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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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29 July 2019

Using Brain Science to Boost Volunteer Engagement

The world is evolving and volunteers with it. Today’s volunteers have diverse…

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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…

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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…

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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…