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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 Connector Newsletter - May 2017

In this edition we highlight the growth of girls and women's' cricket in the Wairarapa, along with an interview with Peter Snell at the unveiling of his Olympic memorabilia at Te Papa Museum. Read More>>

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Active Download Newsletter - May 2017

This edition includes some of our favourites such as dates for your diary, early childhood related articles, a refresher (energiser) activity that can help support fundamental movement skills and Libby’s regular article specifically targeted at Year 7 / 8 teachers. Read More>>

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Sport Connector Newsletter - April 2017

In this edition we bring you the do's and don'ts of moving kids into older age groups, along with details on the latest KiwiSport Open Fund round. Read More>>

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We're very excited to announce double Olympic rowing gold medalist Eric Murray as master of ceremonies for the upcoming Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards! Don't miss Wellington region's premier sporting awards evening - tables and tickets are on sale at www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/ticket-bookings

Sport Wellington is very proud to have been named as winner of the ‘Governance Innovation by a Not-for-Profit’ award at the Women in Governance Awards 2017. The national Women in Governance Awards recognises and celebrates innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to diversity by both organisations and individuals. Photo: Sport Wellington's Deputy Chair, Paula Tesoriero and Chair, David Clarke.

Hutt City Council and LimitlessWithSupport are hosting Sit Volleyball practice tonight at Randwick School Hall from 6.30pm - 8pm. Sit Volleyball is a new social game which everyone can join in on regardless of their abilities or disabilities - all newcomers welcome!

Celebrate our region's sporting success at the 2017 Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards! The awards evening includes live entertainment, a three-course meal and full bar service, making it the perfect hosting opportunity. Tables and tickets are selling fast, don't miss out! www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/ticket-bookings/

Netball Central Zone is inviting coaches to an exciting development opportunity presented by Dr Bobby Willcox, current Silver Ferns Performance Analyst. Sunday 21st of May 2:30-4:30pm at Walter Nash Stadium, Lower Hutt following the Central vs South Beko game at 1pm. The workshop will explore how the use of statistics, video analysis and player tracking leads to positive outcomes and quality performance. See poster for more details.

Here's a great initiative between Wellington Rugby League and Healthy Families Lower Hutt - players of the day receiving free entry to council owned swimming pools in Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wellington and Porirua!

Sport Wellington​ is extremely proud to receive the very first Governance Mark from Sport New Zealand! Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman presented the award to Sport Wellington's Chair - David Clarke, Deputy Chair - Paula Tesoriero, and CEO - Phil Gibbons. The Governance Mark was launched by Sport NZ in August last year, as an independently verified process that assesses the standard of governance in an organisation. https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/sport-wellington-first-gain-governance-mark

Very proud to receive the first Governance Mark from @SportNZ! https://t.co/OnqhHIkJYU

Sport Wellington is very excited to be named a finalist in two categories for the Women in Governance Awards 2017! The national Women in Governance Awards programme recognises and celebrates innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to diversity by both organisations and individuals.

Congratulations to the finalists! Voting for the @DomPost Personality of the Year is now open, vote now at… https://t.co/tDQ2uMJYSK

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Congratulations to the finalists named for the 2017 Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards! The awards evening will be held at TSB Bank Arena on Wednesday 14 June, tickets and tables on sale now at www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/ticket-bookings/

FREE Ride Leader workshops are being held on 12 & 13 May! In these workshops you will learn how to lead a great ride through the principles of Adventure, Wellbeing and Enjoyment. Delivered in partnership with Wellington City Council, Hutt City Council, Pedal Ready and Sport Wellington.

Congratulations to our very own Ken Allen on being named Volunteer of the Year at the Wellington Phoenix FC's End of Season Awards night! Ken is Sport Wellington's Volunteer Strategy Senior Advisor and has been volunteering on match days for the Phoenix since they were founded back in 2007. Ken dedicates a huge part of his to life to growing volunteerism and this award is greatly deserved, well done Ken!

Due to a large number of requests, nominations will remain open until Monday 24 April 2017 at 12pm. Celebrate excellence and success from the various contributors in your sport be they coaches, athletes, volunteers or leaders - nominate today!

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