Sport Bay of Plenty
Supporting our community Annual Report 2018-19

Supporting our community

We go out to bat for the people who make sport and recreation happen

Whether it’s professional development and support for teachers, working with the community to ensure new mums have access to great physical activity opportunities, advocating for great experiences for youth, or supporting sport, recreation and play organisations, we’re here to help our community and ensure there are quality opportunities for people to get active.


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Our impact

Healthy Active Learning_AR2019-20

Healthy Active Learning launches in Central Bay

As part of the 2019 Wellbeing Budget, the Government is investing $47.6 million on a new initiative called Heathy Active Learning. It’s all about supporting schools, kura and early learning settings to improve child and youth wellbeing through healthy eating and drinking, and quality physical activity.

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Youth Sport Forum - Annual Report 2019-20

Youth Sport Forum tackles the teenage tumble

Youth sport is changing. Earlier this year we ran a Youth Sport Forum to discuss why young people are dropping out of sport in their teenage years, and how we can help them achieve balance and realise their potential in sport and life.

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Mums in motion_AR2019-20

Mums in Motion project supports women across the Bay of Plenty

A two year project designed to support the pre and postnatal health of mums has provided wrap-around physical activity and healthy lifestyle support for over 230 women.

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Community Resilience Fund - Annual Report 2019-20

Supporting community sport through COVID-19

As COVID crept into New Zealand, community sport was forced to scale back and local clubs were hit with a reduction in funds from grants and membership fees. To support clubs with their fixed costs through this difficult period we threw our weight behind the Sport NZ Community Resilience Fund.

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Sports collaborate for return to play_Annual Report 2019-20

Sports collaborate for return to play

With COVID-19 causing delays to sports seasons, and potential overlaps between winter and summer sports codes using the same facilities, Sport Bay of Plenty helped organisations and councils collaborate on a fair an equitable return to play .

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