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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.

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Walking, fundraising and fun in the sun

Athlete leaders’ creative idea turned into a fundraising success for Howick-Pakuranga Special Olympics.

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Athlete Input Council co-chairs announced

Learn about Ryan and Grace’s new role as the Athlete Input Council co-chairs

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“I felt like I belonged” Hayley’s first Special Olympics event

New athlete Hayley Little talks about how she found a place to belong and succeed at her first ever athletics event.