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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13 March 2023

Regional Sector Update 13 March 2023

Kia ora koutou,

In opening, Nuku Ora would like to acknowledge the recent…

13 March 2023

Women + Girls RSO Initiatives

Last week, the Women + Girls Leads from Cricket Wellington, Wairarapa Bush…

13 March 2023

Gibson Sheat: The new Accredited Employer Work Visa

The pressure of labour market shortages is a growing concern for many…

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13 March 2023

Many Rangatahi Experience Pressure to Perform and Don’t Feel ‘Good Enough’

Many rangatahi experience pressure to perform and don’t feel ‘good enough’ 

Through both the…

27 February 2023

'Future of Rangatahi Sport in NZ' Research - What Do Rangatahi Want from Sport?

What do young people want in a coach? 

A mentor – someone who…

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27 February 2023

Regional Sector Update 27 February 2023

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The devastation across the motu as a result of Cyclone…

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…

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22 February 2023

What is the future of play in the Wellington region?

A recently released report, the ‘Wellington Region Power of Play’ has identified…

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13 February 2023

Regional Sector Update 13 February 2023

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Some meaningful conversations are underway across the sector regarding the…

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13 February 2023

‘Future of Rangatahi Sport in NZ' Research - What Do Rangatahi Want from Sport?

For rangatahi, playing a sport is about…

1. Fun 

Sport in the early years…

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30 January 2023

Regional Sector Update 30 January

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As our team settle into mahi for 2023, we are…

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24 January 2023

Regional Sector Update 16 January 2023

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We hope you and your whānau had a safe and…

24 January 2023

Gibson Sheat: When is the Contractor Actually an Employee?

The way we work is changing. Some individuals work exclusively from home,…

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5 December 2022

Healthy Active Learning - Bike Your Backyard 2022

Wainuiomata kids hit the streets in a successful event promoting the importance…

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19 September 2022

Kai & Hauora at Wilford School

This term our Healthy Active Learning team wrapped up our first ever…

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7 July 2022

Cross Country Revamp at St Anne's School 2022

As part of the Healthy Active Learning initiative, recognising leadership within our…

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8 April 2022

Student Leadership Workshops in Schools Term 1 2022

Two schools chose to implement the Physical Activity Leaders (PAL’s) programme, however Miramar…

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National Sport Club Survey

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


Gibson Sheat - Sports Clubs: Your Health and Safety Obligations

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (the Act) imposes legal…

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CEO Announcement

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