Te wātaka


September 2019: Sport NZ’s Sport Integrity Review is published. 

September 2020: Phillipa Muir and John Rooney’s Feasibility Study for a Complaints Management and/or Dispute Resolution Service for NZ Sport is published. 

December 2020: The Play, Active Recreation and Sport Integrity Working Group (IWG) is established by Sport NZ to look at institutional and structural changes to support an effective integrity system for sport and recreation. 

February 2021: The Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service is established by Sport NZ. 

April 2022: The IWG report is published. 

June 2022: Minister for Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, announces the establishment of an independent body to strengthen and protect the integrity of the sport and recreation system. 

September 2022: Proposal outlining the name and functions for the new entity is presented to Cabinet for approval. 

October 2022: Cabinet confirmed its intention to establish a new integrity entity.

March 2023: New legislation was introduced on 27 March to establish the Integrity Sport and Recreation Commission (the Commission). Submissions on the Bill were invited from 11 April to 3 May 2023.

From June 2023: Public consultation to inform development of a national Code.

August 2023: The Integrity Sport and Recreation Act is now law. It requires the Integrity Sport and Recreation Commission to be operating by no later than 1 July 2024.

2024: The new integrity entity will commence operations by July 2024.