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Come along to Westpac Stadium today (4.15pm to 5.30pm) and meet Chris Wood, Glen Moss and a number of the All Whites. There will be opportunities for photos and autographs, so bring your favourite shirt, ball or boots and show your support for the team! Entry to the signing session along with parking is free. Public entry will be through Aisle 20 and the signing session will take place on the field. Wet weather alternative will be in the Concourse.

Nominations for the 2017 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards are now open! Acknowledge, promote and celebrate the contribution that sport makes to the wider Wellington community - see website for details.

Our friends at Cigna New Zealand are running an awesome competition! You could win a $2,000 funding boost for your club and a $500 voucher for yourself!

Capital Zone Basketball Trust are hosting a FREE Community Referee Course in the Wairarapa on Monday 27 March 4-7pm at Chanel College. Register for the course by emailing training@capitalbasketball.org

Martinborough FC will be officially launched on March 25, follow the link for full article.

Are you keen to inspire your community and get more people biking? If you are a person who loves riding their bike and wants to share biking with others, we want to help you become a Ride Leader. See image for workshop details. Delivered in partnership with Wellington City Council, Hutt City Council and Pedal Ready.

Help launch Parks Week 2017! Celebrate the role parks play in keeping our communities and natural environment healthy. Show your love for Welly’s parks by being part of Wellington City Council's photograph of a huge heart! Turn up and be in to win a FitBit Surge and heaps of other prizes. Come early (any time from 12pm) and bring a reusable cup for free coffee and grab a piece of fruit too. The photograph will be happening at 1pm.

Run for Christchurch and our friends at Sport Canterbury this weekend at Cigna Round the Bays. We've opened up 500 charity entries and 50% of the proceeds will be going down south! These special entries are available until 12pm Saturday, enter online at www.cignaroundthebays.co.nz

Online registrations for Cigna Round the Bays end at midnight tonight! Don't miss out on Wellington's largest community sporting event, there's events for all ages and an awesome festival at the finish line in Kilbirnie Park!

Free touch coaching course this Friday at Hutt Park! Spots are limited and registration is essential - see image for more details.

Broga – yoga for the bros that can’t touch their toes! Hutt City Council in partnership with Les Mills Hutt City and Power Living New Zealand are hosting a FREE yoga event for men at Pelorus Trust Sports House on Sunday 26 Feb. Beginners welcome and free BBQ included, see event for more information.

Well done to all who attended sport Wellington's Coach Developer training over the last 2 days. The development of this group has been incredible and it's clear that they will have significant impact on coaching in the Wellington region.

Check out some pics from day 1 of our Coach Developer Training! http://www.sportwellington.org.nz/coachforce-2/

Catch the Asia-Oceania qualification tournament for the 2017 Women's World Floorball Championships at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie. Tournament runs until 5 Feb - Live stream available at https://www.youtube.com/user/iffchannel

Sport Wellington is saddened to hear that distance runner Bernie Portenski has passed away after her brave battle with cancer. Bernie was a true Wellington icon and was recognised by Sport Wellington as Personality of the Year in 1994 and again in 1999. Our thoughts go out to her family at this time.

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When: Saturday 25th March

Where: Colombo Rd courts, Masterton

Cost: $50 per team

Put together a fun team for a fun day or get some practice in before the start of the season.

CLICK HERE for full details



16th-19th March 2017

*Four Days

*Two Coasts


For more info:

Email: info@dynamoevents.co.nz
Phone: 0274925672

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Ron Hughes



Join in a fun day, see if they still have your athletic skills, enter as an individual or a team - sports club/street/business/family. Take home spot prizes and bragging rights. Nominate your town, to earn top town points.

Card Reserve, Featherston, 9:30am Registration
2:30pm Prize Giving $5 per athlete.

For more information please click here.
Click here for an entry form.


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18th & 19th of February (some games may be scheduled on Fri 17th) at Masterton Tennis Centre, 147 Dixon St, Masterton

For full entry details, please click here.

Treen Edmonds


This month our coaches newsletter is focusing on the topic of team culture and values and what this looks like from various perspectives.

We look at the Wairarapa College Snr A netball team 3 years after this concept was first introduced. Joanna Saba (3rd year player and team captain), Dayle Clarkson (3rd year as coach) and Treen Edmonds (Asst coach) have noticed big changes and comment on how influential culture and values have become to the development of the team, on and off the court.

If you would like to read about each of their stories please click below:

Coaches need to have fun too! - Dayle Clarkson

Learning about team culture & values - Treen Edmonds

Growing as a player and a person - Joanna Saba

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