New Zealand and the Olympic Games

New Zealand Olympic Committee, by russellstreet on Flickr

We have selected these online resources to support you when you need information relating to New Zealand's involvement in the Olympic Games.

See also: Olympic Games  recent and historic; BrazilCountries of the world


DigitalNZ
Discover a set of images, audio, video and articles relating to New Zealand and the Olympics. 

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.digitalnz.org/user_sets/5734e833fb002c4ad800101e


Many Answers
For information on New Zealand’s participation in the Olympic Games, type in the words 'Olympic Games New Zealand' in the search box.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://manyanswers.co.nz/topic-olympic-games-new-zealands-participation-439.aspx


New Zealand History Online
New Zealand History Online features an Olympic media gallery (photos, video and sound), biographies and Olympic stories. There are also suggested classroom activities for related topics and links to other resources.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/olympics


New Zealand Olympic Committee
The official site of the New Zealand Olympic Committee features athlete biographies, popular past games, teams and results. An education section offers downloadable educational resources.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.olympic.org.nz/


NZONSCREEN
Explore archived footage of New Zealand’s memorable moments in past Olympic Games.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.nzonscreen.com/collection/black-gold


Olympic Games
This primary sources gallery has a range of historical primary sources relating to New Zealand and the Olympic Games. The images range from paintings and photographs to cartoons and diary entries.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/multimedia/primary-sources/olympic-games


Our Golden Games
This link explains why the Olympic Games in London and the Paralympics in 2012 are the most memorable Olympic Games for New Zealand.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/snapshots-of-nz/yearbook/people/population/london.aspx


PapersPast
Discover historical Olympics Games coverage from New Zealand newspapers and periodicals from the years 1839 to 1948.

Suggested level: intermediate and secondary
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast


Rio 2016 Olympics
Up-to-date coverage of 2016 New Zealand Olympic athletes and their preparation for the games.

Suggested Level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.nzherald.co.nz/olympic-games/news/headlines.cfm?c_id=502


High Sport Performance: RIO 2016 
“HPSNZ is a one stop shop for our elite athletes and provides funding, a nationwide network of training facilities and truly world leading performance support.”

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
http://hpsnz.org.nz/about-us/rio-2016


Te Ara — Olympic and Commonwealth games
Discover images and media covering various Olympic and Commonwealth sporting events from the 20th century and today.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.teara.govt.nz/en/olympic-and-commonwealth-games/page-1


Welcome to Special Olympics New Zealand
Special Olympics New Zealand is a programme held throughout the year for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.specialolympics.org.nz/


EPIC
Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre provides access to abstracts and full-text articles from New Zealand magazines and newspapers on the Olympics and New Zealand. School login (username and password) is required.

Suggested level: secondary
www.tki.org.nz/epic2


Videos

New Zealand’s finest Olympic Moments. NZ Olympics. YouTube 1:04
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrtRIFnOpVg

New Zealand — 100 Olympic Medals. NZEdge.com. YouTube 3:24
www.nzedge.com/video/new-zealand-100-olympic-medals-2/

For Today Music Video. NZ Olympics. YouTube. 4:53
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rFbne-AWeY