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Laura Quilter

Smiling Swimmers

A guide on getting back in to swimming lessons after the holidays With school starting back for Term 1, many children will also be jumping...

Imagination, Fun and Engagement: Baby and Toddler Learn to Swim

Developing confidence, learning new skills and being safe in the water. These are just some of the reasons our very own baby and toddler...

Multi-talented teachers take national titles!

When they’re not poolside teaching the life skill of swimming, a number of our talented instructors are competing against the best in New Zealand. At...

Safe, Confident & Happy: Why Swimming during Winter is Important

Winter has officially arrived in Auckland. As we head into June, sunny evenings are replaced with frosty mornings and the temperature has started to...

World Masters Games 2017 Wrap Up

What a month for AUT Millennium! April has been a whirlwind of action for the facility as the National Aquatic Centre, Sports Hall and Athletics...

Building Connection and Improving Confidence.

There are almost 3,000 Swim Schoolers at AUT Millennium. From three month old babies to teenagers and adults, every class is dedicated to teaching the...

Cultivating confidence through swimming

The benefits of learning to swim Swimming, it’s a skill for life. As New Zealanders, we are spoilt for choice with our aquatic landscape. From sandy...

AUT Millennium Swim School Feature: Gracie Deacon

Farewell to one of our fantastic grass roots teachers. I could see the passion dancing behind Gracie’s eyes as I sat down to chat about...

Practical steps to improving workplace happiness and productivity.

Have you bagged yourself a swell 9-5 which covers the bills and a visit to a quaint new coffee spot, but leaves you emotionally...

Considering trying the October Choice Challenge? Meet a few of the...

A blend of ages, professionals, athletes and students, see what challenge each of the team has chosen for October… Drum roll please... Vanda: Accounts Payable and...

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The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

Smiling Swimmers

A guide on getting back in to swimming lessons after the holidays With school starting back for Term 1, many children will also be jumping...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

A Workout for Serious Strength & Size

Are you training for strength and size, and keen to spark some gains in the gym? This full body workout targeting all the major muscle...

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