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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


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.


Surf Lifeguards “Bracing Themselves” for Busiest Summer on Record

Surf Lifeguards around the country are bracing themselves for what could be the busiest lifesaving season on record as New Zealanders face a summer without the option of overseas holidays.


Register for this week’s Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit

Over 750 already registered for three-day event. Registrations for day one close 10.00am Wednesday.


Surf Life Saving NZ Calls on Hollywood Heavyweight to help “Save the Males”

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is calling on Hollywood heavyweight Dwayne Johnson (aka “The Rock”) to talk to Kiwi men about beach safety.


SLSNZ National Pool Rescue Championships a Chance to Test Fitness as Record Season Looms

This weekend’s Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) National Pool Rescue Championships are a chance for Surf Lifeguards to test their fitness ahead of what’s expected to be a record-breaking busy season on our nation’s beaches.


Person dies after climbing incident on Mt Ruapehu

Police and LandSAR have today recovered a body after a climber fell on Mount Ruapehu yesterday.


Overseas domestic tourism trends

Department of Conservation report international destinations have shown some interesting trends over the summer months.