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Kiwi kayakers to descend unexplored canyons and white-water in Papua New Guinea

2013 May 01

The fourth 2013 Sport New Zealand Hillary Expedition, Gradient and Water, will leave on Friday morning for Papua New Guinea to take on the unpaddled canyons of the Chimbu River – one of the more c…

Passion, Dedication And Innovation Showcased In Sport And Recreation Awards

2013 Apr 15

Excellence and outstanding achievement in sport and recreation in New Zealand were tonight recognised at the annual Sport and Recreation Awards ceremony, held this year in Wellington. Sport1Waikat…

Lotto and Sport NZ Team Up To Support Local Sport Makers

2013 Apr 15

Lotto and Sport New Zealand are teaming up in a new partnership to recognise and reward the volunteers, or sport markers who make sport happen all over New Zealand. The three-year partnership was1an…

New Zealand climbers to attempt world first in the Himalayas

2013 Apr 04

The third 2013 Sport New Zealand Hillary Expedition will depart on Sunday afternoon to tread where no one has set foot before. The New Zealand White Wave Expedition will travel to the Kanchenjunga…

New guide for sport and recreation facilities management

2013 Apr 03

A new guide has been released today that aims to help New Zealand’s councils with the decisions they make for managing sport and recreation facilities. “A huge amount of sport and recreation1h…

Sir John Wells receives Sport New Zealand leadership award

2013 Feb 14

The distinguished sport sector leadership of Sir John Wells has been recognised at the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards with Sir John receiving the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award. Sport New Zealand…

High Performance Sport New Zealand Congratulates Halberg Winners

2013 Feb 14

High Performance Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Alex Baumann has extended his congratulations to the winners of the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards. “2012 was a tremendous year for New Zealand sp…

Australian report underlines need for vigilance

2013 Feb 08

Sport Minister Murray McCully says the Australian Crime Commission report on Organised Crime and Drugs in Sport needs to be taken seriously on this side of the Tasman. “I have asked Sport New…

21 Peaks in 21 Days Sport New Zealand Hillary Expedition Departing Sunday

2013 Feb 05

The second of the 2013 Sport New Zealand Hillary Expeditions, called 21 Peaks in 21 Days, begins Sunday morning, 10 February. Brothers Nathan and Nigel Watson aim to climb 21 peaks above 2000 metr…

New Chair of DFSNZ Appointed

2013 Feb 01

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today named former High Court Judge Warwick Gendall as the next Chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand. “Justice Gendall’s legal expertise and1experi…

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