North Harbour Sport funds two new AFL KiwiKick projects

Two brand new AFL KiwiKick projects have been given the green light through Kiwisport funding and Harbour Sport.
 

The 4×4 project and the Sport Collaboration project were successful in the latest funding round and will give the opportunity to North Harbour Primary and Intermediate School kids to participate in…

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Record number of Schools turn out for Wellington KiwiKick Tournaments

A record number of Primary Schools across the Wellington region have turned out to participate in three separate AFL KiwiKick tournaments.
 

 

Lower Hutt Western Zone AFL KiwiKick Tournament

Students from Kelson Primary, Korokoro School, Normandale School (3 teams) and Maungaraki School (2 teams) gathered at Hutt Park in Seaview…

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North Harbour Intermediate Tournament a big hit

The AFL KiwiKick North Harbour Intermediate Tournament took place this week at Sunnynook Park on Auckland’s North Shore.
 

Over 100 Year 7 and 8 students from 6 Schools (Murrays Bay Intermediate, Rosmini College, Orewa College, Belmont Intermediate, Wairau Intermediate, Albany Junior High School) converged on Sunnynook Park to…

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KiwiSport kicking goals in Waitakere

Through the support of Sport Waitakere and Kiwisport, AFL New Zealand is delivering AFL KiwiKick to 2400 primary school children within West Auckland. AFL New Zealand will continue with these programmes, as they deliver on key outcomes that encourage children to live healthy lifestyles through sport.
 

As a result…

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AFL KiwiKick gives Kiwi kids new skills

A new generation of footballers are starting early and preparing to move up the ranks.
For the past six weeks, students at Hobsonville Point Primary School have been getting clued up about the sport commonly known as Aussie Rules.

AFL Kiwikick is a programme designed for children aged between 5…

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AFL KiwiKick Stadium Festival Day a great success

On a bright and sunny day in the capital, over 1300 students from 13 local Primary Schools filtered into Westpac Stadium for the first annual AFL KiwiKick Stadium Festival Day.
 

The students were able to experience a visit to Westpac Stadium for the first time to watch a game…

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KiwiSport helps introduce Wellington students to AFL

One of the biggest sporting clashes on the Australian calendar is coming to Wellington when the St. Kilda Saints take on the Carlton Blues on ANZAC Day in an AFL match at Westpac Stadium. The New Zealand ANZAC Day match is now a permanent feature of the AFL home and…

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Great atmosphere at Harbour AFL KiwiKick tournament

Kids from  schools around the Harbour region have taken part in an AFL KiwiKick tournament for Year 7s and 8s, on a sunny day at Sunnynook Park.
8 teams from 5 schools were involved, a great result which provided teams the opportunity to play up to 5 games over the…

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ASB Community Trust supports AFLNZ success

The ASB Community Trust has supported the success of AFL New Zealand’s programmes, helping more participants play more sport.
Featuring a special focus on the Northland region, the ASB Community Trust’s funding grant has allowed the continuation of an employment structure tasked with delivering AFL New Zealand programmes…

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Auckland Regional Project Introduces AFL to New Generation

A generation of young people across the Auckland region have been introduced to the sport of AFL through the Auckland Regional Project, supported by the four Auckland Regional Sporting Trusts. AFL has become established as a participant and spectator sport.
Harbour Sport, Sport Waitakere, Counties Manukau Sport and Sport Auckland…

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Sport Wellington supports AFLNZ success

Sport Wellington has played a key role in the success of AFL New Zealand programmes and events across the Wellington region.
The Regional Sporting Trust has provided support for programmes that enhance the sporting landscape of New Zealand, resources for events and helped facilitate groundbreaking initiatives that have brought top…

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Enthusiastic Response to Half Time AFL KiwiKick

Players and spectators alike responded enthusiastically to the games of AFL KiwiKick and AFL 9s played on the Westpac Stadium turf at half time of the ANZAC Day clash.
With children representing their schools at AFL KiwiKick, and adult participants trying out the dynamic sport of AFL 9s, there was…

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