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Sport and recreation annual forum
Each year the Council holds this forum with the aim of strengthening relationships and improving communication with sport and recreation organisations in Wellington.
The forum is free and open to representatives from Wellington sport and recreation organisations , including:
- recreational groups
- regional and national organisations
- informal recreation users
- anyone interested in getting involved.
2015 Sport and Recreation Forum
6.15pm - 8.30pm, Tuesday 14 April, ASB Sports Centre, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie
We have a very talented range of speakers to directly address the issues that were brought up at last year's forum as well as plenty of networking time and yummy food. Free parking is available.
Note: We have had a change of keynote speaker - we now have Gavin Larsen, the legendary Black Cap who played in the 1992 World Cup Semi-final and has been Cricket Operations Manager for Cricket World Cup 2015.
Registration is free. The deadline for registration is 9 April 2015.
Register for the forum
Itinerary for the night
- 6.15pm - 6.40pm: Networking / nibbles
- 6.40pm - 6.50pm: Councillor Paul Eagle
- 6.50pm - 7.05pm: Mayor Celia Wade-Brown
- 7.10pm - 7.30pm: Keynote speech: Legacy of the World Cup on NZ Cricket, by Gavin Larsen, Cricket Operations Manager, Cricket World Cup
- 7.30pm - 8.30pm: Breakout sessions:
- Helping Your Membership Thrive - Warren Hall, Island Bay Tennis and Squash Club
- How 'Sportsvilles' Work - Paora Ammunson, Greytown Sport and Leisure Executive Officer and Trudy Englebretsen, Fraser Park Sportsville General Manager
- The Power of Vision/Purpose/Values - Kevin WIlson - Sport Wellington
For more information, email email@example.com or read this information sheet about the speakers (20KB PDF).
2014 Sport and Recreation Forum
The 2014 Sport and Recreation Forum was held on 17 June at the ASB Sports Centre.
Resources and presentations from the forum
Summary notes from workshop session (59KB PDF)
- What are the challenges your sport, club or organisation is currently facing?
- What are you doing to solve these challenges?
Break out session 1 - Online resources for clubs and organisations
Break out session 2 - Developing a successful club or sport
Break out session 3 - What's hot in our open spaces
Sport and recreation updates
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