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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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Delivering Sport and recreation at alert level 2
15 May 2020

Delivering Sport and Recreation at Alert Level 2 - Webinar

Sport Wellington hosted Richard Gordon, from Gibson Sheat Lawyers, and Jenny Fitzmaurice, Head…

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15 May 2020

Green Prescription newsletter - May 2020

We have made it to Level 2 - well-done, and thank you…

HR Webinar
14 May 2020

Implementing Character Development in Coaching

In our latest coaching webinar, we explored how coaches can take action to…

Rippl
12 May 2020

WCC announces city-wide contact tracing app - Rippl

Wellington City Council is making it easier for people and businesses to…

starting sport
8 May 2020

Alert Levels and Health & Safety - Webinar

In partnership with Gibson Sheat, Sport Wellington hosted Richard Gordon for a…

Stories
7 May 2020

Secondary School Connect - May 7 2020

On Thursday 7 May, we hosted the first of our regular Secondary…

HR Webinar
30 April 2020

Coaching through COVID-19 - Webinar 1

This webinar featured three coaches from the Wellington region sharing how they…

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30 April 2020

Regional HR Support with Gibson Sheat - Webinar

In partnership with Gibson Sheat, Sport Wellington hosted Richard Gordon for our…

RTB 2020
3 March 2020

Thousands get active around Wellington's waterfront

Way to go Wellington! 13,657 participants came out on Sunday 16 Feb to run, walk,…

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…

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24 February 2020

Meet our Healthy Active Learning team

Healthy Active Learning is a collaborative joint agency wellbeing initiative between Sport…

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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…

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24 February 2020

Showing the way in encouraging childen to play

A season of play is underway for tamariki and rangatahi across the…

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…

Councillor Laurie Foon supporting waste minimisation at BFS RTB 2020 v2
6 January 2020

Round the Bays Leads Race to Reduce Waste

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

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20 December 2019

Sport Connector - December 2019

Welcome to the last Sport Connector for 2019! This month's edition looks back…

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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…