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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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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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Ngatea

Ngatea's new cycle/walk trail

21/05/2019

In true ‘community led development’ style, Ngatea has come together to add an exciting feature to the Ngatea Domain – an all-weather track around the perimeter.

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Spotlight on wellbeing for Hamilton youngsters

Spotlight on wellbeing for Hamilton youngsters

21/05/2019

An exciting new initiative focussed on enhancing physical, mental and emotional wellbeing is being trialled in 17 Hamilton schools.

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Growing Effective Volunteer Teams Workshop - Paeroa/Thames Valley

Do you wish you had more people helping out, more often? Do you wish you could engage those parents

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Waipa Sport Strapping Workshop

Sport Waikato, in partnership with Cambridge Community & Sport Physiotherapy are excited to be able

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