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Sport Waikato is proud to support the communities within the Waikato region, in their goals to achieving healthy lifestyles, which includes being active through both sport and recreation.

The core focus for Sport Waikato is and will always be to inspire and enable our people of the Waikato to be active and healthy for life.

Our teams are inspired by the words of Te Puea Herangi "Mahia te mahi hei painga mo te iwi". We strive every day to 'do the work for the betterment of the people'. 

As an organisation who has a focus on sport and recreation, Sport Waikato and all of its programmes are focussed around:

  • Healthy Active Lifestyles
  • Young People
  • Community Sport
  • Regional Leadership. 

Simply put - Sport Waikato’s role throughout the whole community is to help people to help themselves. 

So let's take the journey together - everyone, out there and active.

Community Sport

Community Sport

From coaching to clubs and sport development, Sport Waikato's community sport team are here to help

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Healthy active lifestyles

Healthy active lifestyles

For everything you need to know about keeping healthy and active, our healthy active lifestyles team will support you

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Regional Leadership

Regional Leadership

Everything you need to know about Sport Waikato's vision and history

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Young People

Young People

Sport Waikato has specific programmes to help and support young people to lead healthy active lifestyles and play sport

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Kiwi Squash Players Strike Gold in Australia

Kiwi Squash Players Strike Gold in Australia

19/08/2016

The Kiwi squash team has struck double gold at the WSF World Doubles Championships in Darwin, Australia.

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Too much emphasis on sport, not enough on recreation

Too much emphasis on sport, not enough on recreation

19/08/2016

While seeing our athletes, such as Valerie Adams, win medals may spur us on to get up at 1am to watch the Olympics on TV while chowing down on comfort food, it is not driving New Zealanders in large numbers to the local rowing club to join up.

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2016 Sport Waikato Awards

2016 Sport Waikato Awards

14/07/2016

Nominations now open!

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Squash New Zealand World Doubles Team Announced

Squash New Zealand World Doubles Team Announced

14/07/2016

The Squash New Zealand World Doubles Team to compete in Darwin from 15th-18th August has been announced

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Year 9-13 Waikato Secondary School Indoor Bowls Boys Pairs Championship

Year 9-13 Waikato Secondary School Indoor Bowls Boys Pairs Championship

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Year 9-13 Waikato Secondary School Indoor Bowls Girls Pairs Championship

Year 9-13 Waikato Secondary School Indoor Bowls Girls Pairs Championship

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