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More opportunities in sport for disabled young people

2022 Mar 29

Beehive media release. Sixteen national and regional organisations have been awarded funding to increase opportunities for young people with disabilities in sport and recreation. “The1Disabili…

Government congratulates NZ Paralympic Team

2022 Mar 17

Beehive media release. The Government has congratulated the New Zealand Paralympic Team following their most successful Paralympic Winter Games for New Zealand in twenty years. “Aotearoa New1Z…

Government sends best wishes to NZ Winter Paralympians

2022 Mar 04

Beehive media release. On behalf of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, the Government wishes the New Zealand Paralympian team all the best for the upcoming Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games,1M…

Further financial support for sport and recreation organisations

2022 Feb 28

Beehive media release. The Government is providing more support for sport and recreation organisations in the Auckland, Northland and Waikato regions financially affected by the extended COVID1ale…

Govt congratulates NZ Winter Olympic team on historic campaign

2022 Feb 21

Beehive media release. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated New Zealand’s Winter Olympic Team on making history at the Beijing Olympic Games. “New Zealand athletes…

Govt congratulates Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on NZ’s first ever Winter Olympic Gold medal

2022 Feb 06

Beehive media release. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on winning the gold medal in the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle final at the…

Top honours for women in sport

2021 Dec 31

Beehive media release. Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated Olympian Lisa Carrington and Paralympian Sophie Pascoe on being made Dames Companion of the New Zealand1Or…

Black Caps do us proud at World Cup

2021 Nov 15

Beehive media release. Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated the Black Caps on an inspirational performance at the Twenty20 World Cup. “On the back of the World1Te…

Healthy Active Learning initiative to expand to 800 schools and kura

2021 Nov 02

Beehive media release. A successful physical activity and nutrition initiative for schools is being doubled in size. Healthy Active Learning is a joint initiative between Sport NZ and the1Mi…

Government congratulates NZ Paralympic team

2021 Sep 06

Beehive media release. The Government has congratulated New Zealand’s Paralympic Team following an outstanding showing at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. “Our New Zealand Paralympian athletes1ha…

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