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Sport Thought with Brent Eastwood
We hear it time and time again, the more exercise you do, the better it is for your metabolism, your body and your mind. Now, that's all well and good but what is less frequently discussed is the fact that many of us are training poorly - so poorly in fact that our exercise may not really be doing much at all ... more

Football Kicks off in the Far North
For the first time in the Far North, Kaitaia United Football  are going to have two senior teams representing their club.  The Justa Plumber Kaitaia United will compete in the Northland Men’s 1st Division while the Top Roofer United will contest the Northland Men’s 2nd Division ... more  

Kaitaia Athletics Club Runs Smoothly

Athletics is a traditional sport experienced by children over the decades. The ability to run, jump or throw is basic to most sports and athletics is the foundation to these skills ... more

Athletes Taste Success at NZ Secondary School Volleyball Championships
Mount Manganui Beach in Bay of Plenty hosted the NZ secondary school Beach volleyball Championships on 8-9 February. Players from  the  pre-eminent school in Northland in Volleyball , Tikipunga High School, were well represented ... more

ACC Commits to Workplace Wellness
Creating a wellness committee to implement small on–going initiatives in workplace wellness, has been pivotal to workplace wellness … more

More Children Bringing Their Togs
As a result of the Swim For Life programme, students from room 4 at Whau Valley School have seen more children bringing in their togs as the non-swimmers saw how much fun and learning the other children were having... more

Scavenger Hunt Proves to Be a Hit
Instigating a scavenger hunt as part of the Swim For Life programme has been a huge hit as it teaches students games for understanding, which is a great fun way to get all children involved in learning water safety without even knowing they are doing so... more

Keeping Safe in the Water - Kaiwaka School Room 2
Check out this wonderful swimming journey of photos that Room 2 from Kaiwaka School sent us ... more

Active Movement - For the Under 5's

Roimata Macfarlane/Cara Forbes

Active Movement Advisors (0-5yrs)

Sport Northland

 (09) 470 3211

(027) 3347 3472

roimatam@sportnorth.co.nz / caraf@sportnorth.co.nz 






If you have the space at your centre, consider hiring some of the bright and colourful Active Movement Equipment to do some different, active and fun activities ... more


Please contact me if you wish to be added to the Active Movement Electronic Mailing List for regular updates on 09 470 3211  09 470 3211 or email caraf@sportnorth.co.nz


Active Movement DVD's & Brochures
Please click on the link to go straight to the 0 -5 years site and then click on the resources tab for a sample of the Active Movement DVD's and Brochures.  Here you’ll find out about what’s the link between movement and learning?  What activities are appropriate at my child’s age? ... more

Active Movement Newsletters

August 2009 newsletter ... more

Term 1 2010 Newsletter ... more
Term 2 2010 Newsletter ... more



















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