• News
    Young Wāhine Driving Change for Women in Sport

    It’s clear the future of women and girls in sport is in safe hands with a younger... Read more

  • News
    Connection and Information Key Wins at IWG 2022

    It’s a win-win for the hundreds of men and women at the 8th IWG World Conference who... Read more

  • News
    Gender Equity and Equality in Spotlight at IWG

    Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, is the centre of the future of women’s sport this week with the 8th... Read more

  • News
    Deputy PM completes line-up of featured speakers for IWG 2022

    New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon Grant Robertson and a quartet... Read more

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    Unique partnership to neutralise IWG 2022 travel emissions

    John Turkington Forestry has partnered with WISPA to create an enduring environmental legacy in Aotearoa New Zealand The... Read more

  • About Us

    Women in Sport Aotearoa, Ngā Wāhine Hākinakina o Aotearoa, is a charity that exists to transform society through leadership, advocacy and research, ensuring that all women and girls gain equity of opportunity to participate, compete and build careers in play, active recreation and sport in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    Our strategic vision is to see ‘women and girls valued, visible and influential in sport’. We are working toward this through delivery of the WISPA Insight Hub, change leadership, advocacy campaigns, speaking engagements and events like the Captains Lunch and the annual Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit.

    We work across Aotearoa New Zealand and currently, we are also the global delivery agent for the International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport Secretariat & Conference 2018-2022, with the 8th IWG World Conference taking place in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland from 14-17 November 2022. Register now!

    The Women in Sport Aotearoa Board and Chief Executive are leaders with strong sport, business, academic and public sector expertise. Our Patron is the Rt Hon Helen Clark ONZ, former New Zealand Prime Minister and former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme.

    Our funding comes from a mix of Grants & TrustsDonations, Fundraising & Gifts and Commercial Partnerships.

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    IWG 2018-2022

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    Gain real insights to help you make a case for change

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    Catch-up on the latest from our partners at LockerRoom

    Programmes

    Read about our work to influence gender equity in sport