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Come along to our annual #BigBuggyWalk on Thursday 2nd October! Follow @WgtnBuggyWalk for more info and updates! http://t.co/aU8JQ8T1PS

NZRU instigated a mandatory playing time rule for those playing rugby outside 1st XV's this year. College Sport Wellington are interested to know your thoughts on how successful it was. Click the link below to take a quick survey and let them know what you think!

This is the last week to get your nominations in for the Porirua Community Trust Sports Awards! The Porirua Sports Awards aim to inspire and assist local gifted young sportspeople to reach their sporting potential - and to celebrate those locals who have. If you know someone deserving, nominate them now and ensure they get the recognition they deserve!!

Females working in the sport and recreation industry! Join us at Foxglove Bar for a casual get together on Thursday, 25th September. See details below.

Registrations are now open for the Wairarapa Women's Triathlon! This event is open to women of all ages and abilities who are looking to take on a challenge. The course consists of a 2.3km run, 13km cycle and a 175m swim. Returning on 7th December, the 2014 event promises to be bigger and better than ever. Gather your friends, family and workmates, and get involved! Follow the link below for more information, or to register now.

Registrations are open for the Wairarapa Womens Triathlon! Sunday, 7th Dec. Open to women of all ages and abilities! http://t.co/pc2L1CLsyN

The NZDF Invictus Team looking sharp and ready to go! Good luck team, we are cheering you on from NZ!

Good luck to the NZDF Invictus Team competing in the upcoming Invictus Games!! The Invictus Games is an international sporting competition for wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, taking place in London from 10-14 September 2014. More than 400 injured, wounded and sick Servicemen and women, serving and veteran from 14 countries that have served alongside each other will compete at the games. The vision for the Invictus Games is to harness the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of those who serve their country. Check out www.invictusgames.org for more info.

Congratulations to our Wellington Sportswoman of the Year, Mary Fisher, on her success at the New Zealand short-course championships in Wellington yesterday!

Come along to our September #BuggyWalk tomorrow at Poets Park in Upper Hutt kicking off at 10am, see ya there! http://t.co/DdQJWrscxt

@matt_j_harrop Sport Wellington hold the contract to run a similar childhood obesity programme called Active Families http://t.co/ZudniAeyZk

@matt_j_harrop Project Energize is definitely an exciting initiative and it is currently being trialled in other regions throughout NZ.

RT @paulgreig6: Great session with @SportWgtn #performancecoach programme @HPSportNZ Graham Robson with indepth look at performance plannin…

Good luck to Amanda Cameron and Ben Walsh who are both athletes on the Sport Wellington Performance Hub and Sport New Zealand’s Pathway to Podium Programme. Amanda is currently over at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Champs in South Carolina. Amanda’s road race will be held on Monday 1st September at 6am NZT. There will be live streaming of the event so you can check out her race at: http://www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics Ben is in Hawaii swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships. Ben is competing in the 100m Breaststroke on Thursday 28th August and the 200m Breaststroke on Saturday 30th August. There is also live streaming of this event so you can check out his race here: http://www.usaswimming.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=1419&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en We wish them both all the best of luck and will keep you updated on their progress!

. @WgtnOcean Sports only Coastal Medic course for the year is running this weekend, places still available - http://t.co/k4uHoWDa8g

JOB VACANCIES

Latest vacancies within the Wellington Region in the Sport and Recreation industry are shown in the left hand list, and all open sport and rec vacancies that have been submitted to this site can be found below.

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If your vacancy is for the Sport and Rec industry within New Zealand you can send it to us and we will post it for free on our site.  Email the following information to info@sportwellington.org.nz and we will post your vacancies within two working days:

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Appointed Board Member

Wainuiomata Sportsville

Application Close Date: 24 September 2014

Executive Officer

Wainuiomata Sportsville

Application Close Date: 18 September 2014

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