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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25 June 2019

Talking to Your Child About Winning and Losing

The original article from can be found here.

Life with all its ups…

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…

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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…

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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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…

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1 April 2019

First residential kicks off Leading Leaders Development Programme

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

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15 March 2019

Skilful conversations with Brendan Spillane

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

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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…

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…

Kapiti Physical Literacy Workshops
14 February 2019

Workshops put physical literacy into action

Sonja Williams the Kāpiti Primary Schools Sport Coordinator has taken her responsibilities…

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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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14 December 2018

Community Strength and Balance - December 2018

The year has flown by and a lot has happened within the…

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30 October 2018

Five Strategies to Shut Down Volunteer Conflict

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

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28 June 2018

Community Strength and Balance - June 2018

Welcome to our first Community Strength and Balance highlights newsletter. 

As advocates of…

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CEO Announcement

Kia ora koutou,

Following the departure of CEO Phil Gibbons in early July,…

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National Sport Club Survey

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