Women in Sport Network

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Women in Sport Aotearoa works with many individuals, who share our vision to see women and girls valued, visible and influential in sport.

You can join us to by joining our social media (links, top right) or coming along to events like the Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit and the Captain’s Lunch.

Stay tuned as we continue to develop as we will have many other exciting opportunities in future!

Women in Sport Network

Women in Sport Aotearoa was officially launched on 8 March 2017 and in late 2018, we were delighted to see Southland become the first region in New Zealand to form a local network under our banner. Women in Sport Murihiku was inspired into being after a presentation by co-founder and co-chair, Julie Paterson. It includes members from across the Southland community, including representatives from community funders, local government, business and the sports sector. 

You can read more about it in the Southland Times.

Follow Women in Sport Murihiku on Facebook.


Photo: Southern Steel chief executive Lana Winders has been elected as Women in Sport Murihiku’s inaugural chairwoman.

Women in Sport Aotearoa continues to seek interest from people and organisations interested in setting-up local hubs. Please contact our Chief Executive.


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