Sport at Massey University

Sports teaching and research

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Sport and exercise programmes are delivered through a broad-based, multi-college, multiple-mode approach at Albany, Manawatū and Wellington which enables students to study as an internal or extramural student, or through mixed-mode studies.

Massey University Academy of Sport

university-sport-academy.jpg Massey University Academy of Sport is the Sports Scholarship Programme for developing athletes studying at the University. The Academy provides key support services that cater to each members individual needs.

Sports recreation and training


The University’s sport and recreation facilities are available on the three campuses in Albany, Manawatu and Wellington. These facilities are available to students, staff and local communities to meet a range of recreational and sporting needs.

Specialised sport facilities


Our world-class sports facilities are available to staff, students and local communities, and include an all-weather equine arena, an all-weather athletics track, as well as the Sport and Rugby Institute’s three floodlit rugby fields and training areas.

Sport science laboratories


Our Sports Science laboratories are mostly accredited by local and international bodies, and are well equipped to offer biomechanical and physiological analysis for a wide range of sports, nutrition consultancy services, and sports performance evaluation.

National Uni Blues Awards

nz-blues-logo.jpg The New Zealand Universities Blues are awarded to student-athletes that have excelled both academically and in their sport. They have been awarded in New Zealand since 1919. Massey University will host this year’s New Zealand Universities Blues Awards.

Massey Blues Awards


The New Zealand Universities Blues Award is the highest sporting accolade given in the New Zealand tertiary system. Massey University Blues Awards are presented to students in recognition of their outstanding achievements in sport and academic studies.

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Sports-related programmes

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