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Development Scholarships for aspiring women sports board members

2012 Oct 08

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) and the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) have announced the creation of Development Scholarships to help get more women on to the boards of sport1organisations. Th…

Targets Set With Release Of High Performance Sport New Zealand Strategy

2012 Sep 27

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has today released its strategy through to 2020, which is designed to get even more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. “New Zealand’s high1pe…

Sport New Zealand appoints new General Manager, Community Sport and Recreation

2012 Sep 21

Sport New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Geoff Barry to the position of General Manager, Community Sport and Recreation. Geoff is currently Chief Executive of the1Canterb…

New Zealand Junior Rugby Festival

2012 Sep 12

The biggest national junior rugby festival in New Zealand kicks off in Taupō on September 22. Grass root teams from around the North Island, Christchurch and South Africa are gearing up to travel…

Saints come marching in for AFL Anzac Day 2013

2012 Sep 12

In an historic occasion for the Australian Football League, the first ever premiership match between AFL clubs will be staged outside Australia in Wellington, on ANZAC Day 2013. Representatives fr…

Future Kiwi Olympians waiting in the wings

2012 Sep 05

New Zealand’s future Olympic hopes are in good hands, according to the results of a survey into sport and recreation in the lives of Kiwi kids. The Young People’s Survey, released by Sport New…

Paralympics New Zealand Kiwi’s create Super Sunday in London

2012 Sep 03

22-year old Cameron Leslie marched out to the starting blocks with Kiwi band six sixty beating in his ears, the lyrics sing “Rise up, rise up, baby you’re a revolution.” Cameron Leslie tonight…

Olympic heroes to receive a warm Canterbury welcome

2012 Aug 14

Christchurch sports fans will be the first to see their Olympic heroes as a team, with South Hagley Park acting as the venue for the ANZ New Zealand Olympic Team Welcome Home at noon on Friday 241Au…

Best Olympic Performance since Seoul in 1988

2012 Aug 13

[This press release was issued prior to the news of Valerie Adams being awarded a gold medal taking New Zealand's tally to six golds and increasing our ranking to 15th overall.] New Zealand has pr…

Faster, higher, stronger: New Zealand at the Olympics

2012 Jul 27

The 30th Olympic Games begins in London this Friday. To mark the occasion, Te Ara has just launched its story on the Olympic and Commonwealth games. Written by renowned sports writer Joseph Romanos,…

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