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Sport NZ’s new Disability Plan looks to address inequality
Aiming to improve the wellbeing of disabled New Zealanders by addressing inequalities in play, active recreation and sport, Sport New Zealand has released its new Disability Plan.
Launched at the Halberg Games in Auckland last week, the release of the plan follows Sport NZ’s introduction of its new 12-year strategic direction and vision - Every Body Active - that seeks to ensure all New Zealanders have access to quality experiences, particularly those groups missing out.
Sport NZ has developed the plan following a Disability Review in 2018, consultation with key partners, disability advocate groups and individuals. In summary, the plan seeks to improve the range and quality of physical activity on offer for disabled tamariki and rangatahi for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of communities throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sport NZ knows from its Active NZ data that disabled young people are less likely to participate in a range of sports and activities, particularly play related activities such as using playgrounds and scootering. Disabled adults spend 16% less time participating in any given week than non-disabled adults.
Sport NZ is committed to taking a strong leadership role to lead change, and as part of this, will invest a further $7 million over four years to support our disability outcomes. The funding will be distributed across partnerships, programmes and funding rounds. A dedicated role is being recruited to lead the delivery of the plan.
Click here to read the full Sport NZ Disability Plan.
Click here to view the Easy Read version of the Disability Plan.
26th September 2019 - Sport NZ announces new strategy to get New Zealanders active
28th June 2019 - Registrations now open for the New Zealand 2019 Halberg Games
3rd September 2019 - New Zealand sporting bodies come together to change youth sport
9th May 2019 - Strategy boosts profile of New Zealand Women in Sport
11th December 2018 - Sport NZ releases review of athletes’ rights and welfare
31st October 2018 - Sport NZ seeks public views on sporting integrity
2nd February 2018 - 55th Halberg Awards set to recognise New Zealand’s top sporting talent
19th February 2016 - Halberg Awards honour sporting and sport leadership achievements
12th February 2015 - High Performance Sport NZ congratulates Halberg Sportsman and Sportswoman Winners
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