Wanganui SO not only raised $10,000 at the Downers Masters Games, but athletes found their confidence when talkin to the local community.
Athlete leaders’ creative idea turned into a fundraising success for Howick-Pakuranga Special Olympics.
Learn about Ryan and Grace’s new role as the Athlete Input Council co-chairs
New athlete Hayley Little talks about how she found a place to belong and succeed at her first ever athletics event.
Waikato athlete Jayden has set himself a huge challenge in order to raise money and help the community.
25 keen athletes, staff and supporters walked 6.5km raising awareness and enjoying this great community event.
Gordon Llewellyn was one of the first four athletes in Special Olympics New Zealand (SONZ) and became an icon for the organisation and an advocate for the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in sport across New Zealand. His story is a remarkable one. Gordon was a swimmer in Hutt Valley, Wellington in 1982 when […]
By Jared Lutu, Special Olympics New Zealand Athlete Jared has been a part of Special Olympics for 7 years so far! Watch the video message below Jared recorded about his time with the Māngere club and how he is building his confidence. Transcript: Kia ora, kia orana, mālō e lelei, fakaalofa atu, nǐ hǎo, namaste, […]
By Grace Payne, Special Olympics New Zealand Athlete This year marks me being with Special Olympics for 10 years!! 😊🎉 Who would’ve knew 10 years can go so fast? 🤷♀️ You know what they say…. time flies when you are having fun, and I definitely wouldn’t have it any other way 😁🙌 These pics only […]