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Avantidrome the latest jewel in New Zealand’s sporting crown

2014 Apr 12

New Zealand’s high performance athletes have the benefit of another world-class sports facility, with the Royal opening of the Avantidrome in Cambridge today. The Avantidrome is an1international…

Auckland ranks as one of world’s ultimate sports cities

2014 Apr 11

Auckland ranks as one of world’s ultimate sports cities § Third – Ultimate Sports City in the world § First – medium-sized Ultimate Sports City (1.3 – 3 million) § Best event legacy…

AttitudeLive Paralympics Page Goes Live

2014 Mar 03

Get ready! - 44 hours of Winter Paralympics on Seven hundred athletes, 44 countries - and unprecedented coverage from You know the programme, Attitude. Now1ou…

Kiwi adventurers to take on the untamed ‘White Wave’ in Nepal

2014 Feb 20

A team of Kiwi adventurers will attempt to summit the unclimbed 6815 metre peak of Anidesha Chuli in Nepal, with the help of a Sport New Zealand Hillary Expeditions grant. Dunedin’s Paul and She…

HPSNZ congratulates winners of Westpac Halberg Awards

2014 Feb 14

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Chief Executive Alex Baumann has paid tribute to all the finalists at the 51st Westpac Halberg Awards, saying the competition for the titles will only get …

McCaw's leadership recognised through award

2014 Feb 13

Richie McCaw has been honoured at the 51st Westpac Halberg Awards with the All Blacks captain receiving the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award. Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin sa…

Targeted investment proves winning formula

2013 Dec 18

Some of our most successful sports will receive increased investment from High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) ahead of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, while several specific 2014 campai…

Sports talent development programme announced

2013 Dec 13

The creation of New Zealand’s first nationwide talent development programme, called Pathway to Podium, has been announced today. The programme will identify emerging athletes and ensure they’re1…

Government moves to safeguard sport

2013 Nov 29

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today announced the formation of a senior officials’ inter-agency group and the implementation of a national match fixing policy to safeguard New1Zea…

Kiwi begins record free climb attempts

2013 Sep 19

World class big wall climber Mayan Smith-Gobat will soon begin three ambitious free climbs in California’s Yosemite Valley, including one world record speed attempt. Smith-Gobat’s Yosemite1cli…

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