Community Initiative

of the Year

Wellington City Council

Open to community/health organisation, physical activity provider or sports club who have undertaken a physical activity initiative (play, active rec, sport) that has contributed to and resulted in positive impact or change in the community. Achievements by nominees will only be considered if they have occurred during the qualifying period of 18 April 2019 to 18 April 2021.


2021 Finalists

Faye Walker - NOFO Fitness

The Shift Foundation - Just Shift It & Te Tauoranga

Wellington BGI - Youth Work at Mobile Gym

Wellington City Mission - Community Sports Bank

Yeah! Girls Wellington - Cricket

Our winner will be announced on Wednesday 23rd June at The Dominion Post Sport and Recreation Awards - you can purchase tickets to support these initiatives here

The Wellington Sport and Recreation Awards are proudly brought to you by

Nuku Ora, an independent body for physical activity in the greater Wellington region. We are a Regional Sports Trust (RST) dedicated to improving the wellbeing of the communities we serve.

Event terms and conditions - view here.

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