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Paralympics New Zealand Partners With NZME

Monday, 10 June 2024, 9:55 am | Paralympics NZ

To give more Kiwis something to talk about, Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is pleased to announce that New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has joined its valued group of partners as a Media Partner ahead of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. More >>

Bupa Backs The NZ Paralympic Team As They Take On The World In Paris

Friday, 31 May 2024, 10:34 am | Paralympics NZ

In a new partnership fostering inclusion and access, Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to welcome aged care provider Bupa New Zealand as an Official Partner for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. More >>

Young NZ Learners To Go On A Journey Supporting NZ Paralympic Team In Paris

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 4:59 pm | Paralympics NZ

With 3 months to go until the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is excited to launch its new education resource leading into the Paris 2024 Paralympics, that will take young learners on a journey with the New Zealand Paralympic ... More >>

New Zealand Names First Ever Para Badminton Player To The NZ Paralympic Team

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 12:56 pm | Paralympics NZ

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) today named 43-year-old Czyz to compete at his fourth Paralympic Games, but the first for his adopted country of New Zealand. More >>

Paralympian #17 The Late Neroli Fairhall Celebrated And Acknowledged

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 7:53 am | Paralympics NZ

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has awarded the PNZ Order of Merit to the late Neroli Fairhall MBE, Paralympian #17, for her outstanding service to PNZ and Paralympic sport in New Zealand. More >>

Celebrating 100 Days To Go To The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

Monday, 20 May 2024, 8:55 am | Paralympics NZ

The Chef de Mission of the New Zealand Paralympic Team, Raylene Bates, says the excitement is building as the team bound for Paris comes together. Eleven Para athletes have been named in the New Zealand team so far. More >>

Five Incredible Para Swimmers Selected For Paris 2024

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 12:47 pm | Paralympics NZ

What an achievement from these five Para swimmers, including three debutants – and from Swimming New Zealand, who have nurtured them along their pathway. This is a very special announcement: Paralympics New Zealand CEO Greg Warnecke. More >>

Key Decision Gets Para Equestrian Her Slot For Paris 2024

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:07 pm | Paralympics NZ

A critical decision to cross the Tasman to chase all important qualifying scores for Paralympic Games selection has paid off for Levin Para equestrian rider Louise Duncan. More >>

Paralympian #13 The Late Eve Rimmer Celebrated And Acknowledged

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 10:09 am | Paralympics NZ

Paralympian #13 Eve, who passed away in 1996, was a trailblazer for Para athletes and a fervent advocate for disability rights, who became a household name in New Zealand through an outstanding sporting career. More >>

9-strong Para Cycling Team Selected For ‘Super Worlds’

Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 8:52 am | Paralympics NZ

Following the success of the Para Cycling Road World Cup series, a 9-strong Para Cycling Team has been named for the 2023 Cycling World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland (Thu 3 Aug – Sun 13 Aug). The team is headlined by 2022 C5 track world ... More >>

Global Games Glory With Silver Medal For Overjoyed Alfie

Monday, 12 June 2023, 10:24 am | Paralympics NZ

Table tennis player Alfie Linn (II2) has claimed silver at the Virtus Global Games. In the Men’s Teams event, Alfie and French teammate Alexandre Sol contested an exciting match to win the medal. Through a series of close games, they defeated Egypt ... More >>

Awesome Alfie Grabs Global Games Medal

Friday, 9 June 2023, 11:03 am | Paralympics NZ

After days of almost-wins for Alfie Linn, the table tennis player has claimed New Zealand’s first medal of the Virtus Global Games 2023. Partnering with France’s Alexandre Sol, the duo seized bronze in the Men’s Doubles. More >>

Brendon Cameron Returns To Key Para Cycling Role Ahead Of Paris 2024 Paralympics

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 12:38 pm | Paralympics NZ

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) are delighted to announce Brendon Cameron as the new Para Cycling Programme Manager. Cameron has 22 years of experience leading high performance cyclists to success on the world stage. Cameron explains why he is so excited to ... More >>

All-gold World Cup For Murray, And A Triumphant Return For Mead

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 12:11 pm | Paralympics NZ

Para cyclist Nicole Murray is shocked and “stoked” to have completed an all-gold World Cup in Huntsville, Alabama. Murray beat German rival and current C5 World Champion Kerstin Brachtendorf in both Time Trial and Road Race to claim two gold medals. Murray ... More >>

Legal And NFP Expertise To Join Paralympics New Zealand Board

Monday, 29 May 2023, 10:47 am | Paralympics NZ

Internationally renowned sports lawyer Maria Clarke and experienced sport and not-for-profit leader Pam Elgar have been elected to the Paralympics New Zealand Board. Paralympics New Zealand is excited to announce the two new appointments, with Board Chair Jana ... More >>

Second Bronze For Eltje Completes Italian Para Cycling World Cup

Monday, 24 April 2023, 4:31 pm | Paralympics NZ

The New Zealand Para Cycling Team have completed the Maniago Road Para Cycling World Cup with two bronze medals, both claimed by Eltje Malzbender. Fortunes were mixed for the remaining team members. Paralympian #220 Eltje Malzbender (T1) had a rewarding ... More >>

A Game Changer: Paralympics New Zealand Endorses New Zealand’s Interest In Hosting 2024 Commonwealth Games

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 3:51 pm | Paralympics NZ

Paralympics New Zealand enthusiastically endorses the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s interest in hosting the 2034 Commonwealth Games. PNZ’s acting CE, Paralympian #96 Duane Kale, says: “A New Zealand Commonwealth Games would be momentous for New ... More >>

First Taste Of International Competition For Kiwi Para Cyclists At Oceania Championships

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 2:17 pm | Paralympics NZ

Para cyclist Siobhan Terry from Rotorua had a brilliant first international competition at the 2023 Oceania Track Cycling Championships, claiming bronze in the WC4 500m Time Trial and posting two personal best times. The Track Championships were held ... More >>

Regional Community Para Sport Pilots To Enhance Participation Opportunities For Disabled People

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 11:08 am | Paralympics NZ

Disabled people in Gisborne, Northland and Southland will have greater opportunities to participate in Para athletics thanks to a Regional Community Para Sport Pilot funded by Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ). Meanwhile a Regional Community Para Sport ... More >>

Paralympics New Zealand Announces New CEO And Secretary General Greg Warnecke

Friday, 17 March 2023, 10:36 am | Paralympics NZ

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is pleased to announce Greg Warnecke as the new CEO and Secretary General of Paralympics New Zealand. An exceptional range of people applied for the role, which is a testament to the high regard in which PNZ is held. ... More >>





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