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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.


Rasdex Classic River Race Prologue 3

With wind and rain greeting Christchurch City on Sunday morning we all hoped it would be better up at the river. As we all headed out to Woodstock we left the weather behind us and even saw


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


Virtual Oceania Indoor Rowing Championships

The 2020 Colgan Foundation Virtual Oceania Indoor Rowing Championships will be hosted on Saturday 5 December (NZT) and is an open event for all who wish to participate,


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.


Pink Up Penrith campaign fundraising

Throughout October 2020 the Penrith paddling community, including members of the Australian Paddle Team supported the Pink Up Penrith campaign raising money for the McGrath Foundation.


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.


Australian Whitewater Grand Prix Recognised with President’s Award

The achievements of grassroots sport and Australia’s paddling volunteers were at the centre of this year’s Paddle Australia Awards 2020,