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Ulmer Joins Anti-Doping Agency

2011 Jun 30

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully has announced the appointment of Olympian Sarah Ulmer to the Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board. “Sarah will provide a valuable contribution to the1bo…

Baby Blacks win Junior World Cup

2011 Jun 27

Sport and Recreation Minister, Murray McCully, has congratulated the New Zealand under-20’s team for winning the junior Rugby World Cup overnight. The New Zealand Baby Blacks successfully1def…

100 days to kick-off

2011 Jun 01

With 100 days until the first whistle in the Rugby World Cup a series of key preparation milestones have been checked-off says the Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully. The tournament starts i…

Showcasing of New Zealand

2011 May 06

Minister for the Rugby World Cup Murray McCully says 16 different industry sectors have joined a nationwide business showcasing campaign to capture business leverage from the Rugby World Cup 2011 …

Sport scholarships awarded

2011 May 04

Minister for Sport and Recreation Murray McCully has today personally congratulated a talented group of sports people awarded Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships at a ceremony for South Island1rec…

McCully announces 482 PM's Sports Scholarships for 2011

2011 Feb 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today announced the athletes, coaches, officials and support team members from 32 sports that will benefit from more than $4 million in Prime1Minister…

McCully announces Drug Free Sport New Zealand appointments

2011 Jan 26

Sport and Recreation Minister, Murray McCully, today announces the appointment of Michael Heron and Stephen Cottrell to the Drug Free Sport New Zealand board (DFSNZ). Auckland lawyer Michael Heron…

Rugby World Cup sales exceed expectations

2010 Dec 16

Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2011 have exceeded expectations and with nine months to go until kick off, New Zealand is already counting on an influx of at least 85,000 international visitors. F…

REAL NZ Festival Lottery Fund boosts events for RWC 2011

2010 Dec 03

New Zealand's biggest-ever festival, which will run in conjunction with Rugby World Cup 2011, has grown even larger following the allocation of Lottery Grants Board funding to 195 projects. The REAL…

High demand for New Zealand Festival fund

2010 Oct 22

The Minister of Internal Affairs Nathan Guy has welcomed the strong interest shown in the NZ 2011 Festival Lottery Fund, with 482 applications received totalling $70 million. "This shows the l…

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