Athletics New Zealand
|Vice president||John Tylden|
|Replaced||New Zealand Amateur Athletic Association|
Athletics New Zealand (ANZ) is the national governing body for athletics in New Zealand. This includes responsibility for Track and field, cross country running, road running and racewalking. In August 2013, former long jumper Dave Norris was elected new president.
The organisation was founded in 1887 as the New Zealand Amateur Athletic Association (NZAAA). The first national championships were held the following year in 1888. In 1989, the current name was adopted.
ANZ is the national member federation for New Zealand in the following international organisations:
Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:
ANZ maintains the New Zealand records in athletics.
- Athletics New Zealand, IAAF, retrieved January 24, 2014
- Congratulations to Dave Norris who was elected Athletics New Zealand President on Saturday at the Athletics NZ AGM in Hamilton, Athletics New Zealand, August 4, 2013, retrieved January 24, 2014
- Story: Athletics - Page 1 – The sport of athletics, Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, retrieved January 24, 2014
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- Disqualified by decision of the IAAF Council for 8 years