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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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Finalists announced for Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2015

43 finalists have been named for the Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2015. Six judges, experts in their sporting and sports media fields, deliberated over 200 nominations across 12 categories. The 2015 winners will be announced at the awards ceremony held Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Of these category winners will come the supreme winner; the 2015 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year. Read More>>

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KiwiSport funded programme helps introduce Wellington students to AFL

One of the biggest sporting clashes on the Australian calendar is coming to Wellington when the St. Kilda Saints take on the Carlton Blues on ANZAC Day in an AFL match at Westpac Stadium. The New Zealand ANZAC Day match is now a permanent feature of the AFL home and away season and is a draw card for those keen to play AFL, especially children. Read More>>

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Minister of both Health and Sport speaks at conference

Recently, the right honourable Jonathan Coleman (Minister of both Health and Sport) spoke at Sport NZ's annual conference.  His full speech can be found here: Read More>>

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Looking to improve your massage and strapping skills? Get along to these workshops in Porirua this June.

Join us for the next Sport Wellington Buggy Walk on Thursday 4 June at Government House! While access to Government House is generally limited to pre-arranged tours, buggy walkers are invited inside the gates to stroll through the grounds that play host to a number of Wellington’s exclusive visitors. Some of the walk will take place on the flat gardens before venturing up the picturesque, shrubbery lined hillside. The track will cover a mixture of sealed walkways and grass, with slight inclines in some areas. Check out www.buggywalk.co.nz for more info.

THE DECISION IS YOURS! We need your help to decide the winner of the 2015 The Dominion Post Sports Personality of the Year Award, to be announced at The Sportsperson of the Year Awards on Thursday, 4 June. Voting closes 10am tomorrow, get your vote in now!

The decision is yours! Vote for your favourite Wellington Sports Personality of the Year now! http://t.co/juHhlvZKty #WgtnSPOY

This article features a bit of background and some interesting facts on tennis great, Kate Nunneley. Nunneley was inducted into the Sports Legends of Wellington Hall of Fame, in 2012. This award recognises Wellington icons of sport who have made an outstanding contribution as an athlete. Once inducted, Legends are displayed on a plaque in their honour at ASB Sports Centre. Come along to this years Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards to find out who this years inductees are! Info at wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Steinlager Sportsman of the Year category for the 2015 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Grant Elliott - Wellington Firebirds James Hunter – Wellington Rowing Club Nick Willis - Lower Hutt Athletics Club Dane Coles - Hurricanes Wellington Lions Poneke Rugby Club Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Wither Hills Sportswoman of the Year category for the 2015 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Samantha Lee - Capital Swim Club Erin-Monique O'Brien – Petone Rowing Club Mary Fisher – Capital Swim Club Julianne Alvarez – Manor Park Golf Club Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in Pelorus House - Sports Trust Disabled Sportsperson of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Mary Fisher – Capital Swim Club Violet Coates - Lawn Bowls Kate Horan - Para-Cycling Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Pak n Save Kilbirnie Club of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Kapiti Coast United Football Club Olympic Harriers Petone Rowing Club Wellington Rowing Club Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Gibson Sheat Coach of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Peter Housiaux – Otaki canoe polo club Ernie Merrick – Wellington Phoenix FC Mike Ritchie – Athletics Wellington Jamie Siddons - Wellington Firebirds Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Hiremaster Event and Party Team of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Cansurvive Dragon Boat Team Wellington Firebirds Wellington Saints Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Wellington City Council Emerging Sportswoman of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Julianne Alvarez – Manor Park Golf Club Amelia Kerr – Wellington Blaze Phoebe Edwards – Athletics Wellington Katarina Whata-Simpkins – New Zealand Rugby Union Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the Wellington City Council Emerging Sportsman of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Daniel Hillier – Manor Park Golf Club Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa – Wellington Saints Tim Robertson. – Orienteering NZ Joe Wright – Wellington Rowing Club Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

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Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) Volunteer of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Dave Gillespie – Taita District Cricket Club Geoff Henry – Wellington Harrier Athletic Club Sue Smart – Tawa Swimming Club Rama Smith – Athletics Wellington Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

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