School Age: Activities: Sports

Sport is fun and teaches lifelong skills. We provide you with choices and help you get started

Athletics

Athletics involves so many disciplines that everybody can find something to suit them. A mainstay in NZ schools, athletics is…

Bowls

Bowls is often thought of as a game for older people,¬† but it is a game that spans generations. Played…

Cycling

Cycling¬†with kids is an easily accessible sport. As the saying goes, Cycling is as easy as riding a bike. We…

Golf

Golf is one of the oldest games in the world, and whether its serious competition or just for fun, golf…

Judo

Judo is a combat sport derived from the ancient martial art of Jujutsu. Judo helps¬†develop self defence, self confidence, fitness…

Kayaking

Kayaking covers a range of on water sports, including kayaking on gentle rivers, white water, lakes and out at sea….

Netball

Netball is one of our most popular sports, and as a mainstay in New Zealand schools, netball is an easy…

Orienteering

Orienteering keeps both the body and the brain active, and because it can be enjoyed by all ages, orienteering is…

Rugby

Rugby is one of the most popular sports for children in New Zealand. Whether you are watching or playing, rugby…

Snow sports

Snow sports are literally that – sports on snow – and no matter where you live in New Zealand, you…

Soccer

Soccer is commonly known as football around the world, but whatever the name, soccer is one of the biggest participation…

Sports overview

We overview the benefits of sport, popular sporting options for kids, and key factors¬†to consider in choosing a sport in…

Squash

Squash is a great way to encourage health and fitness in children. Face paced and fun, squash was recently named…

Swimming

Swimming is both a recreational activity and a competitive sport, and in a country surrounded by water, swimming is a…

Table Tennis

Table tennis is a fast sport which is becoming popular in NZ. Whether you play for fun, or more competitively,…

Togs and swim bags

Choosing the right togs and swim bags for your children can be a challenge.¬† We give you some tips for…

Yachting

Yachting covers all sorts of water activities, so in a country surrounded by water, it is no surprise that yachting…

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