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Karekare SLSC Call-Out Squad Recognised for Recovery of Drowning Victim

Karekare SLSC Call-Out Squad (ECOS) has received 2nd place for bp Rescue of the Month as the result of an emotional off-season drowning victim recovery.


Elite Female Austrian Climber Angela Eiter Scales a Groundbreaking First Ascent

World Champion sport climber Angela "Angy" Eiter overcomes injury and physical and mental challenges to become the first female athlete to ascent an almost impossible Austrian route, “Madame Ching”


Sport NZ announces new initiatives

Sport NZ announces new initiatives to keep sport and recreation safe, fair and inclusive


bp’s partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand

bp has confirmed the extension of its partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) for another three years.


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.