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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

Sport Wellington Wairarapa promotes Sport and Recreation to residents and visitors of the Wairarapa through the Wairarapa Sports House resources, equipment and staff.

Sport Wellington Wairarapa supports individuals, families, early childhood centres, schools, clubs and associations by way of the events, projects and programmes delivered both by our organisation and the stakeholders who we work in close partnership with.  


Getting Active in the Wairarapa Region

There are many ways of getting active in the Wairarapa region, whether it is through Green Prescription, the Wairarapa Women's Triathlon, participating in sport, or even getting out and going for a walk around Wairarapa's fantastic scenery.  


Wairarapa Sports House

The Wairarapa Sports House is a community asset and initiative undertaken by Prime Community Trust. The facility boasts a large physical activity area, two consultation rooms, a selection of meeting rooms and a seminar room which caters for up to 40 guests, all of which Sport Wellington Wairarapa are dedicated to see being utilised by the local community. 

The Sports House also provides convenient hot desk spaces for Wairarapa sports organisations to utilise as their own administrative base, whilst exposing them to a number of networking opportunities.  

More information can be found here, or by contacting our office. 

Car parking is available behind our building from the driveway between the Sports House and L J Hooker on Chapel Street. The office is open from 8.30am-5pm, Monday to Friday. 


 

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