Sport Northland is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Tamara Heremaia to the role of Northland Secondary School Events Coordinator. Tamara comes most recently from Whangarei Netball where she has been Netball Coach and Leadership Development Coordinator. Through this role she has had contact in schools with teachers and sport coordinators and is looking forward to the new challenges the secondary school events role presents. Tamara begins her role on June 4th.
The Planning of Ruakaka School’s Sports Programme to Impact Club Membership
Ruakaka Primary School is situated 30km south of Whangarei, it has a roll of approximately 148 children and service a farming community.
Being on the fringe Whangarei, coordinating a variety of sports to visit and work with staff and students can be challenging. Linking the school with these opportunities is essential to encourage the continued involvement in sport... more
Top Town in Pouto
Pouto is a primary school 60km out of Dargaville. Given the school’s isolation it was determined to run a Top Town type of day where the students could demonstrate their developing skills through a range of fun activities... more
1200 Run & Walk in Paihia
Sunday 12 May was a picture perfect day for the Jennian Homes Mother's Day Run/Walk in Paihia. Who can you spot in the photos... here
Sport Thought with Brent Eastwood
Sport Northland's Involvement with the Whangarei Aquatic Centre... more
Sport Northland has received award recognition for a number of our programmes/activities over the years. While this is not why we do what we do the recognition helps enforce that the work we do makes a difference in our communities and helps in 'Creating a More Active Northland'.
- Winner - Not For Profit Category - Northland Business Awards 2011
- Winner - New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Outstanding Community Recreation Award (Top Energy WaterSafe/Swim For Life Programme) - 2011
- Winner - Commercial/Industrial Award (ASB Northland Sports House) - Architectural Designers of NZ Regional Awards - 2011
- Winner - Business Excellence Award - Northland Business Awards 2010
- Winner - New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Outstanding Event Award (Run/Walk Series) - 2010
- Top score in the country for the Organisational Development Tool for Regional Sports Trusts as conducted by SPARC - 2010
- Winner - NZRA SPARC Push Play Award (Active Workplaces) - 2009
- Winner - Living Streets Aotearoa Golden Foot Awards Best New Zealand Walking Promotion (10,000 Steps Northland) - 2009
- Winner - New Zealand Water Safety Awards Prevention Category (Top Energy WaterSafe Programme) - 2009
- Winner - New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Outstanding Event Award (Run/Walk Series) - 2008
- Winner - NZRA Outstanding Programme Award (Top Energy WaterSafe Programme) - 2006
- Winner - NZRA SPARC Push Play Award (10,000 Steps Northland) - 2006