NZ sports come together to stamp out homophobia and racism

The New Zealand's leading sporting organisations, led by New Zealand Rugby, have come together to encourage greater diversity across all codes, in an effort to stamp out homophobia and racism in sport.

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As part of the announcement New Zealand Rugby, New Zealand Football, New Zealand Cricket, New Zealand Rugby League, Netball New Zealand and Hockey New Zealand have signed an agreement, committing themselves to establishing a framework for diversity and inclusion within the individual organisations and establishing a programme of agreed areas of focus by the end of this year.

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NZR chief executive Steve Tew said it makes sense for them to work together.

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