New Zealand Sports Academy

Rugby Coaching and Rugby Training Camps at New Zealand Sports Academy

The Domestic Programme

We recruit players from the 17 - 25 age group from all over New Zealand to join the Academy for 38 weeks. We offer full time career and rugby development coaching opportunities.

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The International Programme

NZSA provides professional rugby tuition for overseas players and coaches (for both individuals and teams) who participate in tailored programmes conducted by world class coaches & trainers.

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Latest News


Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Congratulations to all our boys who made the BOP Rugby League team. Ten in total (Past and present). Follow our link to find out more details:

Testimonial from St Aloysius College

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 3:24 pm

St Aloysius College ventured to NZSA in Rotorua , in April for a 7 day intensive training camp. The tour was a fantastic culture experience for the boys with highlights being , white water rafting , Luge rides, Polynesian spas and the traditional Haka welcome by the NZSA academy boys. The players also learnt a…
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RIP Kane Te Riini

Posted on Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 1:33 pm

We would like to take this time to express our sadness. Kane Te Riini who was a domestic student for 2012 and was planning to join our Academy as a 2nd year tragically passed away on February the 19th 2013. Kane was a confident young man who was much loved by all at the Academy….
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