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There was success for the youngest cadets of St John’s Brooklyn Youth Division at a first aid competition earlier this month. Hosted by the Wainuiomata Youth Division at the Wainuiomata Community Centre, the fun competition put to the test the first-aid knowledge of dozens of children from all the Wellington District Divisions. “I am very proud to say that both the Brooklyn Junior and Penguin teams did extremely well at their first ever competition,” Divisional Manager Carol Bewley said. They were the overall winners of both the 6-8 year-olds

Penguins and the 8-10 year-olds Composed by Tony Watling 11th. Nov. 2015 Junior competitions. Competitors in several events were judged on their first aid, caring, communication, team work and other skills. The cadets were told a brief scenario and then had toOur work together summer poolsand werediagnose built by us. and treat their patients call Blends in well did cause and no fuss. for back up help, Carol said.

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51. J.K. Rowling 7.00pm chose the Monday 30th November unusual At the Clubrooms name ‘Hermione’ Wellington’s most gifted young athletes coachCorner told him could do well. of he Main Road so young were presented with certificates at a andTwo years later, he ranked in the top 15 Moohan Streets, Wainuiomata girls function last week, the result of their for the under 20 grade 800m at the 2016 wouldn’t involvement in the Wellington City World Junior Track and Field Champs in Council funded ‘Sport Talent Development Poland. be teased Bringing local newsCollege, had Programme’. Danielle Watson, of Tawa for being The programme, developed by Sport to change her community event three weeks prior to nerdy! to the Wellington, aimed to assist regional Junior Worlds due to the withdrawal of sporting organisations so that more young her K2 partner diagnosed with a heart Wellingtonians can develop theSituation skills andVacant condition. behaviours required to be successful in the “It was really hard because we were going high-performance environment. so well, our times were up there in the A total of 150 athletes, parents, coaches, top three people in the world … but I was sports administrators and council officials really excited to take the K1 on,” she said attended the function held at the ASB at the function. Sports Centre in Kilbirnie on August 23 Swimmer Lewis Clareburt, another Scots to recognise the eight sports involved: College student, won seven medals at the athletics, fencing, golf, hockey, netball, Youth Commonwealth Games in the Baharowing, swimming and volleyball. mas, said he looked forward to the future. Mayor Justin Lester, who hosted the “I had to remind myself that I’m still event, told the athletes they represented growing, and I’m only eighteen,” he told “the top 1 percent”. interviewer Jason Pine. Deliverers Required in of the Sport Wellington Three elite athletes who have already The key aim gone through the Sport Talent Develop- Performance Hub programmes, which the Area 1: Momona, Mohaka, Kawatiri - Kaponga. ment programme are competing at the Talent Development Programme is part of, international level: Middle-distance runner is to ‘nurture successful people’, not only James Preston, canoeist Danielle Watson for their sporting success but for their deand swimmer Lewis Clareburt. velopment as competent, capable, members James, who attends Scots College, said of society who are leaders, entrepreneurs, accounts@wsn.co.nz he began taking athletics seriously when a and innovators.

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