The New Zealand team collected 46 medals: 15 gold, 16 silver and 15 bronze, an increase of one medal from the previous games. The medals came across twelve sports. The nation won its first medal in beach volleyball, which was introduced at the Games, and its first gold medal in hockey.
The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.
New Zealand participated with a team of 5 athletes (2 men and 3 women).
The NZOC announced fifteen athletes to compete at the games on 2 February 2018. Para-athlete Holly Robinson had been confirmed on 22 November 2017. Brothers Jake and Zane Robertson were added on 9 February 2018. Sprinter Joseph Millar was added on 23 February 2018. Siositina Hakeai was conditionally added on 28 February 2018. Zane Robertson withdrew from the team on 5 April 2018.