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…

06 May 11:33 AM 0 Read More...

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…

23 May 10:39 AM 0 Read More...

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…

07 May 1:19 PM 0 Read More...

AFL KiwiKick Tournament a Success in Hutt Valley

Five schools have participated in a successful AFL KiwiKick tournament in the Hutt Valley region.
On a warm sunny day at Trentham Memorial Park, year 5 and 6 students played four competitive games each of AFL KiwiKick.

The sport was new for most of the children, so initially a practice…

02 Apr 4:27 PM 0 Read More...

AFL KiwiKick successful at Freemans Bay School

Freemans Bay School has been successfully introduced to the new and dynamic sport of AFL through the AFL KiwiKick programme.
AFL KiwiKick teaches fundamental movement skills, valuable for a wide variety of sports. Students learn to kick, catch, pass and bounce, using easy to handle AFL footballs.

The programme at…

28 Feb 10:28 AM 0 Read More...

Harbour Play AFL Pathway set to begin

The Harbour Play AFL Pathway is set to begin across the region, through a partnership between AFL New Zealand and Harbour Sport.
Across six schools in the region, thousands of children will benefit from the Harbour Play AFL Pathway. Through the delivery of the highly regarded AFL KiwiKick programme, more…

03 Feb 10:40 AM 0 Read More...

Play AFL in Central Auckland this summer

AFL New Zealand are excited to announce the opening of the Central Auckland Play AFL Club. Located at St Paul’s College in Ponsonby, the Central Auckland Play AFL Club will provide those living in the heart of the city the opportunity to play the new and dynamic sport of…

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