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Your information hub for sport and active recreation in the Manawatu. We are committed to promoting physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle, our work includes developing capability of coaches and clubs, working with schools, running community events, attracting significant sports events to the area and more. We have been active as a charitable trust since 1987 serving the Manawatu, Tararua and Horowhenua. Our vision is everyone active everyday.




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Thursday, 17 May 2012
2:26PM
School triathlon counts towards NCEA This Sunday (May 20) more than 80 local secondary school students will compete in a triathlon at Linton Army Camp and they’ll gain some NCEA credits along the way. 176 views

Tuesday, 8 May 2012
1:24PM
Ruth Aitken to speak at local awards Netball NZ Coaching Director and former Silver Ferns Coach Ruth Aitken is confirmed as the guest speaker for Sport Tararua’s 2012 Infracon Tararua Sportsperson of the Year Awards, on Friday June 29 at Stadium Pahiatua. 320 views

Thursday, 3 May 2012
2:38PM
Regional Sports Conference to tackle new trends Are clubs out and recreation in? This will be one of the questions addressed at the inaugural Sport Manawatu Regional Sports Conference on Friday May 18 at Massey University. 127 views

Tuesday, 10 April 2012
5:28PM
Record entries for Great Forest Events Event organisers are expecting record numbers for the annual Great Forest Events, a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k run or walk through Matariki Forest at Waitarere Beach this Saturday (April 14). 122 views

Wednesday, 15 February 2012
3:13PM
Rugby sevens coaching for the Manawatu Sport Manawatu and the Manawatu Rugby Union are running a series of free workshops and training camps aimed at local rugby sevens players and coaches. 266 views

Monday, 16 January 2012
6:55PM
Sport Manawatu finalist for three cycling awards The Cycling Advocates’ Network has announced Sport Manawatu as a finalist in three categories at this year’s Cycle Friendly Awards. 145 views

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
3:45PM
Local school to compete for national sevens title In a few weeks Feilding High School will make the journey north to compete for the national Condor Rugby Sevens title at the College Rifles Rugby Football Club in Remuera, Auckland. 343 views

Thursday, 3 November 2011
3:58PM
Curtis tops secondary school sport for second year Curtis tops secondary school sport for second year Palmerston North Girls’ High School student, Michaela Curtis, has claimed the title of Manawatu Standard Supreme Female Sportsperson for the second consecutive year. 334 views

Friday, 14 October 2011
3:49PM
Finalists announced for Sports Personality of the Year For the first time, it will be up to the community to decide this year’s Manawatu Sports Personality of the Year. 101 views

Friday, 30 September 2011
2:29PM
Atheltes with disabilities get chance at Hurricanes title The first Hurricanes Regional Multisport event for athletes with disabilities will be held Tuesday October 4 at Action Indoor Sports Centre. 96 views

Monday, 19 September 2011
3:38PM
Community decide Sports Personality of the Year For the first time, it will be up to the community to decide this year’s Manawatu Sports Personality of the Year. 103 views

3:26PM
Nominations now closing The 2011 Manawatu Standard Secondary School Sports Awards are not far away and nominations need to be with Sport Manawatu by Friday September 23. 130 views

Thursday, 15 September 2011
4:10PM
Build your cycling confidence for free Free introductory adult cycle safety workshops will run in Palmerston North during October, November and December to help cyclists build confidence when biking around the city. 140 views

Monday, 12 September 2011
9:03AM
Squash creates racket amongst local intermediate schools Squashgym is causing a stir amongst intermediate schools through the introduction of their KiwiSport project, “Schools in Squash,” having already reached over 900 children in the Manawatu region. 159 views

Tuesday, 30 August 2011
7:51PM
Local schools top at North Island netball comp Two Palmerston North secondary schools competed in the final of the Lower North Island Secondary School Netball Championships on Friday in Wellington. 222 views

Monday, 11 July 2011
9:10AM
Grassroots Sports Awards Early Bird Nominations Closing Soon Early bird nominations for the Property Brokers Grassroots Sports Awards 2011 are closing soon and a trip for two to the NZ Winter Games is up for grabs. 165 views

Wednesday, 6 July 2011
11:23AM
Support for aspiring school athletes Applications are now open for the Sport Manawatu Athletes Scholarship. 146 views

Thursday, 2 June 2011
8:19AM
New race for young cyclists Manawatu’s new schools road cycling championships will take place on Sunday June 19. 152 views

Wednesday, 1 June 2011
4:00PM
"Fast Fund" opens in the region Sport Manawatu’s KiwiSport Fast Fund opens today (June 1) across the Manawatu, Tararua and Horowhenua regions. 101 views

Thursday, 19 May 2011
3:39PM
Schools turn out in force for annual cross country Secondary school students from around the region raced at Manawatu College for the annual Manawatu Inter Secondary School Cross Country Championships yesterday (May 18). 348 views

Wednesday, 20 April 2011
4:30PM
Businesses warm up for winter with iMove Businesses in Palmerston North have not let the change of weather deter them from signing up for Sport Manawatu’s iMove Workplaces initiative. 131 views

Thursday, 14 April 2011
2:05PM
Building up Boccia Rhys Bycroft, a student from Waiapau College, is playing boccia at the New South Wales Junior Boccia Tournament in Sydney, April 10-15. 206 views

Monday, 11 April 2011
3:40PM
Feilding High School Tops Sevens Tournament Feilding High School qualified for the BNZ Condor Sevens yesterday (April 10) defeating Palmerston North Boys’ High School 36-22 at Ongley Park and taking bragging rights over their old foes in the process. 888 views

Friday, 1 April 2011
9:07AM
Christchurch team out with tummy bug As the 2011 National Secondary School Volleyball Championships enters into the fourth day of competition at Arena Manawatu, Christchurch based team, Burnside High School, has withdrawn due to a team tummy bug. 505 views

Tuesday, 29 March 2011
4:33PM
Tauranga girls on top With the second day of the 2011 Secondary School Volleyball National Championships completed at Arena Manawatu, four Tauranga based girls' teams have made the first cut into the top 16 play offs. 463 views

9:17AM
High hopes for Palmy Boys this week The 2011 Secondary School Volleyball National Championships are underway at Arena Manawatu with round one of pool play kicking off at 8.15am yesterday (March 28). 366 views

Thursday, 24 March 2011
1:12PM
Boys' High break long standing record Palmerston North Boys’ High School junior boy’s 4x100 metre relay team achieved something no other team had achieved since 1976, when they broke a long standing record at the Manawatu Inter Secondary School Athletics Championships on Saturday March 19 2011. 259 views

1:09PM
Volleyballers descend on Palmerston North Over 1,700 keen volleyballers will descend on Palmerston North when the 2011 Secondary School Volleyball National Championships kick off on Monday. 423 views

Thursday, 10 March 2011
2:04PM
Top school athletes set to compete Top secondary school athletes will compete for school pride, personal excellence and a spot in the North Island Secondary School Athletics Team at the Manawatu Inter Secondary School Athletics Championships on Saturday March 19 at Massey University’s athletic track. 149 views

Thursday, 13 January 2011
7:15AM
Build your cycling confidence for free Free introductory adult cycle safety workshops will run in Palmerston North during January, February and March to help cyclists build confidence when biking around the city. 235 views



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