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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 Wellington Region.

Each fortnight we send a Regional Sector Update with the latest information for the physical activity sector, subscribe here.  

     
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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…

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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,…

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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…

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…

Volunteers 1
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…

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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

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…

Pickleball
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…

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…