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News & Media

September 2020,
HSPNZ announces audit to ensure wellbeing best practice

High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) has commissioned an independent audit of internal systems and processes to ensure it has a best practice framework for supporting the wellbeing of athletes, coaches and staff in the HP system.

August 2020,
New initiatives for female coaches and leaders in HP sport

High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) has today launched the two main pillars of its $2.7 million Women in High Performance Sport pilot project which seeks to create the right environment and opportunities for far greater representation of women in high performance leadership and coaching positions.

August 2020,
Annette Purvis joins High Performance Sport NZ board

Annette Purvis has been appointed to the High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Board of Directors as the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) nominee. She will take up her role this week.

July 2020,
Two new directors appointed to board of High Performance Sport NZ

Hetty Van Hale and Rowan Simpson have been appointed to the High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Board of Directors. Their appointments were confirmed in April and both take up their roles from today.

March 2020,
New Zealand’s Olympic Athletes Support Games Postponement

New Zealand Olympic and Paralympic Athletes have said they support a postponement of the Olympic Games, an approach backed jointly by the New Zealand Olympic Committee, HPSNZ and Paralympics New Zealand.

March 2020,
High Performance Sport NZ endorses youth sport campaign

New research shows most NZ pre-HP athletes play multiple sports “Specialising later is not going to reduce New Zealand’s chances of winning on the world stage”

December 2019, Press Releases
High Performance Sport NZ core investment for 2020

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has today confirmed a $36.8 million core investment programme for 2020, with some notable wins for women’s sport.