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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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This is ME® Backyard Smash does cricket differently

This is ME® Backyard Smash does cricket differently

08/04/2019

Thursday’s This is ME® Backyard Smash at Seddon Park put a new spin on cricket for women and girls.

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Sport Waikato CEO Matthew Cooper’s tribute to Monica Leggat

Sport Waikato CEO Matthew Cooper’s tribute to Monica Leggat

11/03/2019

Only 39 days ago in the very arena where today we will celebrate and sadly farewell Waikato and New Zealand sporting icon Monica Leggat...

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Te Aroha BMX Club opening

Te Aroha BMX Club opening

27/02/2019

On 21 Jan I attended the opening of the Te Aroha BMX Track and Club and it was a real pleasure to see so many locals and others out in support.

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50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

27/02/2019

The phrase 'struggling to recruit and retain volunteers' is regularly raised when talking with sports. Have you considered and does your organisation have a plan to show your appreciation?

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Waitomo District Holiday Activities

Badminton, table tennis and tennis

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Free Funding Workshop - Te Awamutu Library

Free community workshops by local community funders

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