About Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington is the independent body for sport and recreation and is committed to everyone in the greater Wellington region having a life-long involvement in sport and active recreation.  Sport Wellington is a Regional Sports Trust (RST) established in 1990 with charitable status under the Charities Act.

The RST operates within a wide geographical area, spanning the region between Otaki in the west across to Masterton in the east and Wellington City in the south.  The region encompasses eight territorial authority areas (matching the Wellington Regional Council area) with a population of 487,700.

Sport Wellington is governed by a Board of Trustees and managed by a CEO and General Manager, with 29 (made up of full and part-time) employees.

Sport Wellington’s main funding partners are Sport NZ, New Zealand Community Trust, Eastern and Central Community Trust, Ministry of Health, and Wellington Community Trust.  We also partner with other like-minded organisations such as territorial authorities, trusts and corporate sponsors.

2014 - 2020 Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Summary click on the video below to get an introduction to our Get Involved Strategy

Latest Annual Report

2014/2015 Annual Report

2013/2014 Annual Report

Latest Audited Financial Statement

2013/2014 Audited Financial Statement 

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Developing Talent Workshop – Friday 17th June Sport Wellington in association with WHiPA is excited to have Wayne Goldsmith in Wellington again to present a workshop targeting parents, athletes, coaches and teachers on the complexities of developing talent. This must attend workshop is a great opportunity to come and listen to Wayne Goldsmith Aquatics, a world renowned expert on developing talent. When: Friday 17th June Where: The Royal Society, 11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm Cost : $15 (incl. GST) – includes refreshments, students free RSVP: Register online by 13th June Any queries please contact swph@sportwellington.org.nz

Sport Wellington is privileged to have Wayne Goldsmith share his worldwide experiences with us across two different workshops next month. The first workshop, Do you know what is best for developing your child's potential?, will be held on Thursday 16 June at the Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park, Wairarapa. Register here: http://bit.ly/WG16June The final workshop in association with Wellington High Performance Aquatics, Do you want to know what is best for developing talent?, will be held on Friday 17 June at The Royal Society of NZ Lecture Theatre, Thorndon. Register here: http://bit.ly/WG17June

Don't forget to vote for the 2016 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards! Go to www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/personality before 8 June to choose your winner of The Dominion Post Personality of the Year Award!

The finalists for the 2016 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards have been announced and you have the chance to make your vote count! Go to www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/personality to choose your winner of The Dominion Post Personality of the Year Award! Vote for an individual that has brought colour, passion or flair, and contributed positively to the culture of sport, either on or off the field over the past 12 months. Voting closes on Wednesday 8 June at midday, tickets are on sale now via our website.

We’re thrilled to sponsor the supreme winner of this year’s Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards presented by Sport Wellington. We have a large network of loyal customers, many of whom are sportspeople so we want to give back to the Wellington sports community.

WHiPA are thrilled to announced the recipients of the 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium and Coach Performance Advance scholarships. Three athletes will be part of the Wellington Pathway to Podium programme for a two year period. The programme is designed to educate and develop the athletes on the transition into the high performance environment. Congratulations: - Rebecca Moynihan (Raumati Raptors Swimming Club) – Athlete Scholarship - Ruby Heath (Swim Zone Racing) – Athlete Scholarship - Chelsey Edwards (Swim Zone Racing) – Athlete Scholarship Coach Walter Maxwell will be a part of the Wellington Performance Coach Advance programme. This programme supports a coach’s development in the needs of the performance environment and targets the soft skills associated to coaching. Both of these programmes are part of Sport New Zealand's initiatives to support coaches and athletes in the requirements of the performance environment, and are administered through Sport Wellington.

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Congratulations to all of the finalists and those nominated for the 2016 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards!

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It is with great pleasure that we announce (if you haven't already seen!) that Steven Adams has been named as a finalist for Sport Wellington Sportsmen of the Year and also Personality of the Year!! The awards take place 15th June.

Come and celebrate sporting success at the 2016 Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards on June 15! Finalists to be announced on May 19. Tickets are on sale now! Enjoy an evening which acknowledges the contribution and achievement of athletes, officials, volunteers and administrators throughout our region. Head to our website for ticket and table bookings: http://wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/

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Basketball New Zealand are delivering a Community Basketball Coaching Course at Paraparaumu College on Sunday May 29. This course is aimed at Coaches wanting to, or who are already Coaching at Club Level, College Level or Representative Level. Cost is $45 per person which includes the 2x Two Hour Coaching Course and the Individual Assessment. Email Angelo Robinson, ar.rimutaka@paradise.net, to confirm your place before Thursday 26 May.

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