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Keeping fit and active by playing sport or volunteering

Every year, more than 750,000 volunteers contribute over 50 million voluntary hours to sport in New Zealand. We call them "sport makers, hearts of our community", because without them, sport just simply wouldn't happen. Referees, line [...]

May 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Keeping fit and active by playing sport or volunteering

Commonwealth Games reps get hearty hometown welcome

It has been a busy first half of 2018 for the team here at Sport Manawatū. We're all taking stock of how well this region embraces sport and an active lifestyle. We have celebrated many [...]

May 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Commonwealth Games reps get hearty hometown welcome

Commonwealth Games success and options for winter exercise

  The Commonwealth Games are a pivotal event for many athletes across the world and I have had the privilege of being involved with the New Zealand team for three separate Games. This year was [...]

April 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Commonwealth Games success and options for winter exercise

TOP TARARUA SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Friday night saw the celebration of the Tararua region’s top sportspeople at the Downer Tararua Sports Awards, held at the Dannevirke Town Hall. The evening celebrated and recognised the achievements over the last two years. [...]

April 24th, 2018|Comments Off on TOP TARARUA SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Finalists Announced for the Downer Tararua Sports Awards

  An impressive list of local sportspeople have been named as finalists for this year’s Downer Tararua Sports Awards. The biennial sporting awards, organised by Sport Manawatu, provides the opportunity to celebrate and recognise the [...]

April 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Finalists Announced for the Downer Tararua Sports Awards

Looking to the Future with new Sports House

From left, Rehari Wharawhara, Rawiri Shedlock and Tetiwha Wharawhara after completing the Whānau Tri 2017. It's that time again. On Saturday, it's time for the annual Humphries Construction Whānau Tri at Ongley Park and the [...]

April 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Looking to the Future with new Sports House

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TOP TARARUA SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Friday night saw the celebration of the Tararua region’s top sportspeople at the Downer Tararua Sports Awards, held at the Dannevirke Town Hall. The evening celebrated and recognised the achievements over the last two years. [...]

April 24th, 2018|Comments Off on TOP TARARUA SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Finalists Announced for the Downer Tararua Sports Awards

  An impressive list of local sportspeople have been named as finalists for this year’s Downer Tararua Sports Awards. The biennial sporting awards, organised by Sport Manawatu, provides the opportunity to celebrate and recognise the [...]

April 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Finalists Announced for the Downer Tararua Sports Awards

TOP MANAWATU SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Tonight saw the celebration of the Manawatu region’s top sportspeople at the Central Energy Trust (CET) Manawatu Sports Awards, held at the CET Arena in Palmerston North. Taking out the CET Supreme Sportsperson of the [...]

March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on TOP MANAWATU SPORTSPEOPLE CELEBRATED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Manawatu Toyota Grassroots Sports Awards 2017

Manawatu’s most dedicated volunteers took to the stage of the Palmerston North Conference and Function Centre last Friday, November 17 at the Manawatu Toyota Grassroots Sports Awards. From Youth to Super Volunteers (25+ years [...]

November 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Manawatu Toyota Grassroots Sports Awards 2017