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NZ to host major international golf tournament

2015 Oct 01

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes today’s announcement that New Zealand will host the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. “Congratulations to the Royal Wellington Golf Cl…

Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth Games

2015 Sep 02

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated Durban, South Africa on being named host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. “I would like to congratulate Durban on becoming the first1A…

NZ’s largest snow sport event gets underway

2015 Aug 21

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome today’s opening of the fourth Winter Games New Zealand in Queenstown. “This bi-annual event1at…

Best of luck to the Silver Ferns – go get ‘em

2015 Aug 15

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is wishing the Silver Ferns the best of luck as they head into the final weekend of the Netball World Cup. “The Silver Ferns have shown passion and1det…

Countdown begins to Rio Games

2015 Aug 05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says a year out from the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games it looks like New Zealanders will have plenty to celebrate at both events. “High1Performanc…

NZ tracking towards record medal haul at Rio Olympics

2015 Aug 05

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) says a year out from the Rio Games New Zealand is tracking well towards what could be its best ever Olympic and Paralympic Games results. Today marks one1yea…

Metro Sports funding parameters agreed

2015 Aug 04

Cabinet has agreed funding parameters that will ensure Christchurch’s Metro Sports Facility is a multi-generational asset that meets the needs of Canterbury’s diverse elite, competitive and1leisur…

Grants Provide Financial Leg-up to Emerging Talented Athletes

2015 Aug 03

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) is backing emerging talented athletes with financial assistance to advance their development towards competing on the world’s toughest sporting stages -1wo…

NZ looking forward to British & Irish Lions tour

2015 Jul 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the announcement of the All Blacks 2016/2017 home schedules – featuring a 10-match tour from the British & Irish Lions in 2017. “Followi…

Sport NZ calls for good sideline behaviour

2015 Jul 03

Heading into another busy weekend of sport around the country, Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin is reminding parents and other supporters to be mindful of their behaviour on the1sid…

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