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Every athlete wins in Healthy Athletes Programme

Hear Waikato nurse Janet’s story about volunteering at this National Summer Games’ Healthy Athletes programme to improve health outcomes for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

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100 days until the National Summer Games

With 100 days to go we’re on the hunt for 600 volunteers and starting preparations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

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August 2022 Fanletter

Message from the CEO Carolyn talks about exciting plans for the National Summer Games and Sport New Zealand’s Strengthen and Adapt project.  100 days until the National Summer Games With 100 days to go we’re on the hunt for 600 volunteers and starting preparations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run.  Every athlete wins in Healthy […]

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Class of 2022 Athlete Leaders

Learn what this year’s Athlete leaders learnt at their third workshop in preparation for their graduation in September.

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Olympic medalist goes into battle for Special Olympics NZ

Olympic medalist Dylan Schmidt will be battling to win $100,000 for Special Olympics New Zealand

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Coaches Corner

Sports Director Gary Peacham talks about the successful club forums and the upcoming level 3 coaching course.

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James Wilson’s health tips for spring

To enjoy the summer months to their fullest Health Leader James Wilson has some great tips to stay fit and healthy!

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Berlin 2023 World Games Assistant Head of Delegation announced

We’re excited for Paula Dixon who is the Assistant Head of Delegation for the 2023 Berlin World Summer Games.

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Grace Payne wins global Special Olympics award

pecial Olympics New Zealand athlete leader Grace Payne has been recognised for her tireless advocacy work for people with intellectual disabilities at the 2022 Global Youth Summit.

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Star volunteer coach beating heart of Waikato Basketball

Volunteer coach Simone is the beating heart of Special Olympics Waikato Basketball