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All Whites wished all the best as they embark on final steps to the 2018 FIFA World Cup

2017 Nov 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson is wishing the All Whites success as they embark on the final legs of their FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Peru at Wellington’s Westpac1Stad…

$44,000 to help support school teens play sport

2017 Sep 14

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has awarded a number of grants to enable high school students around the country to play sport. “Participating in sport is a key part of a Kiwi1upbring…

$500,000 to support Winter Olympian hopefuls

2017 Aug 25

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced $500,000 to enhance Snow Sports New Zealand’s high performance training facilities. “With the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games jus…

Top winter sports competition opens in NZ

2017 Aug 25

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome the fifth Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand, which officially opens tonight at Coronet1Peak.…

$4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

2017 Aug 18

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Scholarships provide financial1assista…

World Masters Games brings in $63 million

2017 Aug 08

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success. “New Zealand is gaining a…

100 days to Rugby League World Cup 2017

2017 Jul 19

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the next major event on New Zealand’s sporting calendar is the Rugby League World Cup 2017. “Today marks 100 days to go until the kick off the …

Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

2017 Jul 09

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions1Ser…

Sports board appointees step up to the plate

2017 Jul 05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a suite of new appointments to a range of sports boards. “I believe that strong leadership which sets a clear strategic direction1i…

Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

2017 Jul 03

The Government will invest $5 million in Emirates Team New Zealand to ensure it can retain key staff while planning is underway for the next America’s Cup regatta, Economic Development Minister1Simo…

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