Innovation award for increasing participation rates of teenagers in sport

North Shore Times:

By turning up the tunes and dialling down the competitiveness of school sport, increasing numbers of teenagers were enticed to get active on Auckland’s North Shore last year.

Small-sided games and a focus on the social aspects of sport were among the solutions students implemented in an award-winning project to get more of their peers playing sport.

A Kiwisport project involving students designing and delivering modified sporting opportunities, won a New Zealand Secondary School Sports Council innovation in school sport award.

The project was a collaboration between Harbour Sport and local high schools.

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