• NZ Women Cricket
    The strategic case for gender equity on NZ sports boards

    Introducing gender quotas is a strategic move to improve the future success of New Zealand sport, says... Read more

  • News
    WISPA & Shift to deliver new Sport NZ event series

    Sport NZ announces joint delivery partners for annual event focusing on women and girls in sport and... Read more

  • News
    New Zealand stages global IWG Women & Sport AGM in London

    Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Sport & Recreation, the Hon Grant Robertson,... Read more

  • News
    Why we’re challenging the system for equality in sport

    There’s still so much distance to cover to level the playing field for women and girls in... Read more

  • News
    Rt Hon Helen Clark and Hon Grant Robertson to attend IWG Captain’s Lu...

    Tuesday 7 May 2019 will mark the largest event to date honouring advocates for women and girls... Read more

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    Women in Sport Aotearoa, Ngā Wāhine Hākinakina o Aotearoa, 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 sport and active recreation.

    Our strategic vision is to see ‘women and girls valued, visible and influential in sport’. We are working toward this though delivery of insight and research, change leadership, advocacy campaigns, speaking engagements and joint delivery of the annual Sport New Zealand ‘women & girls’ conference.

    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.

    We are a not-for-profit. Our funding comes from a mix of Grants & TrustsDonations, Fundraising & Gifts, and Commercial Partnerships.

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