• News
    ALERT | Last tickets now available for 2020 Captains Lunch!

    WHITE FERNS Captain Sophie Devine and Minister for Sport & Recreation, the Hon Grant Robertson, will headline... Read more

  • News
    Save the Date! Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2020

    Wednesday 7 October – Friday 9 October 2020 1.00pm – 4.00pm daily. Click here to visit the... Read more

  • News
    OPINION: Why there’s still hope for women’s sport

    As sport slowly gets back on its feet post COVID-19, women must be given a fair chance... Read more

  • News
    NEWS: WISPA responds to IWG ‘Call to Action’ – COVID-19

    IWG declares COVID-19 a significant threat and asks organisations to champion gender equity throughout recovery and re-build.... Read more

  • News
    OPINION: Busting the myth no one watches women’s sport

    Interest in women’s sport in New Zealand and around the globe has grown so fast in recent... 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 insight and research, 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 5-8 May 2022.

    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.

    You can help too – Donate Now or visit Support Us to find out more!

    Visit About to learn more and to meet Our People.






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