Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) is the new name for the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC).
The name may have changed, but our aims stay the same - more kids playing and enjoying sport, more adults participating and getting involved, and - through High Performance Sport New Zealand - more Kiwi winners on the world stage.
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Outstanding achievement across the sport and recreation sector has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Christchurch tonight.
New Zealand’s high performance athletes have the benefit of another world-class sports facility, with the Royal opening of the Avantidrome in Cambridge today.
Organisers of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 are looking for volunteers to join their team.
A team of Kiwi adventurers will attempt to summit the unclimbed 6815 metre peak of Anidesha Chuli in Nepal, with the help of a Sport New Zealand Hillary Expeditions grant.
In this edition: Research indicates gender imbalances are as entrenched in sport as any other part of society, but the implications for girls and women of leading less active lives has profound life-long consequences. We focus on this issue throughout...
In this edition: Keeping young people engaged in sports after they leave secondary school is one of the biggest challenges for sporting administrators and codes. In the Young People section, we carry the latest reports on The University of Auckland’s...
Talent identification is at the core of any sport’s ambitions to produce athletes who can excel at the elite level. The Off the Bench section collates numerous recent articles on this important topic. Elsewhere, there are two new research pieces on the...