News

Want to know what's happening in the physical activity sector from Wellington City to Masterton? On this page, you'll find the latest stories, announcements, case studies, and newsletters covering the Greater Wellington Region.

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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…

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16 October 2019

Wainuiomata sports cluster continues to expand opportunities for students

Following on from the successful Wainuiomata Primary School Dance Festival in Term…

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…

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15 October 2019

SportStart workshop: Teaching Athletics in a developmentally appropriate way

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

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14 October 2019

More than one charity to benefit from Round the Bays

Sport Wellington and Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays are pleased to…

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14 October 2019

Appreciating volunteers and the Hauora they bring to local communities

Understanding the motivations of volunteers is critical to recruiting, retaining and developing…

Come and Try
3 October 2019

Come and try strength and balance exercise

Falling over isn’t part of the aging process.Many falls are preventable, and…

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26 September 2019

Naming Rights Sponsor for Round the Bays 2020 Confirmed

Sport Wellington is excited to announce that Brendan Foot Supersite is continuing…

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26 September 2019

Porirua Sports Festival is a shining success

On the day of the Porirua Primary School Sports Association (PPSSA) Sport…

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26 September 2019

Aspiring Leaders Programme kicks off at Mana College

How would you design an effective leadership programme for young people? And…

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26 September 2019

New Faces in the Community Sport Team!

It's an exciting time in the Community Sport Team with three new…

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26 September 2019

Wellington Golf workshops focus on the future

 “It can't be about the future of our club, it needs to…

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20 September 2019

Student Coach Programme delivers in school component

As well as delivering regional Student Coach workshops through the KiwiSport funding,…

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20 September 2019

Expressions of Interest for Sport Development Programme now open

Now’s the time to get involved! The Wellington City Council Sport Talent…

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20 September 2019

Community Strength and Balance - September 2019

September and October are excellent months to promote the great work Community…

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19 September 2019

'Just Shift It' programme provides valuable learnings

The Shift Foundation have produced a video that focuses on capturing learnings…

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18 September 2019

Adding impact to your exercise class – the value of relating exercise to real life tasks

At a recent Hutt Valley networking event two guest speakers shared their skills…

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12 September 2019

Mayor hosts function to celebrate athletes

Wellington’s future sporting talent has been given a boost as the city…

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9 September 2019

Pickleball: a popular sport you might not have heard of

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports among older adults in…

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2 September 2019

Healthy Lifestyles - Term Three 2019

Sport Wellington's Healthy Lifestyles team are passionate about supporting individuals and whānau…