Sport Start

Mike Peacock - Sport Canterbury

SportStart Tākaro is a compilation of contemporary and traditional māori games which provides a closer look into the many aspects of culture that surround them including; whakapapa, tikanga, cultural values and language. It is designed to support facilitators to learn and begin to understand māori cultural through the context of movement and physical activity. Learners are supported through interactive workshops, a handy resource and ongoing mentoring and support from the team.

SportStart is a hands-on approach to support teachers, coaches, youth workers and community workers to deliver quality learning experiences to young people in P.E, Physical activity and Sport. It focusses on holistic development, age and stage approach and creating the ideal environment for children to learn, grow and develop a lifelong love of sport and physical activity. Participants are supported through interactive, fun workshops, a resource kit plus ongoing mentoring and support .

Wendy Thompson