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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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Mark at Seminar 5
30 August 2019

Vulnerability and sport – seminar discusses the importance of stretching yourself

All of our brains are hardwired to avoid threat and to be…

sport connector aug2019
30 August 2019

Sport Connector - August Edition 2019

The focus of this month's edition is on 'connecting with others'. In early August,…

hauora curriculum
26 August 2019

How to combine hauora into your curriculum

Hauora, wellbeing, physical literacy, Te Whare Tapa Whā - there are many…

Kapiti JWT 2019 Hockey
26 August 2019

It's a team effort!

Over 1100 Kāpiti kids took the sports fields for our Junior Winter…

Maoribank PENZ award
26 August 2019

Māoribank Primary School recognised for excellence in Physical Education

At the recent Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ) Conference held in Wellington…

Ameliaranne and Cam
23 August 2019

Ekenasio tells athletes to ‘find what’s authentic for you’ at scholarship celebration

Looking back now, Ameliaranne Ekenasio says the biggest thing that helped her…

Charity Polu 1
23 August 2019

Wairarapa is still sport crazy

Story written by Wairarapa Times Age

Wairarapa is sports crazy with the highest…

Sneior Regional Games v2
22 August 2019

Senior Regional Games coming to Wellington

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate International Day of…

Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019
16 August 2019

Introducing the Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019 – registrations now open!

The one-day event will take place on 7 October 2019 at Te…

IMG 0999 v2
16 August 2019

Meet the Tupua-Wilson Aiga

Over twelve months we have had the pleasure of getting to know…

Kids Playing Sport
5 August 2019

New changes to the administration of KiwiSport make it easier than ever to apply

Projects which meet the KiwiSport criteria can now apply for up to $10,000 as…

student coaching
1 August 2019

Student Coaching Programme continues to make positive impact

The KiwiSport-funded Student Coach Programme is working to facilitate coach education opportunities…

Volunteer Giving Drink RTB 2019
30 July 2019

Effective Volunteer Training is a Three-Tier Investment

Effective volunteer training can be broken into three tiers - orientation, onboarding,…

Finish Line 154 v2
29 July 2019

The Value of Volunteer Managers

Volunteer managers are the unsung heroes of the world!

Volunteer managers that are…

Brain
29 July 2019

Using Brain Science to Boost Volunteer Engagement

The world is evolving and volunteers with it. Today’s volunteers have diverse…

Seminar 2 Quiz
29 July 2019

Catering for different learning styles in sport

How do you differentiate between each individual’s learning experience within your group?…

Sports Field
29 July 2019

Sport Wellington's changes to the administration of KiwiSport

In order to meet the 31 December 2020 funding requirement that reads…

Sports Wellington BFSRTB Social 20
26 July 2019

Emotions and the entrepreneurial spirit: Why these are important for your club to consider

87% of our daily decisions are made by emotions. That’s what the…

Seminar Series
26 July 2019

Seminar Series explores the different paths to success

The road to success is windy and different for everyone who walks…

BushSprouts cover
24 July 2019

Bush Sprouts helps Kiwi kids learn more about nature by having classes in the bush

“We work with teachers and children over a long period to mentor…