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World’s largest Speedball competition in Wellington

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 10:33 am | Ignite Sport

More than 150 teens will be throwing balls at Speedball nets during the largest speedball competition in Wellington – and the World - on Saturday night (1 August 2015). More >>

Wainuiomata students gain from Ignite Sport’s news

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:10 pm | Ignite Sport

A funding boost of $15,000 to Ignite Sport Trust will see up to 200 Wainuiomata students attend leadership and life-skills programmes during the next year. More >>

Sporting legends inspire students

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:52 pm | Ignite Sport

More than 300 senior sports students heard inspirational messages from top athletes recently at Aspire conference. More >>

Groups partner to encourage summer exercise

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 9:59 am | Ignite Sport

Wellington women have plenty of incentive to kickstart summer exercise in the next few weeks. More >>

Sell-out tournament huge success

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:04 pm | Ignite Sport

Almost 450 people of various sporting abilities participated in Wellington’s only indoor sports competition on Sunday (14 September) at the ASB Sports Centre, Kilbirnie. More >>

Ontrack supports college leadership

Monday, 25 August 2014, 1:18 pm | Ignite Sport

A three-day sports academy at Naenae College last week reinforced the school’s sports leadership pathways. A surprise skype call from middle distance runner Nick Willis during one of the sessions gave students extra encouragement in their sport. More >>

Recreation helps resettlement

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 5:26 pm | Ignite Sport

More than forty young people with a Refugee background are experiencing new sports in Lower Hutt, Wellington and Porirua this week. More >>

Wellington helps kick off Commonwealth Ceilidh

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:27 pm | Ignite Sport

More than 150 Wellington people were among the first in the world to celebrate the upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games at a global Scottish dance event. More >>

Student success celebrated

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:57 am | Ignite Sport

Porirua College old-boy, Akuso Tuitama (Kuso) is playing for Samoa U20 team in the IRB U20 Junior World Championships which began in Auckland on 2 June and culminates on 20 June. Joseph Baker-Thomas, another former Porirua College student, was a finalist ... More >>

Wellington among first in world for Commonwealth Ceilidh

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 2:26 pm | Ignite Sport

Wellington people are invited to be among the first in the world to celebrate the upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games at a global Scottish dance event. More >>

New video captures impact on senior students

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:03 pm | Ignite Sport

Youth development organisation Ignite Sport recently launched a new video featuring eight former Porirua College students. The video was made at the end of a four-year journey with 25 Porirua College students. Several students spoke of their growing ... More >>

Ignite Sport gearing up for national community awards

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 4:38 pm | Ignite Sport

Youth development trust Ignite Sport will be representing Wellington next weekend (this weekend) at the Trustpower National Community Awards. More >>

Ignite Sport challenge follows Supreme Award win

Friday, 1 November 2013, 9:30 am | Ignite Sport

Ignite Sport Trust offered a challenge to those attending the 2013 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards last night. The charity organisation won the Supreme Award for voluntary work in the community at the event hosted jointly by Wellington Airport ... More >>

CJ Bruton impresses fans with message of courage

Friday, 6 September 2013, 1:20 pm | Ignite Sport

Inspirational messages behind the SKYCITY Breakers success was lapped up by hundreds of basketball fans, students, sports and business people in Lower Hutt last week. More >>

Senior students teach new sport to juniors

Friday, 6 September 2013, 12:58 pm | Ignite Sport

Senior Porirua College students are teaching a new sport to Brandon Intermediate pupils during the next two weeks as part of their own leadership skills and sport delivery programme. More >>

Tchoukball Played In Largest Multi-Indoor Sports Event

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 10:15 am | Ignite Sport

Sports people keen to try tchoukball – described as the ‘fastest handball sport around’ – can try it at Wellington’s largest multi-indoor sports event, Ignition. More >>

Sports greats team up to inspire youth

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 10:01 am | Ignite Sport

Current Breakers basketball sensation Dillon Boucher has joined sports legend Eroni Clarke in a panel discussion on the value of sport, its influence and impact on today’s youth. More >>


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