KiwiSport overview

11 June 2019

KiwiSport is a government funding initiative to promote sport for school-aged children.

KiwiSport provides funding to schools for Year 1-8 students and Year 9-13 students through the Ministry of Education and Sport New Zealand who funds regional sports trusts.


It aims to:

  • increase the number of school-aged children participating in organised sport
  • increase the availability and accessibility of sport opportunities for all school-aged children.
  • support children to develop skills that enable them to participate confidently in sport.

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