Traditional Māori ball game kī o rahi, similar to rugby, growing in Auckland

New Zealand Herald: A traditional Māori ball game similar to rugby is on a resurgence, promoting te reo and tikanga along the way. Kī o rahi is a traditional Māori sport played on a circular field, involving two teams both attacking and defending in different ways to outscore their opponents. More than 50,000 people – mostly schoolchildren – play it across the country, there is a dedicated playing field at Waitangi, and teams are even springing up in Europe. In Auckland a new body, Kī o Rahi Tāmaki Makaurau, has... Read More

Sports Coordinators Contacts

The 2019 sports coordinators contacts have been updated under ‘Sports Coordinator Resources’. You must log in to view this information. All new sports coordinators should have received an automated email asking them to set a password for their account (note: it may be in your junk mail). If you haven’t received an email and can’t reset your password, please email Read More

Good Sports Developers Course

Become a champion of positive sporting experiences for kids in your sport When: 20th February – 21st February 2018, 10am-4pm Location: AUT Millennium, 17 Antares Place, Rosedale, Auckland Cost: Free Suitable for: Community sport professionals who interface with their community, especially in the young people’s setting. If you are interested in attending the upcoming Good Sports Developers Course please click here to register your expression of interest. The Good Sports Developer course is a free two day course that prepares community sport professionals to engage parents, coaches and other key adult... Read More

Water Polo Rule Changes for 2019

The following rule changes shall be adopted for the 2019 College Sport Auckland Water Polo competitions: The possession time to be reset to 20 seconds after a) a corner throw awarded; b) a rebound after a shot which does not cause change of possession and c) after an exclusion (Premier, Senior A & Junior A only, and only at pools where the possession clock has been adjusted to 20 seconds). Inside the 6m area, when a player is swimming with and/or holding the ball and is impeded (attacked) from behind... Read More

Athletics Changes for 2019

The following changes have been made for the 2019 College Sport Auckland Athletics Zones & Championships: Schools will be permitted to enter any number of athletes (rather than being restricted to 4 per track and 2 per field event) however, all athletes should have met the entry standards. Please ensure you check your athletes’ results against our entry standards before entering them. In field events, any attempts that are not above (or close to) the entry standard may not be measured. For individual events (except hurdles), the top two athletes... Read More