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Her best is yet to come: Fitzpatrick grabs Pulse opportunity

News from Netball New Zealand
For netball nomad Sulu Fitzpatrick, finding her way to Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse for the 2018 ANZ Premiership could well prove the turning point in a promising but unfulfilled career.
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Sprinter and marathon runner win Athletics Wellington Awards

News from Athletics Wellington
Sprinter Alex Haye and marathon athlete Ruby Muir were the key winners in the Athletics Wellington awards at Newtown Park yesterday, with promising teen middle distance athlete Finn Seeds picking up several awards. Read more »

Sport Wellington wins award as a Gender Diversity champion

Press Release – Governance NZ
Women on Boards and Governance NZ are thrilled to reveal the winners for this year’s Women in Governance Awards! Read more »

Young rugby players at Basin Reserve for winter weekends

News from Cricket Wellington
From this Saturday, Wellington’s Basin Reserve will again host winter codes as junior rugby players, followed by junior footballers on Sunday, take to the ground. Read more »

Six students win bike vouchers for walking or wheeling to school

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
The winners of the regional council’s active travel to school promotion are announced. In the Movin March WOW Passport Challenge, students who walked or wheeled their way to school got their passports stamped each day and went into the draw to win one of six $300 Avanti vouchers. Read more »

Kiwi Rotax Karters on top in Australia

Report from KartSport
Kiwi karters Josh Hart and Ryan Wood claimed class wins and compatriots Jackson Rooney and Sebastian Manson backed them up with podium finishes at the third round of Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich in Queensland on Sunday. Read more »

Priority or not? $14m upgrade of two parks in northern suburbs

Northern Ward Councillors Peter Gilberd, Jill Day and Malcolm Sparrow at Newlands Park
Northern Ward councillors Peter Gilberd, Jill Day and Malcolm Sparrow at Newlands Park

News from WCC
Newlands Park and Grenada North Park – should they be upgraded? Or are there better ways to spend the Council’s budget? Read more »

Council-community partnership leads to more tracks on Makara Peak

News from Wellington City Council
Working in partnership with community group Makara Peak Supporters, Wellington City Council plans to help fund and build a series of new tracks at Wellington’s premier mountain biking destination, Makara Peak. Read more »

Synchronised Swimming championship in Wellington

Press Release – Wellington Synchronised Swimming
The North Island Synchronised Swimming Championship will be hosted by Wellington Synchro this month. Read more »

Upper Hutt aquatic centre recognised for safety

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council
H²O Xtream has once again been awarded the PoolSafe accreditation from New Zealand Recreation Association and Water Safety New Zealand. Read more »

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