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Thinking about getting into coaching or you still consider yourself a 'beginner' coach - why not register for the Sport Wellington Getting Started in Coaching Workshop. They have been running them all through October and the last one is tomorrow night at 6pm held at the Wellington North Badminton Hall, Taylor Park, Tawa Street. Registrations are a must and is absolutely FREE to attend! :D

Congratulations Nevo! We hope you and the Sacred Heart College volleyball team enjoy your ultimate team experience from Lotto Volunteers!

Sport Wellington is delivering FREE Getting Started in Coaching courses throughout October! Registration is essential - follow the link for more information:

Over the past two weekends, AFL New Zealand in collaboration with Harbour Sport and Sport Wellington conducted the AFL Level 1 coaching workshop to budding coaches who are looking to get on the AFL pathway. #AFL #Coaching #Development #KiwislearningAFL

Applications are now open for the 2017 Sports Talent Development Programme. Wellington City Council allocates funding for a talent development programme targeting the performance sporting community in Wellington. The fund is managed by the Sport Wellington Performance Hub who work with the sports in allocating the funds. Follow the link to find information on how to apply for funding.

Check out Hockey New Zealand's 'Have a go' day on Saturday 13th October!

UPCOMING EVENT - Where have the days of ‘good clean’ sport gone? Will they ever return? Join Massey Business School for an informative and entertaining evening on September 29! Guest speakers include; David Howman (ex Director General , WADA), Michael Woodside (Manager Policy/Public Affairs, Sport NZ) and Moss Burmester (NZ Olympian Swimmer). Follow the link for more info.

Here is a great video from New Zealand Football about their campaign to deliver AEDs to football clubs all over New Zealand as well as educating people on how to react to cardiac emergencies.

Check out the September edition of our Active Communities newsletter. In this newsletter we share some fantastic results for our Green Prescription and Active Families service!

Have a read of our September Active Communities newsletter!

Sport Wellington is pleased to confirm 3 Getting Started in Coaching courses in October! Courses are designed for new coaches or those thinking about coaching in the future. For more information, check out the video on the Sport Wellington website:

We are pleased to confirm 3 Getting Started in Coaching courses in October! Follow the link for more info:

Check out this great interview with Liam Malone before he went to Rio. Such a relaxed and inspiring guy!

A huge congratulations to Wellington's Mary Fisher for winning a gold medal and setting a new world record on Saturday in the Women's 100m Backstroke S11!

The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio are underway! Check out this awesome message from the NZ Olympic team sending their support to our Paralympians :)


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.

How to submit a vacancy

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 and we will post your vacancies within two working days:

* Job title, and organisation name
* Advert
* Copy of Position Description
* Closing date
* Contact email, telephone number and/or postal address – for the applicant to contact you & submit their application


Community Sport Manager - Maternity Leave Cover

Sport Wellington

Application Close Date: 27 October 2016


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