The inaugural Athletes With a Disability (AWD) Rippa Rugby Regional Tournament was held at Mana College on Wednesday.
Teams from five schools played a series of four 20-minute games in a round-robin format.
Participation was paramount, but Heretaunga College won all their games and were crowned Wellington’s first AWD ... More
Congratulations to the following students who placed at the National Secondary School Athletics Championships in Dunedin over the weekend. GoldCam Robinson (Wellington College) SB JavelinJosephine Reeves (Chilton St James) SG High JumpCorran Hanning (Wellington College) Multi Grade Para Discus
Congratulations to Naenae College for claiming the 2018 AWD Indoor Bowls title. From a field of 33 teams, Naenae College managed to get three of their pairs into the semi-finals, joined by Heretaunga College. Well done to eventual champions Naenae R&C, who came through in the final 6-1 against Heretaunga. Special ... More
The Wellington Athletes with a Disability (AWD) Sports Programme is now in full swing and runs throughout the year incorporating a diverse range of sports.Each year several hundred students take part in the activities, which includes athletics, basketball, indoor football, swimming and tenpin bowling, among other ... More
https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/inspire-me/100873360/blind-ambition-visionimpaired-porirua-teenager-takes-on-ocean-swimAsk Jared Vilsoni what he wants to do before he goes blind and he has to think hard."Skydiving, but everybody has that on their bucket list."The 16-year-old moved to New ... More
“I hadn’t thrown a discus for six months. I had a practice throw the day before and it felt good. On Sunday I was a National Champion and record holder.” Ben Ellis recalls of his performance at the National Secondary Schools athletics championships in Auckland in December last year.Ellis won the local, ... More