Skip to content
Sport New Zealand

About Sport New Zealand

Sport New Zealand and High Performance Sport New Zealand have a shared purpose – to contribute to the wellbeing of everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Sport NZ is the kaitiaki of the play, active recreation and sport system in Aotearoa New Zealand.

High Performance Sport NZ leads the high performance sport system supporting athletes and coaches to deliver performances on the world stage that inspire the nation and its communities, helping to build national identity and promote New Zealand internationally.

As a crown agency, Sport NZ and HPSNZ promotes and supports quality experiences in play, active recreation and sport, including elite sport, to improve levels of physical activity and, through this, ensure the greatest impact on wellbeing for all New Zealanders. Together, Sport NZ and High Performance Sport NZ provide end-to-end leadership of the system.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our weekly email delivering the latest insights as we publish them, tailored to your tastes.