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Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has welcomed the first release of funds from the $265 million Sport Recovery Package announced as part of Budget 2020.

The Sport and Recreation sector will receive a multi-million dollar boost as part of the COVID-19 response funded at Budget 2020. 

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says professional sports will be able to resume domestically under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 with the necessary public health measures in place.

Hunters will be able to hunt on private land with special restrictions when New Zealand moves to COVID-19 Alert Level 3, but not on public conservation land, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson and Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced today.

The Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has announced that urgent maintenance of turf and care for plants in non-plantation nurseries will soon be able to go ahead under Level 4 restrictions.

National sports organisations have been given certainty of funding to ensure they can remain viable through the COVID-19 pandemic, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson announced today.

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.