Below you can find articles and newsletters that are related to the physical activity sector of the Wellington region and the mahi of Nuku Ora. Each fortnight our Communications and Marketing team send out a Regional Sector Update with the latest information, learning opportunities and sharing from around our sector. Please email if you feel you have something you would like us to share. 

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26 February 2021

Regional Sector Update 26 February 2021

The last seven days have been huge for the Sport Wellington team,…

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31 March 2021

Regional Sector Update 31 March 2021

Before we all head away for a well-deserved long weekend, take some…

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7 July 2022

Green Prescription Newsletter July 2022

Kia Manawatia a Matariki!   

Winter is here e te whānau, so you know…

27 February 2023

Gibson Sheat: Succession Planning for Your Committee or Board

We understand it’s often difficult to find good people to serve on…

27 March 2023

Gibson Sheat: Accredited Employer Work Visa Part 2: What an application requires

Part 1 in our series on the Accredited Employer Work (AEW) Visa…

Kiwisport rugby
7 July 2020

First Wave of Sport NZ Funding announced

Grant Robertson has today announced the first major release of funding from…

2 v2. Round the Bays 2020 two participants
26 August 2020

Date confirmed for Round the Bays 2021

New Zealand’s third-largest participatory event is going ahead here in Wellington. As…

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5 March 2019

d sport new name and brand for Parafed Wellington

Wellington disabled sporting organisation gets a makeover.

Parafed Wellington celebrates 50 years with…

Councillor Laurie Foon supporting waste minimisation at BFS RTB 2020 v5
31 July 2020

Sustainability efforts recognised at the 2020 Wellington Gold Awards

With the use of 44,000 reusuable cups and the implementation of an…

12 May 2020

WCC announces city-wide contact tracing app - Rippl

Wellington City Council is making it easier for people and businesses to…

Brendan Spillane
15 March 2019

Skilful conversations with Brendan Spillane

On the Monday, 11 March, the Sport Wellington Performance Hub hosted a…

Leading Leaders Cover
1 April 2019

First residential kicks off Leading Leaders Development Programme

The Leading Leaders Development Programme is well underway now, with the first…

Leading Leaders Second Residential
17 May 2019

Second Residential held for Leading Leaders Programme

After spending the first residential exploring self – their personalities and leadership…

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National Sport Club Survey

The National Sport Club Survey (NZCS) is an annual snapshot of New Zealand’s…

21 May 2019

Finalists announced for WHG Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards

62 finalists have been named across 12 categories in this year’s WHG…

RTB Volunteers 2017
15 February 2019

What I Learnt about Volunteer Management by Being a Volunteer

Do you have time in your life to volunteer? What about to…

Volunteer Stock 7
5 February 2019

Nudging - A Simple and Effective Volunteer Recruitment Tool

Sometimes all people need is a nudge in the right direction. When…

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10 April 2019

How our brains make decisions - a Q&A on "Nudging"

How do our brains make decisions? 

Renee Jaine, from the behaviour-change consultancy, Ogilvy…

Volunteer Stock Conflict
30 October 2018

Five Strategies to Shut Down Volunteer Conflict

There are many reasons why conflict between volunteers occurs. Sometimes, volunteers have other…

winning and losing
20 May 2019

10 reasons why winning and losing are important for children

The original article from Aktive Auckland can be found here.

Winning and losing. Someone…