Archive for the 'Sport' Category

Kick-off times announced for nine FIFA World Cup matches at Stadium

News from WCC
An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the 52 matches of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand next year. Read more »

Students create their own on-line league to find legends

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington will host an e-sport tournament over the holidays, with students co-ordinating and competing in online games. Read more »

A tale of two cinemas

by Lindsay Shelton
A second cinema has been affected by city council actions (or lack of them). Read more »

AFL Saints will be marching in with student-designed guernseys

Press Release – Massey University
Two student designers will be excited more than most when St Kilda AFL players take the field at Westpac Stadium in Wellington for their Anzac Day match against the Brisbane Lions – they designed the players’ guernsey. Read more »

Sport Wellington wins communications award for Round the Bays

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Sport Wellington has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards organised by Sport NZ. Read more »

Karori Cemetery to host Sport Wellington Buggy Walk

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Hundreds of buggies are to stroll through Karori Cemetery on Thursday May 1st for Sport Wellington’s monthly Buggy Walk. Read more »

Wellington startup aims to end hunting accidents

Press Release – Hunter Safety Lab
Wellington start-up Hunter Safety Lab says there needs to be greater awareness around the subconscious psychological factors that can cause safety conscious, experienced hunters to mistakenly shoot another hunter. Read more »

Fifa U-20 World Cup kick-off times announced

Press Release – FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015
An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. Read more »

Regional Council organising Easter ride from Oriental Bay to Mt Victoria

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
Cyclists are invited to take part in Wellington’s inaugural Easter ride tomorrow evening from Oriental Bay to Mt Victoria – via the Miramar Peninsula and Lyall Bay. Read more »

“Playbook” presentation goes on the road

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League
Local league communities now have a chance to see the vision for the game, with NZRL chief executive Phil Holden beginning his national tour to present his “Playbook” strategic plan. Read more »

Futsal and floorball for students at indoor sports centre

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ
Students from around greater Wellington proved that having a disability was no barrier to enjoying sport during the College Sport Wellington Sports Tabloid Day. Students with disabilities participated in floorball, futsal, indoor bowls and netball at the Sports Tabloid Day held at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie on Wednesday. Read more »

Wellington hosting Four Nations league final in November

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League
Wellington will have an early opportunity to show it’s ready for 2017 Rugby League World Cup fixtures, when it hosts the final in this year’s Four Nations tournament. Read more »

Hutt City Crazyman entries arriving, after almost 25 years

Press Release – Crazyman Event
Entries for this year’s Hutt City Crazyman are already flowing in. Read more »

Beginner coaches learn basics at Sport Wellington workshop

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Beginner coaches are being taught the ins and outs of coaching at the KiwiSport ‘Getting Started in Coaching’ workshop organised by local Regional Sports Trust, Sport Wellington. The entry level workshops aim to provide support to new or contemplative coaches, whether it be parents, teachers, students or volunteers. Read more »

New video captures impact of sport on senior Porirua students

Press Release – Ignite Sport

Youth development organisation Ignite Sport has launched a new video featuring eight former Porirua College students. Read more »

Record entries expected for Wellington Marathon in June

Press Release – Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon
Looking for a mid-winter running goal? Then join 5000 others for Wellington’s Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and Kids’ Magic Mile. Read more »

Keith Spry Pool closing for $6m redevelopment

Press Release – Wellington City Council
The Keith Spry Pool will close from 9pm, Thursday 17 April as part of a $6million redevelopment. Read more »

Richter City Roller Derby moving to Kilbirnie

Press Release – Richter City Roller Derby
Wellington’s Richter City Roller Derby is rolling into its first game of the season – with a new venue. Read more »

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