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 if you feel you have something you would like us to share. 

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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…

school athlete
15 October 2019

SportStart workshop: Teaching Athletics in a developmentally appropriate way

Teachers from across the Wellington region came together, in the Johnsonville Community…

RTB logo 2020
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…

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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…

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…

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…

hauora curriculum
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…