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Increasing the prospect of winning

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Increasing the prospect of winning

Source: Massey University Dr Lana McCarthy graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy last week. Her research investigated ways in which captains and coaches have constructed the culture of our national netball team, the Silver Ferns. Media coverage and research about female high performance sport falls short compared to male sport in New Zealand, according to […]

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Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Source: Massey University Dr Wendy O’Brien, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, graduated with her PhD in April, in Auckland. Her research explored the physical activity profiles of Māori, Pacific and European women to understand ethnic differences in physical activity, and the implications of ethnic differences on body composition and metabolic health. The […]

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Manawatū campus on show to Japanese partner city

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Manawatū campus on show to Japanese partner city

Source: Massey University Professor Martin, David Martin and the Japenese delegates at Massey’s Sport and Rugby Institute.  Visitors from Palmerston North’s new Japanese partner city Mihara, were on Massey’s Manawatū campus on Friday for a tour and to hear about some successful sport development initiatives involving the Manawatu Triathlon Club. The club’s Vice-President, Professor Andy […]

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Massey women’s sevens claim title

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey women’s sevens claim title

Source: Massey University The Massey women’s sevens team (left) manager Chris Sharrock Stephanie McKenzie, assistant-coach Kahu Sturmey (Assistant Coach), Megan Bramley, Nicola Chase, Pia Tapsell, Tiana Davison, Kaitlin Bates and coach Strahan McIntosh. Front: Stephanie McKenzie, Lucy Brown, Sydnee Wilkins, Courtney Walsh and Marcelle Parkes. The Massey University women’s rugby sevens team has claimed the […]

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Mastering sports event management

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mastering sports event management

Source: Massey University Amanda Isada, Masters in Sport Management graduate and business administration manager at Volleyball New Zealand. A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School […]

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Event success stimulates sport development

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Event success stimulates sport development

Source: Massey University Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and event manager for the past 25 years. Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. Professor Andy Martin from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, recently had his […]

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Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

Source: Massey University From left: Professor Andy Martin, Associate Professor Paul Plieger and Associate Professor Mark Waterland won the “Suffer” Half Ironman, held in Rotorua last weekend. The coveted “Suffer” Half Ironman trophy. A team comprising three Massey University staff won the iconic “Suffer” Half Ironman, starting and finishing at the Blue Lake in Rotorua […]

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Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Source: Massey University Dr Slade carries out a demonstration lesson for staff at Jakarta Intercultural School with enthusiastic elementary school students. Demonstrating a key component of the game senseapproach – asking questions. Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in […]

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Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Awards and appointments, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

Source: Massey University Auckland Sportsman of the Year Nick Southgate (Athletics) and Auckland Sportswoman of the Year Deena Franklin (Basketball). Photo credit: Kendra Eden Photography. The annual Blues Awards were held this week at Massey University’s Auckland and Manawatū campuses to commend high-achieving student athletes. The awards recognise students who have excelled in both the […]

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Blues Awards recognise high-achieving student athletes

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Academy of Sport, Awards and appointments, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Blues Awards recognise high-achieving student athletes

Source: Massey University Netballer Maia Wilson was presented with the Manawatū Sportswoman of the Year award last year. Finalists for the Massey University Blues Sports Awards have been announced – the highest sporting accolade given in the New Zealand tertiary system. The University is presenting 154 Blues to high-achieving students who have excelled in their […]

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Massey netball team triumphs in nail-biter final

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey netball team triumphs in nail-biter final

Source: Massey University The winning Massey team [Credit: Steff Jordaan Photography] Massey University Netball has taken out top honours for the first time at the 2018 National Tertiary Netball Championships in Auckland. The competition, held at the Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre over the weekend, saw university teams from across the country vying it out […]

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Book explores sporting history of NZ

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Sport and exercise, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Book explores sporting history of NZ

Source: Massey University A gymnastics display at the opening of the new YMCA in Palmerston North (Manawatū Heritage). Historian Dr Geoff Watson’s new book, Sport and the New Zealanders – A History, explores why so many are compelled to play, watch, read and talk about sport and why it is integral to our national identity. […]

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Top winter sports competition opens in NZ

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Top winter sports competition opens in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Top winter sports competition opens in NZ Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome the fifth Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand, which officially opens tonight at Coronet Peak. “Hosting the Winter Games in New Zealand is a great […]

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$500,000 to support Winter Olympian hopefuls

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $500,000 to support Winter Olympian hopefuls

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $500,000 to support Winter Olympian hopefuls Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced $500,000 to enhance Snow Sports New Zealand’s high performance training facilities. “With the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games just around the corner, it’s important that our athletes have a state-of-the-art facility […]

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$4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Scholarships provide financial assistance to outstanding athletes, coaches, officials and support team members as they juggle the demands of […]

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World Masters Games brings in $63 million

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on World Masters Games brings in $63 million

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World Masters Games brings in $63 million Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success. “New Zealand is gaining a reputation for hosting world class events and […]

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Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers applaud successful Lions Series Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series after the final test last night at Eden Park. “Last night’s dramatic […]

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Sports board appointees step up to the plate

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sports board appointees step up to the plate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sports board appointees step up to the plate Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a suite of new appointments to a range of sports boards. “I believe that strong leadership which sets a clear strategic direction is important for our sport boards […]

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Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand The Government will invest $5 million in Emirates Team New Zealand to ensure it can retain key staff while planning is underway for the next America’s Cup regatta, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sports and Recreation […]

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Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sport and rec volunteers answer the call Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says our nation’s sporting volunteers are stepping up to the plate and it is important to recognise their efforts during National Volunteer Week, which runs from 18-24 June. “Nearly a quarter of […]

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