The Government has congratulated the All Blacks on their effort in finishing runners up in the Men’s Rugby World Cup in Paris.
The Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson will represent the Government at the Rugby World Cup final in Paris this weekend.
Legislation establishing an independent body to strengthen and protect the integrity of the sport and recreation system has passed its final reading in Parliament with almost unanimous support.
The Government has congratulated the Football Ferns on their inspirational performances at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
2022 was another year of positive change in visibility of women in sport with a further jump in the coverage of female athletes and teams in news media.
Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated the Football Ferns on an inspirational performance at last night’s opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
The biggest sporting event New Zealand has ever hosted is getting underway, with the Football Ferns facing Norway at the opening match at Eden Park tomorrow night.
Raewyn Lovett has been appointed as Chair of the Sport New Zealand Ihi Aotearoa (Sport NZ) and High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Boards.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson and Disability Issues Minister Priyanca Radhakrishnan have wished the 39-strong New Zealand Special Olympics squad heading to Berlin the best of luck.
The King’s Birthday and Coronation Honours List 2023 includes sporting stars and administrators who reflect the best of New Zealand’s sporting community.
The future of the Winter Games events in New Zealand over the next five years has been secured with new Government investment.
The Government is welcoming interest by the New Zealand Olympic Committee in hosting the 2034 Commonwealth Games.
The largest women’s sporting event in the world is now only 100 days from hitting New Zealand shores.
The Integrity Sport and Recreation Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament, marking a major step towards establishing the Integrity Sport and Recreation Commission.
The New Year Honours List includes an array of sporting stars and grassroots administrators who reflect the best of Aotearoa’s sporting and recreation community.
New Zealand has lost one our true sporting icons with the passing of Sir Murray Halberg, Grant Robertson, Minister of Sport and Recreation said today.
A public event and celebration will be held on Parliament’s lawn on December 13 to celebrate our Rugby World Cup winning Black Ferns.
Communities across the country will benefit from newly upgraded sporting facilities as a result of New Zealand co-hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
A total of 800 schools and kura nationwide are now benefitting from a physical activity and nutrition initiative aimed at improving the wellbeing of children and young people.
More than $20 million is being invested over the next four years to prepare athletes for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Milan.
Grant Robertson departs tomorrow for engagements in his finance portfolios and to support New Zealand’s athletes at the Commonwealth Games in the United Kingdom.
National sport and recreation organisations are being supported to help recover and operate successfully after the impact of COVID-19.
A long-standing physical activity programme that focuses on outcomes for Maori has been expanded to four new regions with Government investment almost doubled to increase its reach.
An independent body to strengthen and protect the integrity of the sport and recreation system is to be established.