A trip to Russia has given an AUT Sport and Recreation student a new understanding of the global demand for volunteers. But 20-year-old Claudia Raven has noticed the spirit of giving seems to be lost on many people of her generation.
Many Rugby World Cup 2011 volunteers delivered on their intentions to do more volunteer work after an outstanding experience with the event, a longitudinal study has found. The research report, 'Experiences and legacies of RWC 2011 Volunteer Programme', was funded by Sport New Zealand and conducted by researchers from AUT University and Victoria University of Wellington.
Recognising sporting excellence, the Blues awards were presented to 78 students at a formal dinner on Friday 11 October at the Sir Paul Reeves building in Auckland’s city campus.
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation student Hubert Woroniecki is in San Francisco to help Emirates Team New Zealand bring back the America’s Cup.
After helping the team with a specific research project as part of his third year placement at AUT’s Sport Performance Research in New Zealand (SPRINZ), Woroniecki is now considered a team member says Emirates Team NZ physical trainer David Slyfield.
Minister of Sport Murray McCully said last Wednesday was a very important day for the Government at the official commencement of construction of the National Aquatic Centre at AUT Millennium.
He told the assembled dignitaries and stakeholders at the ground-breaking ceremony that investing in sport was important for Kiwi success.
Top surfers have a reputation for being laid-back beachgoers who spend most of their time lying on the sand.
Ruth Naidoo has had a big couple of weeks. The SPRINZ staff member based at AUT Millennium won two world bodybuilding titles in Reno, Nevada and then took out lecturer of the year at the New Zealand Fitness Awards on Saturday night.
Last updated: 10-Jun-2016 3.40pm
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