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The Minister for Sport and Recreation has today announced the first wave of initiatives to get underway as part of the $265m Recovery Package for play, active recreation and sport. More information is available on our website

Great news! The Australia–New Zealand Women’s World Cup 2023 bid received the highest overall average score of 4.1 out of 5 as part of the FIFA Bid Evaluation Report releases today. This demonstrates that our two nations would host an exceptional @FIFAWWC .

"We really appreciated the help and support in completing the application. The online form was quite straightforward and any clarifications I needed were quickly responded to. I hope that all Scout groups across NZ are aware of this great opportunity."

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In this open letter, Halberg Foundation Youth Councilor sheds light on challenges young people with disabilities face growing up in NZ when it comes to sport, and draws some powerful lessons about how adults can provide better quality sport experiences.

COVID-19 has changed the way we live our lives in many ways. What has not changed is that all young people should have the opportunity to participate in physical activity, develop skills and have fun playing at their own level. #balanceisbetter 

As we reset and rebuild our world we should consider the important role sport plays in wellbeing, and understand how to keep all kids participating for life.

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"Play as many sports as you possibly can at school." A message from Black Caps captain Kane Williamson where he reflects on his experience of playing a mix of different sports in his youth that all helped keep him fresh for cricket. #balanceisbetter 

We’re losing kids from sport, but you can help change that. Find out why they’re leaving and what you can do to keep them playing. #keepupwiththeplay  Find out more @NZ_Football  @NZRugby  @NetballNZ  @HockeyNZ  @WHITE_FERNS  @BLACKCAPS 

The @ICCcricketworlcup  starts tonight and the @SportNZ  team are channeling the spirit of 92. Good luck @BLACKCAPS ! #cwc19  #goblackcaps 

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Sport NZ has announced $4.6 million of relief funding to help professional teams and competitions remain viable. This acknowledges the role professional sport plays in entertaining New Zealanders and uniting communities... Read more:

We’re losing kids from sport because we ask them to specialise in one sport too early. This limits their skill development, the fun goes out of it – and they walk away. #keepupwiththeplay  @WHITE_FERNS  @BLACKCAPS 

Whether your child dreams of wearing the black jersey or you’re looking for a fun and safe way to get them involved in our national game, Small Blacks#rugby  is the place to start: #getactivenz 

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