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New Zealand

Creating opportunities for people with intellectual opportunities to shine

Special Olympics
New Zealand

Sports training and competition for everyone with an intellectual disability

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New Zealand

With your support we can provide opportunities for our athletes to connect with others and impact their physical and mental health

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Covid-19

Training and events may now resume at Alert Level 2 with restrictions.

For training and event protocols specific to your region’s alert level, please consult our:

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National Summer Games 2021

Following a 4-year cycle the National Summer Games is Special Olympics New Zealand’s largest national event and one of New Zealand’s largest multi-sport events.

This multi-day event will bring over 1,300 athletes, 450 coaches and up to 600 volunteers coming from all across New Zealand to compete in 4 days of competition in 11 sports across 9 venues to Hamilton, Waikato, in December 2021.

For up-to-information on sports, events, partners, volunteering opportunities and more, check out our official 2021 National Summer Games Website

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