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Find out about the free sport and recreation forum the Council holds every year and sign up to get a newsletter about upcoming workshops.

Two cyclists on Mount Victoria.

View of Wellington from Mount Victoria


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:

  • clubs
  • recreational groups
  • regional and national organisations
  • informal recreation users
  • anyone interested in getting involved.

2015 Sport and Recreation Forum

The 2015 Sport and Rec Forum was held on 14 April and was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who came along and also to our wonderful speakers who took the time out of their day to give something back to the Sport and Recreation community.

We have a copy of all the presentations available here:

Impact of the World Cup on NZ Cricket - Gavin Larsen, Cricket Operations Manager, Cricket World Cup

Helping Your Membership Thrive (1.4MB PDF) - Warren Hall, Island Bay Tennis and Squash Club

Greytown 'Sportsville' (1.4MB PDF) - Paora Ammunson, Greytown Sport and Leisure Executive Officer

Fraser Park 'Sportsville' (2.5MB PDF) - Trudy Englebretsen, Fraser Park Sportsville General Manager

The Power of Vision/Purpose/Values (2.4MB PDF) - Kevin WIlson - Sport Wellington

For more information, email 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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More information

Business Support - Sport and Recreation

Phone: (04) 803 8222