National Tertiary Championship
After a year of national tertiary sport, the University of Auckland defended its title of National Tertiary Champions and was awarded the UTSNZ shield for the sixth year in a row. The University of Auckland has taken home the UTSNZ shield since 2016, excluding 2020, when the shield was not awarded due to Covid-19.
This shield is presented annually to the tertiary provider with the greatest combined points from University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) sporting events and championships held throughout the year.
After a year of fierce competition against universities from all over New Zealand, the University of Auckland secured the win in three sports tournaments this year; Ultimate Frisbee (mixed), Netball (women’s) and Badminton (mixed). This saw us finish the year on 57 points, just four points ahead of the University of Canterbury, who had four championship wins of their own.
3×3 Basketball: 4th (M), 6th (W)
Volleyball: Did not attend due to COVID related flight cancellation
Badminton: 1st (mixed)
Ultimate: 1st (mixed)
Futsal: 3rd (M), 2nd (W)
Basketball: 2nd (M), 5th (W)
Rowing: 5th (mixed)
Netball: 1st (W)
Find out more about National Tertiary Championships here.
Nine students represented New Zealand at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Our students came home with four bronze medals and a number of impressive performances.
Congratulations to the winners and every kainoho | resident who showed up to represent their Accommodation community in friendly games!
This year, for the first time since 2019 faculties competed against each other across 17 different sports tournaments, allowing University of Auckland Sport to deliver a full year of programmes without covid disruptions.