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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Congratulations Nevo! We hope you and the Sacred Heart College volleyball team enjoy your ultimate team experience from Lotto Volunteers!

Sport Wellington is delivering FREE Getting Started in Coaching courses throughout October! Registration is essential - follow the link for more information: http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/getting-started-in-coaching-gelcc/

Over the past two weekends, AFL New Zealand in collaboration with Harbour Sport and Sport Wellington conducted the AFL Level 1 coaching workshop to budding coaches who are looking to get on the AFL pathway. #AFL #Coaching #Development #KiwislearningAFL

Applications are now open for the 2017 Sports Talent Development Programme. Wellington City Council allocates funding for a talent development programme targeting the performance sporting community in Wellington. The fund is managed by the Sport Wellington Performance Hub who work with the sports in allocating the funds. Follow the link to find information on how to apply for funding. http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/wellington-city-council-talent-development-programme/

Check out Hockey New Zealand's 'Have a go' day on Saturday 13th October!

UPCOMING EVENT - Where have the days of ‘good clean’ sport gone? Will they ever return? Join Massey Business School for an informative and entertaining evening on September 29! Guest speakers include; David Howman (ex Director General , WADA), Michael Woodside (Manager Policy/Public Affairs, Sport NZ) and Moss Burmester (NZ Olympian Swimmer). Follow the link for more info.

Here is a great video from New Zealand Football about their campaign to deliver AEDs to football clubs all over New Zealand as well as educating people on how to react to cardiac emergencies.

Check out the September edition of our Active Communities newsletter. In this newsletter we share some fantastic results for our Green Prescription and Active Families service! http://bit.ly/ACaug16

Have a read of our September Active Communities newsletter! https://t.co/KFyxKpybz7 https://t.co/PwwvUhyXcN

Sport Wellington is pleased to confirm 3 Getting Started in Coaching courses in October! Courses are designed for new coaches or those thinking about coaching in the future. For more information, check out the video on the Sport Wellington website: http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/getting-started-in-coaching-gelcc/

We are pleased to confirm 3 Getting Started in Coaching courses in October! Follow the link for more info: https://t.co/oZEtx6s2BD

Check out this great interview with Liam Malone before he went to Rio. Such a relaxed and inspiring guy!

A huge congratulations to Wellington's Mary Fisher for winning a gold medal and setting a new world record on Saturday in the Women's 100m Backstroke S11!

The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio are underway! Check out this awesome message from the NZ Olympic team sending their support to our Paralympians :)

Sport Wellington would like to thank Worser Bay Boating Club for inviting us to their launch of the new season and kindly presenting us this amazing framed photograph, we'll display it proudly!


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