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New strategy aims to preserve New Zealand’s proud sporting heritage

2015 Mar 20

Sport NZ has today launched a new Strategic Plan (2015-20) aimed at ensuring New Zealand remains one of the world’s most successful sporting nations. Sport NZ Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin …

Minister acknowledges the passing of Sir Don Rowlands

2015 Mar 19

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman today acknowledged the passing of rowing legend Sir Don Rowlands. “Sir Don was an inspirational athlete and a highly successfully businessman,”1s…

Sport and recreation still a big part of Kiwi lives

2015 Mar 16

Sport and recreation continue to play a big part in the lives of Kiwis, according to the latest Active New Zealand survey released by Sport NZ today. The Active NZ Survey 2013/14 provides a nation…

High Performance Sport NZ congratulates Halberg Sportsman and Sportswoman Winners

2015 Feb 12

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Chief Executive Alex Baumann says the winners of the 52ndHalberg Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards are outstanding athletes who consistently1del…

Sport NZ honours Barbara Kendall with Leadership Award

2015 Feb 12

Barbara Kendall has tonight been honoured at the 52nd Halberg Awards with the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an influential sports1leader. Spo…

Official draw for FIFA U20 World Cup kicks off

2015 Feb 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is taking part in tonight’s 2015 FIFA Under-20 World Cup official draw in Auckland. “New Zealand will be hosting some of the best under-20 footba…

Smart new cricket programme for schools

2015 Feb 05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has taken part in a Cricket Smart lesson at Northcote Primary School in Auckland today. “Cricket Smart is a new range of curriculum-based learning1…

Start the new school year by getting active

2015 Feb 03

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is encouraging kids to sign up for a school sport and get all the benefits that come with it. “With schools opening their doors for the start of1an…

Christchurch well placed for Cricket World Cup

2015 Jan 30

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today inspected Hagley Oval and met with tournament organisers ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup. “Hagley Oval has undergone a huge1transforma…

Paul Collins Knighthood for Sport Governance highly deserved

2014 Dec 31

Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin says a Knighthood awarded to Paul Collins in this year’s New Year’s Honours is highly deserved. Paul Collins has been made a Knight Companion1…

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