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Credit: New Zealand Olympic Museum

From Voxy.com.nz:

“When New Zealand triathlete Hamish Carter won gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics it provided a spark for more Kiwis to get involved with the sport.

Now Massey University research is showing how all sports could benefit from higher participation rates if they offer major competitive events and develop sound infrastructure to support them.

That same year, the Manawatu Triathlon Club hosted the youth triathlon series I Tri’d the Tri and attracted 300 participants over three events. Eight years later, numbers are up 400 per cent for adults and more than tenfold for children.

In the past decade, major national triathlon events have been adapted at a regional level and clubs have employed Sport New Zealand’s organisational development tool, encouraging a wide range of demographics to get involved.”

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News- 2014 AIESEP World Congress (New Zealand)

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on September 11, 2013

The 2014 AIESEP World Congress will be held in Auckland (NZL) February 10-13. The theme of the Congress is “Educating for active healthy citizens.” Abstract reviewing is on progress. Accepted authors must register by 28 October, 2013; Early-bird registrations close 29 November, 2013. More info on: www.aiesep2014.com.

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Job- Massey University PhD Program & Assistant Lecturer

September 11, 2013

Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise is currently seeking two qualified candidates to enrol in our PhD programme in the area of sport management or sport sociology, while also working as a part-time Assistant Lecturer to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate papers in the Sport Management and Coaching major. These positions offer a […]

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Job (2)- Lincoln University, New Zealand Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport & Recreation

August 6, 2013

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport and Recreation (two positions) Vacancy 13-62 The Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport in the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design is seeking to appoint two Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Community Recreation and Sport and Sport and Recreation Policy and Planning. The appointees will teach into inter-disciplinary undergraduate and […]

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