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Saints come marching in for AFL Anzac Day 2013

2012 Sep 12

In an historic occasion for the Australian Football League, the first ever premiership match between AFL clubs will be staged outside Australia in Wellington, on ANZAC Day 2013. Representatives fr…

Future Kiwi Olympians waiting in the wings

2012 Sep 05

New Zealand’s future Olympic hopes are in good hands, according to the results of a survey into sport and recreation in the lives of Kiwi kids. The Young People’s Survey, released by Sport New…

Paralympics New Zealand Kiwi’s create Super Sunday in London

2012 Sep 03

22-year old Cameron Leslie marched out to the starting blocks with Kiwi band six sixty beating in his ears, the lyrics sing “Rise up, rise up, baby you’re a revolution.” Cameron Leslie tonight…

Olympic heroes to receive a warm Canterbury welcome

2012 Aug 14

Christchurch sports fans will be the first to see their Olympic heroes as a team, with South Hagley Park acting as the venue for the ANZ New Zealand Olympic Team Welcome Home at noon on Friday 241Au…

Best Olympic Performance since Seoul in 1988

2012 Aug 13

[This press release was issued prior to the news of Valerie Adams being awarded a gold medal taking New Zealand's tally to six golds and increasing our ranking to 15th overall.] New Zealand has pr…

Faster, higher, stronger: New Zealand at the Olympics

2012 Jul 27

The 30th Olympic Games begins in London this Friday. To mark the occasion, Te Ara has just launched its story on the Olympic and Commonwealth games. Written by renowned sports writer Joseph Romanos,…

Webb Ellis Cup travels to Samoa

2012 Jul 20

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced Rugby World Cup-winning All Blacks Coach Sir Graham Henry and All Black Victor Vito will take the Webb Ellis Cup to Samoa for Friendship Week1…

Awards recognise 800,000 sport volunteers

2012 Jun 18

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) and MORE FM are encouraging Kiwi’s to say thanks to the 800,000 volunteers who help make sport possible in this country. Each year volunteers give 50 million hours1o…

2012 Hillary Expedition Grants Available for Kiwi Adventurers

2012 Jun 08

Kiwi adventurers are being given the chance to turn their dreams into reality by applying for Sport New Zealand’s Hillary Expedition grants. Applications are now open for the grants, which total1…

Appeal Millions to Boost Christchurch Sport Recovery

2012 May 12

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust today announced details of $2 million in sports grants to help a range of sports that have large community participation, to recover from the1earthquakes. …

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