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  • Memory of epic World Uni Games final still fresh for Langton Burnell
    Ben Langton Burnell is one of the student-athletes representing New Zealand on the Gold Coast this week. The Massey University student will compete in the Commonwealth Games Javelin heats tomorrow. Before he flew out, we asked Ben how his 2017 World University Games experience prepared him for large multisport events such as these Games.
    Posted: Thursday 12 April 2018
  • Petty still chasing goals born out of golden World Uni Games moment
    Among the delegation wearing NZ colours on the Gold Coast are a number of tertiary students and recent graduates. Angie Petty is one of them, having graduated from UC last December. She will compete in the Commonwealth Games 800m heats tomorrow. We approached Angie about her past involvement in the World University Games, to see how it has impacted her athletic career and prepared her for large multisport events such as these Games.
    Posted: Wednesday 11 April 2018
  • Auckland and Lincoln universities earn Tertiary 3x3 titles and a place at the World's
    Fifteen university teams travelled to Christchurch for the third UTSNZ Tertiary 3x3 Championships. In a day of top-quality competition that saw no team go unbeaten, University of Auckland and Lincoln University eventually triumphed in the men's and women's championships respectively.
    Posted: Monday 9 April 2018
  • Student referee makes her mark in world sevens with university's backing
    Lauren Jenner is passionate about rugby. After an injury ended her playing career, Lauren took up refereeing at the age of 16 and is now a top-class sevens and rugby referee. The AUT Marketing and Management student was named in New Zealand Rugby’s High-Performance Referee Wider Training Group in January and is currently in Hong Kong refereeing the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifiers from the 5-6 April.
    Posted: Thursday 5 April 2018
  • Love of sport propels student leader to Russia
    Lincoln University’s Kristy Havill will represent New Zealand at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Volunteer Leader’s Academy in Kazan in June.
    Posted: Thursday 15 March 2018
  • New role to increase promotional focus for tertiary sport body
    Anna Wallace has been appointed as the new Marketing and Events Manager at University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ).
    Posted: Monday 5 March 2018
  •  University Tertiary Sport align with Hamilton Sevens World Series
    The finalists of the University Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) women's sevens tournament will play their finals match as an entertainment break during the HSBC New Zealand Sevens World Series. Check out the NZ Herald article below.
    Posted: Monday 5 February 2018
  • National Tertiary Women’s Tertiary Sevens Tournament Team 2018
    NZ Rugby Sevens Talent ID Selectors name the 2018 Tournament Team at the National Tertiary Women's Sevens Championship played in Hamilton yesterday alongside the International Sevens Weekend.
    Posted: Monday 5 February 2018
  • UTSNZ  Vacancy: Marketing and Events Manager
    UTSNZ is seeking an out-going, creative and digital savvy individual to fill the new role of Marketing and Events Manager within the recently established organisation.
    Posted: Monday 4 December 2017
    A former New Zealand Olympic athlete and the current Executive Director of the New Zealand Secondary School Sports Council (NZSSSC) have been appointed to the University and Tertiary Sport NZ board. UTSNZ Chairwoman Nicola Clayden, welcomes the appointment of Sarah Cowley Ross along with Garry Carnachan.
    Posted: Friday 24 November 2017
  • UTSNZ National Tertiary Championship Programme Announced - 'Make your Mark'
    UTSNZ announces it national tertiary championship events programme for 2018.
    Posted: Thursday 16 November 2017
    The University of Auckland has once more reigned supreme winning the National Tertiary Championship competition for 2017.
    Posted: Friday 6 October 2017
  • Lincoln University at the World 3x3 University League
    The Lincoln University 3x3 Basketball teams have safely touched down in Xiamen, China, and begun preparations for the start of the FISU 3x3 World University League Finals – which commenced Thursday 14 September.
    Posted: Thursday 14 September 2017
  • Tori Peeters Ready For 2017 World University Games
    Javelin thrower Tori Peeters is in top form for the World University Games in Taipei this week after picking up a gold medal at the Manchester International last week.
    Posted: Tuesday 22 August 2017
  • Flag bearer named for New Zealand Team at World University Games
    Water Polo player Caitlin Lopes da Silva has been named as flagbearer for the New Zealand Team competing at the World University Games in Taipei, Chinese Taipei.
    Posted: Saturday 19 August 2017
  • New Zealand Team to World University Games
    Fifty-nine athletes from 11 sports will be representing New Zealand at the World University Games in Taipei, Chinese Taipei when the action gets underway on August 19th.
    Posted: Thursday 13 July 2017
  • AUT and UTSNZ Student Athlete Commission Rep Returns From Russia
    AUT student Claudia Raven, one of 110 young people from around the world selected to fly to Kazan in Russia earlier this month for the first International University Sports Federation (FISU) volunteering conference, returns to NZ and talks to reporter David Burroughs.
    Posted: Wednesday 12 July 2017
  • NZ Universities Men's and Women's Hockey Teams Announced
    Following the successful National Tertiary Hockey Championships played in Wellington earlier this week, Hockey NZ has named the NZ Universities Men's and Women's Tournament Teams for 2017.
    Posted: Saturday 8 July 2017
  • Young Volunteers Make Their Way To Russia
    Two university students want other young people to see the important role volunteers play in our country’s major sporting events. Claudia Raven and Amelia Morgan, both 20 years old, departed on Friday to represent New Zealand and University and Tertiary Sport NZ at the first International University Sports Federation (FISU) volunteering forum in Kazan, Russia, from July 2 to 8.
    Posted: Saturday 1 July 2017
  • Former Olympic Triathlete Evelyn Williamson Appointed as 2017 World University Games Chef De Mission
    University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Evelyn Williamson as Chef de Mission to the 2017 World University Summer Games in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei.
    Posted: Wednesday 31 May 2017
  • Auckland Sides Dominate National Tertiary Futsal Championships
    Held over two venues in Christchurch this month, the event attracted twice as many teams as the 2016 tournament with each fighting it out for the right to be crowned champions of New Zealand. That honour fell to sides from the City of Sails as a comparatively inexperienced University of Auckland team belied its rookie status by claiming the men’s title while AUT continued its proud record in the women’s competition with a third straight success.
    Posted: Wednesday 19 April 2017

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