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Sports stars and administers honoured

2022 Dec 31

Beehive media release. The New Year Honours List includes an array of sporting stars and grassroots administrators who reflect the best of Aotearoa’s sporting and recreation community. The1app…

Black Ferns to be celebrated at Parliament

2022 Nov 21

Beehive media release. A public event and celebration will be held on Parliament’s lawn on December 13 to celebrate our Rugby World Cup winning Black Ferns. “The Black Ferns’ triumph at Ed…

Upgrades for sporting facilities ahead of FIFA Women’s World Cup

2022 Sep 23

Beehive media release. Communities across the country will benefit from newly upgraded sporting facilities as a result of New Zealand co-hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. The Government…

Healthy Active Learning now in 40 percent of schools across New Zealand

2022 Sep 22

Beehive media release. A total of 800 schools and kura nationwide are now benefitting from a physical activity and nutrition initiative aimed at improving the wellbeing of children and young1peopl…

Sport NZ partners with new National Māori Sport Authority

2022 Aug 16

Sport NZ media release. Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced a partnership with Te Huinga Tākaro o Aotearoa (Te Huinga Tākaro), a new National Māori Sport Authority, which will see Te Huinga1T�…

Building resilience in sports affected by COVID

2022 Jul 08

Beehive media release. National sport and recreation organisations are being supported to help recover and operate successfully after the impact of COVID-19. The $30 million funding announced to…

New standalone integrity entity for sport

2022 Jun 14

Beehive media release. An independent body to strengthen and protect the integrity of the sport and recreation system is to be established. “There have been a number of reports over the years1…

Top honours for New Zealand’s sportspeople

2022 Jun 06

Beehive media release. Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated netball coach Ruth Aitken on being made a Dame on the Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours1Lis…

Dan Buckingham joins anti-doping Board

2022 Apr 14

Drug Free Sport New Zealand media release. Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paralympian Dan Buckingham to the Board for a term of five years from 51A…

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…

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