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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.


St Andrew’s College wins 2020 Kathmandu Academy entry

As New Zealand’s oldest running annual multisport event the Kathmandu Coast to Coast has long been synonymous with multi-generational entries.


Soaring to new heights at the Eagle Bay Epic Adventure Race

The Eagle Bay Epic Adventure Race soared to new heights on the weekend as 1,500 competitors spread their wings over one of three off-road adventure race events in south-west Western Australia.


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


Motatapu returns to experienced local ownership

The iconic Motatapu off-road sporting event will celebrate 2021 under trusted new local hands. Queenstown based, event management specialists Gemma Peskett and Craig Gallagher announced today


Mission Mt Somers 2020

Mission Mt Somers on the DOC track around Mt Somers Canterbury saw Ben Williams from Greymouth tipping up course record holder and seasoned athlete Flavio Vianna in the half-marathon course


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.