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6 December 2019

Meet Mereana

Mereana joined Green Prescription after a referral from her GP. This is...

vacancy holder v2
4 December 2019

New faces in the Healthy Lifestyles Team

It's an exciting time in the Healthy Lifestyles Team with three new...

club sport
26 November 2019

So what is the role (and future) of the traditional sports body and club?

Written by Svend Elkjaer - Director, Sports Marketing Network

Across many Western countries,...

Brainwave1
23 November 2019

How does play impact the brain?

Sarah Best from the Brainwave Trust recently shared research on why and...

Chelsea Edwards SPOTYS 2019
21 November 2019

Swimmer wins Supreme Sports Award

Chelsey Edwards recently took home the Supreme Sports Award at the 2019...

Support Cricket Coaches v2
21 November 2019

How to keep coaches engaged and enjoying their sport

Like many sports organisations, Cricket Wellington are striving to ensure their players are having great...

sport leaders
21 November 2019

Managers and Leaders discuss importance of balance in youth sport

Sport Managers and Leaders from around the greater Wellington region recently gathered...

Nixon flip
21 November 2019

Winning coach says self awareness is key to success

“I like to think that you can become successful as a person,...

movinmarch news
20 November 2019

Movin’March Earlybird registrations are now open for 2020

Article written by Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s region-wide FREE...

Values influence reaction
18 November 2019

What are your values and how do they influence how you react to a situation?

Attendees at the Lead Teachers Forum last week explored this question, whilst completing a...

Healthy Active Learning
18 November 2019

Introducing the new initiative - Healthy Active Learning

Healthy Active Learning has three components:Health promotion staff and toolkit to support...

Wellington East Girls Student Coaching
13 November 2019

Wellington East Girls College put learning into action

As part of NCEA Level 2, 2.9 Achievement Standard, a PE class...

Helping build better coaches
31 October 2019

Sport Wellington hosts its second two day workshop to build better coaches

Over 19 & 20 September, Sport Wellington facilitated their second Coach Developer...

Korea - UNESCO Opening Ceremony
29 October 2019

Young leader attends global conference on using sport to effect positive change

Sport has long been accepted as a tool for significant physical and...

Leading Leaders Programme Conclusion
25 October 2019

Leading Leaders Programme concludes and looks to the future

The inaugural Leading Leaders Development Programme concluded on 17 September in a...

Sarah Leberman Exercising Leadership
18 October 2019

How to exercise leadership and the importance of recognising privilege

Exercising leadership is the notion that any person, sure of their strengths,...

BFSRTB fruit and veges1
18 October 2019

Wellington Round the Bays attempts to break Guinness World Record

On 16 February 2020, Wellington Round the Bays will attempt to break...

Wainui sports cluster 1
16 October 2019

Wainuiomata sports cluster continues to expand opportunities for students

Following on from the successful Wainuiomata Primary School Dance Festival in Term...

Women & Girls Summit Diversity Panel
15 October 2019

Staff summarise key messages and next steps from Women & Girls Summit

It may be one week since the Sport NZ Women & Girl’s...

school athlete
15 October 2019

SportStart workshop: Teaching Athletics in a developmentally appropriate way

Teachers from across the Wellington region came together, in the Johnsonville Community...