News & Media

February 2021, Press Releases
Michael Scott to step down as Chief Executive of High Performance Sport New Zealand

Michael Scott is stepping down as Chief Executive of High Performance Sport New Zealand after three years at the helm.

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.