Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Sport Wellington a finalist at Wellington Gold Awards

Sport Wellington named as finalist at The Wellington Gold Awards

Sport Wellingtons flagship event AMI Round the Bays has been recognised as a finalist in the Vibrant Gold category at The Wellington Gold Awards. The award acknowledges the events sell out success in 2013 which attracted a record 13,733 participants to Wellington’s waterfront.

Organised by Sport Wellington since 1999, AMI Round the Bays has seen consecutive sell outs since 2012. The event has grown to be the largest fun run in Wellington and the third largest in New Zealand.

The announcement follows Sport Wellingtons recent success at the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, where the organisation was recognised as the first Regional Sports Trust to be named as a finalist over four categories and to win the category award for Communication Excellence for AMI Round the Bays.

The Wellington Gold Awards aim to celebrate the excellence and enterprise of business in the Wellington Region over 7 industry categories and 3 best practice awards. The Vibrant Gold category recognises success in the events, hospitality and tourism sectors. Sport Wellington sits alongside four other finalists in this category including Beervana, Capital E - Arts Festival, Newtown Festival and Wings over Wairarapa. Previous winners of the Vibrant Gold award include Wellington Zoo and The World of Wearable Arts.

Chief Executive of Sport Wellington Phil Gibbons says “the team at Sport Wellington are ecstatic about the news that our major event is being recognised as a finalist in these prestigious regional awards. The success attained in becoming a finalist is amplified for us by the mana brought to these awards through the quality of the other finalists in our category.”

Winners will be announced at the annual awards ceremony held at TSB Bank Arena on Thursday 19 June.

Sport Wellington’s own sports awards, The Dominion Post Sportsperson of the Year awards are being held on Thursday 12 June at the TSB Bank Arena.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Eddie Izzard: UK Comedy Legend Returns

Hailed as one of the foremost stand up comedians of his generation. Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Runner. Political campaigner. Fashion Icon... February 2015, Eddie Izzard will bring his massive FORCE MAJEURE world tour to New Zealand with tickets going on sale at 10am on Tuesday 28th October. More>>

Festival Starts 28 Oct: Improv Fest Makes Up New Show

For any other festival, finding out less than two weeks from showtime that half the cast of a programmed show can’t make it to New Zealand would be a nightmare. Instead, the New Zealand Improv Festival Director Jennifer O’Sullivan saw an opportunity ... More>>

NZ Music Awards Finalists: Lorde, Sol3 Mio Top 2014 Tuis Charge

Lorde has taken the music world by storm during the past year and she co-leads the 2014 Tui charge with five finalist spots. Joining her is newcomer family opera trio, Sol3 Mio. They are followed closely by Ladi6 and David Dallas, both up for four awards each. More>>

From 'Luther' Creator: Major New Zealand Crime Series For BBC

Libertine Pictures and writer Neil Cross have teamed up with leading international TV producer Carnival Films to develop a major new crime series set in Rotorua. Libertine will develop the contemporary drama series with Carnival, producer of internationally-acclaimed British period drama Downton Abbey, for the BBC. More>>

ALSO:

Family Statement: Death Of Ewen Gilmour

“Ewen was a much loved and cherished member of our family, he was a larger than life character and by his very nature was kind, generous and always giving of his time to those who asked for his help." More>>

ALSO:

Auckland: St. Jerome's Laneway Festival - Line-Up Announced

Traversing seven cities and three countries, the festival has well and truly settled into its home in each state. From the grassy knolls and towering silos at home in Auckland, to the sparkling backdrop of the Maribyrnong... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: No Longer An Island

Simon Nathan reviews 'Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed': The idea that New Zealand is part of a large submerged continent is not new... There was renewed interest in the extent of offshore New Zealand from the 1970s onwards with the start of offshore drilling for oil and gas, and this was given impetus by a UN agreement which allowed countries to claim an Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). More>>

Art: Simon Denny Recreates Kim Dotcom’s Personal Effects

Who owns what? How has the internet changed our relation to the world? These are two of the many questions Simon Denny raises in the latest exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday 4 October. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news