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Sport Manawatu is all about getting people of all ages and
backgrounds, active every day through sport, recreation and physical activity.

We serve and support the Manawatu, Horowhenua, Tararua and Palmerston North District Councils with opportunities
such as training for teachers and coaches, local and national funding, as well as amazing venues and sports events.

Everything we do aims to increase participation and active recreation as we constantly strive to inspire over 500 clubs,
100 primary schools, 20 secondary schools and over 40 regional sports associations or club equivalents.


Cycling Uncovered

20 September 2017 6:00 pm - 3 November 2017 7:30 pm

Manawatu Toyota Grassroots Sport Awards

17 November 2017 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Central Energy Trust Manawatu Sports Awards

2nd March 2018 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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Finalists Confirmed for House of Travel Stephen Parsons Secondary School Sport Awards

October 13th, 2017|

To download a PDF version of the Finalists, please click here: Finalists House of Travel Stephen Parsons Secondary School Sports Awards 2017 To recognise the achievements of our student athletes, officials and volunteers. With over 182 nominations and a new major sponsor, the Manawatu Secondary School Sport Awards is set for another fantastic evening later this month, dedicated to recognising student achievement. The House of Travel Stephen Parsons Manawatu Secondary School Sports Awards will recognise almost 100 New Zealand representatives on October 25. Sport Manawatu’s Chief Executive, Trevor Shailer, says the Awards are an important part of sport [...]

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October 3rd, 2017|

  SCHICK CHAMPIONSHIPS SECONDARY SCHOOL BASKETBALL NATIONALS ‘850 secondary school students from 70 secondary schools are set to arrive in Palmerston North this weekend for the Schick Championships! ‘ Palmerston North is set to host one of the largest secondary school events on the sporting calendar next week. The Schick Championships – New Zealand’s secondary school basketball nationals - tips off on Monday, October 2 at Central Energy Trust Arena and promises to be one of the best championships to date! The week-long event is expected to have a significant [...]