Additional $120m committed to sport and recreation in Auckland

Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation: An additional $120 million has been allocated to sport and recreation in Auckland Council’s 10-year budget – a step in the right direction for the one million Aucklanders, adult and children, who are active each week, says Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive). The additional Auckland Council investment comprises a $120 million Sport and Recreation Facilities Investment Fund which goes some way to address the capital shortfall for sport and recreation of at least $500 million over the next 10 years, as identified…

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NZ Women’s team named for FIBA U17 World Cup

Basketball New Zealand: The Aon New Zealand Women’s Under 17 team has been named ahead of the FIBA Under 17 World Cup being held in Belarus at the end of next month. New Zealand finished fourth at the FIBA Asian Championship in India last October to clinch a spot at the World Cup. The tournament will be a historic occasion as it is the first FIBA age-group World Cup ever attended by a New Zealand Women’s team. That fact is not lost on Tall Fern Charlisse-Leger-Walker, the most experienced member…

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