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2018-2024 Strategic Summary

Swimming New Zealand is the National Sports Organisation (NSO) for competitive pool and open water swimming in New Zealand. Through its membership of Aquatics New Zealand, New Zealand is affiliated to the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) and the NZ Olympic Committee (NZOC). Swimming New Zealand also has an active role in the promotion of water safety, learn to swim, education and certification of swimming instructors and swim schools. Swimming New Zealand is a core member of Water Safety New Zealand.

New Zealand is a Swimming Nation.
By this we mean that swimming is common in the lives of all New Zealanders; it is being taught and coached in clubs and schools; our coaches are well educated and offer coaching to a consistently high standard; our clubs offer exceptional programmes that attract a wide range of participants; and our top swimmers are consistently inspiring New Zealander’s through their achievements on the world stage.



2018 - 2024 Strategic Summary