KiwiSport boosts opportunities for both children and organisations

Over the past three years, Sport Wellington has administered and distributed the KiwiSport Regional Partnership Fund across the greater Wellington region. KiwiSport has been the catalyst for a wide range of initiatives that has seen more than 140,000 kids provided opportunities to participate in organised sport, ranging from bowls through to rugby league.

 

Sport Wellington’s Chief Executive Phil Gibbons said “KiwiSport has been a resounding success in our region, thousands of children are benefiting from funding made available to sports, schools and community organisations”. 

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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.

Sport Wellington congratulates the following finalists in the BDO New Zealand Official of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Lucy Townend – Kapiti Hockey Club Kathy Cross – Cricket Wellington Jim McIlroy – Athletics Wellington Mike Fraser – 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 Greater Wellington Regional Council Administrator of the Year category for the 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards: Tammy Ferreira – Petone Rugby Club Henrietta Latham – Swimming Wellington Sam Rossiter-Stead - Basketball & cricket David Dome - Wellington Phoenix FC Come and celebrate with our finalists, Thursday 4 June at TSB Bank Arena. Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for details.

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If you have been thinking about getting back on your bike or interested in improving your road riding skills, the next Pedal Ready Bike Skills 101 course is perfect for you! Come along on Sat June 6th at Wilford School - Petone. Pre-registration is essential. Let's ride! http://pedalready.org.nz/events/cycling-in-the-city-5/

Congratulations to all of those nominated for our 2015 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards and thanks to all those who took the time to submit a nomination. The judges have deliberated over 200 nominations and we are pleased to announce the follow list of finalists. Congratulations and good luck to all!

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