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Karori Cemetery to host upcoming Sport Wellington Buggy Walk

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 3:01 pm | Sport Wellington

Hundreds of buggies are set to stroll through Karori Cemetery on Thursday May 1st for Sport Wellington's monthly Buggy Walk. More >>

Sport Wellington wins National Award for AMI Round the Bays

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:51 pm | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards held on Monday night in Christchurch. Organised by Sport NZ, the awards are held each year as part of the Sport Connections Conference and look to recognise ... More >>

Beginner coaches learn basics at Sport Wellington workshop

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:32 pm | Sport Wellington

Beginner coaches are being taught the ins and outs of coaching at the KiwiSport ‘Getting Started in Coaching’ workshop organised by local Regional Sports Trust, Sport Wellington. The entry level workshops aim to provide support to new or contemplative coaches, ... More >>

Nominations open for Wellington Sportsperson of the Year

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:01 pm | Sport Wellington

Nominations are now open for the annual The Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards. Organised by Sport Wellington, the prestigious awards are now in their 45th year and aim to celebrate sporting excellence in the Wellington region. ... More >>

Green Prescription Paves Way to Healthier Lifestyles

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:14 pm | Sport Wellington

Regional Sports Trust, Sport Wellington is paving the way to healthier lifestyles through their Green Prescription programme. Run by Sport Wellington, Green Prescription (GRx) is a primary health initiative that aims to increase physical activity and ... More >>

Students Get a Taste of Unique Sports at Festival

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:35 pm | Sport Wellington

Wellington primary schools got a taste of 20 different sports at yesterdays 11th annual Pelorus Trust Stadium Sports Festival. Held at Westpac Stadium, over 600 children from 20 different local primary schools were invited to ‘have a go’ at everything ... More >>

Wellington Phoenix to pass on knowledge to primary schools

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 10:52 am | Sport Wellington

Wellington Phoenix stars, Paul Ifill and Louis Fenton will join other big names in New Zealand sport to pass on their experience to primary school children at this year’s annual Pelorus Trust Stadium Sports Festival, held on Tuesday 18 March at ... More >>

Kids taste big time sports

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 4:07 pm | Sport Wellington

Big names in New Zealand sports will pass on their experience with primary school children at Wellington’s premier sporting facility, Westpac Stadium, at the annual Pelorus Trust Stadium Sports Festival being held on Tuesday 18 March. More >>

Runaway Success At AMI Round The Bays

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 3:44 pm | Sport Wellington

The sun came out to welcome over 14,100 participants that gathered at Frank Kitts Park on Sunday morning to await the sound of the AMI Round the Bays starting cannon. The iconic Wellington event again saw record numbers participating, drawing the biggest ... More >>

AMI Round the Bays 2014 Near Sell Out

Friday, 31 January 2014, 4:14 pm | Sport Wellington

With only a few thousand spaces left in the 2014 AMI Round the Bays, event organisers are encouraging those who are yet to enter to do so now. Capped at 14,000 participants, the event surpassed 10,000 registrations over the last week with parts of the event ... More >>

Round the Bays 2014 heads for third consecutive sellout

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 12:54 pm | Sport Wellington

Record numbers for AMI Round the Bays 2014 as event heads for third consecutive sellout! More >>

Greytown Junior Football Club has recently been recognised

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 3:16 pm | Sport Wellington

Greytown Junior Football Club has recently been recognised by Sport Wellington as showing good practice as they progress the alignment of their structure and culture to volunteering. More >>

Te Kapua Haira - Lotto Sport Makers Volunteer Recognition

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 3:29 pm | Sport Wellington

Te Kapua Haira has recently been recognised by Sport Wellington for his volunteer contribution to the Wairarapa community. More >>

Alan Greer wins Trish McKelvey Volunteer Leadership Award

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 3:53 pm | Sport Wellington

Star Boating Club rowing stalwart, Alan Greer wins this year’s Trish McKelvey Volunteer Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Sports Sector. More >>

Good Practice Recognition For Masterton Tennis Centre

Friday, 8 November 2013, 11:21 am | Sport Wellington

The Masterton Tennis Centre has recently been recognised by Sport Wellington as showing good practice as they progress the alignment of their structure and culture of volunteering. More >>

Colours Bloom at the Botanic Gardens with Baby Buggies & Bal

Monday, 23 September 2013, 3:41 pm | Sport Wellington

The colours come out as the spring flowers bloom and the baby buggies wheel their way through the Wellington Botanic Gardens on Thursday 3 October. The Sport Wellington Big Annual Buggy Walk is the largest of the free monthly buggy walks put on each ... More >>

New campaign to thank Wellington Region’s sport volunteers

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 5:26 pm | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is at the heart of a ‘Thank a Sport Maker’ campaign launched this week, to recognise the tens of thousands of sport volunteers (or “Sport Makers”) who literally make sport happen in the greater Wellington region. More >>

Anzac Day Clash a Curtain Raiser For Wellington Kids

Friday, 26 April 2013, 1:17 pm | Sport Wellington

More than 1000 Wellington children and their parents scored free tickets to last night’s premier AFL Anzac Day game at Westpac Stadium. More >>

Premier Game Aims to Convert New Players

Friday, 26 April 2013, 12:20 pm | Sport Wellington

Anzac Day’s AF L match between St Kilda Saints and Sydney Swans at Westpac Stadium last night was a curtain raiser to community ‘Have a Go’ sessions aimed at introducing the game to more people. More >>

Nominations open for Wellington Sportsperson of the Year

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 2:58 pm | Sport Wellington

Nominations are now open for The Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2013. The awards are organised by Sport Wellington, and the awards ceremony is one of the most prestigious events on the Wellington sporting calendar. More >>

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