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Extraordinary leaders sought for recognition

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:31 am | Sport Wellington

At last year’s Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards, Sue Geale, General Manager of Wellington Netball, received the inaugural Trish McKelvey Leadership Award. More >>

Leadership and opportunities for sport and recreation

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 4:24 pm | Sport Wellington

This morning, the first ‘Leadership Framework’ orientation was piloted at NZ Rugby House in Wellington with a group of CEOs, General Managers and board members from the sport and recreation sector. More >>

Nine Sports Selected in Talent Development Programme

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:22 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is excited to announce the following nine sports that have been accepted as part of the 2018 Wellington City Council funded Sports Talent Development Programme. The successful sporting organisations for 2018 are: Badminton Wellington ... More >>

Getting a chance to ‘have-a-go’ locally

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 11:46 am | Sport Wellington

After 14 years, the annual Sport Wellington Stadium Sports Festival, aimed at providing primary aged children with quality ‘have-a-go’ experiences in sports, is evolving from the fixed Wellington location of the Westpac Stadium to a locally led approach ... More >>

New Minister for Sport & Recreation Leading by Example

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:49 am | Sport Wellington

Grant Robertson, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and MP for Rongotai, Paul Eagle, were both at the Wellington train station this morning handing out flyers and encouraging people to register for Wellington’s iconic Cigna Round the Bays 2018. They were ... More >>

Cigna Round the Bays 2018 fun run

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 5:22 pm | Sport Wellington

Registering on 1 November puts you in the draw to win big! Registrations for Wellington’s iconic Cigna Round the Bays 2018 fun run opens at 9.00am on 1 November. Keen supporters, and past participants, Grant Robertson, Minister for Sport and Recreation, and MP ... More >>

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 >>



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