Sport Canterbury

Around the world, the Canterbury West Coast region is known for a sense of community and resilience, the inspiring Alps to Ocean environment, and a united effort to influence healthier choices.
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Sport Canterbury appreciate the value of play and participation to our physical and emotional health, and the prevention of chronic illness. 

The wellbeing of our tamariki is our legacy; and the greatest opportunity we have is to work together.

Across the region, from Woodend to Waimate and the West Coast, the Sport Canterbury team has expertise in sport development, coaching, systems change, education and exercise prescription. They help communities and individuals achieve healthy outcomes through:

  • Prevention of chronic illness
  • Play and physical activity
  • Quality sporting experiences​​​​​​​

With offices in Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru and Greymouth, Sport Canterbury work closely with whānau, schools, sports and health professionals who share their vision 

Kia Kaha Ake, Kia Nui Ake, Te Tokomaha Ake.

More People, More Active, More Often. ​​​​​​​

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