Written by Danene Jones - Communication Advisor
Thursday, January 17, 2019
I can still remember the day the training wheels came off my first bike. I was four years old and, with a heady mixture of excitement and a healthy hint of fear, I went up and down the driveway testing the laws of physics and my balance. Then it clicked. I started pedalling and I’ve never looked back.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Are you a development coach looking to build effective and sustainable coaching practices in a fun and collaborative environment? Applications are now open for Sport Bay of Plenty's Development Coach Advance Programme (DCA).
Written by Recreation team
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The summer holidays can be a great opportunity to encourage our young ones to get active. A change in routine can sometimes affect our daily habits. With more down time and increased access to the sofa or a screen, some children may become less active, more inclined to stay indoors and prone to boredom and unwanted grumpy outbursts. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
Written by John Lea, Executive Director Table Tennis NZ
Monday, December 17, 2018
What a momentous year for Bay of Plenty table tennis, hosting Table Tennis New Zealand (TTNZ) Nationals for the first time since 1976! Entries in both seniors and juniors, teams and individuals, were the highest in recent years. The 324 players came from 16 regional associations, New Caledonia, Australia, Germany and United States.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Searching for free school holiday activities? Sport Bay of Plenty’s Virtually on Track initiative has got you covered with a range of free Fun in the Sun self-guided activities at seven locations around the Bay of Plenty.
Written by Karyn Walters
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Football is a year round sport, which has been borne out over the last few months by the commitment of the Loaded WaiBOP team in the Women’s National League and our region’s two sides, including one from Bay of Plenty, in the Futsal National League. Both competitions concluded for our sides last weekend, bringing to an end a long season for our region’s leading female players and futsal exponents.
Written by Julie Adamson, BOP Secondary School Events Director
Friday, December 7, 2018
I have been involved in secondary school sport for over 10 years in the Bay of Plenty, and have coached many age groups, from primary, intermediate and secondary school and representative level. I have also watched and organised many sporting events and helped sport coordinators and codes over the years.