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Hillary Expedition sees return to scene of near-tragedy

2013 Jan 07

Sarah Wilson has commenced her Cook to Cook Hillary Expedition and is currently climbing Aoraki/Mount Cook; a place that could have claimed her life when she was buried in an avalanche a couple of1y…

Investment Targeted at More Medal Success for New Zealand

2012 Dec 18

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has today announced its investments to sports over the next four-year funding cycle, as it eyes more medal success for New Zealand. HPSNZ Chief Executive…

Kiwis attempt world-firsts with Hillary Expedition Grants

2012 Dec 05

The 2013 Hillary Expeditions will send seven teams of New Zealanders on journeys that will test their skill, courage, determination, physical boundaries and much more in some of the world’s most d…

Govt welcomes IRB Junior World Championship announcement

2012 Nov 29

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship. Th…

Olympic success spurs interest in grass roots sport

2012 Nov 27

New Zealand’s success at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games looks to be driving a surge of interest in those sports codes here at home. Sport NZ Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin says many1sp…

Schools Named for ‘Sport in Education’ Initiative

2012 Nov 06

Sport New Zealand has begun a project which aims to use the power of sport to help kids achieve in the classroom and the community. “Every day we see the power of sport to change the lives of1yo…

Olympian helping identify and develop future sports talent

2012 Nov 02

Olympian and New Zealand 5000m record holder Adrian Blincoe is helping identify and develop New Zealand’s future sporting champions, in a new job at High Performance Sport New Zealand1(HPSNZ). I…

World-Class Sports Physician for Elite Kiwi athletes

2012 Oct 31

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) are delighted to announce internationally-renowned sports physician Dr Bruce Hamilton has been appointed1medic…

Wider sports community mourns loss of Sir Wilson Whineray

2012 Oct 22

Sport New Zealand has joined the rugby community and the rest of the country in mourning the passing today of Sir Wilson Whineray. “We have lost one of New Zealand’s sporting and business1lege…

New Christchurch Training Base Important For Elite Athletes

2012 Oct 18

A new high performance training base in Christchurch will play an important part in a local athlete’s build-up to their next world championships, Olympic or Paralympic Games. The Government has1…

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