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Congrats to Special Olympics team

2017 Mar 27

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner say the New Zealand Special Olympics team should be extremely proud of its outstanding results at the 2017 Sp…

Play.Sport having an impact one year on

2017 Mar 22

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says up to 20,000 children are benefiting from a pilot programme which seeks to transform the way physical education (PE) is taught in1schools.   “W…

New rugby league programme for schools

2017 Mar 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched a new Rugby League Education programme at Auckland’s Birkdale North School. “The Rugby League World Cup 2017 Education Resource is…

$5.5m to support major golfing events in NZ

2017 Mar 08

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced a $5.5 million investment into two major golfing events. Through the Major Events1Develop…

$1 million for Christchurch sports hub

2017 Feb 28

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced a $1 million investment into a new sports hub for Christchurch. “The Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub will be set across 32 hectares near Wigram…

Massive year for sport boosting international visitor numbers

2017 Feb 07

This year kicks off a huge year for New Zealand hosting world class sporting events that will attract tens of thousands of international visitors to New Zealand. There are major events being held just…

Rugby League World Cup 2017 Community Ambassadors named

2017 Feb 03

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the appointment today of one hundred volunteer Community Ambassadors for the Rugby League World Cup 2017. “The tournament is shaping up to be…

New Zealand’s Sportfunder announce partnership with Pozible

2016 Dec 24

New Zealand’s Sportfunder announce partnership with Pozible, Australia’s largest and most successful crowdfunding platform. Kiwi-based crowd funding platform Sportfunder is partnering with one of1…

New Zealand Rugby 2016 Awards

2016 Dec 15

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman will tonight help mark the success of New Zealand rugby at the 2016 NZ Rugby Union Awards. “I’d like to congratulate all the nominees. It’s been a …

New Investment Figures Announced as NZ Looks towards Tokyo

2016 Dec 15

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) today announced a $35 million core investment programme for 2017. This represents the first year of two, three and four-year funding agreements with National…

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