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Byron Wells Announces Retirement from NZ National Freeski Team

Top New Zealand freeskier Byron Wells has announced his retirement from the NZ National Freeski Team and competitive freeskiing.


NZ Freeskiers back in action

The Freeski World Cup Circuit kicked off overnight with the FIS Freeski Slopestyle World Cup in Stubai, Austria. NZ athletes Ben Barclay and Luca Harrington were both in the start gate after a nine-month hiatus from World Cup competition.


Sport NZ invests $7m in new plan for Māori wellbeing

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced $7m of new investment over the next four years to improve wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This new plan will see the government agency


Winter Olympic Training Centre Named In Honour Of Geoff Henke Ao

Australia’s new training facility for aerial and mogul skiers will be known as the Geoff Henke Olympic Winter Training Centre from today forward.


More than 2,000 organisations supported by $15 million Community Fund

More than 2,000 play, active recreation and sport organisations across Aotearoa New Zealand have received relief funding from Sport NZ’s $15 million Community Resilience Fund Phase 2


Raelene Castle appointed CEO of Sport NZ

Raelene Castle ONZM has been appointed as the next CEO of Sport NZ. She replaces Peter Miskimmin, who steps down on 11 December after 11 years in the role. Ms Castle will commence her role on 15 December.


NZEA 2019 Award Winners!

The New Zealand Events Association held their awards dinner this week in Auckland, announcing the industry award winners for 2019.


Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Winners Announced

The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night were held at the Lake Wanaka Centre this evening. Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson


SSNZ Freestyle Junior Nationals wrap up with Slopestyle showdown

The final day of the Cardrona Snow Sports NZ Freestyle Junior Nationals went down on the Salomon Slopestyle courses today at Cardrona.


Halfpipe and Boarder-Cross NZ Freestyle Junior Nationals

After a day of postponement due to weather yesterday, day two of the Cardrona Snowsports NZ Freestyle Junior Nationals took place under sunny skies