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Sport New Zealand & Cycling NZ Release Findings From Independent Inquiry

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 11:01 am | Sport New Zealand

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and Cycling New Zealand (CNZ) have today released the findings of an independent inquiry commissioned after the passing of Olivia Podmore. The independent panel, comprising Mike Heron QC, Dr Sarah Leberman, ... More >>

Dame Valerie Adams ‘Says Yes To Play’ As Sport NZ Highlights Play Week Aotearoa 2021

Monday, 15 November 2021, 5:52 am | Sport New Zealand

The focus is on fun for Play Week Ambassador Dame Valerie Adams as she encourages tamariki, whānau and communities to play their part in Play Week Aotearoa 2021. Play Week Aotearoa 2021 is a cross-government initiative to celebrate the value of ... More >>

Sport NZ Announces Increase In Female Board Representation On Third Anniversary Of Women And Girls Strategy

Monday, 11 October 2021, 7:21 am | Sport New Zealand

Female voices in governance have been amplified across the sport and recreation sector, with the number of Sport NZ partner organisations achieving the board gender equity target rising from just over half in 2018 to 91% in 2021. The target was developed ... More >>

Sport NZ Invests $7m In New Plan For Māori Wellbeing

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 11:36 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced $7m of new investment over the next four years to improve wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This new plan will see the government agency invest in new organisations who contribute to Māori physical activity outcomes. ... More >>

Sport NZ Encourages People To Make The Most Of Daylight Savings

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 6:57 am | Sport New Zealand

New COVID-19 research highlights post-lockdown decline in participation levels Sport NZ is encouraging New Zealanders to take full advantage of daylight savings by getting outdoors and being physically active. This call follows research conducted by Sport ... More >>

Sport NZ’s New $68 Million Community Fund Opens Today

Monday, 24 August 2020, 10:10 am | Sport New Zealand

Applications open today for Sport NZ’s new fund – Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa – for community-based programmes and projects targeting those tamariki and rangatahi (young people aged 5 to 18) at most risk of missing out or being less active. Tū ... More >>

Updated Guidance On Community Sport At Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 6:18 pm | Sport New Zealand

Yesterday’s Government decisions around Alert Level 2 impacted the mass gathering limits previously communicated for play, active recreation and sport. Today we have clarified some of the detail around this announcement and a new Alert Level 2 table ... More >>

Sport NZ announces new strategy to get Every Body Active

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 3:01 pm | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has today released a new strategy and vision to get Every Body Active in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

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 >>