Fifty-Nine athletes to represent New Zealand at World University Games


The official New Zealand Team to the 2017 World University Games has now been announced.  Fifty-nine athletes from 11 sports will be representing New Zealand at the World University Games in...

New Zealand universities ready to qualify for FISU 3x3 World University League


With all eight New Zealand universities having entered the competition, this Sunday's (9th April) FISU Oceania 3x3 World University League qualifying competition is set to be a fierce...

Virginia Orange is the sole competitor for New Zealand and she loves Almaty


  ALMATY — Thinking of sport in New Zealand, it’s cricket, rugby and football that come to mind.   But New Zealand’s Virgina Orange says there is far more than...

FISU Executive Committee agree on new structure for New Zealand


At its meeting on October 18, 2016, the FISU Executive Committee agreed on the new structure for the Member Association of New Zealand. Moving on from its predecessor of University Sport New...

Student commission to promote elite student-athletes in New Zealand


The development of a New Zealand university student-athlete commission will bolster the quality of elite student sport, its chairwoman says. University of Otago economics student and University...

UTSNZ Student Athlete Commission established


One of the key objectives of the new university and tertiary sport entity UTSNZ, is to revive competitive inter tertiary sporting competitions, lift the standard of these competitions and develop...

New Zealand's 3x3 Basketball Champions to represent Oceania


A fantastic start to the 2016 inter tertiary sporting calendar with teams from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Auckland coming away with victories at with the National...

Sarah Anderson appointed Executive Director of UTSNZ


Sarah Anderson has recently been appointed as the Executive Director of University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ). Having spent over 10 years with Sport NZ and in various roles including...

University and Tertiary Sports New Zealand resurrected


Competitive inter-university sport first took place in New Zealand in 1902. The New Zealand University Sports’ Union was created in 1957 and is now known as University and Tertiary Sport New...

New Zealand equals second best World University Games tally


  12 July, 2015 New Zealand has equalled its second best effort at a World University Games winning one gold, three silver medals and one bronze. Competition for the New Zealand Team...

Kiwis add to medal tally


  11 July, 2015 Two medals in track and field at the World University Games tonight have brought the New Zealand team’s medal tally to five. Julia Ratcliffe, who was the New Zealand...

Congratulations Angie Petty


Cantabrian Angie Petty has won New Zealand’s first gold medal at the World University Games with a scorching run to take out the title in the 800m final. In doing so, Petty achieved a goal...

Congratulations Eliza! Silver medal winner in pole vault for NZ


Auckland student Eliza McCartney has won New Zealand’s second medal of the World University Games, silver in the women’s pole vault. She cleared 4.40, just 5cm short of her personal...

New Zealand wins silver at the World University Games


7 July, 2015 New Zealand has won its first medal of the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea with a silver to rower Toby Cunliffe-Steel in the men’s lightweight single...

NZ Competition Results from Monday 6 July


Competition results from Monday 6 July Rowing Outstanding efforts by the Kiwi rowers have seen all four go through to finals on Tuesday,...

NZ Sunday Update


Sunday's competition Swimming Laura Quilter has finished sixth in the women’s 50m butterfly final, saying it was an exciting...

Flag bearer named for New Zealand team at World University Games


Flag bearer named for New Zealand team at World University...

New Zealand team to World University Games


New Zealand team to World University Games 1...

Team NZ set for 28th Summer Universiade


A 97 strong team will head to Gwangju, South Korea to represent New Zealand at the 28th Summer Universiade from 3 - 14 July 2015. Lead by Chef de Mission, Christine Arthur, team NZ will compete in...

Auckland University of Technology score gold at Southern University Games


Auckland University of Technology score gold at the Southern University Games After a stellar week of competition AUT university won gold in 2 codes, and all teams...