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New guide for sport and recreation facilities management

2013 Apr 03

A new guide has been released today that aims to help New Zealand’s councils with the decisions they make for managing sport and recreation facilities. “A huge amount of sport and recreation1h…

High Performance Sport New Zealand Congratulates Halberg Winners

2013 Feb 14

High Performance Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Alex Baumann has extended his congratulations to the winners of the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards. “2012 was a tremendous year for New Zealand sp…

Sir John Wells receives Sport New Zealand leadership award

2013 Feb 14

The distinguished sport sector leadership of Sir John Wells has been recognised at the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards with Sir John receiving the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award. Sport New Zealand…

Australian report underlines need for vigilance

2013 Feb 08

Sport Minister Murray McCully says the Australian Crime Commission report on Organised Crime and Drugs in Sport needs to be taken seriously on this side of the Tasman. “I have asked Sport New…

21 Peaks in 21 Days Sport New Zealand Hillary Expedition Departing Sunday

2013 Feb 05

The second of the 2013 Sport New Zealand Hillary Expeditions, called 21 Peaks in 21 Days, begins Sunday morning, 10 February. Brothers Nathan and Nigel Watson aim to climb 21 peaks above 2000 metr…

New Chair of DFSNZ Appointed

2013 Feb 01

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today named former High Court Judge Warwick Gendall as the next Chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand. “Justice Gendall’s legal expertise and1experi…

Hillary Expedition sees return to scene of near-tragedy

2013 Jan 07

Sarah Wilson has commenced her Cook to Cook Hillary Expedition and is currently climbing Aoraki/Mount Cook; a place that could have claimed her life when she was buried in an avalanche a couple of1y…

Investment Targeted at More Medal Success for New Zealand

2012 Dec 18

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has today announced its investments to sports over the next four-year funding cycle, as it eyes more medal success for New Zealand. HPSNZ Chief Executive…

Kiwis attempt world-firsts with Hillary Expedition Grants

2012 Dec 05

The 2013 Hillary Expeditions will send seven teams of New Zealanders on journeys that will test their skill, courage, determination, physical boundaries and much more in some of the world’s most d…

Govt welcomes IRB Junior World Championship announcement

2012 Nov 29

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship. Th…

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