The 2023 Koru Games lived up to all expectations with new friendship and connections made across the 468 teams and 79 schools that played over the three days of the September competition.
“The Games is underpinned by the ethos of fair play and enjoyment, and from the all the feedback we have received the Games was an amazing success for the Selwyn Sports Trust” commented General Manager Doug McSweeney
“It was really heart warming to... read more here.
The dates for the 2024 Koru Games have been confirmed - please see below:
Day 1 - Tuesday 24 September 2024
Day 2 - Wednesday 25 September 2024
Day 3 - Thursday 26 September 2024
Please note; to allow as many schools to participate as possible, each school is welcome to enter one team per grade and if you have other teams interested, please fill out our waitlist form and we will be in contact once registrations close. If you have entered more than one team per grade, extra team's will be removed.
We love how team sport has impacted our lives which has motivated us to create a multi-day, multi-sport tournament for Year 7 & 8 children from Selwyn, Canterbury and South Island kura.
We believe that children with the opportunity to compete in this event will leave the event better prepared for their future sporting development and endeavors. Our focus on individual skill development is evident in the format of each sport. We acknowledge that competition will be inherent in the Games culture while a strong ethical, “Fair Play”, base will also be reinforced.
The sports included in 2023 will be Badminton, Basketball, Boccia, Football, Hockey, Kī-o-Rahi, Korfball, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch, Ultimate (frisbee), Volleyball and Wheelchair Basketball. All sports will be hosted at Selwyn District venues.
The Koru Games is a South Island Year 7 & 8 multi-day sports tournament hosted by Selwyn Sports Trust in the Selwyn District.
Koru Games Sports
We love how team sport has impacted our lives which has motivated us to create a multi-day, multi-sport tournament for Year 7 & 8 children from South Island schools. Click on a sport to find our sport specific information.
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