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Media is an important part of helping us spread the word about Special Olympics New Zealand and reach more people who need our help.


If you'd like to create a story featuring Special Olympics New Zealand, please do get in touch with us by sending an email to We'd love to help by providing any resources you need, such as videos, photos and interviews.


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Press releases 2020

Special Olympics New Zealand wants lifelong equality for Kiwis with intellectual disabilities

A new memorandum of understanding between the New Zealand Powerlifting Federation and SONZ

Regular COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) update. Last updated 5 May 2020


In the media

Check out some of the recent highlights of our coverage.

House of Champions — Three

Attitude Episode 2 — My Perfect Family: Southland Lockdown — TVNZ 1

Sport programme for kids with intellectual disabilities could go nationwide​ — Stuff

Sport Manawatū's building mate, Special Olympics NZ, announces Games team​ — Stuff

Franklin special olympians gearing up for Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi — Waikato Times

Interview with Special Olympics Players at the Charity Cup Game — ESAFC TV Extra Time

Living with CHARGE Syndrome (Being Me: Sarah) — Attitude TV


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