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CEO pays tribute to Jock Hobbs

2012 Mar 14

Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin has paid tribute to the late Jock Hobbs, saying his contribution to our national sport, and to New Zealand, will never be forgotten. Hobbs passed1…

Tribute to one of New Zealand's greatest sporting leaders

2012 Mar 13

Minister for Sport and Recreation Murray McCully has paid tribute to rugby legend Jock Hobbs following the news of his passing after a long battle with leukaemia. "Jock Hobbs was one of1nature'…

SPARC changes to Sport New Zealand

2012 Feb 02

As of 1st February, Sport and Recreation New Zealand, the government agency responsible for sport and recreation policy and funding, is changing its trading name from SPARC to Sport New Zealand (Spo…

Opening of National Training Centre for high performance athletes

2011 Oct 21

Sport and Recreation Minister, Murray McCully, says New Zealanders can look forward to seeing more kiwi winners on the world stage with the National Training Centre for high performance athletes1ope…

New SPARC board members appointed

2011 Oct 06

Murray Gutry and Joanna Perry MNZM have been appointed to the Board of Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC). Board member Rob Fisher has been re-appointed for a further two years.1(V…

Fanzone extension approved

2011 Sep 16

Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully has granted urgent approval under the RWC Empowering Act 2010 to the extension of the Queens Wharf fanzone, festival and showcase event. The Minister’s…

National cycling centre decided

2011 Sep 15

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Murray McCully, has welcomed the Waikato region winning the tender process to build the national cycling centre of excellence. “This has been a careful1ten…

RWC Opening Night

2011 Sep 10

Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully says he’s disappointed poor performance in two areas has spoiled for some people what was otherwise a spectacularly successful World Cup opening1night. …

Launch of The Cloud Showcase (05 Sep 2011)

2011 Sep 05

Speech by Minister McCully • Prime Minister • Mayor Len Brown and other city leaders • Ministerial colleagues Judith Collins and Jonathan Coleman • Local MP Nikki Kaye and other1MPs …

Kiwi innovation on show at The Cloud during Rugby World Cup 2011

2011 Sep 02

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, today previewed The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf, part of New Zealand’s largest ever showcase of business creativity and innovation for Rugby World1C…

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