Sports / News
Girls shine on and off the field at Japan sevens tournament

While in Japan for the Sanix World Youth Rugby Tournament, the girls from Manukura School immersed themselves in the local culture by undertaking a high school visit and exploring cultural sites.

Sports / News
NZ Aikido team awed by modern and ancient Japan

Training for the World Championships in the cool of the evenings, the NZ Aikido team spent their days exploring the bustling city of Kyoto, learning about Japanese culture and taking in the sights.

Sports / News
Softball players connect with schools for cultural exchange

Students in Auckland and Palmerston North got to learn about Japanese and Filipino cultures when the respective softball teams visited New Zealand for the Softball World Cup 2022.

Research / News
Opportunities abound for NZ to get on board Asia’s sporting wave

A new report from the Foundation finds Asia is increasingly shaping global sports trends — but New Zealand needs to do more to help its sporting talent make the most of the region’s opportunities.

Sports / Grant
Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 internship

The Foundation invites talented New Zealand tertiary students or graduates to apply for an internship with the Organising Committee for the 2024 Youth Winter Olympics in Gangwon, South Korea.

Sports / Grant
Community sports funding

The Foundation's Community Sports Fund provides funding for community groups travelling to Asia to engage in cultural activities.

Sports / Grant
Student sports funding

The Student Sports Fund provides opportunities for secondary and tertiary students to engage in cultural activities while travelling to Asia for sports-related activities.

Sports / Grant
Strategic Partnership Fund

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