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Wellington Round The Bays Media Statement

Monday, 15 February 2021, 12:14 pm | Sport Wellington

At this stage, it is our intention to still deliver Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays as planned on Sunday 21 February, providing a return to Alert Level 1. We are monitoring the situation closely and intend to provide a more detailed event ... More >>

Recycled T-shirts Keep 5,000 Plastic Bottles From Landfill

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 12:38 pm | Sport Wellington

Merchandise for this year’s Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays will be made from recycled plastic bottles as part of Sport Wellington’s Sustainable Event Policy, announced in 2019, which pledges to make the iconic Wellington event waste and carbon-free ... More >>

Thousands Of Trees Being Saved On Mt Victoria

Friday, 30 October 2020, 6:06 am | Sport Wellington

Wellington City Deputy Mayor Sarah Free with John Grieve, Event Director, Sport Wellington and Scott Gallacher, General Manager Metlink 29 October 2020 Today, Deputy Mayor, Sarah Free, Wellington City Council, along with volunteers from Sport Wellington ... More >>

Run For A Cause – Five Affiliate Charity Partners Announced For Wellington Round The Bays 2021

Friday, 11 September 2020, 4:02 pm | Sport Wellington

Starting line at Frank Kitts Park 2020 Gemma Browne first took part in Wellington Round the Bays as a kid, but this year she’ll be participating for an extra special cause. As well as supporting the principal charity, Mental Health Foundation NZ, ... More >>

Over $1.4 Million Of Sport NZ’s New Community Fund Available In Greater Wellington Region

Monday, 24 August 2020, 6:59 pm | Sport Wellington

Applications are now open for Sport NZ’s fund – Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa – for community-based programmes and projects targeting children and young people at most risk of missing out or being less active. $1,425,425 of the fund will be available ... More >>

New Zealand’s Third-largest Participatory Event Is Going Ahead In Wellington

Friday, 21 August 2020, 4:28 pm | Sport Wellington

New Zealand’s third-largest participatory event is going ahead here in Wellington. As many countries around the world remain in lockdown, Sport Wellington has announced that Wellington Round the Bays will take place on 21 February 2021. Supported by ... More >>

Major Wellington Event Leads Race to Reduce Waste

Friday, 20 December 2019, 4:27 pm | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington has received seed funding from Wellington City Council in support of waste minimisation efforts for the Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays event being held on 16 February 2020. More >>

More than one charity to benefit from Round the Bays

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:36 am | Sport Wellington

Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays are pleased to announce the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand as the Principal charity for the 2020 event, and for the first time, the event will also have three affiliated charities; Kaibosh Food Rescue, Special ... More >>

Naming Rights Sponsor for Round the Bays 2020 Confirmed

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 9:24 am | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is excited to announce that Brendan Foot Supersite is continuing their Naming Rights sponsorship for the Wellington Round the Bays event in 2020. As a sponsor of Wellington Round the Bays for over a decade, as well as sponsoring ... More >>

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 >>