Legends of Sport

SPORT MANAWATU & SHOE CLINIC HAVE JOINED FORCES TO GET OUR COMMUNITY ACTIVE!

Shoe Clinic donates $10K of Shoes Left: Marcus Howie (Active Families Advisor), Kayne Gartner (Active Teens participant), Katrina Gemmell (Active Team Leader) and Nick Birchfield (Director of Shoe Clinic).   Shoe Clinic has donated over 40 pairs of shoes worth close to $10,000 to support Sport Manawatu and their ‘Active Team’ to give more people the opportunity to participate in sport and active recreation. As a not for profit organisation, the support from local businesses is vital, as it provided us the opportunity to make a difference within our community and potentially change someone’s life. The 'Active Team' cover the [...]

2018-10-01T11:15:39+12:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Legends of Sport|

CEO Trevor Shailer broadens his horizons in Switzerland

Switzerland is calling this week as I head off over there for the first of three learning installments as part of my executive masters in sport organisation management. Each session is a two-week intensive learning block investigating key areas of organisational management. First up, the focus is on strategic management, governance, performance, risk management and financial management. Not only will all the participants be learning valuable applicable skills, it will also give me a great opportunity to network and rub shoulders with sports leaders from all over the world. Admission to the programme is highly competitive, with the admission committee [...]

2019-01-09T15:50:44+12:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Legends of Sport|

Sport Manawatū’s building mate, Special Olympics NZ, announces Games team

Working across the whole sporting system is our goal here at Sport Manawatū. We do this in many ways, from our sport development team, which works across an array of sporting codes, to our active team, which helps people get healthier and active. Something a little less known perhaps is how we support our sporting partners with a constantly evolving shared-services model. Right now, we lease office space, share a receptionist and administration services, and offer specialist advice to the sports organisations that reside in our building. This model is constantly growing and it is a big part of why [...]

2018-06-08T09:01:43+12:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Legends of Sport|

Finalists are revealed for the Central Energy Trust Manawatu Sports Awards

31th January 2018 Finalists Named: Central Energy Trust Manawatū Sports Awards. A heavyweight group of athletes make up this year’s finalists for the Central Energy Trust Manawatū Sports Awards - the region’s top sporting honours. With 13 categories, the annual sporting awards recognise athletes, coaches and administrators who display outstanding achievement and dedication to their respective sporting code. This year’s finalists include high-profile athletes such as Levi Sherwood (Freestyle Motorcross), Sarah Goss (Rugby 15’s & 7’s), Ngani Laumape (Rugby Union), Yvette McCausland-Durie (Netball) and Brendan Hartley (Motorsport). Sport Manawatū CEO Trevor Shailer says it’s [...]

2018-02-21T14:09:09+12:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Legends of Sport|