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Getting in the water with Dad

The opportunity to spend quality time with his children was the main driver for Abe Dyer to be heavily involved in their learn-to-swim journeys. Dad...

New Zealand to New York – Stephen’s running journey

‘Be the best you can be’ isn’t just a marketing slogan for AUT Millennium. It is something embodied in the people who work here,...

Meet the Team – Stef Niko

In the spirit of ‘Be the best you can be’, Stef is pursuing a long term dream as she moves from her role of...

Investment pays dividends for Welsh weightlifters

Three Welsh weightlifters stayed at AUT Millennium in a pre-Commonwealth Games performance camp in March. We chatted with them and their coaches before they...

Former Silver Fern growing the game in Hong Kong

Bringing a group of young netballers to New Zealand proved a double-edged sword for ex-Silver Fern Joline Henry. Having been based in the hustle-bustle...

“Doctor of Surfing” sets up New Zealand’s first board sports programme...

“Just some guy doing weird stuff with surfing.” Dr Olly Farley is used to having to justify his career choice. Combining his passion for surfing...

Kiri Price – 150 Marathons and counting

6,300km. That’s more than three times the length of New Zealand. If Kiri Price could run on water as well as land, she could...

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It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

AUT Millennium Paid Parking FAQs

AUT Millennium has grown substantially over the past 15 years to meet the needs of our expanding community. While this growth is exciting, it...

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