games is being embraced by national sporting bodies, as the intermediate-aged sporting tournament opens up new avenues for aspiring athletes. More >>

Hundreds of Students Set to ‘Have a Go’

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:46 am | Sport New Zealand

Local primary school students will have a chance to try their hand at a variety of sports during the annualSport Wellington Stadium Sports Festivalbeing held at Wellington’s elite sporting venue, Westpac Stadium, on Wednesday 30th March. More >>

McCullum’s Halberg Leadership Award well deserved

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 11:43 pm | Sport New Zealand

Brendon McCullum has been honoured at the 53rd Halberg Awards with the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements as an influential sports leader. More >>

Sport NZ rings changes to ensure Kiwis stay in sport

Friday, 11 December 2015, 1:31 pm | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ rings changes to ensure Kiwis stay in sport and active recreation Sport New Zealand has today confirmed investment of around $43m a year for the next four years aimed at maintaining and growing the number of Kiwis involved in community ... More >>

High Performance Sport NZ investments announced

Friday, 11 December 2015, 9:13 am | Sport New Zealand

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has confirmed its 2016 investments into sports, as they enter the final run into the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. More >>

New Zealand working hard to buck inactivity trends

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 10:33 am | Sport New Zealand

One of the world’s most respected sports leaders, Baroness Sue Campbell, says she’s pleased to see New Zealand working hard to keep young people active and buck the global trend towards inactivity. More >>

Get fit and healthy Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 1:42 pm | Sport New Zealand

Sport Hawke’s Bay aims to get more people out and about more often, as it works to improve the health and wellbeing of the region in 2016. This new focus for the regional sports trust will see an aggressive promotion of living a more active lifestyle. More >>

Connecting Coaches, Sky City, December 4-6

Friday, 27 November 2015, 4:17 pm | Sport New Zealand

Calling all coaches! Don’t miss your chance to join over 500 Kiwi coaches at the Connecting Coaches convention from December 4-6 at Sky City in Auckland. Headlined by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and other high-profile international speakers, you ... More >>

World Champion wins Central Hawke’s Bay top sports award

Monday, 9 November 2015, 4:04 pm | Sport New Zealand

World Champion cyclist and Rio Olympic hopeful, cyclist Regan Gough has taken out the top award at the Central Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards held in Waipukurau. More >>

Steve Hansen to headline landmark coaching convention

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 10:27 am | Sport New Zealand

Fresh from winning the Rugby World Cup, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will address 600 diverse coaches from around the country at Sport New Zealand’s ‘Connecting Coaches’ convention in December. More >>

Blazing a Snow Dog trail through the South Island

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 3:14 pm | Sport New Zealand

Supported by Sport New Zealand’s Hillary Expeditions, a team of adventurers is exploring some of the South Island’s wild terrain to discover ‘New Zealand’s classic snow dog trail’. More >>

New Zealand equals second best World University Games

Monday, 13 July 2015, 10:05 am | Sport New Zealand

New Zealand has equalled its second best effort at a World University Games winning one gold, three silver medals and one bronze. More >>

Sport NZ calls for good sideline behaviour

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:17 pm | Sport New Zealand

Heading into another busy weekend of sport around the country, Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin is reminding parents and other supporters to be mindful of their behaviour on the sidelines. A couple of recent incidents have brought sideline ... More >>

International cyclist and former doper to address conference

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:26 am | Sport New Zealand

World-renowned cyclist, former teammate of Lance Armstrong, and self-confessed doper, Tyler Hamilton, will share his captivating story at the Sport NZ conference today. More >>

New strategy aims to preserve our proud sporting heritage

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:02 pm | Sport New Zealand

New strategy aims to preserve New Zealand’s proud sporting heritage Sport NZ has today launched a new Strategic Plan (2015-20) aimed at ensuring New Zealand remains one of the world’s most successful sporting nations. Sport NZ Chief Executive Peter ... More >>



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