Safe Sport Journey Symposium concludes with pledge for safe Gymnastics

GNZ AdminGymnastics New Zealand, Independent Review, International, Member Updates

Press Release – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 3 November 2022 LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 3 November 2022   Safe Sport Journey Symposium concludes with pledge for safe Gymnastics  Liverpool (GBR), 3 November 2022 – Leaders, coaches and gymnasts from all over the world met at the ACC Exhibition Centre over the past two days during the 51st FIG Artistic Gymnastics … Read More

Community Update – Shaping the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa Work Plan

GNZ AdminIndependent Review, Member Updates

We wanted to provide a further update following  the July Community Update where we advised that the Steering Committee has now completed Shaping the Future of Gymnastic in Aotearoa Work Plan and this has been approved by the Board of Gymnastics New Zealand. With the Shaping the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa Work Plan in place, focus shifts to the … Read More

Shaping the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa Work Plan

GNZ AdminIndependent Review, Member Updates

The Gymnastics NZ Steering Committee has today shared its Shaping the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa Work Plan in response to the 2021 Independent Review. The Work Plan is the next step in continuing to forge positive cultural changes in our sport. The development of the Shaping the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa Work Plan was led by independent Chair … Read More

Independent Review Community Update – February 2022

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review

To all members, It’s been a year since the Independent Review of Gymnastics in New Zealand and we reaffirmed our commitment to make ongoing positive cultural changes in our sport with our Statement of Commitment. During this time, we identified and secured exceptionally high-calibre individuals to be part of an Independent Appointments Panel which was formed in July 2021 to … Read More

Media release: Independent Appointments Panel Announces Steering Committee to Help Shape the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

The Independent Appointments Panel has announced who will be part of the Steering Committee to propose changes and implement recommendations from the Independent Review of Gymnastics New Zealand. The Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee is comprised of Independent Chair, Sally McKechnie and eight other members. Gymnast Members Bronte Coluccio has been involved in the local gymnastics community for more than … Read More

Media release: Independent Appointments Panel Seeks Expressions of Interest for Steering Committee 

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

Help Shape the Future of Gymnastics in Aotearoa New Zealand The independent Appointments Panel is calling for individuals from the gymnastics and wider community to put their hand up to become a member of the Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee and help shape the future of gymnastics in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Steering Committee will engage widely with the gymnastics … Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Gymnastics New Zealand releases report following Independent Whole of Sport Review

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

UNDER MEDIA EMBARGO UNTIL 9AM WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY. Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) has released the report documenting the findings of the independent review which was commissioned following serious and distressing allegations of abuse within the sport. The review team of David Howman, Dr Lesley Nicol, and Rachel Vickery received more than 200 submissions during the extended review period. Gymnastics … Read More

Independent Review: Submission Phase Concluded

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, Independent Review

The independent Whole of Sport Review launched by Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) in response to the exposure of unsafe and abusive practices in the sport, both historical and current, has now concluded the submission phase. The review team of David Howman, Lesley Nicol and Rachel Vickery are now compiling the report that will present the findings of the review … Read More

Update: Independent Review

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates, Independent Review

The independent, whole of sport review of gymnastics in New Zealand was due for completion mid-October. However, David Howman—the Reviewer—has requested an initial one-month extension. As per the flexibility granted by the Terms of Reference, and in the interest of a full and thorough review, this request for an extension has been granted. This now moves the expected completion date … Read More

Member invitation to FIG e-conference

Anna Robertsone-News

Dear Members, Following the latest FIG press release, we would like to officially invite you to the FIG e-conference aimed at ‘Finding solutions for a respectful culture and safe training environment in Gymnastics’. This e-conference has been designed as an interactive forum where gymnasts, coaches, technical experts, and administrators can express their views based on their daily or first-hand experiences. … Read More