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Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

2017 Jul 03

The Government will invest $5 million in Emirates Team New Zealand to ensure it can retain key staff while planning is underway for the next America’s Cup regatta, Economic Development Minister1Simo…

Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

2017 Jun 17

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says our nation’s sporting volunteers are stepping up to the plate and it is important to recognise their efforts during National Volunteer Week, which…

Success at the Giant Haka 2017

2017 Jun 17

Rotorua is now the home of the world’s largest haka! All there is to wait for is the official verification from Guinness World Records. Thousands of people poured into Rotorua’s Village Green1toda…

New report highlights importance of how we eat

2017 Jun 16

Health Minister and Sport & Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the release of ‘How We Eat’, a report that assesses evidence on eating behaviours and their influence on diet and1…

Alex Baumann to step down as CEO of High Performance Sport

2017 Jun 02

Alex Baumann today advised the Board of High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) that he will step down from his role as Chief Executive in September. Mr Baumann was appointed to the role in February 2012 an…

Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

2017 Jun 02

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry welcome the kick-off of the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017. T…

New Zealand Rugby welcomes British & Irish Lions for 10-match historic series

2017 May 31

They’re finally here. The British & Irish Lions touched down at Auckland International Airport today, where they were welcomed with a traditional powhiri, as they prepare to kick off their 10-ma…

Supporting families to raise healthy kids

2017 May 31

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has released the ‘Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives’. “Regular active play and good1quali…

Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

2017 May 20

“The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman. “We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate…

Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings

2017 May 16

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting. “I will be leaving tomorrow for the1…

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