Wellington High Performance Aquatics (WHiPA) aims to develop athletes to enable them to excel at an elite level. The foundation sport was diving, now joined by swimming, and supporting some athletes from surf life saving and triathlon, with further aquatic disciplines to follow as the centre continues to grow.
Asia Pacific Diving Invitational 2013
The 2013 Asia Pacific Diving Invitational was on from 6 - 8 October 2013 at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, we enjoyed welcoming top international athletes from around the world.
WHiPA 2012 Annual Review
2012 was an exciting year for Wellington High Performance Aquatics and we are pleased to share with you some highlights in our 2012 Annual Review. Read more
Malaysian Olympic Coach working closely with WHiPA
Malaysian Head Olympic Diving Coach, Yang Zhu Liang visited Wellington in late 2012, working hands on with coaches and divers and running a workshop with High Performance Sport NZ for high performance coaches in Wellington.
Feature Profile: Emma Robinson - Swimming athlete
In 2012, 18 year old Emma Robinson was a finalist for the Swimming NZ Emerging Swimmer of the Year and winner of College Sport Wellington Swimmer of the Year. At the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii she demolished her freestyle 100m personal best, and placed 6th in the 800m freestyle final. Emma’s had a strong start to 2013 - already qualifying for the Open Water World Championships in Barcelona later this year!
2014 events coming soon!
Asia Pacific Diving Invitational 2013 review
17 May 2013
Dominion Post Wellington Sports Awards finallists announced
19 October 2012
Malaysian coach adds a bit of spring to kiwi divers
The Chinese Post - Feature Story
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