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Sport NZ Announces 2024 Sport And Recreation Award Winners

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 4:34 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has tonight celebrated the winners of the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards. More >>

Sport NZ Announces 2023 Sport And Recreation Award Winners

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 5:57 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has tonight recognised the winners of the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation awards as part of its annual conference in Auckland. Around 300 people, including leaders from across the sector, gathered at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland ... More >>

Success Of Tapuwaekura Pilot Sees Sport NZ Invest $4.5 Million To Help Kura Across Aotearoa

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 9:37 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa is investing $4.5 million to expand the pilot initiative Tapuwaekura throughout Aotearoa. Along with the expansion, Tapuwaekura will be renamed Mātaiao, which means to observe and learn from the environment. Mātaiao is the culturally ... More >>

Sport NZ Announces New Governance Entity Te Taumata Māori

Friday, 17 March 2023, 9:45 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has today announced the inaugural membership of Te Taumata Māori - an entity that will provide leadership for both Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa and High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) as they work towards achieving their Te Tiriti commitments. ... More >>

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa Partners With New National Māori Sport Authority

Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 12:11 pm | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced a partnership with Te Huinga Tākaro o Aotearoa (Te Huinga Tākaro), a new National Māori Sport Authority, which will see Te Huinga Tākaro receive $1,225 million in investment over two years. Te Huinga Tākaro has ... More >>

Sport NZ And Les Mills Join Forces To Help Young Women Get Physically Active

Friday, 12 August 2022, 9:05 am | Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ has launched a collaboration with Les Mills to encourage and support young women to move their way. The digital collaboration is the next step in Sport NZ’s #itsmymove campaign, which was launched in February to address lower physical activity ... More >>

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 Play.sport 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 >>





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