Story: Children and sport

Top 15 sports among secondary school students, 2012

Top 15 sports among secondary school students, 2012

This graph shows the 15 most popular sports played by secondary school students, as determined by the 2012 New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Census. The national game rugby union pipped netball to the top spot by only 1,164 players.

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Children and sport - Greater diversity, 1970 to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/41522/top-15-sports-among-secondary-school-students-2012 (accessed 26 January 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013