More than $5 million of Sport NZ’s new community fund available in Auckland

Applications are now open for Sport NZ’s new fund – Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa – for community-based programmes and projects targeting children and young people at most risk of missing out or being less active. $5,142,362 of the fund will be available in Auckland over the next twelve months, to be managed and distributed on Sport NZ’s behalf by Aktive, with support from partners CLM Community Sport, Harbour Sport, Sport Auckland and Sport Waitākere. Tū Manawa replaces and improves on Sport NZ’s KiwiSport Regional Partnership Fund and now has double…

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Manurewa girls embrace new sporting opportunity

This year, Manurewa High School entered a team in the College Sport Auckland Girls Lacrosse Season for the first time. We caught up with the school’s Director of Sport Mel Martene, to find out more about introducing the sport to the school and how the girls have enjoyed the season so far.   Tell us about your team The girls range from year 10 to year 13, some come from other sporting backgrounds, others have never played competitive sport before. We have everything from waka ama worlds paddlers to representative…

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Indoor Ultimate Championships Wrap

Last weekend we saw a record of 37 teams take to the courts at Pulman Park Arena for the 2020 College Sport Auckland Indoor Ultimate Championships, making it the largest ultimate tournament ever held in New Zealand. Over 90 games were played throughout the day which featured fierce inter-school competition but also high levels of respect and the Spirit of the Game – essential in Ultimate due to the sport being self-officiated. In the women’s division, Epsom Girls Grammar dominated as they have done for a number of years with…

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