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Growing NZ's sporting connections with Asia

In this article we chat with the departing New Zealand Olympic Committee chief executive and secretary general about her life in sports and get her take on New Zealand's sporting connections to Asia.

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Hockey forges lifelong connections with Asia

After twelve years, Peter Miskimmin has stepped down as Sport NZ’s CEO. We caught up with Miskimmin to reflect on how sport and the continent of Asia has shaped his personal and professional life.

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Sports grant provides Kiwi basketball players insights into Japanese culture

With help from a Foundation sports grant, the Tall Ferns and Tall Blacks basketball teams took time out from an intensive 10-day training camp earlier this year to experience some Japanese culture.

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24 hours in Tokyo wows young Kiwi golfers

Looking down on Tokyo from the top of the 634 metre Tokyo Sky tree was one of the highlights of their time in Japan for a group of young Kiwi golfers in the country for a competition in August.

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Tokyo beyond the dojo

Nine Auckland teenagers experienced the dream of all young judoka (judo practitioners) when they got to live and train at the spiritual home of judo, the Kodokan Institute, in central Tokyo in April.

Sports / Grant
Strategic Partnership Fund

The Foundation is looking to build long-term partnerships with major sporting organisations to deliver projects or events that increase New Zealanders' knowledge, awareness and confidence with Asia th

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Junior rowers take in the sites and feel the heat in Japan

Rowing NZ high performance coordinator Michele Munro writes about taking the New Zealand Junior Rowing Team to Japan.

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Tour of Japan an eye-opening experience for first XV

Hamilton Boys' High School First 15 coach Logan Asplin writes about taking the team to Japan to in April where they played local teams and billeted with Japanese families.

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Foundation looking to hear from sportspeople with experience in Asia

If you have experience working, travelling, or competing in Asian countries for sport or sport-related purposes sometime in the past two decades, we would love to hear from you.

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Students enthralled by Black Stick's Asia stories

Former Black Sticks goalie Richard Joyce visited schools at the top of the South Island on a road trip to give hockey coaching workshops and talk to students about his experiences playing in Asia.

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Tokyo still the goal for Kiwi badminton player

Corrie Robinson has always enjoyed competing as the underdog. From the age of nine he started playing badminton at the local community hall with his mother, not letting being an amputee hold him back.

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New Zealand sport and Asia: What’s the connection? 

The Asia New Zealand Foundation wants to hear from New Zealand sportspeople who have worked, travelled or competed in Asia for new research examining how New Zealand sport engages in the region.

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