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It's time to get serious about play

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Tackling play at a more strategic level is key if we want to develop the kind of neighbourhoods in which tamariki can flourish, writes Heidi Lichtwark.

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Nominations open for 2022 Forsyth Barr Bay of Plenty Sports Awards

Friday, July 29, 2022

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Forsyth Barr Bay of Plenty Sports Awards.

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Beach clean-ups new addition to Zespri AIMS Games

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Tauranga City Council and Zespri AIMS Games will help the 11,000 athletes visiting Tauranga this September ‘give back’ to their host city through the chance to help clean up local beaches.

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NZ Teacher's Games 2022

Thursday, July 14, 2022

School Sport NZ, in partnership with University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand, is proud to bring you the 5th edition of the NZTG in the 2022 term 3 holidays in the beautiful surrounds of Mount Maunganui.

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It's time to Push Play - Again!

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Sport New Zealand launches physical activity campaign to encourage nation to get moving again after COVID disruption.

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Funding opportunity for recreation providers

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Recreation Aotearoa have opened applications for the Outdoor Activity Fund and are encouraging outdoor activity and education providers around Aotearoa to apply.

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Good Sports builds momentum across the country

Monday, May 16, 2022

Sport Bay of Plenty is proud to have signed up to Good Sports®, an initiative developed by Aktive, which is being expanded nationally with Sport NZ to create positive sporting experiences for children by educating and supporting parents and other adult influencers in youth sport.

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What young people can tell us about sport and recreation

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Youth Week starts on Saturday and this year the theme is: “Our voices matter, and we deserve to be heard!” Our chief executive Heidi Lichtwark looks at the importance of hearing directly from young people about what they want in sport and recreation.

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Voice of Rangatahi report 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The aim of the 2021 Voice of Rangatahi survey was to gain insights into the physical activity patterns of Bay of Plenty rangatahi, and understand how they participate in and out of school.

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Sport NZ sector update - New Zealand moves to Orange

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Recent changes to the Covid-19 Protection Framework saw New Zealand move from Red to Orange at 11.59pm, April 13.

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