Sport Connector Newsletter - March 2017

In this edition we bring you an article on the current state of sport volunteering in New Zealand and how this compares internationally.

You'll also find useful resources for your club/organisation including coaching newsletters and tips on how to run successful meetings.

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2017 Wellington Hospitality Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards - presented by Sport Wellington. Wednesday 14 June - TSB Bank Arena Congratulations to all of the 2017 finalists and winners!

20 years of Green Prescription! On Monday 19 June, Dr Jonathan Coleman - Minister of Health and Minister of Sport and Recreation along with representatives from the local DHB, PHOs, Sport New Zealand, Sport Wellington and the Ministry of Health celebrated the 20th anniversary of Green Prescription. More than 400,000 Green Prescriptions (GRx) have been given out over the last 20 years to help people get active and change their diets. Sport Wellington is proud to deliver this programme across the greater Wellington region in partnership with the region’s District Health Boards. We have been involved with GRx since 1998, and during this time we have supported a significant proportion of the 500,000 New Zealanders who have benefited from the programme, increasing their levels of physical activity and improving their nutrition.

Sport Wellington would like to thank all of the amazing volunteers in our community that contribute their time, skills and passion to sport and recreation. #NVW2017

RT @jcolemanmp: Sir Peter Snell delivered a message of support for Green Prescriptions filmed at the World Masters Games @NVWillis @SportN

Wellington Hospitality Group Supreme Sports Award 2017 - congratulations to the Hurricanes! #WHGSPOY

Wellington Sports Med Sportswoman of the Year - congratulations to Mary Fisher! #WHGSPOY

Black and Gold Sportsman of the Year - congratulations to Beauden Barrett! #WHGSPOY Hurricanes

Cigna New Zealand Disabled Sportsperson of the Year - congratulations to Mary Fisher! #WHGSPOY

New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) Coach of the Year - congratulations to Chris Boyd! #WHGSPOY Hurricanes

Hiremaster Event and Party Team of the Year - congratulations to the Hurricanes! #WHGSPOY

Congratulations to the Gibson Sheat Lawyers Sports Legends of Wellington 2017 inductees - Bryan Rose, Jeremy Coney and Jean Jarden.

Wellington City Council Emerging Sportswoman of the Year - congratulations to Tiana Metuarau! #WHGSPOY Central Pulse

GoMedia Emerging Sportsman of the Year - congratulations to Lewis Clareburt! #WHGSPOY

The Dominion Post Personality of the Year - congratulations to Damien Ekenasio! #WHGSPOY Wellington Saints

Vertia Club of the Year - congratulations to Red Star Cricket Club! #WHGSPOY

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