Tāraitia a Anamata | Create the Future

Northern Region Football (NRF) is excited to formalise a partnership with New Zealand Football Foundation (NZFF) and Māori Football Aotearoa (MFA) working alongside Papakura City FC (PCFC) and neighbouring low decile primary schools Park Estate School and Edmund Hillary School. The growing relationship comes off the back of ongoing talks with Dr. Michele Cox (NZFF),...
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Community Football Projects Receive Funding Boost

The New Zealand Football Foundation is delighted to announce six new grant distributions following the latest round of grant applications aimed at making an impactful contribution to the New Zealand football community. Over $66,000 will be distributed across the six applications which will support a wide range of initiatives from all over the country at different...
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Hearn believes Football Connect can make a difference

Recently, the New Zealand Football Foundation in conjunction with Youthtown successfully completed a trial of its Football Connect programme, which is aimed to provide children who are unable to financially participate in Football at a club or holiday programme, the opportunity to fall in love with the beautiful game. Football Connect brought together 23 boys...
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Jale proud to be helping kids love the game

Football Fern, Grace Jale, has just finished helping the New Zealand Football Foundation and Youthtown deliver what she believes could be a life changing experience for children in our community. Recently, the New Zealand Football Foundation in conjunction with Youthtown successfully completed a trial of its Football Connect programme, which is aimed to provide children...
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Shaw proud to support Football Foundation

Growing up in a rural area, Deryck Shaw was an avid sportsman. He participated in quite a few different sports including hockey, rugby, rugby league, badminton, running, volleyball, and squash. But as his career unfolded and his family grew, Deryck developed a new passion… football. While he played football at university, his involvement really started...
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Football Foundation Launch Women’s Starting Line Up

The New Zealand Football Foundation have launched their Women’s Starting Line Up, a donation concept targeted at supporting specifically the female game across the country. The Starting Line Up concept was created in 2017 to recognise the amazing people who have supported the New Zealand Football Foundation with generous donations of at least $20,000. New...
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WaiBOP Multi-Sport Junior Programme

WaiBOP Football is pleased to announce the launch of the Multi-Sport Junior Programme supported by NZ Football Foundation. WaiBOP Football will partner with leading sports codes (Football, Futsal, Athletics Waikato Bay of Plenty and Netball Hamilton and Tauranga) over a 12-week period to entice more junior boys and girls (5-9 year-olds) into sport. The programme...
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