News

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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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…

vacancy holder v2
4 December 2019

New faces in the Healthy Lifestyles Team

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

club sport
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,…

Active Download November 2019
25 November 2019

Active Download - November 2019

With the year quickly coming to a close, we’re taking one last opportunity…

Brainwave1
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…

Chelsea Edwards SPOTYS 2019
21 November 2019

Swimmer wins Supreme Sports Award

Chelsey Edwards recently took home the Supreme Sports Award at the 2019…

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,…

movinmarch news
20 November 2019

Movin’March Earlybird registrations are now open for 2020

Article written by Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s region-wide FREE…

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…

Sport Connector October 2019
6 November 2019

Sport Connector - October 2019

This issue of Sport Connector has been one of celebration and recognition!…

Helping build better coaches
31 October 2019

Sport Wellington hosts its second two day workshop to build better coaches

Over 19 & 20 September, Sport Wellington facilitated their second Coach Developer…

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,…