COVID-19 Protection Framework

Staying active under the traffic light system

COVID-19 Protection Framework

COVID-19 response

Play, Active Recreation and Sport under the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Traffic Light System and Updates

New child safeguarding bite-sized learning

Check out our Integrity Guidance Portal

Integrity Guidance Portal

Delta Response Package

Financial relief for organisations and families financially impacted by the COVID-19 Delta outbreak.

Delta Response Package

Young Women Profile

New research into the perceptions of young women aged 12-17 to help support them on their physical activity journey.

Young Women profile 2021


A new crowdfunding platform for grassroots play, active recreation and sport

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Tēnā koutou katoa

Welcome to Sport New Zealand

Sport NZ’s purpose is to contribute to the wellbeing of everybody in Aotearoa New Zealand by leading an enriching and inspiring play, active recreation and sport system. Our vision is simple, Every Body Active.

Who we are and what we do
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Funding and investment

Find funding

Sport NZ invests in ways that will achieve maximum impact against its strategic outcomes. A key focus area at this time is administering Government’s $264.6m recovery fund to help the sport and recreation sector recover and rebuild as a result of COVID-19. Find out more about the different funding streams.

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Research and insights

Insights Tool

The Sport NZ Insights Tool is an interactive online resource and repository of information and data, designed to be used by anyone involved in the play, active recreation and sport sector to help guide decision making.

If you require an accessible version of any content on the site please contact us at and we will be happy to assist.

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Who we are and what we do


Information on funding


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