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Star volunteer coach beating heart of Waikato Basketball

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

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Swimmers back on track at Canterbury’s first event of 2022

Special Olympics swimmers from across Canterbury and the West Coast were thrilled at their first 2022 event!

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Special Olympics swimmers break record for Lake Taupō crossing

Tate and Joshua swam 33km to fundraise for the National Summer Games

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Moxon family bowls for gold at National Summer Games

Three generations of the Moxons aren’t letting any challenges stop them in their journey to compete in ten-pin bowling

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Tiah comes out of her shell through Young Athletes

After almost four months in lockdown Tiah overcame her shyness through sport and play.

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Graeme Bain: 26 years with Special Olympics

Graeme talks about the many joys of his time helping athletes discover the joy of sports.

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One year to go, again!

We asked our athletes to tell us what they think about having another year to prepare for the National Summer Games.

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Favourite 2021 School Moments

Hear our favourite touching, funny and heart-warming stories from the 2021 Schools programme.

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Samantha Soars

Special Olympics showed Samantha that she did not have to wait, stand back or stand by.

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Athlete Spotlight Josh Taylor

Meet Josh Taylor who is training hard to make the Wairarapa proud as the only athlete attending the National Summer Games in December.