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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…

NZ Olympic team congratulated on historic campaign

2021 Aug 08

Beehive media release. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated New Zealand’s Olympic Team on making history at the Tokyo Olympic Games. “New Zealand athletes have1mad…

Govt congratulates Lisa Carrington on becoming NZ’s most decorated Olympian

2021 Aug 05

Beehive media release. Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has today congratulated New Zealand Olympic kayaker Lisa Carrington on her exceptional performance at the Tokyo Olympics which1…

Govt support for upgrade of Eden Park players facilities

2021 Jul 27

Beehive media release. Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon Grant Robertson has announced funding to upgrade the players facilities at Eden Park ahead of upcoming Women’s World Cup1events. Ed…

Exemption granted for Wallabies to enter NZ

2021 Jul 27

Beehive media release. Bledisloe Cup rugby will be played in New Zealand after the Australian rugby team received an economic exemption to enter New Zealand. Travel between Australia and New1Zea…

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