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Paris 2024: Weightlifter David Liti To Compete At Second Olympic Games

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 10:14 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Weightlifter David Liti will be chasing a personal best when he takes to the South Paris Arena to represent New Zealand at the Olympic Games. 27-year-old Liti has today been named to the New Zealand Team, to compete in the men’s +102kg division. “It’s ... More >>

New Zealand Olympic Committee Presents 2023 Annual Report

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 6:46 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Representatives from the NZOC’s 55 member sports were in attendance as NZOC President Liz Dawson thanked the organisations for their commitment to Olympic and Commonwealth sport during 2023. More >>

Paris 2024: Billy Stairmand And Saffi Vette To Surf Teahupoo As They Chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 11:23 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Paris will be the second Olympic Games for eight-time National Champion Stairmand, while it will be the debut of Vette who recently secured a place on the coveted World Surf League Challenger Series, alongside some of the best surfers in the world. More >>

Olympic Kākahu Receives Royal Blessing From Kiingi Tuheitia

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 1:44 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Kiingitanga spokesman Ngira Simmonds says the cloak is an exquisite work of art that signifies great mana and is deserving of the King’s royal blessing. More >>

Carrington Rules In Tokyo

Monday, 9 August 2021, 8:59 am | NZ Olympic Committee

History tends to assign Olympic Games to a particular athlete, team or event. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/c9631b1fc8f2caea741a.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> And in New Zealand’s eyes, ... More >>

New Zealand Team Celebrates Most Successful Olympic Games Ever

Monday, 9 August 2021, 8:53 am | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand Team has wrapped its Tokyo Olympic Games campaign, bringing home more medals than ever before. More >>

A Team Like No Other – A Games Like No Other

Sunday, 8 August 2021, 4:19 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Ko Back Among the Medals Lydia Ko survived a tense, see-sawing final day, including a play-off for the silver medal, and eventually earned the bronze in the women’s golf tournament today. Later she dedicated it to her grandmother, who died just before ... More >>

Walsh Comes Through For Bronze

Friday, 6 August 2021, 8:59 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Tom Walsh put the madness of his qualifying round behind him to claim his second Olympic shot put bronze medal today. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/d18695ab7f91677b15c2.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> Walsh had a best throw of 22.47m, ... More >>

Carrington Wins Her Fifth Olympic Gold

Friday, 6 August 2021, 8:54 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Lisa Carrington staked her claim to being New Zealand’s greatest Olympian when she sensationally won the women’s K1 500, her third gold medal of the Tokyo Games. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/d5a2d76282982ac8eb36.jpeg" ... More >>

Golden Double For Canoeing

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 9:07 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Lisa Carrington and Caitlin Regal struck the double for New Zealand in the Olympic canoeing. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/a2d89816d35135aab910.jpeg" width="720" height="466"> Paddling with power and control, ... More >>

Carrington Makes It Three In A Row

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 9:02 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Lisa Carrington, New Zealand’s paddling superstar, set all sorts of records today when she won her third consecutive Olympic gold men in the women’s K1 200. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/cecc949f252879de9de7.jpeg" ... More >>

Silver For Women's Double Scullers

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 8:56 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Brooke Donoghue and Hannah Osborne rowed themselves into New Zealand Olympic history with a silver medal in the women’s double sculls in Tokyo today. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/a4acee5d84e95aacbe2b.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> The New Zealanders went into ... More >>

New Zealand athletes Earn The Fern at Olympic Test Events!

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 11:35 am | NZ Olympic Committee

A host of New Zealand’s elite athletes have been in action at Olympic venues just under a year out from the games. More >>

Two Further Gymnasts Selected for Gold Coast 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:38 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand have named a further two gymnastics athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More >>

Precious McKenzie carries the Queen’s Baton

Friday, 22 December 2017, 7:36 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Weightlifting legend Precious McKenzie will relive his Commonwealth Games past on December 22nd by carrying the Queen’s Baton at Settlers’ Village, Albany, Auckland, where he now lives. More >>

Queen's Baton Relay!

Friday, 15 December 2017, 8:12 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a symbol of the Commonwealth Games – one of the world’s great sporting celebrations. More >>

Now is your chance to be a part of history!

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:14 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Commonwealth Games tradition that celebrates diversity, inspires community pride and excites people in the lead up to the Games – and it’s coming our way! More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: 12 - 18 July 2016

Monday, 18 July 2016, 2:20 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand team touches down in Rio! Chef de Mission, Rob Waddell, has led the New Zealand Olympic Team's advance party into Rio de Janeiro, with 18 days to go until the 2016 Olympic Games begin. Waddell will officially register the New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand’s Road to Rio

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:42 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

All Blacks Sevens Triumph in Wellington Thriller The resilient Rio-bound All Blacks Sevens have made it three-in-a-row in Wellington, with a thrilling 24-21 final victory over South Africa in the latest round of the World Rugby Sevens Series.New ... More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: 1 - 7 Dec

Monday, 7 December 2015, 3:17 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Kiwi cyclists collect three medals at Cambridge World Cup Sprinter Eddie Dawkins rode away from the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge with a silver medal and a sense of satisfaction that New Zealand has made huge strides towards the Rio Olympic Games. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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