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The start of something extraordinary

  • Swimming at Home

    Whilst we stay at home during this lockdown period, we must keep active! Swimming New Zealand introduces Swimming at Home; a campaign to keep the swimming community connected and supported during this unpredictable time.

    Date: 30/03/20

  • Important Announcement Relating to National Championships and Olympic Trials

    As I am sure you will all be aware, yesterday afternoon the Government announced further measures to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) banning all gatherings of more than 500 people. In response to this announcement, Swimming NZ has made decisions relating to our national championship events over the coming months keeping the health, safety and wellbeing our swimming community at the centre of our decision making process.

    Date: 17/03/20


    The Swimming NZ team and board have been monitoring the developments daily and have been in constant communication discussing the impact of this global pandemic on our staff, athletes, volunteers and the staging of upcoming events. Please read on for more information.

    Date: 15/03/20

  • The 2020 Junior Festival is in full swing!

    The 2020 Junior Festival is in full swing across four different zones in New Zealand. Our All Stars swimmers have been swimming hard in Wellington over the past two days, final session is today. Aucklands Harlequins, Rotorua Aquaknights and Timarus Makos will all race another day, finishing tomorrow.

    Date: 14/03/20

  • Dianne Farmer Appointed Technical Official for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

    Dianne Farmer of Manawatu has been appointed as a technical official for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Read more about Dianne's thirty years within the technical official community and what have been her most memorable moments.

    Date: 05/03/20