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NSG 2021 Logo Competition

Are you creative? Want the chance to create the logo for a national Special Olympics New Zealand event? Need something to direct your energy and love over the summer? We want you to design our next logo for the National Summer Games in 2021! Some guidelines: Your logo needs to feature the Special Olympics Logo. […]

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National Summer Games Host City Announced

(Left to right) Special Olympics New Zealand CEO Carolyn Young, Athlete Ambassador Alex Johnson and Hamilton’s Deputy Major Geoff Taylor. The last time this event was held in Hamilton was 1993. The Waikato is pleased to be hosting the largest national Special Olympics event, Hamilton Deputy Mayor Geoff Taylor says: “I’d like to thank Special […]

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Sport NZ Disability Plan Launch

Sport NZ recently launched it’s Disability Plan that enables development of inclusive opportunities and experiences to ensure that disabled people are enjoying play, active recreation and sport. The plan seeks to improve the range and quality of physical activity on offer for disabled tamariki and rangatahi for their own well-being and the well-being for communities […]

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Special Olympics NZ Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2020 Affiliated Charity

Special Olympics NZ Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2020 Affiliated Charity We are excited to be named one of the affiliated Charities for the 2020 Wellington Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays. In its 43rd year, Round the Bays is truly an iconic Wellington event. It is a well-loved event that benefits both the […]

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Young Athletes Pilot Project

What does every child want? The chance to kick a ball, to throw it well, to share that success with family members. What does every child with intellectual disabilities want? The exact same thing. Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), aged 4 to […]