News

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 comms@nukuora.org.nz if you feel you have something you would like us to share. 

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Mark C4C v2
16 December 2019

Pilot looks at importance of communication in coaching for character

As a coach, what you talk about reveals what’s important to you.…

Women in Sport Leadership 2019
16 December 2019

The End of the Start of Our Leadership Journey: Wahine Toa Women in Sport Leadership 2019

Over the past six months, 14 women from New Zealand’s Sport and…

Aspiring Leaders Programme Mana College
16 December 2019

A Story of Aspiring Leaders

In sports we hear Cinderella stories of competitors who achieve far greater…

PALs Run and Become
13 December 2019

Run and Become supports schools to participate in Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays

The Run and Become Project is a KiwiSport-funded initiative providing free entry for…

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6 December 2019

Meet Mereana

Mereana joined Green Prescription after a referral from her GP. This is…

vacancy holder v2
4 December 2019

New faces in the Healthy Lifestyles Team

It's an exciting time in the Healthy Lifestyles Team with three new…

club sport
26 November 2019

So what is the role (and future) of the traditional sports body and club?

Written by Svend Elkjaer - Director, Sports Marketing Network

Across many Western countries,…

Brainwave1
23 November 2019

How does play impact the brain?

Sarah Best from the Brainwave Trust recently shared research on why and…

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22 November 2019

Green Prescription - November 2019

Welcome to the first online Green Prescription newsletter! We have made some changes…

Support Cricket Coaches v2
21 November 2019

How to keep coaches engaged and enjoying their sport

Like many sports organisations, Cricket Wellington are striving to ensure their players are having great…

Nixon flip
21 November 2019

Winning coach says self awareness is key to success

“I like to think that you can become successful as a person,…

Values influence reaction
18 November 2019

What are your values and how do they influence how you react to a situation?

Attendees at the Lead Teachers Forum last week explored this question, whilst completing a…

Healthy Active Learning
18 November 2019

Introducing the new initiative - Healthy Active Learning

Healthy Active Learning has three components:Health promotion staff and toolkit to support…

Wellington East Girls Student Coaching
13 November 2019

Wellington East Girls College put learning into action

As part of NCEA Level 2, 2.9 Achievement Standard, a PE class…

Korea - UNESCO Opening Ceremony
29 October 2019

Young leader attends global conference on using sport to effect positive change

Sport has long been accepted as a tool for significant physical and…

Leading Leaders Programme Conclusion
25 October 2019

Leading Leaders Programme concludes and looks to the future

The inaugural Leading Leaders Development Programme concluded on 17 September in a…

Sarah Leberman Exercising Leadership
18 October 2019

How to exercise leadership and the importance of recognising privilege

Exercising leadership is the notion that any person, sure of their strengths,…

BFSRTB fruit and veges1
18 October 2019

Wellington Round the Bays attempts to break Guinness World Record

On 16 February 2020, Wellington Round the Bays will attempt to break…

Women & Girls Summit Diversity Panel
15 October 2019

Staff summarise key messages and next steps from Women & Girls Summit

It may be one week since the Sport NZ Women & Girl’s…

school athlete
15 October 2019

SportStart workshop: Teaching Athletics in a developmentally appropriate way

Teachers from across the Wellington region came together, in the Johnsonville Community…