Grants – Review and Plan

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

The grant funding process is ongoing throughout the year but it’s easy for it to take a back seat when things get busy. However, for many Clubs grants are what get wages paid, facilities improved, equipment purchased or athletes sent to competitions – in other words, vital for the running of your Club. Below are some areas to focus on … Read More

Upcoming Events – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

Rimutaka Junior Champs 5-6 August 2017 Rimutaka Gymsports 55 Montgomery Cresent WAG STEPs 1-6, MAG Level 1 – 3 Entry fee $45 per gymnast Flyer Entry and judging form   Waikanae Gymnastics Club – Gym For All Stage Festival • 27 August 2017 • Waikanae Memorial Hall, Pehi Kupa Street, Waikanae • PlayGym (5yrs and under); Stages 1, 2 and … Read More

Sport Action Conference 2017

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Uncategorized

Sport Action Conference 2017: 8 – 10 September People in clubland are hurting! It is arguably harder than ever to successfully run a community sports organisation. Amidst a dense fog of messaging and competition, finding the members, volunteers and money to keep afloat and sustainable is hard and often thankless work. The increasingly complicated nature of our family lives exacerbates … Read More

Volunteers – Key Parts to all Clubs

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates

Volunteering was identified as a priority earlier in the year in all three Central Region Action Plans showing that it is something that Clubs value but also need some support in. One of the ways this will be supported is through a monthly story in Central e-news focused on volunteers. These stories will look at different aspects of recruiting, retaining … Read More

Updates and Reminders – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

Sports Hawkes Bay Coaching Workshops For more information or to register please contact Tim Motu. Wellington Community Trust Newsletter Have a read of their latest newsletter. Wellington Gymnastics Team Funding Unfortunately both funding applications placed in May/June by local Clubs for Nationals have been declined. One funding application has been re–submitted but please be aware that if unsuccessful then parents … Read More

Sport NZ Insights Tool

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Midlands, Regional, South Island

In order to remain competitive and financially viable in a rapidly changing world and to ensure that investment decisions and funding applications are well informed and have the greatest chance of success, Clubs need to be looking outside of themselves for evidence to support these decisions or requests. The Sport NZ Insights tool has been designed to provide readily accessible, … Read More

Spotlight on Volunteering – Getting It Right

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Midlands, Regional, South Island

We have just come to the end of Volunteering New Zealand’s National Volunteer Week. The theme this year was “Live, laugh, share – Volunteer” or “Kia ringa hora: Me mahi tūao.” Whether you celebrated your volunteers over this week or not, volunteering goes on day in and day out throughout the year and therefore deserves attention, planning, and recognition throughout … Read More

Official of the Year Finalist

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

On 14 June, Michelle Woolf and Megan Russell attended the Wellington Sportsperson of the Year event hosted by Sport Wellington. Michelle was shortlisted as a finalist in the Official of the Year category and although she wasn’t named as the overall winner it was wonderful to see her huge contribution to gymnastics both regionally and nationally recognized and celebrated. Congratulations … Read More

First ‘Comp B’ Competition

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

Sunday 11 June saw 40 budding new Comp B gymnasts compete at Capital Junior in the GFA Stages competition. Athletes from Capital GymSports, Hutt Valley and Manawatu GymSports competed in Stages 3 – 6. Congratulations to all those athletes who competed.  Also to the local coaches who took up the challenge and took the athletes around on the day – … Read More

Millie’s Off to Ollerup

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News

2017 – 2018 Wanganui Boys and Girls Gym Club (WBGGC) Ollerup Scholarship recipient is Millie Manning. Ollerup is part of an International Academy (INTAC) Gymnastikhojskolen I Ollerup (established in 1920). It is a Danish Academy offering non–formal education with a special focus on Gymnastics. For more information about Ollerup Scholarships click HERE (link to National article). This scholarship is part funded … Read More