NZME lands audio rights to Rugby World Cup
New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has acquired audio broadcasting rights for this year’s Rugby World Cup, which will take place in France.
TVNZ to launch dedicated sports hub as it takes on Spark’s rights
New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ will launch a new sports hub on its TVNZ+ streaming platform next month as it confirmed a slate of rights that it will assume from telco Spark Sport
Frito-Lay continues Fifa association with Women’s World Cup sponsor deal
Frito-Lay North America, the convenient foods division of PepsiCo, has continued its relationship with Fifa by becoming a sponsor of this summer’s Women’s World Cup.
New Zealand approves ‘game-changing’ Entain-TAB alliance
Betting group Entain has announced that its strategic partnership with TAB New Zealand has received approval from New Zealand's Minister for Racing, Kieran McAnulty
Qatar among four interested parties in 2025 Rugby League World Cup
Qatar is one of four nations to have expressed initial interest in the now vacant hosting rights for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC), according to International Rugby League (IRL)
New Zealand ready to step in for 2025 Rugby League World Cup
Rugby league officials in New Zealand are in talks with their Australian counterparts about bringing the Rugby League World Cup to the two countries in 2025, in the wake of France dropping its hosting…
Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium naming rights acquired by Go Media
Auckland Stadiums has sold the Mt Smart Stadium naming rights to New Zealand-based outdoor advertising solutions specialist Go Media
Sky New Zealand to stream Women’s World Cup matches via Stuff
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has teamed up with news media website Stuff to share content from this year’s Fifa Women’s World Cup, which New Zealand will co-host alongside Australia.
Host nations announced for World Rugby’s women’s WXV series
World Rugby has announced that New Zealand and South Africa will host the inaugural WXV competition, a new three-tier 15s series for international women’s teams.
New Zealand Rugby records another loss despite record revenue
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has reported a loss of NZ$47.5m (€26.6m/$29.2m) despite pulling in record revenue of NZ$270.8m, with the governing body stating this is due to a rebuilding phase following Covid-19.
New Zealand to explore bid for 2034 Commonwealth Games
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has expressed an interest in hosting the 2034 edition of the Commonwealth Games multi-sport event
Team Global Express to aid delivery of Fifa Women’s World Cup
Australian logistics company Team Global Express has agreed a sponsorship deal with the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, which is being co-hosted in its home country and New Zealand.
Sky NZ to show free-to-air Rugby World Cup coverage on Prime
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand will broadcast 12 matches from this year’s Rugby World Cup on its free-to-air channel Prime.
Fifa signs up Jacob’s Creek as Women’s World Cup sponsor
Fifa has announced Jacob's Creek as a sponsor of the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
Sky NZ seals 11th-hour IPL deal
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has secured rights to the Indian Premier League after striking a late deal with media group DAZN
NZ Rugby extends Adidas main sponsorship deal
New Zealand Rugby has announced that Adidas has extended its agreement to be its main sponsor
Fifa drops Visit Saudi sponsorship plan for Women’s World Cup
Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed that Visit Saudi, Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority, will not be sponsoring this year’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand following a backlash from …