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 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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26 August 2019

How to combine hauora into your curriculum

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

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…

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…

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16 August 2019

Meet the Tupua-Wilson Aiga

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

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,…

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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?…

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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…

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22 July 2019

Finding and Keeping Volunteers: What the Research Tells Us

Studies by Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) (http://www.sparc.org.nz/) have shown how important volunteers…

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9 July 2019

Community Strength and Balance - July 2019

In this newsletter, we welcome those of you new to the Strength…

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25 June 2019

Talking to Your Child About Winning and Losing

The original article from Pathways.org can be found here.

Life with all its ups…

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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…

winning and losing
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…

Volunteer Stock 8
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…

Brendan Spillane
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…