Programmes

Sport Waikato manage a number of programmes within the healthy lifestyles, recreation and community sport areas. Below you will find all the information you need to know about each of our programmes, as well as who to contact.

Active & Well

Active & Well is a written prescription from your doctor or nurse about making some lifestyle changes that will improve your overall health, called a Green Prescription. The Green Prescription programme is a Ministry of Health funded service.

Regional Leadership

Sport Waikato encourages people to play and volunteer in sport. From children’s to veteran’s sport, involvement has a number of benefits.

Coaching

From the Performance Coach Advance (PCA) programme which aims to improve the quality of coaches working with talented pre-elite 15-21 year old athletes, to upskilling coaches at all levels

Energized Practices

Energized Practices aims to reduce the number of people with diabetes, with prediabetes or at risk of diabetes by increasing the number of people receiving consistently high quality GRx support and healthy lifestyle coaching.

He Oranga Poutama

He Oranga Poutama (HOP), "Stairway to wellbeing", promotes the development and implementation of physical recreation and sport in a way that is culturally appropriate to Maori.

Kiwi Manuals

From the day they are born, children begin to experience and learn through movement. Sport Waikato Under Fives works with parents and service providers to promote the benefits of being active from day one.

Community Education (0-5 years)

From the day they are born, children begin to experience and learn through movement. Sport Waikato Under Fives works with parents and early childhood educators to promote the benefits of being active from day one.

KiwiSport

KiwiSport is a government funding initiative to promote sport for school-aged children. The Regional Partnership Fund (RPF) is coordinated by Regional Sports Trusts throughout New Zealand. The allocation is calculated on a per-capita basis based on the number of students in each region. Sport Waikato is committed to ensuring KiwiSport outcomes through the greater Waikato region.

Pathway to Podium

Pathway to Podium (P2P) is an education programme that will get our pre-performance athletes ready for life as a high performance athlete

Secondary Schools

Sport Waikato is very proud to be associated with the many fine Secondary School sporting achievements within our Waikato schools.

Team Energize

Energize is a project for Waikato primary and intermediate schools to increase children's physical activity and improve nutrition, and ultimately to improve their overall health.

Under 5 Energize

Sport Waikato's Under 5 Energize project aims to improve the healthy eating and physical activity environment for Waikato under five children.

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