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Elite Female Austrian Climber Angela Eiter Scales a Groundbreaking First Ascent

World Champion sport climber Angela "Angy" Eiter overcomes injury and physical and mental challenges to become the first female athlete to ascent an almost impossible Austrian route, “Madame Ching”


Sport NZ announces new initiatives

Sport NZ announces new initiatives to keep sport and recreation safe, fair and inclusive


Sport NZ invests $7m in new plan for Māori wellbeing

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced $7m of new investment over the next four years to improve wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This new plan will see the government agency


More than 2,000 organisations supported by $15 million Community Fund

More than 2,000 play, active recreation and sport organisations across Aotearoa New Zealand have received relief funding from Sport NZ’s $15 million Community Resilience Fund Phase 2


Raelene Castle appointed CEO of Sport NZ

Raelene Castle ONZM has been appointed as the next CEO of Sport NZ. She replaces Peter Miskimmin, who steps down on 11 December after 11 years in the role. Ms Castle will commence her role on 15 December.


NZEA 2019 Award Winners!

The New Zealand Events Association held their awards dinner this week in Auckland, announcing the industry award winners for 2019.


Register for this week’s Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit

Over 750 already registered for three-day event. Registrations for day one close 10.00am Wednesday.


Person dies after climbing incident on Mt Ruapehu

Police and LandSAR have today recovered a body after a climber fell on Mount Ruapehu yesterday.


Overseas domestic tourism trends

Department of Conservation report international destinations have shown some interesting trends over the summer months.


20 Years Since Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is celebrating 20 years since the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games today with a ceremony at Sydney Olympic Park.