Story: Government and sport

Academy of Sport students, Dunedin, 2009

Academy of Sport students, Dunedin, 2009

Fiona Simpson (second from right), a dietitian for the New Zealand Academy of Sport, shows promising sailor Chelsea Whitburn (left) and cyclist Brad Evans (right) how to cook a nutritious, healthy meal. Coach Wayne Evans, Brad's father, looks on. The Academy of Sport was established in 2000, with centres in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin, to support the development of emerging elite athletes and sportspeople.

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David Green, 'Government and sport - Support for high-performance sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2023)

Story by David Green, published 5 Sep 2013