The Commission's main job is to help sports bodies by providing advice and
funding, so they can develop their sport for their members and achieve international
As well as sports bodies we provide funding to organisations such as the Sir
Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre, the Scouts and the YWCA, and this funding
is to enable them to organise and run outdoors and wilderness activities or other
physical activities such as aerobics.
Sports organisations such
New Zealand, Sport Science NZ, New Zealand Sports Medicine, the NZ Sports Turf Institute, and the NZ
Recreation Association perform valuable services to sport bodies and athletes.
Most of these organisations receive funding from the Hillary Commission and the
Sports Foundation to assist them.