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Welcome spring with the MEGA Buggy Walk

Monday, 2 October 2017, 3:57 pm | Sport Wellington

The forecast is looking good for the Mitre 10 MEGA Buggy Walk being held this Thursday, 5th October at the Wellington Botanic Garden. More >>

Locally-Led Delivery workshop inspiring sport and recreation

Friday, 8 September 2017, 4:50 pm | Sport Wellington

Locally-Led Delivery workshop inspiring community approaches for sport and recreation Sport New Zealand and Sport Wellington co-hosted a two day workshop on the 4th and 5thof September with Denise Bijoux from Inspiring Communities and Jim Diers, North ... More >>

Wellington’s sporting talent: our future leaders

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:29 am | Sport Wellington

Wellington’s most gifted young athletes were presented with certificates at a function on 23 August hosted by Mayor Justin Lester as a result of their involvement in the Wellington City Council funded ‘Sport Talent Development Programme’. More >>

America’s Cup champion shares his journey

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:00 am | Sport Wellington

70 invited guests, including Wellington’s Pathway to Podium athletes, attended a function at the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Squadron on the 3rd of August to hear Josh Junior, cyclor for Emirates Team New Zealand speak. Organised by Sport Wellington, ... More >>

Sport Wellington named winner in Women in Governance Awards

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:13 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington has been named as winner of the ‘Governance Innovation by a Not-for-Profit’ award at the Women in Governance Awards held on the 18th of May at the Novotel Ellerslie in Auckland. More >>

Finalists Announced for Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2017

Friday, 5 May 2017, 9:22 am | Sport Wellington

The panel of judges with the job of selecting the finalists and winners of the 14 categories in the Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2017 were faced with a difficult task due to the quality and variety of the nominations ... More >>

Youth Stepping up in Absence of Busy Teachers and Parents

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3:21 pm | Sport Wellington

The increasing difficulty faced by school sports teams when it comes to finding enough coaches, as reported and commented on recently in The Dominion Post, comes as no surprise to Sport Wellington. More >>

Ken Allen recognised as “Volunteer of the Year”

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:55 pm | Sport Wellington

Ken Allen, long-serving Wellington Phoenix volunteer and Sport Wellington’s Volunteer Strategy Senior Advisor, was presented with the “Volunteer of the Year” award at the Phoenix end of season awards last week. More >>

Wellington Event Raises Funds for Christchurch Relief

Friday, 21 April 2017, 2:29 pm | Sport Wellington

While thousands made their way round the bays in Wellington on Sunday 19 February, thousands of other would-be runners and walkers in Christchurch were left frustrated as the Port Hills fires put a stop to their own charity fun run. Sport Canterbury ... More >>

Secondary School Student Coaches Given the Tools to Grow

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 11:27 am | Sport Wellington

Hundreds of secondary school students had the opportunity to develop and gain confidence in their coaching skills across a number of workshops held throughout the Wellington region last week. Over 320 secondary school students took part in Sport Wellington’s ... More >>

Students ‘Have a go’ at Stadium Sports Festival

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 11:08 am | Sport Wellington

Primary school students from around the Greater Wellington region got a taste of 18 different sports at last Thursday’s Sport Wellington Stadium Sports Festival. Held at Westpac Stadium, over 580 children from 20 different local primary schools ... More >>

Shoe donations kick in for mental health

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 3:40 pm | Sport Wellington

A Shoe Clinic donation is helping young people experiencing psychosis to exercise and build confidence to aid their recovery. More >>

8 Sports Selected in WCC Sports Talent Development Programme

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 2:08 pm | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is excited to announce the following eight sports that have been accepted as part of the 2017 Wellington City Council funded Sports Talent Development Programme. The successful sports for 2017 are: athletics, fencing, golf, hockey, ... More >>

40 Years Running

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 10:27 am | Sport Wellington

Wellington’s iconic fun run event will celebrate its 40th year running next February – with registrations officially opening for the 2017 Cigna Round the Bays on 1 November. More >>

New Naming Sponsor Announced, Wellington Buggy Walk Series

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 9:15 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington has announced a new partnership in conjunction with their long running series of monthly buggy walks throughout the Greater Wellington region. Mitre 10 MEGA has been announced as the naming rights sponsor for the monthly community walks, ... More >>

Thousands Set to Take Over Wellington’s Waterfront on Sunday

Friday, 19 February 2016, 2:18 pm | Sport Wellington

A field of 14,000 participants will be gathering at Frank Kitts Park on Sunday morning as they prepare to take part in Cigna Round the Bays 2016, Wellington’s largest community sporting event. More >>

Charity Race-Bib Auction Gives Participants Chance to Lead

Monday, 1 February 2016, 4:07 pm | Sport Wellington

Participants of Cigna Round the Bays will have a chance to grab pole position at the start line on Sunday February 21 in a unique promotion centred around two race bibs. More >>

Bluebridge announced as 10km sponsor

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:29 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is pleased to announce a new partnership in conjunction with their iconic Wellington event, Cigna Round the Bays. Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry has been announced as sponsor and naming rights holder of the 10km distance for upcoming Cigna ... More >>

Sport Wellington Stadium Sports Festival aims to inspire

Monday, 19 October 2015, 3:21 pm | Sport Wellington

A wide range of New Zealand’s sporting codes will aim to excite and inspire the next generation of Kiwi kids at Wellington’s showcase sporting facility, Westpac Stadium, during the annual Sport Wellington Stadium Sports Festival being held on ... More >>

Regional Sports Trusts work alongside The Lion Foundation

Friday, 18 September 2015, 11:53 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is pleased to announce the involvement of The Lion Foundation in a ground-breaking and innovative Regional Sports Trust volunteer initiative. This is the first time The Lion Foundation has funded a joint project of this nature in ... More >>

 

 

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