Special Notices

Deadline – 5pm, Monday 5 June 2023 

Seeking new Co-Chair

Mō mātou | About Us

Women in Sport Aotearoa, Ngā Wāhine Hākinakina o Aotearoa, (WISPA), was established in 2017 and its vision is for ‘women and girls to be valued, visible and influential in sport and recreation.’ It 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 by:

  • Being the voice for women in sport;
  • Leading the change and influence, representation and leadership;
  • Promoting the value of women and girls;
  • Promoting equal opportunity for women and girl’s in sport;
  • Commissioning and disseminating research on relevant matter for women in sport;
  • Reviewing and monitoring existing and proposed research on relevant matters for women in sport and;
  • Promoting attitudes and behaviour which will enhance or assist in achieving all or any of the objects set out above

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

As our Co- Chair you will oversee our committed volunteer board. You will work closely with our Chief Executive, Ropu Māori,  Founding Members and key partners, to ensure WISPA continues to be an influential advocate and system leaders. You will work closely with the board and Chief Executive to develop and execute our strategy, planning and reporting systems.  There are six Board meetings per year, as well as regular committee meetings and events. This is a voluntary position.

Ko wai koe| About you

This is an ideal opportunity for a passionate, experienced director to impact the experiences of women and girls throughout the country. Highly organised and willing to do some ‘heavy lifting’ you bring governance skills, credibility strategic flair, networks and a deep commitment to our kaupapa. We would be particularly interested in potential co-Chairs with whakapapa Māori and competence in te reo me ona tikanga.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To receive the information pack and to arrange an initial discussion, please email Raewyn Brown at info@amytea.co.nz

To apply, please email your cover letter and CV to apply@amytea.co.nz

Applications close Monday 5 June 2023

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand in order to apply for this position.

Women in Sport Aotearoa acknowledges the important relationship and place which tangata whenua hold within Aotearoa, and has their own Rōpū – He Wāhine toa kei te Kokiri, which guides its way.  Women in Sport Aotearoa are sensitive to the diverse cultures of New Zealand, commitment to inclusivity, diversity of thought and gender equity. Male candidates are encouraged to apply.


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