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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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Coach Developer Programme expands regionally
29 April 2019

Coach Developer Programme expands regionally

In early April, Sport NZ held the inaugural Central Region Coach Developer…

Active Download HC Vol1 2019
15 April 2019

Active Download - March Edition 2019

In this edition we have continued our theme around Taha Whānau -…

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…

Sports NZ girls prgoramme funding
8 April 2019

Funding launched to help more young women get and stay active

Two new funds designed to get more young women physically active through…

WCC Development Programme
1 April 2019

Performance Hub hosts WCC Talent Programme Welcome Night

If you were dropped in the jungle blindfolded, could you survive? This…

WCC Development Programme
1 April 2019

Sport Connector - March Edition 2019

Kia ora koutou katoa

Nominations have opened for the Wellington Sportsperson of the…

Leading Leaders Cover
1 April 2019

First residential kicks off Leading Leaders Development Programme

The Leading Leaders Development Programme is well underway now, with the first…

KiwiSport RPF Funding Round recipients
22 March 2019

KiwiSport Newsletter - March Edition 2018

In this newsletter you will see our KiwiSport Funding Round is now…

Brendan Spillane
15 March 2019

Skilful conversations with Brendan Spillane

On the Monday, 11 March, the Sport Wellington Performance Hub hosted a…

fraser park
13 March 2019

Fraser Park opens new stadium doors 24 March

Help Fraser Park Sportsville celebrate their amazing new sports facility.

The facility will…

nuku ora pattern line
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…

WHiPA Group
22 February 2019

Applications for WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarships now open

From Sport Connector - February Edition 2019

Wellington High Performance Aquatics' (WHiPA) 2019…

Discussing
22 February 2019

Sport Connector - February Edition 2019

Kia Ora koutou katoa

Welcome to our first edition for 2019!  This month…

rtb 2019
19 February 2019

Round the Bays, you can't beat it on a good day!

Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2019 marked another year that Sport…

RTB Volunteers 2017
15 February 2019

What I Learnt about Volunteer Management by Being a Volunteer

Do you have time in your life to volunteer? What about to…

Kapiti Physical Literacy Workshops
14 February 2019

Workshops put physical literacy into action

Sonja Williams the Kāpiti Primary Schools Sport Coordinator has taken her responsibilities…

stuff news
12 February 2019

Lower Hutt's Fraser Park a possibility for a regional 10,000-seat stadium

Sport Wellington boss Phil Gibbons said the Regional Spaces and Places Plan…

Kia Hakinakina Fundamental Movement Skills
11 February 2019

Active Download - February 2019

Ngā mihi o te tau hou! Happy New Year!

We hope you all…

Coaching Exploring Coach Developer Learnings
5 February 2019

Become a student coach & develop leadership skills

College students between year 11 and 13 who would like to learn…

Volunteer Stock 7
5 February 2019

Nudging - a simple and effective volunteer recruitment tool

Sometimes all people need is a nudge in the right direction. When…