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Olympic success spurs interest in grass roots sport

2012 Nov 27

New Zealand’s success at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games looks to be driving a surge of interest in those sports codes here at home. Sport NZ Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin says many1sp…

Schools Named for ‘Sport in Education’ Initiative

2012 Nov 06

Sport New Zealand has begun a project which aims to use the power of sport to help kids achieve in the classroom and the community. “Every day we see the power of sport to change the lives of1yo…

Olympian helping identify and develop future sports talent

2012 Nov 02

Olympian and New Zealand 5000m record holder Adrian Blincoe is helping identify and develop New Zealand’s future sporting champions, in a new job at High Performance Sport New Zealand1(HPSNZ). I…

World-Class Sports Physician for Elite Kiwi athletes

2012 Oct 31

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) are delighted to announce internationally-renowned sports physician Dr Bruce Hamilton has been appointed1medic…

Wider sports community mourns loss of Sir Wilson Whineray

2012 Oct 22

Sport New Zealand has joined the rugby community and the rest of the country in mourning the passing today of Sir Wilson Whineray. “We have lost one of New Zealand’s sporting and business1lege…

New Christchurch Training Base Important For Elite Athletes

2012 Oct 18

A new high performance training base in Christchurch will play an important part in a local athlete’s build-up to their next world championships, Olympic or Paralympic Games. The Government has1…

Development Scholarships for aspiring women sports board members

2012 Oct 08

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) and the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) have announced the creation of Development Scholarships to help get more women on to the boards of sport1organisations. Th…

Targets Set With Release Of High Performance Sport New Zealand Strategy

2012 Sep 27

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has today released its strategy through to 2020, which is designed to get even more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. “New Zealand’s high1pe…

Sport New Zealand appoints new General Manager, Community Sport and Recreation

2012 Sep 21

Sport New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Geoff Barry to the position of General Manager, Community Sport and Recreation. Geoff is currently Chief Executive of the1Canterb…

New Zealand Junior Rugby Festival

2012 Sep 12

The biggest national junior rugby festival in New Zealand kicks off in Taupō on September 22. Grass root teams from around the North Island, Christchurch and South Africa are gearing up to travel…

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