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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New Activation Fund provides young people more opportunities to participate in Para sport

New Activation Fund provides young people more opportunities to participate in Para sport

18/06/2019

Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) today announced it has been granted funds from the Minister for Sport and Recreation’s Discretionary Fund to distribute to young people aged 12 – 18

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Pokeno tennis facility raised from the ashes

Pokeno tennis facility raised from the ashes

03/06/2019

Pokeno locals are ready to do the hard mahi required to get their quaint and historic tennis facility back to its former glory.

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Healthier choices a winner on the day

Healthier choices a winner on the day

23/05/2019

A Hamilton school has become a shining example of how to motivate students and their families to make healthier food choices.

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Ten things every coach should know...

Ten things every coach should know...

21/05/2019

Coaching a team can be a daunting prospect for a new coach, and with winter codes coming up more people are putting their hand up to volunteer. 

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Measuring & Reflecting Value & Developing a Long Term Volunteer Strategy

Measuring volunteer contribution is more than just hours and numbers of volunteers.

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Energize afterschool cross country programme

A free four week programme designed for children to have fun while learning some cross country

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