News

Below you can find articles and newsletters that are related to the physical activity sector of the Wellington region and the mahi of Nuku Ora. Each fortnight our Communications and Marketing team send out a Regional Sector Update with the latest information, learning opportunities and sharing from around our sector. Please email comms@nukuora.org.nz if you feel you have something you would like us to share. 

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24 February 2020

Youth Sport Development: How all the initiatives work

It is an exciting time for youth sport development with a real…

Lets Grow Sporting Girls
24 February 2020

Let's grow active girls!

Grow- Develop- Success-Love Sport!

Over the past few years, Chilton St James School…

Run and Become 3
24 February 2020

Run and Become

What is Run and become?  This year Sport Wellington was proud to incorporate…

Cardinal McKeefry School
24 February 2020

Cardinal McKeefry School Shares Physical Literacy Message with Parents

Cardinal McKeefry School has been using the SportStart resource to teach PE since it was made…

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20 February 2020

How poi can improve your health

Poi exercise has been proven to significantly improve balance, attention, and grip…

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6 January 2020

Round the Bays Leads Race to Reduce Waste

Sport Wellington has received seed funding from Wellington City Council in support…

Mark C4C v2
16 December 2019

Pilot looks at importance of communication in coaching for character

As a coach, what you talk about reveals what’s important to you.…

Women in Sport Leadership 2019
16 December 2019

The End of the Start of Our Leadership Journey: Wahine Toa Women in Sport Leadership 2019

Over the past six months, 14 women from New Zealand’s Sport and…

Aspiring Leaders Programme Mana College
16 December 2019

A Story of Aspiring Leaders

In sports we hear Cinderella stories of competitors who achieve far greater…

PALs Run and Become
13 December 2019

Run and Become supports schools to participate in Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays

The Run and Become Project is a KiwiSport-funded initiative providing free entry for…

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6 December 2019

Meet Mereana

Mereana joined Green Prescription after a referral from her GP. This is…

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4 December 2019

New faces in the Healthy Lifestyles Team

It's an exciting time in the Healthy Lifestyles Team with three new…

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26 November 2019

So what is the role (and future) of the traditional sports body and club?

Written by Svend Elkjaer - Director, Sports Marketing Network

Across many Western countries,…

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23 November 2019

How does play impact the brain?

Sarah Best from the Brainwave Trust recently shared research on why and…

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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…

Nixon flip
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…