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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Active Download Newsletter - August 2018

In this edition, we have a focus around Net and Wall activities. The aim of all Net and Wall games is to send an object into an opponent’s court so that it cannot be played or returned within the court boundaries. It is about identifying space for your young children.   Also, be sure to check out what’s been happening around the region and on the new Leadership Framework for sport and recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand. Leadership is about how we do what we do. Read More>>

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Sport Connector Newsletter - August 2018

Did you know that avoidance is the most common behaviour that New Zealanders and Australians exhibit when faced with the prospect of conflict i.e not dealing with an issue effectively? Thanks to our Performance Hub, a number of wider sports leader including CEOs, sports leaders, coaches and other business leaders were lucky enough this week to attend world acclaimed speaker, Brendan Spillane's presentation on 'Skilful Conversations'.  Read More>>

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Sport Connector Newsletter - July 2018

In this month's issue we cover off on; a planned approach Community and Gaming Trust funding, insights into participation, the importance of volunteer acknowledgement, 'Finding the right coach' interview with Wayne Goldsmith,  the KiwiSport Wellington Golf pilot programmes, and we provide you with a 'knowledge nugget' from the newly released Active NZ survey. Read More>>

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NZ Amateur Sports Association are hosting a seminar on what it takes to host a successful community sports event. Email office@asa.org.nz to secure your spot! When: Wed 26th Sept. 5.30-7.30pm Where: Room 105 (RH105) Level 1, Rutherford House 23 Lambton Quay

🎉GIVEAWAY! 🎉 We’ve got 5 volunteer prizepacks to give away to coaches and volunteers who make a difference in your sporting lives 🏉⚽️🏏🤸🏽‍♂️ To go in the draw simply tag a coach or volunteer who goes the extra mile. Prize pack includes: Sports bag Puffer jacket Puffer vest Drink bottles Two footballs ⚽️ rugby balls 🏉 or netballs 🏐 Bumbag Hoodie There’s plenty of other merch to give away too so get tagging! Competition closes 4pm Friday 21st September and draw will be made shortly after.

"For me, it's always been about value. How can I add value for my children and anyone I coach? The true key to success is that, whoever you coach, you add value in whichever community that they choose to walk in. For me that's been New Zealand Rugby, and now United States Baseball" 🏉⚾ Words of wisdom from Don Tricker this morning at our Sport Wellington Performance Hub Breakfast event. Huge thanks to Wellington Hospitality Group for helping us put on an epic event at such short notice!

The New Zealand Recreation Association Grow Yourself Scholarship is up for grabs and applications are open now. The scholarship is open to all NZRA members to support the development of individuals who continue to make a positive contribution to the Parks, Sport or Recreation sector. More info: http://bit.ly/2MqR2YG

Keen for breakfast chats with @Padres Performance and Health Director and ex @allblacks High Performance Manager,… https://t.co/0pJx3K2QXe

We're looking for an empathetic and resourceful team player to join our Healthy Lifestyles Team. If you're passionate about making a difference for whānau and community and have experience educating and supporting others then click the link below:

Our Sport Wellington Active Families Healthy Lifestyles coordinators help families set goals and get involved in fun physical activities to stay healthy and active. This term our Lower Hutt Active Families have been learning new swimming skills, supporting each other in the water and most importantly, having fun! http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/activefamilies/

Do you know how much sugar is in these drinks? Our Wainuiomata Active Families crew were pretty good at this game! Sport Wellington Active Families

Want to join a thriving and passionate organisation making a difference in greater Wellington? Sport Wellington is seeking a team leader, with a track record of leading and empowering others, to join our team as the Lead – Adult and Maternal. We're looking for someone to develop quality service and support systems aimed at improving healthy lifestyles for adults, pregnant women and their whānau/family. If this is something you are interested in, apply now via the link below:

The Youth AFL New Zealand 8-week season kicks off of the 28th October. Get the kids enrolled now! More info: http://youth.aflnz.co.nz

Effective leadership, physical literacy and summer cycling events. It's all in the latest issue of our Sport Connector Newsletter. Check it out here: http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/latest-sport-connector/

Congratulations to all of those athletes, coaches and sports on the 2018 Wellington City Council Sports Talent Development programme recognised by Wellington City's Mayor Justin Lester last night. Capital Football Dynomites - Wellington Climbing Club Central Fencing Central RPC Wellington Hockey Netball Wellington Centre Wellington Regional Volleyball Association - WRVA

On 1 September 2018 Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ launch their annual Breathe Better September campaign! In NZ, 1 in 6 people suffer from a respiratory disease. Come to Cuba Street, between 6.30am 6.30pm, for their ‘Bike for Better Breathing’ event with help from Les Mills New Zealand The challenge at this event is to keep the Les Mills spin bikes pedalling for a full 12 hours! To find out more about this great event go to the Asthma and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ website: http://www.breathebetterseptember.co.nz/

We're always celebrating Wellington sporting success and this time it's also for one of our own staff members. Congrats Amanda Rasch and the 2018 Wellington Pride squad!

Excitement is building for the 2018 Wellington City Council Sports Talent Development Mayor's Function this Wednesday afternoon. Athletes, coaches and sports on the programme will be recognised by Wellington City's Mayor Justin Lester


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