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Sport and Recreation Awards 2019
Entries are now open for the 12th New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, with two new categories for 2019.
Every year, individuals and organisations throughout New Zealand are making outstanding contributions to enrich people’s lives through sport and recreation.
The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, hosted and organised by Sport NZ, highlight the very best of this work, celebrating excellence and leadership in community sport and recreation.
And now is your chance to recognise an outstanding contribution from your organisation. Entries are open for 2019, including two new categories; Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Award and High Performance Impact Award.
Sport NZ seeks public views on sport integrity
Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the next six weeks.
New research confirms physical activity is tied to healthy mental wellbeing
New research from Sport New Zealand shows that physically active Kiwis are more likely to have good mental health, Minister for Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, said today.