KiwiSport Funded Programmes

Listed below are the KiwiSport programmes that are currently delivering across the Wellington region. Please contact the providers directly to find out more information. 

 

AFL Programmes: 

AFL NZ Kiwikick

AFL New Zealand (KiwiKick [in-school & competition delivery])

Contact -

Reg Ranchhod

schools@aflnz.co.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Lower Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 December 2020

This multifaceted programme includes the following opportunities for children’s participation: AFL KiwiKick School Sessions, AFL Secondary School Programme Sessions, Unstructured play opportunities within the school environment, AFL KiwiKick After School Centre and a Youth Competition at Hutt Park in Seaview.

 

 

Badminton Programmes:

Badminton NZ

Badminton New Zealand (Shuttletime)

Contact -

Brent Miller

brent@badminton.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

This multifaceted programme includes the following: (a) A Shuttletime tutor course (coach developer) run to ensure local associations have 2 tutors trained (b) Each association run a Shuttletime youth leader course for 12 local students (c) Each student to volunteer in one of 6 new programmes in venues out in the local community while being mentored by experienced coaches (d) each association will run 1 event termly for all the new participants to participate at the home venue and strengthen the connection back to the club (e) youth leaders will be accredited as a world badminton federation Shuttletime youth leader and associations to work with these new coaches to continue delivering into the community.

 

 

Basketball Programmes:

Ball Never Lies

Ball Never Lies (Before-School and Holiday Programme Delivery)

Contact -

Sam Twomey

ballneverliesnz@gmail.com

Setting: Before School, Holiday Programme

Region: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Age: Intermediate School participants (10-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 1 May 2020

Ball Never Lies currently offer a basketball programme in the Hutt Valley to both boys and girls aged between 10 and 17 years old - currently coordinated by two voluntary coaches. This programme primarily targets those youth who face environmental or financial barriers and cannot afford conventional basketball clinics (however all youth are welcome). They run training sessions 3 times a week from 6am – 7.30am on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, in addition to school holiday programmes with 3 sessions per week in the school holidays.

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Capital Zone Basketball (Porirua League)

Contact -

Damien Ekenasio

info@capitalbasketball.org

Setting: After School

Region: Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 6 April 2020

Porirua Basketball Association (PBA) and Capital Zone Basketball (CZBT) are collaborating on this project, implementing a Primary/Intermediate Basketball league in Porirua. The aim of this initiative is to activate a community of schools in Porirua to participate in physical activity through basketball games.

 

 

Coaching Programmes:

Student Coaching

Sport Wellington (Student Coach Programme)

Contact -

Tim Mannix

timm@sportwellington.org.nz

Setting: During school time, After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Kapiti, Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 31 July 2020

This project will deliver directly to secondary-school student coaches providing them with generic and sport-specific coach development. The project will place a strong emphasis on the role that coaches play in supporting and delivering sports experiences that enhance the Physical Literacy of their athletes/participants. The key delivery mechanism will be a series of one day workshops in Terms 1 and 2 in different locations throughout the Wellington, Wairarapa & Kapiti regions. Additionally, delivery will occur via in-school sessions with targeted schools.

 

 

Crossfit Programmes:

Crossfit

Crossfit Porirua (CrossFit Teens)

Contact -

David McLaughlin

david.mclaughlin@ccdhb.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 1 November 2020

Crossfit Porirua Kids/Teens is a functional movement-based strength and conditioning programme. Crossfit Porirua currently run x3 Teen classes and x1 Kids class a week. Their main focus is to develop fitness and movement for rangatahi based in the Porirua area.

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BGI [Boys and Girls Institute] (Patu Pods)

Contact -

Jacinta Krefft

jacinta@bgi.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Patu Pods essentially contain a high-end gym in a container for deployment in largely lower socio-economic areas. The mobile pods come fully equipped and are accessible, durable and simple by design. Many of BGI’s rangatahi alumni aspire to become PTs and this will provide them the platform to learn and start their own part time businesses. Patu gyms, are a nation-wide brand bringing fitness/wellbeing programmes to the people, particularly for those from gang families who find it hard to access or attend a gym for a variety of reasons. Patu gyms use a team of mobile trainers and offer fitness in the workplace, schools, community and marae.

 

 

Floorball Programmes:

Wellington Floorball

Wellington Floorball (Floorball school development programme)

Contact -

Christian Bertschinger

info@wellingtonfloorball.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Kapiti

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Delivery of a Floorball school development programme in the wider Wellington region delivered outside curriculum time. Sessions are led by experienced Floorball coaches and each class/group will receive on average three sessions over three consecutive weeks. Each school will receive a set of equipment that stays at the school and enables the schools to play Floorball at a regular basis. Wellington Floorball will also run coaching courses for interested teachers and students; new coaches will be shown how to successfully run Floorball sessions for various age groups and various abilities. A small tournament for the various participating schools to play Floorball games on a proper Floorball rink will mark the end of programme delivery.

 

 

Football Programmes:

Wellington Football

Capital Football (Youth Female Football Project)

Contact -

Maia Vink

maia@capitalfootball.org.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Wairarapa

Age: Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Increasing the engagement, participation at this age, and improving the infrastructure around youth women’s football will help address the downward trend of players leaving the sport. The implementation of an U18 League for female youth players, and the delivery of coaching sessions in schools by contracted coaches from the Female Coach Development Programme (FCDP) will directly influence the likelihood of females remaining in the game from junior, to youth, to senior football.

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Capital Football (Wairarapa College Futsal League)

Contact -

Tom Withnall

futsal@capitalfootball.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wairarapa

Age: Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 17 December 2020

Wairarapa based College Futsal League that runs in term 1 and term 4 each year starting from 2020. To begin with the league will engage 6 local Wairarapa High Schools, will be run over a 6-week period each term on Tuesday afternoons/evenings, and is targeted at school years 9-10 (junior) and 11-13 (senior).

 

 

Hockey Programmes:

Wellington Hockey

Wellington Hockey Association (Hockey Heart Programme)

Contact -

Cat Gooding

cat@wellingtonhockey.org.nz

Setting: During lunch time, After school, Weekends, Holidays

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 June 2020

The aim of this programme is to provide opportunities for young women in low decile areas to have access to hockey, a sport they can play for life, but also access to other sports and ways of moving their bodies in a safe space and learning about well-being for them and their whanau. The programme creates an environment where the girls feel able to try something new, connect to a group of people whilst also learning about well-being.

Rimutaka Inline Hockey Club (Multifaceted Inline Delivery Programme)

Contact -

Sandy Nimmo

sanimmo@xtra.co.nz

Setting: During School, After school

Region: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 June 2020

This project involves several aspects; most notably (a) a variety of different approaches to primary schools in the Hutt Valley with a view to providing them with information and demonstration at school assemblies, with flyers being distributed after the presentation providing every child with an opportunity to have a free session (b) in some instances and by special appointment, allowing some children in some classes to "have a go" (c) training and mentoring of teenage players to facilitate development of their knowledge, skills and confidence to help them become competent instructors (d) creating, promoting and delivering community based programmes.

 

 

Korfball Programmes:

Korfball Wellington

Wellington Korfball (Korfball Holiday Programme Delivery) 

Contact -

Alan Johnston

wellingtonkorfballclub@gmail.com

Setting: Holiday Programme

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Wellington Korfball Club’s korfball development officers work to introduce korfball, applying play-based learning methods to teach new players the basics within a Holiday Programme setting.

 

 

Mentorship Programmes:

Mentorships

Ignite Sport Trust (Fusion Programme)

Contact -

Kevin Goldsbury

kevin@ignitesport.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 October 2020

Ignite Sport workers and volunteers engage with predominately Maori, Pacifika or former Refugee young people who attend lower decile Intermediate and High schools in the Wellington Region both in and out of school hours. The programmes have been developed to support the needs of these specific young people, to provide them with the ability to access a range of opportunities and to choose to engage in school activities and sports. Ignite Sport (working in partnership with the local schools) deliver these programmes for full days during the school week off site.

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Wairarapa Youth Charitable Trust (Youth Wellbeing)

Contact -

Simon Ellis

office@wairarapaboxingacademy.org.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 April 2020

The Trust runs Wairarapa Boxing Academy (an Academy within the Billy Graham Youth Foundation, a nationally respected organisation with a proven track-record in youth development), empowering young people to be the best that they can be, both in their chosen sports and in their personal lives. Boxing is used as a mechanism for youth development; not only to provide a physical outlet, but to offer a safe space, meaningful social interactions, positive role models, rules, discipline, and a place for achievement and learning.

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Wairarapa Cricket Association [RSO Collab] (Female Participation & Volunteer Development - FDO)

Contact -

Simon Roseingrave

wairarapacricket01@gmail.com

Setting: During school time, During lunch time, After school

Region: Masterton, Carterton, South Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 June 2020

This programme aims to achieve the following priorities: (a) Increasing Female participation through delivery of activity undertaken by female development officer/s, with increased targeting of secondary school aged girls (b) Extending participation opportunities into female Festival day creation and options of social female competitions (c) A system of incorporating the female voice into volunteering through investigating and establishing joint female only coach courses by creating non-threatening female environments (b) Exploring a system of forums and/or working groups to encourage and engage the female voice more comprehensively.

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Wairarapa Cricket Association (Kia Hakinakina Extension)

Contact -

Simon Roseingrave

wairarapacricket01@gmail.com

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Kapiti, Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

The focuses of the project will be: (a) Workforce Expertise and Teacher Competency – Professional Development (b) Project Management – Planning & Implementation (c) Kia Hakinakina working directly with Lead & Syndicate Teachers and their classes in an extended number of settings 8 schools to deliver sessions (d) Student Leaders and Full Staff Education sessions (e) Teaching Games for Understanding (f) Resource Creation & Utilisation (g) Festival Activities (h) Te Reo / Dance & Music Incorporation.

Wairarapa Cricket Association [RSO Collab] (Kia Hakinakina Extension)

Contact -

Simon Roseingrave

wairarapacricket01@gmail.com

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Alignment of delivery with sport specific in-school environments (Kia Hakinakina deliverers working alongside volunteer sports coaches to incorporate FMS thinking and activity). Additionally, incorporation of Te Reo into delivery - allowing increased opportunities in increased settings, incorporation of Dance and Music as an extension of the project and extending assistance around PE Planning and creation of measurement tools and concepts for use are included in this extension.

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Sport Wellington (Run and Become)

Contact -

Naomi Dujardin

naomid@sportwellington.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Kapiti, Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 March 2020

Run and Become is a pilot project aimed at providing unique physical activity opportunities to 250 children and their whānau in the Greater Wellington Region, linking with the annual Wellington Round the Bays Fun Run/Walk. The project will facilitate free weekly sessions (co-designed by pupils) at 10 schools throughout the Wellington region led by a “champion” teacher/parent within each school and supported by a Project Coordinator. Entry will be provided for a total of 250 school pupils (aged 8 – 12 years old) into Round the Bays 2020, including bus transport to and from the event. Project “champions” will identify four older pupils in each school to become Physical Activity Leaders (PALs), assisting with the development and delivery of the sessions.

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Wellington East Girls' College (Specialised Activity Delivery)

Contact -

Pip Caughley

Pip.caughley@wegc.school.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wellington

Age: Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Wellington East Girls’ College (WEGC) have developed a programme that will be run before/after school and lunchtimes to give WEGC girls the opportunity to participate in a new sporting activity, regardless of their fitness or sporting level. The programme is broad enough to appeal to all of the girls, with activities focusing on the girls’ mental wellbeing or looking to enhance other groups they belong to such as Kapa Haka.

 

 

Netball Programmes:

Netball Wellington

Netball Wellington Centre Incorporated (Male Netball Leagues)

Contact -

Sue Geale

gm@netballwellington.co.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington

Age: Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 1 April 2020

Netball Wellington Centre Inc. want to provide an opportunity for Year 9 male athletes and above to play the game of netball. Currently they can play up until Year 8 and then must play indoor netball or wait until they are 16 to participate in men's netball. Netball Wellington Centre Inc. want to be creative around the game so that it is exciting and fun - but also helps their young teens both mentally and physically through exercise and socialisation.

 

 

Play Programmes:

Play Programmes

Upper Hutt City Council (Play Advisor Position)

Contact -

Ellie Davidson

ellie.davidson@uhcc.govt.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Upper Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 28 February 2021

This project will have a new locally based position in Upper Hutt dedicated to play, who will support the development and growth of play within two Upper Hutt communities. Work will initially be focussed on the identified communities in Upper Hutt establishing a ‘state of play’ and creating a range of play opportunities for children and young people by activating spaces. Upper Hutt City Council will develop a network of Play Champions within these communities and provide them with professional development around the value of play for children and young people.

Nature School NZ (Bush Sprouts programme)

Contact -

Leo Smith

leo@natureschoolnz.co.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Porirua

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old),

Programme End Date: 20 August 2020

The Bush Sprouts programme is a long-term, child led nature play programme that is run for 10 weeks/a school term in low decile/participation schools in our community. Nature School provide equipment and opportunities for children to enjoy and live healthy active lifestyles. The learning and growth in physical literacy is vast; children show growth in self-confidence, physical ability, leadership, balance, risk assessment, resilience, fundamental movement skills, and feel positively about being active and recreating outside.

Hutt City Council (PUKUTAKARO)

Contact -

Mark Curr

mark.curr@huttcity.govt.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Lower Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

Pukutakaro is a pair of events which create positive, fun and safe environments for our Tamariki to explore active play and sport and contribute to their physical literacy (a) ‘Playdays’ is a project which aims to grow the amount of active play which happens in our school communities. It does so by creating a positive and fun environment for active play and physical literacy experimentation on school grounds (b) ‘Naenae and Taita: Play HQ’ presents a regular setting for exploration of active play and sport. These sessions take place weekdays after school and offer an ongoing opportunity for our Tamariki to play and be active throughout the school year.

 

 

Skateboard Programmes:

Skateboarding

OnBoard Skate Incorporated (Young Girls/Women Delivery Programme)

Contact -

Steve Hodges

steve@onboardskate.org.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 September 2020

OnBoard Skate aim to increase sport and recreation opportunities for girls and young women by providing individuals and groups with a pathway from school and solo participation in skateboarding (or non-participation) into an established community of like-minded people (Girls Skateboarding Crew). This will provide opportunities for them to receive social support from a group of like-minded people and instruction from experienced female skateboarders to improve their fundamental gross and fine motor skills, self-confidence, resilience and physical and mental well-being.

 

 

Sports Director/Coordinator Roles:

Sports Director

PPSSA [Ngati Toa School] (Sports Director Role)

Contact -

Kaye Brunton

principal@ngatitoa.school.nz

Setting: n/a

Region: Porirua

Age: Primary School participants (5-10 years old)

Programme End Date: 31 October 2020

PPSSA’s overall aim is to reduce the major socio-economic barriers facing their schools, that may be preventing full participation in the opportunities that are available. As a cluster there are a total of 12 events over the year coordinated by PPSSA that the children have the opportunity to attend. PPSSA serve a total of 2,686 tamariki each year, 83% who come from Maori or Pasifika backgrounds with 56% of PPSSA schools being decile 1.

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Greytown Sport & Leisure Society Inc. (Sports Convenor)

Contact -

Jackie Gray

greytownsport@xtra.co.nz

Setting: n/a

Region: Masterton, Carterton, South Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 September 2020

It is envisioned that to provide high quality and varied experiences requires good coordination for the 12 South Wairarapa Primary Schools, via a part time Sports Convenor position. The Sports Convenor looks after the coordination and delivery of sporting experiences for this group.

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Otaki Kapiti Principals Group (Primary Schools Sports Coordinator)

Contact -

Steven Caldwell

principal@paraparaumu.school.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Kapiti

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 30 November 2020

The Kapiti Primary School Sports Programme facilitates and delivers safe, well organised, professional sporting activities and events that are fun and engaging for 17 Schools across the region (Otaki through to Paekakariki). In the course of a year, our Primary Schools Sports Coordinator delivers 17 inter and intra-school events designed to give students from years 4-8 an authentic experience whilst increasing skill level, confidence and physical competence.

 

 

Swimming Programmes:

Swimming

Fulton Swim School (Swimming Lesson & Water Safety sessions)

Contact -

Daniel Fulton

dan@fultonswimschool.co.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old)

Programme End Date: 20 July 2020

Delivery of 10 x 30min, with a ratio of 1:10 swim teacher: student. Fulton deliver components of Water Safety alongside a nationally recognized Swim Competency Program through Water Skills for Life, which aims to teach children the 27 key Water Safety Competencies, on how to be safe and survive in and around water.

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Sport Wellington Wairarapa (Aquatic Education)

Contact -

Kerewai Tatana

kerewait@sportwellington.org.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 24 February 2020

Providing aquatic education for primary and secondary school non-swimmers and their parents. With a Whanau Ora Approach and one that aligns with the Active Families processes.

 

 

Tennis Programmes:

Tennis

Hutt Valley Tennis (Multi-faceted Tennis Delivery Approach)

Contact -

Jan Milne

janmilne1@gmail.com

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old) 

Programme End Date: 30 September 2020

This multifaceted programme includes the following: (a) Community Events: Delivery of free tennis experience at community events in areas of higher deprivation (b) Tennis Club access and programmes: The Participation Manager in consultation with club committees, junior convenors, coaches, parents and children will work to enhance the ease of joining and strengthen programmes in clubs (c) School and Club Links: To establish three key annual events that attract high participation numbers from schools and generate interest and enthusiasm for tennis at their local club (d) Coach Development: Develop coaches through the TNZ Tennis Coach Development Pathways and Sport Wellington coach evaluation seminars.

 

Youth Group/After-School Care Programmes:

Youth Group 

CLM Masterton (ASC/Holiday Programme Activity Delivery)

Contact -

Olivia Bradley

oliviabradley@clmnz.co.nz

Setting: Both before and after school

Region: Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 31 October 2020

Daily before school care, after school care and holiday programmes for children aged 5-14 years supporting local families. CLM Masterton’s programmes offer a variety of activities and sports to keep the kids entertained and happy while present at the programme. As a recreation and leisure company one of CLM Masterton’s goals is to help children keep active and healthy.

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dsport (Youth Group Activity)

Contact -

Catriona McBean

catriona@dsport.nz

Setting: After school

Region: Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Kapiti, Wairarapa

Age: Primary/Intermediate School participants (5-12 years old), Secondary School participants (13-18 years old)

Programme End Date: 31 August 2020

A Youth Group programme that looks to provide entry level opportunities for young children with physical disabilities. Additionally, dsport accommodate children who have been involved for a few years and are now getting older and more capable – providing them with para sport pathway.

 

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