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    Elite Sports Camp

    Posted December 13th 2012


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    Start Me Up

    Posted October 23rd 2012

    Here's some data from Start Me Up 2012 - Women's Walk, Run OR Cycle: Of 165 entries in Start Me Up, 142 turned up on the day! Despite the wind!  For 49 of those women, this was their first sports event. Awesome! You are magic ... I hope you are proud of your achievements. And for 48 entries, this was their first Start Me Up - we had 50 women returning. Thanks! And most people (95 entries) heard about it from friends or family.

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    Ignition 2012 - The second greatest show on earth!

    Posted August 27th 2012

    Ignition 2012 Indoor Sports Tournament is on track to be the biggest yet. Only 12 team spaces remain and we are still three weeks out from the event. If you love sport and have a group of friends or team mates who want a fun social afternoon together, then Ignition is your event!

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    Porirua College Sports Leaders feature in Kapi-Mana News

    Posted July 2nd 2012

    Our Porirua College Sports Leaders featured in last weeks Kapi-Mana news. Each student received their Sports Ambassodors Awards from guests at Ignite Sport's recent 'INSPIRE' event in Petone.  Click here to read article (PDF)

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    Team WIllis ontrack

    Posted May 29th 2012

    The dedication of a selfless brother, the grit of a Vietnam war veteran and the humility generated by being passed by baby strollers on recovery runs are all helping Nick Willis focus on earning a second Olympic medal.

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    London Olympics Update

    Posted May 7th 2012

    This year Steve Willis (Ignite Sport staff member) will be taking 6 month leave from Ignite Sport to focus on his recently appointed role as Distance Coach for the New Zealand Athletics Team competing at the London Olympic Games. 

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    Ontrack Academy at Porirua College

    Posted May 2nd 2012

    Ignite Sports Second Ontrack Sports Academy was recently completed with 38 Year Students graduating. At Porirua College the Ontrack programme is now followed up with two new initatives - Sports Ambassadors and Sports Leaders. This will allow Ignite Sport Staff to continue working with and developing these students over the next 2-3 years.

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    'Team Ignite' bring back the silverware

    Posted February 22nd 2012

    'Team Ignite Sport' featured and performed well at this years Totara Springs 'Elite Sports Camp'. Of the 30 different sports offered over three days, Ignite Sport made 16 finals, winning 14 of them. Having come close in past years, 2012 was our year to gain most overall points and take home the Champion Team Trophy. Well done team and congratulations on a fine win. Sports camp is for anyone who loves sport and can play a variety of sports at a reasonable level. Contact us if you are interested in being part of 'Team Ignite' at future sports camps.

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    Ignite Sport represented at the ACE Conference – Orlando.

    Posted January 24th 2012

    Kevin recently attended the recent ‘Ace Conference’ facilitated by the International Sports Coalition. 550 delegates from 130 countries attended the conference including 10 from New Zealand. This provided a tremendous opportunity for Ignite Sport to gain valuable insights into current world wide trends in using sport to make a difference in communities and cities globally. The conference also provided a useful opportunity to network with other sports-focused organisations.

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