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Get into Sport

  • World Class Facilities- including an Olympic sized main pool and a circular dive pool

  • High Performance Sport - committed to helping support students in achieving their sporting goals

  • Waikato University Netball Club - the largest netball club in the Waikato

  • Waikato University Rowing Club - providing distinctive opportunities for rowers of all grades

  • Waikato University Rugby Club - has a 50 year tradition of producing talented rugby players

Offering a range of excellent facilities, including New Zealand’s largest university sports fields, a vast network of sports clubs and events, and a number of high performance programmes and scholarships, there are heaps of ways to get involved in sport at Waikato!

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Sports & Clubs

The University of Waikato offers a vast network of sports clubs, events and social sports. There are heaps of ways to get involved in sport at Waikato.

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Facilities

The University of Waikato (with the largest sports fields of any New Zealand university) caters for a wide range of sport and recreation activities.

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High Performance

Part of the HPSNZ Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network, the University of Waikato is committed to supporting students in achieving their sporting goals.

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Volunteering

Find out how to get involved with volunteer opportunities in sport at Waikato.

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Inter-Faculty Sports

Play for your faculty across the different events to win the Inter-Faculty Sports Championships trophy.

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Social Sport

Get your mates together and enter a team into our Social Sport leagues.

Esports

Read about our esports club, purpose-built OMEN Esports Arena, scholarship, high performance team, and more.

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Tauranga

Find out what sporting opportunities are available for students studying at the University of Waikato Tauranga campus.

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Upcoming Events

What's coming up this year for our students?

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Inter-Hall Sports

Play for your hall, have fun, stay fit and make new friends.

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UTSNZ Tertiary Tournaments

Represent the University of Waikato against the other seven universities in New Zealand in highly competitive tournaments.

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Contact

Contact one of the members of our Sport & Events Team here.