Alan Robson to be appointed Chair of SONZ Board 31 May 2022
Special Olympics NZ is pleased to announce Alan Robson as the new Chair of the Board
Countdown starts for National Summer Games! 23 May 2022
200 days until the National Summer Games!
Berlin 2023 World Games Head of Delegation announced 10 May 2022
Rowena Massey appointed Head of Delegation for 2023 Berlin World Summer Games 10 May 2022 Special Olympics New Zealand (SONZ) is pleased to announce that […]
200 Days to Go! 5 May 2022
We’re celebrating 200 Days to Go until the National Summer Games and we have a special Club Challenge worth $1500!
Young Athletes returns to Welly! 5 May 2022
The Young Athletes Programme is returning to Wellington and highlights from our Term 1 programmes!
Call for Inclusive Health heard around the world 5 May 2022
Special Olympics communities around the world came together in April to promote better access to healthcare.
200 Days to Go Club Challenge! 2 May 2022
200 Days to Go Club Challenge! $1500 for winning clubs!
SONZ achieves Governance Mark for sport and recreation 9 March 2022
Special Olympics New Zealand is proud to announce they have been awarded the Governance Mark for Sport and Recreation in New Zealand.
Applications open for South Island Regional Sports Coordinator Role 20 December 2021
Applications open for South Island RSC role
Athlete leaders of 2022 3 December 2021
Five athletes from across Aotearoa have been chosen to complete the 2022 Athlete Leadership programme.
Young Athletes takes off in Auckland 3 December 2021
Our internationally acclaimed sport and play programme is set to take Auckland by storm in 2022.
Young Athletes at home video series 16 November 2021
Special Olympics New Zealand is proud to announce our new Young Athletes at Home video series, bringing the internationally acclaimed Young Athletes programme into the comfort of your own home.
Job Opportunity Auckland Sports Co-ordinator 16 November 2021
We are looking for someone to lead and inspire in the greater Auckland region to deliver opportunities and experiences to people with an intellectual disability.
Coaches Drop-in Session 4 November 2021
The new ‘Coaches Club’ will be an online drop-in session for anyone who wants to catch up with likeminded people who share an interest in coaching and learning more about what is happening throughout other SONZ clubs around the country.
2022 dates announced for National Summer Games 1 November 2021
2022 dates announced for National Summer games in Hamilton
National Summer Games postponed to 2022 17 September 2021
Special Olympics New Zealand Board has been forced to make the heart-breaking decision to postpone the 2021 Freemasons New Zealand Special Olympics National Summer Games to December 2022.
Hamilton 2021 merch pre-order 2 September 2021
It’s finally here! Our official National Summer Games merch is available now for pre-order, plus a special giveaway!
450+ Volunteers signed up for National Summer Games 2 September 2021
Hamilton locals from all areas of life have answered the call to become volunteers!
Registrations open now for the Family Health Forum 2 September 2021
Registrations are now open for the first ever Family Health Forum
Over 800 pairs of glasses provided at National Games Health Screenings 2 September 2021
Over 800 pairs of glasses will be provided to athletes at the National Summer Games.
Volunteers flock from all corners to 2021 National Summer Games 21 June 2021
Dianne and Blair Payne are excited to be among the 600 volunteers who will support nearly 2000 athletes and coaches to participate in the Freemasons New Zealand Special Olympics National Summer Games in Hamilton.
Nelson basketball team set to qualify for National Summer Games 9 June 2021
Three Special Olympics basketball from Nelson are heading to the regional tournament in Greymouth this weekend to qualify for the National Summer Games in Hamilton.
Freemasons New Zealand put their weight behind Special Olympics athletes 2 June 2021
The new partnership between Freemasons NZ and Special Olympics NZ will support thousands of athletes at the National Summer Games.
Sarah Dalton guest stars on Power Rangers Dino Fury 24 March 2021
National Games medalist Sarah Dalton guest stars on Power Rangers
Our great day at Round the Bays 2021 4 March 2021
25 keen athletes, staff and supporters walked 6.5km raising awareness and enjoying this great community event.