Women in Sport Aotearoa delivers and is involved in a number of international, national and grassroots programmes and projects, dedicated to ensuring that women and girls are valued, visible and influential in sport and recreation, ensuring they gain equity of opportunity to participate, compete and build careers.
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Women in Sport Network
Join our Women in Sport Aotearoa Network, Hine Manawa Rau and find out what’s happening nationally with our regional hub developments.
Whanake o te Kōpara – Young Women’s Leadership Programme
Whanake o te Kōpara is our Young Women’s Leadership Programme we run in partnership with The Shift Foundation. Learn more
Find out more about our Advocacy Campaigns driving awareness and engagement in gender equity issues in sport.
Learn about our Change Leadership work, including support for the government ‘Women and Girls in Sport & Active Recreation’ strategy.
Find out about our leadership work on the global stage via the International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport Secretariat & Conference 2018-2022.
Past events and programme activity
The Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit was a series of annually staged events delivered by WISPA and The Shift Foundation and was one of the 24 commitments made by Sport NZ in response to the Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation strategy – to help women and girls across Aotearoa realise their potential in and through sport and active recreation.
The annual Captains Lunch was a sport and business leadership event hosted in partnership with the Trans-Tasman Business Circle.
As an Official Charity Partner of the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, we launched a special women’s leadership series for young women in Aotearoa New Zealand, during the tournament.