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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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Sport Wellington Buggy Walk heads to Paekakariki

Hundreds of buggies are set to take on the Kapiti Coast for Sport Wellington’s next monthly Buggy Walk. The walk will take place on Thursday, 5th February at Queen Elizabeth Park in Paekakariki. Read More>>

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Sport Connector - January Edition

This monthly newsletter is sent via email and is aimed at club committee and board members, as well as and staff of Regional Sports Organisations (RSOs).  It's the best way to keep up to date with upcoming workshops, Sport NZ and Council news, awards, invitations to special events, coaching info, volunteers, facility sharing, disability inclusion, vacancies, available resources plus great sporting stories. Read More>>

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First Buggy Walk of 2015 to be held in Wainuiomata

Sport Wellington Buggy Walks are a free event occurring every month. The walks take place at a different location every month and aim to provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to discover some of the many buggy friendly walking tracks throughout the Wellington region. Read More>>

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Join the Greater Wellington Regional Council and Kev the Kiwi for a scavenger hunt tomorrow at Belmont Regional Park to the Korokoro Dam! There will be lots of fun things for the kids to do and pack a lunch to have a picnic at the beautiful dam site. Visit gw.govt.nz/summerevents for more info!

Sport Wellington's January Sport Connector is out now! In this edition we provide a Cigna Round the Bays update, acknowledge a local volunteer, discuss a few sporting successes and much more. If you would like to receive the Sport Connector directly, please email your name and organisation (club, RSO etc) to info@sportwellington.org.nz. Enjoy the read!

Get on your bike with our upcoming cycling events and explore your regional parks this summer! Bookings essential, email bookings@gw.govt.nz or call 830 4041

Sport Wellington's #Sport Connector - January edition, is available now! Check it out here - http://t.co/qbicaOrkOv

Is health and fitness part of your New Year’s goal this year? Sign up to Active a2b and get fit for free. Incorporating walking or cycling into your commute to work is a good way to get fit, without taking time out of a busy schedule. Get some fresh air, and arrive at work feeling healthier, refreshed and even happier (it’s been proven). Even if you can’t walk or cycle the whole way, there are good ways to fit exercise into your daily commute. Join Active a2b for FREE today, by visiting http://inform.gw.govt.nz/Active_a2b_2015.aspx

A small group of local enthusiasts have succeeded in a bid to bring the World Disabled Bowls Championships to Lower Hutt. Hutt Bowling Club and Naenae Bowling Club will host the event between 16th and 27rd February and other clubs will host competitors. Spectators are welcomed to join the bowlers at either of the Clubs during the competition. Finals will be on Friday 27th February. Check out their website for details.

Meet Kev the Kiwi for a stroll down the Hutt River Trail tomorrow at our Kev the Wheeling Kiwi event! Have some fun afterwards with the Push Play gear and great spot prizes. Bring: a picnic, bikes and buggies. Open to all abilities. Getting there: Turn left onto Akatarawa Rd off SH2, 3km north of Upper Hutt, turn left at Norbert St. For more information go to www.gw.govt.nz/kev-the-kiwi-events/.

It's time to get on your bike and ride! Join us for our first cycling event of the summer season on our Pencarrow Coast Ride, Sunday 25 January at 10am by emailing bookings@gw.govt.nz or calling 830 4041 to book.

Bring the kids and meet Kev the Kiwi to explore the Gums Loop track in the Wainuiomata Recreation Area tomorrow at 10:30am. Dogs welcome and spot prizes will be given out! Getting there: To get to this Wellington Buggy Walks follow the main road through Wainuiomata. Turn left at the roundabout into Moores Valley Road, right into Whitcher Grove and follow this to the Recreation Area. For more information go to www.gw.govt.nz/kev-the-kiwi-events/. In association with Sport Wellington.

Looking for something active for the kids to do during school holidays? Check out our Kev the Kiwi summer events! Kev the Kiwi encourages kids to be active in their regional parks. This year we will have giveaways, scavenger hunts, buggy walks and camp games! For the full list of events check out www.gwrc.govt.nz/kev-the-kiwi-events/

This week is your last chance to grab a discounted Earlybird registration for Cigna Round the Bays! Earlybird prices close at Midnight this Friday. Enter today to secure your spot at the start line of Wellington's iconic fun run!

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Our first Buggy Walk for 2015 is this Thursday, 8th Jan in Wainuiomata! Meet at Wainuiomata Recreation Area at 10am for a 10.30am start. We've got plenty of great walks planned to keep you all busy this year, follow Wellington Buggy Walks to keep up to date, or visit www.buggywalk.co.nz.

Happy New Year from everyone at Sport Wellington! We hope you had a great break with family and friends and are feeling refreshed and ready for whatever 2015 has to offer. With that in mind we have a great start to the year with our first 2015 Buggy Walk in Wainuiomata on Thursday 8th January. This walk starts at the Wainuiomata Recreation Area and explores the beautiful Gums Loop Track. Meet at 10am for a 10.30am start. See you there! :)

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