SPORTS AWARDS FINALISTS // Drum roll please ... We're excited to announce the 2018 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards finalists - a great mix of local community volunteers and international sport stars! 👏 🏀⚽️🏏 Head to the news page of sportbop.co.nz for the full list. Thanks to everyone who put in a nomination. There was a great amount of talent for our judges to consider this year. We can't wait for the 2018 Sports Awards gala dinner on November 16 when we get to celebrate all that sporting excellence in the #bayofplenty.🏆#bopsa18
Participation in sport and active recreation creates happier, healthier people and better connected communities. As a players, it’s our responsibility to show up with a great attitude and show respect for everyone else at the game. It’s pretty simple stuff, but to help we’ve got some top tips for you at sportbop.co.nz/leadthecheer 👍#leadthecheer #fairplay
🎵'We're going on and adventure ...' 🎶 Looks like this crew are having fun with our Virtually on Track scavenger hunts! 🔍 We've loved receiving all the photos of families exploring local parks as part of the school holiday scavenger hunts. Keep those entries coming in! . . . You have until Sunday to get those entries in for a chance to WIN. The scavenger hunts are free, family friendly and there's six great parks to explore all around the Bay of Plenty. Just search Virtually on Track for all the details and to download your clue sheets.
A recent Sport New Zealand study showed sport teaches some pretty essential life skills like teamwork, communication and cooperation. That’s pretty awesome, but it does show just how important it is that we’re all on our best behaviour at the game. That's why we’ve put together some top tips on how to be an awesome supporter. Find out more at www.sportbop.co.nz/leadthecheer 👍 #leadthecheer #lifeskills
The game’s always better when you turn up with an awesome attitude. Doesn’t matter whether you’re a player, a supporter, a coach or a ref, your positive vibes make sport better. Find out how to LEAD THE CHEER at www.sportbop.co.nz/leadthecheer 👍 #leadthecheer #winningattitude
How cute is this bunch?! They got out to McLaren Falls Park in #tauranga over the weekend to complete one of our six scavenger hunts at the amazing @departmentofconservation_ parks and reserves around the #bayofplenty. . . If you're looking for a free, fun and family friendly activity over the school holidays then be sure to check out the scavenger hunts at virtuallyontrack.co.nz. There's loads of prizes up for grabs!
Getting old? These Sisters are having nun of that! Meet Sister Sheila and Sister Celine - two nuns from Opotiki who attend a Keep on Your Feet seniors' exercise class each week as part of the nationwide ACC Live Stronger for Longer initiative to help seniors maintain their balance, stay active and reduce their chance of falls. …. It's International Day of Older Persons today and what better example of the amazing contributions of seniors to our communities than Sisters Sheila and Celine. ❤ #getactivenz #SportBOP
We need you to LEAD THE CHEER! We’ve come up with some tips that’ll make you an awesome supporter, check them out at www.sportbop.co.nz/leadthecheer 👍 #leadthecheer #championsupporter
Draw a card, check the board, 3-2-1 GO! ... ♠️♥️♦️♣️ We're loving this game by @kirsty_bootifulfitnessnz. She's been using it as part of our Spring Starter Series for women as a great way for participants to have some fun while working out. (p.s. no one wanted to draw a spade ... mountain climbers 😱😆) #sssbop18
Hello weekend! Time to dust off the work week and get out there to celebrate the end of #conservationweek 🌲🏕🌞 What's your favourite park to explore around the #bayofplenty ? ... If you're looking for a fun family friendly activity, then check out our Virtually on Track scavenger hunts. Download the clues and explore six great parks 👉www.virtuallyontrack.co.nz/votscavengerhunt
You’re proud of them, but are they proud of you? Take the pledge to Lead the Cheer! 1. Encourage and focus on fun 2. Show respect for everyone 3. Praise effort and courage 4. Let players play, coaches coach and referees ref 👍 🤸♀️Find out more via the link in our bio #leadthecheer #championsupporter
When women come together their energy can bring down the house! 💪💃 ... Shout out to Booty Beatz Whakatane for having us along to their Zumba class this week. The power and energy from every woman in the room was a-mazing! We're stoked to have had Zumba as part of our Spring Starter Series for Women, and judging by the smiles in the room so were the new participants. 😎😀 #sssbop18
High fives for engaging young people through sport! Thanks to @sportnewzealand CEO Peter Miskimmin for visiting today and spending some time with the young people on our Youth Engagement Programme. Whether you’re a CEO or a teenager, play, active recreation and sport really do help connect us all. 🤸♀️⛹️♀️🧗♀️#SportBOP
Congrats to all the participants, coaches, teachers, parents, officials and volunteers of this year's @aims_games! Your efforts made it a great week of sport. 🏓⛹️♀️🤽♀️🤗 📷 @aims_games
Dancing into spring like ... 💃☀️😎 Shout out to the super women in our Spring Starter Series for stepping out and trying something new. 🙌 Sometimes it's just about knowing where to go and finding a supportive crew to help you get started. If you're looking to get active and have fun then check out @lpacrotorua_ .They'll get you moovin' and groovin' 😃 #sssbop18
In 1969 golfer Una Wickham won the first Supreme Award at the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. 🏌️♀️🏆She was a member of Tauranga Golf Club and represented NZ on several occasions in the 1950s and ‘60s. This year marks 50 years of the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards.🎉 We know our region has a lot of talent, so make sure you nominate an athlete, coach, official, team, club or young person by October 5. Details on our website, link in the bio.
🙌 You made it through Monday! Now time to bounce into the rest of the week like ... . . . #getactivenz #sportbop #getactive #fitnessisfun #bayofplenty #tabletennis #sportnz
Our Spring Starter Series for Women has sprung in to action, and it's so exciting to see so many women getting involved and trying something new ... like golf with the lovely @larissablackbourngolf ! 🏌️♀️#sssbop18 . . #regram @larissablackbourngolf - 🏌🏽♀️One thing I’m very passionate about is getting new people into golf and giving people an opportunity to experience the game. With the help of @sportbayofplenty we have 34 new women learning to play golf this week.🏌🏽♀️ ⚡️It was exciting to see the first couple of groups of ladies taking notes in their handbooks and seeing the shocked (in a good way) look on their faces when they hit the ball way better than they ever expected!⚡️