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Sport Manawatu is your information hub for sport and recreation in the Manawatu. We are all about getting everyone active everyday. How? We develop the capability of local coaches and clubs, encourage sport in schools, promote active transport, run community events, attract significant sports events to the area and much more. We have been active as a charitable trust since 1987 serving the Manawatu, Tararua and Horowhenua.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
iMove gets schools active
Over 4000 school children will be walking and cycling to school during the months of May and June with Sport Manawatu’s iMove programme.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Local swimming club volunteer named national Sports Maker
Winner of Sport Manawatu’s 2012 Grassroots Sports Awards Volunteer of the Year, Lin Tozer has been named Sport Maker 2013 in a joint initiative between Sport New Zealand and Lotto to support and recognise sport volunteers.
Monday, 15 April 2013
Marathon, Mud and Massive Crowds
3096 participants embraced the rain and the mud at the 17th Annual Great Forest Events today in the Waitarere Forest, Levin.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Growing Greater by the Years
More than 2,600 participants will adorn their lycra and running shoes on Saturday at the largest Great Forest Events to date.
Monday, 25 February 2013
Inaugural Whanau Triathlon to launch in March
Sport Manawatu, in partnership with the Mid-Central District Health Board are proud to launch the inaugural Whānau Triathlon Event.
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Wheels Day and Babes on Bikes
Over 2500 children will be taking part in Regional Wheels Day and Babes on Bikes celebrations on Thursday February 14.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Manawatu to host disability sports expo
Regional sports clubs will be showcasing disability sports opportunities at the new Manawatu Disability Sports Expo in The Square on Friday February 15.
Friday, 25 January 2013
Sport Manawatu and Massey University launch new Athlete Development Academy
Sport Manawatu and Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise have developed a new sporting academy to foster and develop the next generation of Manawatu Olympians.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
NZCT Cycle Classic New Zealand teams' line-ups announced
New Zealand teams Meridian and Ricoh have announced their line-ups for the NZCT Cycle Classic Men’s Tour through the Manawatu, January 23-27.
Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Strong New Zealand team for NZCT Cycle Classic
New Zealand road cycling champion James Williamson will lead the NZCT New Zealand team in the NZCT Cycle Classic Tour of Manawatu from January 23 to 27.
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Postponement of UCI Women's Tour
The UCI Women’s Tour that was scheduled to take place at the conclusion of the 33 Days of Cycling event series in February 2013 has been postponed until 2014.
Friday, 12 October 2012
Plenty of sixes expected at Social Sixes Cricket Festival!
20 teams will be taking to Ongley Park on Sunday as part of the Social Sixes Cricket Festival being organised by Sport Manawatu and Manawatu Cricket Association.
Friday, 5 October 2012
Your summer challenge is here!
Summer is just around the corner and if you want to get fit, look great, be less stressed and maybe win some prizes, then grab some workmates and sign up for Sport Manawatu’s BNZ Workplace Challenge.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Shake Up for Sports Awards
The introduction of a Disabled Athlete of the Year, Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year are among the big changes that will be introduced for the 2012 Manawatu Sportsperson of the Year Awards.