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Welcome to Sport Wellington!  We’re a Regional Sports Trust which promotes, develops and supports sport and recreation in the Wellington region.

From getting started with physical activity to running Round the Bays, from supporting school sport to sport development, we’re here to help.

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Nominations now open for 2015 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open for the annual Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards.  Organised by Sport Wellington, the prestigious awards are now in their 46th year and aim to celebrate sporting excellence in the Wellington region. Read More>>

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New Primary School Zone Convenor

In the past few weeks principals from schools in the Lower Hutt Western Zone in conjunction with Sport Wellington have been busy interviewing and appointing a new sports convenor for their zone. Read More>>

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Creating Sporting Opportunities for Young People Forum

KiwiSport is a government directed community funding initiative administered by Sport Wellington to address regional barriers to participation and increase opportunities in sport and school-aged children. Read More>>

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Nominations are now open for the 2015 #Wellington #Sportsperson of the Year #Awards! http://t.co/AnDgQmZ6Im #WgtnSPOY http://t.co/yW7iHgzVX1

Nominations are now open for the annual Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards! Now in their 46th year and aim to celebrate sporting excellence in the Wellington region. Nominations are open until 5pm Friday 24 April and recognise successes between the dates of 23 April 2014 – 7 April 2015. Nominations are welcomed from the general public, sports organisations and the media across 12 categories. If you know someone worthy, nominate them now and ensure they get the recognition they deserve! For more info or to submit a nomination visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz

Nominations are now open for the annual Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards! Now in their 46th year and aim to celebrate sporting excellence in the Wellington region. Nominations are open until 5pm Friday 24 April and recognise successes between the dates of 23 April 2014 – 7 April 2015. Nominations are welcomed from the general public, sports organisations and the media across 12 categories. If you know someone worthy, nominate them now and ensure they get the recognition they deserve! For more info or to submit a nomination visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz

@PeterClinton5 @BLACKCAPS Nominations for #WgtnSPOY awards open tomorrow. Find more info or nominate here - http://t.co/AnDgQmHvjM

Hi. I hope you find this interesting. Episode 34 of The Blind Sport Podcast - Blind Golf is out. Visit http://theblindsportpodcast.com How do blind people play Golf? In episode 34 we talk with Jeremy Poincenot from California and Ty Thompson from Kentucky about Blind Golf. Jeremy is four times U.S National Blind Golf Champion and the 2010 World Blind Golf Champion (B2). Ty is three times U.S National Blind Golf Champion (B2). For more information on Blind Golf visit these websites. United States Blind Golf Association - USBGA www.usblindgolf.com International Blind Golf Association - IBGA - www.internationalblindgolf.com I also include some motivational quotations. You can subscribe, download and listen to The Blind Sport Podcast for free via iTunes or the website http://theblindsportpodcast.com. It is also on AGOGO, Tune in, Stitcher and IBlink Radio.

Dress for Success Wellington needs your support, join their 5k Power Walk on Saturday 9 May. Fun for the whole family while supporting a good cause! For more information visit www.dressforsuccesswgtn.org.nz

Did you take part in Cigna Round the Bays 2015? We would really appreciate it if you could take 5 minutes to complete this post event survey. This will help us gather all of your feedback and continue to improve the event for the years to come. We will also be giving out 5 spot prizes to those who complete the survey, so please make sure you provide your contact details at the bottom of the survey to be in to win! Winners will be announced on 23 March and contacted via email. Thanks!

Did you take part in #CignaRTB 2015? Please take 5 mins to complete this post event survey! Closes Monday - http://t.co/a0qSOJbIl2

Involved in Sport and Recreation in Wellington? Come along to the 2015 Sport and Recreation Forum. 6.15pm - 8.30pm,Tuesday 14 April ASB Sports Centre, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie The forum provides a chance for Council to communicate its plans and vision for the city, and to discuss ideas, trends, challenges and opportunities through break-out sessions. It is also a great opportunity to network and meet some more people in the sport and recreation sector. Register FREE below by 9 April. http://wellington.govt.nz/recreation/recreation-support-and-advice/forums-and-updates

Involved in Sport and Recreation in Wellington? Come along to the 2015 Sport and Recreation Forum on 14 April at ASB Sports Centre. It’s FREE to register and will give you a chance to discuss and work through many of the issues faced in our sector..

Where can I get hold of some unwanted, used but in good condition, balls for young children to play with? Basketballs, soccer, rugby and netballs.

Last call for 2015 Hutt City Sports Awards nominations! There are 9 different categories, plus an overall winner. Get your nominations in now to ensure our local sporting talents get the recognition they deserve. Nominations can be made online and will remain open until Wednesday 18 March at 12.00pm. Visit http://www.huttcitysportsawards.com/ for more info or to submit your nomination now.

Join the NZ ISABODY CHALLENGE for 2015, please like the page - Isabody Challenge 2015 NZ

Sport Wellington in partnership with the Kapiti Coast District Council and Wellington City Council are hosting a ‘Creating Sporting Opportunities for Young People’ Forum and invite you to attend. This is your chance to have input into the 2015-18 Wellington KiwiSport Regional Partnership Fund.

Looking for some active weekend fun? It's not too late to enter Saturdays TRI series Wellington at Waitangi Park! Take a swim in the harbour, ride like the wind around the scenic bays and run Wellington’s waterfront streets. Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned pro, there are distances to suit all abilities. Grab some mates and create a team to complete a Short Distance Tri; or for the more competitive, tackle an individual triathlon. Check out the website for details.

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