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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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12 August 2020

COVID-19 Update - Country moves to Alert Level 2

At 12pm today Wellington will be entering into Alert Level 2. Last…

Movement fund
7 August 2020

New fund aims to get more Wellingtonians moving

With spring less than a month away, Wellington City Council is challenging…

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7 August 2020

Regional Sector Update 17

Following an announcement by Minister Grant Robertson on Monday, the new Community…

Councillor Laurie Foon supporting waste minimisation at BFS RTB 2020 v5
31 July 2020

Sustainability efforts recognised at the 2020 Wellington Gold Awards

With the use of 44,000 reusuable cups and the implementation of an…

RSU Cover
31 July 2020

Regional Sector Update - 16

The new Community Resilience Fund (CRF) opens this week. For this round,…

Councillor Laurie Foon supporting waste minimisation at BFS RTB 2020 v3
31 July 2020

Sustainability efforts recognised at the 2020 Wellington Gold Awards

With the use of 44,000 reusuable cups and the implementation of an…

Kapiti JWT 2019 Hockey
23 July 2020

College Sport Wellington seeks input on draft Strategic Plan

Over the past several months College Sport Wellington has been considering the…

RSU Cover
23 July 2020

Regional Sector Update - 15

This week's newsletter focuses on the future, as we learn from our…

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15 July 2020

Hockey with Heart programme places focus on female wellbeing

Wellington Hockey Association has recently completed a 12-month pilot programme for girls…

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14 July 2020

Green Prescription Newsletter July 2020

We're well into Winter now! In this months newsletter, we have a…

Kiwisport rugby
7 July 2020

First Wave of Sport NZ Funding announced

Grant Robertson has today announced the first major release of funding from…

Thrive 1
30 June 2020

Improving your financial sustainability - webinar

Are you just surviving or are you starting to think differently in…

Quality physical education
30 June 2020

What is quality Physical Education?

Celia Fleck joined us from Sport NZ in our latest webinar to…

Round the Bays Frank Kitts 2 v2
22 June 2020

Interview with Amy May - Wellington Round the Bays Volunteer

When she’s not studying for her Psychology honours, tutoring at Victoria University…

Economy and change
15 June 2020

The Economy and Change - why we need to think differently

How will COVID-19 effect the NZ economy, what will the impact of…

the YMCA
15 June 2020

Sport for Free in 2020

Letting Kids Be Kids Again
Fees will be waived for the rest of…

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12 June 2020

Council pools free off-peak in response to Covid-19

In response to those financially affected during Covid-19, Wellington City Council is…

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2 June 2020

The missing paralympian and her medal muddle

Story written by Suzanne McFadden, LockerRoom

The search for our missing Paralympians has unearthed…

HR Webinar
29 May 2020

How to deliver great sessions for participants through creative coaching

Russell Earnshaw, former English rugby player and co-founder of the Magic Academy,…

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22 May 2020

Adjusting Sport for Alert Level 2 and Beyond

Sport Wellington hosted Ruth Stanley, Head of Community Netball at Netball New…