AIMS Games open with a stunning ceremony

The 16th Anchor AIMS Games have opened in Tauranga with a stunning opening ceremony.

Photo – Alan Syme 2019

The AIMS Games has attracted 11,500 students from 368 schools from throughout NZ, Asia and the Pacific.

Running for 6 days, the AIMS Games gives Year 7 and 8 students an opportunity to compete against the best of their age in New Zealand and invited countries.

The aim of the event is to provide opportunities for students to be active, enjoy the competition and celebrate fair play.

In 2019 there are 23 sports codes offered for students.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

my school is in there

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

that is realy cool my brother went

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

i wanna go to aims next year when i can

aasmi
aasmi
1 year ago

NICE!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Fantastic

Tommy Rossiter
Tommy Rossiter
1 year ago

I know the girl who was on the news

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

I am there at aims right now representing Saint Kentigern!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Went there last year, never missing out again

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

this looks cool

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