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Want to know what's happening in sport and health from Wellington City to Masterton? On this page you'll find the latest stories, announcements, case studies, and newsletters covering the Greater Wellington Region.

Subscribe now to receive our weekly Regional Sector Update Newsletter where we compile the latest regional and local information for the physical activity system in our region. We also send out regular Community Strength and Balance, Green Prescription, and Healthy Lifestyle newsletters which you can view below. 

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18 September 2020

Green Prescription Newsletter September 2020

Read about the latest updates from Sport Wellington's Regional Programme Teams and...

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17 September 2020

Regional Sector Update 23

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, is an opportunity for us to increase...

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11 September 2020

Run for a cause – five affiliate charity partners announced for Wellington Round the Bays 2021

Gemma Browne first took part in Wellington Round the Bays as a...

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11 September 2020

Regional Sector Update 22

This week has been Tongan Language and Clean-up Week and next week...

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4 September 2020

Regional Sector Update 21

Today is the last day to submit applications to the Community Resilience...

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28 August 2020

Regional Sector Update 20

Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa opened this week and there is one week...

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26 August 2020

Date confirmed for Round the Bays 2021

New Zealand’s third-largest participatory event is going ahead here in Wellington. As...

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24 August 2020

Over $1.4 million of Sport NZ’s new community fund available in greater Wellington region

Applications are now open for Sport NZ’s fund – Tū Manawa Active...

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21 August 2020

Regional Sector Update 19

As we re-familiarise ourselves with life at Alert Level 2, it's up...

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20 August 2020

Learning how to be adaptable as a coach

Over 200 secondary school students attended the recent Student Coach Winter Sports...

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17 August 2020

Green Prescription Newsletter August 2020

Kia ora koutou, our latest newsletter for Green Prescription clients is out...

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14 August 2020

Regional Sector Update 18

The recent COVID-19 developments and subsequent alert level changes around the country...

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13 August 2020

Guidance for using and hosting contact tracing apps

With the move back to Level 2, an important part of staying...

Return to Play
12 August 2020

COVID-19 Update - Country moves to Alert Level 2

At 12pm today Wellington will be entering into Alert Level 2. Last...

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7 August 2020

New fund aims to get more Wellingtonians moving

With spring less than a month away, Wellington City Council is challenging...

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7 August 2020

Regional Sector Update 17

Following an announcement by Minister Grant Robertson on Monday, the new Community...

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31 July 2020

Sustainability efforts recognised at the 2020 Wellington Gold Awards

With the use of 44,000 reusuable cups and the implementation of an...

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31 July 2020

Regional Sector Update - 16

The new Community Resilience Fund (CRF) opens this week. For this round,...

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23 July 2020

College Sport Wellington seeks input on draft Strategic Plan

Over the past several months College Sport Wellington has been considering the...

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23 July 2020

Regional Sector Update - 15

This week's newsletter focuses on the future, as we learn from our...