Strategic Plan

The full Strategic Plan is available to download here – WISPA_StrategicPlan2018-2022


Te Whāinga Matua 

Women and girls are valued, visible and influential in sport and recreation

E kaingākautia ana, e kitea ana, e whai mana ana te wahine i te ao hākinakina


Ngā Mātāpono

  • Positive action is required to transform sport and recreation for the betterment of women and girls and to strengthen their place in society
  • Participation in sport and recreation grows future leaders and role models and New Zealand will benefit from the development of more female leaders
  • Sport and recreation should be safe and enjoyable for women and girls
  • Sport and recreation should be fully inclusive of diverse communities
  • Māori and Pasifika women and girls need to be supported to a place of equity within sport and recreation
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi


Te Koronga

The Women in Sport Aotearoa Strategic Plan has five pillars:


Challenge the System
Uia ngā Pātai
Provide evidence-based research creating a strong case for change
Visit our Insight Hub to learn more


Lead the Change
Kōkiritia kia tōkeke
Support increased representation of women and girls in leadership
Find out about our Change Leadership


Be the Voice
Whakapuakina te Reo
Ensure women and girls have a powerful and respected voice
Read about our Advocacy Campaigns


Take it Global
Ki te Ao!
Drive an innovative future globally, while honouring the IWG heritage
Learn about the IWG 2018-2022


Secure the Future
Herea kia ngita
Establish and grow a respected and sustainable organisation
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IWG 2018-2022

Find out about our leadership work on the global stage

Insight Hub

Gain real insights to help you make a case for change


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Read about our work to influence gender equity in sport