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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.

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450+ Volunteers signed up for National Summer Games

Hamilton locals from all areas of life have answered the call to become volunteers!

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Over 800 pairs of glasses provided at National Games Health Screenings

Over 800 pairs of glasses will be provided to athletes at the National Summer Games.

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Equestrian rider conquers challenges to compete at highest level

Equestrian rider Sarah Dalton personifies the spirit of the Special Olympics and will be chasing more medals in December.

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Athletes take the lead on Outward Bound

Athletes took on the Outward Bound course aiming to develop their leadership skills and tackle 8 days of tramping, sailing, rafting, high ropes, camping and more!

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10th Anniversary Athens World Games

Athlete Ryan Smith recalls the day where the SONZ 100m relay team took home gold as one of the most incredible sporting moments of his life.

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Wanganui Special Olympics at Downers Masters Games

Wanganui SO not only raised $10,000 at the Downers Masters Games, but athletes found their confidence when talkin to the local community.