Media releases and updates from November 2017
Staying safe at the beach this summer
Surf Life Saving New Zealand CEO Paul Dalton says last summer was one of the worst in many years, with 19 beach drownings between Labour Weekend and Easter - up 36% (five drownings) on the previous summer, despite the poor weather keeping many people out of the water.
Kua hinga te totara o te Wao nui a Tane: A great chief has fallen
It is with sadness that we advise and acknowledge the passing of a great Ngāti Whakaue rangatira Pihopa Kingi.
Recognising New Zealand children’s right to play
Sport New Zealand has today released a new set of principles that recognise, and will be used to protect, the right of young New Zealanders to play.
Award for ‘shifterhood’ empowering young women into physical activity
Sport New Zealand congratulates Wellington City Council for winning the 2017 Outstanding Recreation Programme Award for its SHIFT initiative at this year’s New Zealand Recreation Industry Awards.