Media releases and updates from February 2019
Why we need to tackle early specialisation
The move by the North Harbour Rugby to disband its under-14 rep team has created significant debate. Sport NZ has backed the union for what we see as a positive and courageous move. Our Sport Development Consultant, Alex Chiet, explains why.
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.