Careers & Students

Women in Sport Aotearoa is a small charity with big ambitions!


We are growing fast and we are also the delivery agent for the International Working Group (IWG) on Women in Sport Secretariat and Conference 2018-2022, so we will be looking for exciting new talent across a range of key roles, from events to communications, project management and much more.

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Women in Sport Aotearoa New Zealand, is the global delivery agent for the International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport Secretariat and Conference 2018-2022. We are passionate about helping students develop their skills, so If you are interested in a placement with us, please contact

Past Student Intern 2021

Kimberly Mankin
Massey University, New Zealand

Kimberly studied a Bachelor of Sport Management with Massey University Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa and during her internship with WISPA she supported our Programme Director with the delivery of the Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2021. Following her internship with us, Kimberly joined the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 team as their Operations Coordinator. She covered operations of the tournament at Eden Park, Auckland and is now working full-time for Drug Free Sport New Zealand as their Sport Operations Coordinator. 

Past Student Intern 2020

Shanee Kiriau
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Shanee Kiriau joined us from Auckland University of Technology as a double degree Sport & Business cooperative student. She completed a 400-hour placement with WISPA and is now the Digital & Community coordinator. Read more about Shanee here

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