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Globelet helping to minimise waste at iconic event

Monday, 6 May 2019, 11:22 am | Sport Wellington

30,000 cups are normally used at the drink stations for the annual Wellington Round the Bays fun run event. Although cups used in the past were compostable or recyclable, event organiser’s Sport Wellington decided to make a change this year in a continued ... More >>

Celebrating success in sport for 40 years

Monday, 25 March 2019, 4:35 pm | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is delighted to announce that for the 40th year, the Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards will recognise achievements and excellence in sport from across the greater Wellington region. Covering the Wairarapa, Kapiti, Upper ... More >>

New year, new look!

Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:23 pm | Sport Wellington

Are you wanting ideas on how to get active? Have you made a New Year’s resolution which involves improving your health and fitness? Or maybe this year you’d like to get more involved in sport and your community – either through participation, ... More >>

Cleaning up the Bays

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:09 am | Sport Wellington

If you love Wellington, its waters, and getting out and about around the capital’s coastlines, Sport Wellington could use your help! More >>

Free shoes for Active Families participants

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 7:24 pm | Sport Wellington

Free shoes for Active Families participants from Shoe Clinic 50 children and adults will be receiving free shoes this Christmas to assist them with their health and fitness journey. Shoe Clinic and Sport Wellington have joined forces to provide families ... More >>

New Naming Rights sponsor for Round the Bays

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:56 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is excited to announce Brendan Foot Supersite is the Naming Rights sponsor for the 2019 Wellington Round the Bays. In its 42nd year, Round the Bays is truly an iconic Wellington event, benefiting both the participants and the city. More >>

Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:33 am | Sport Wellington

In a spectacular Awards ceremony at TSB Arena, Emirates Team New Zealand cyclor and long-time member of Worser Bay Boating Club, Josh Junior, was named winner of the 2018 Wellington Hospitality Group ‘Supreme Sports Award’. More >>

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 >>



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