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Twenty-one of New Zealand’s top sportspeople, coaches and leaders in the sporting community have been recognised in the New Year 2020 Honours List.
New Zealand is today remembering one of our true sporting heroes, triple Olympic gold medal winner Sir Peter Snell.
“He was a legend, here and around the world,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
The Australian and New Zealand Governments today launch an historic joint bid to bring the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson departs tomorrow for events and meetings in Japan and Vietnam.
The Coalition Government has announced an action plan to improve the wellbeing of disabled New Zealanders by addressing inequalities in play, active recreation and sport.
An additional $2.7 million has been announced for the Government Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation on the first anniversary of the strategy’s launch.
A reception will be held at Parliament later this month for the world champion Silver Ferns, and the public are invited to join in the celebrations.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today acknowledged the passing of New Zealand rugby legend Sir Brian Lochore at the age of 78 following a battle with cancer.
Sport & Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today acknowledged the late Yvette Corlett (nee Williams) who has become a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
Two new funds designed to get more young women physically active through recreation and sport launch today.
New Zealand’s successful bid to host the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup will raise the profile of the game locally and provide a valuable economic boost for the game, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson says.
The findings of a report into Cycling New Zealand’s (CNZ) high performance programme are deeply disappointing, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson said on Monday.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson have launched a new strategy that champions equality for New Zealand women and girls in sport and active recreation.
Experienced sports medicine practitioner Dr Ruth Highet has been appointed to the board of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today.
Renata Blair and Victoria Toon have been selected as Crown-appointed trustees to the Eden Park Trust Board, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today.
New Zealand is extremely disappointed with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decision overnight to reinstate RUSADA, the Russian anti-doping agency, as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson announced a number of appointments to the Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) board today.
Health Minister Dr David Clark and Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson welcome the World Health Organization’s new Global Action Plan on Physical Activity, announced in Geneva on Monday.
New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games team has done itself and New Zealand proud with their huge success on the Gold Coast, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today wished the New Zealand team the best of luck as the Commonwealth Games opens on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today launched a new study by Sport NZ which explores the value of sport to New Zealanders, their communities and our country.
Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson and Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter today welcomed New Zealand’s successful bid to host the 8th International Working Group on Women in Sport secretariat from 2018 to 2022.
Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson today officially opened the Canoe Slalom New Zealand High Performance Training Centre at the Vector Wero White Water Park in Manukau, Auckland.
Records continue to tumble for New Zealand at the Winter Olympic Games, with Nico Porteous’ bronze medal in the men’s ski halfpipe, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says.