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Sport New Zealand supports inaugural women in governance awards
Sport New Zealand is pleased to sponsor individual and organisation awards in the first women in governance awards.
Organised by Women on Boards, the awards will be launched at a dinner on July 17 in Auckland by the Minister for Women’s Affairs. Information and application forms
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Meaning of Belonging series
Three excellent events were presented as part of the women in sport governance programme that examined the changing concept of belonging and its relevance to the world of sport.
Spencer Willis in Auckland
Presentation: Belonging (PDF, 1.28 Mb)
Kaila Colbin in Christchurch
Presentation: Ministry of Awesome (PDF, 746 Kb)
Michael Henderson in Wellington
Presentation: The meaning of belonging (PDF, 2.28 Mb)
The mentor programme is currently full and we will not be considering new applications until the second half of 2013.
If you would like to be kept in touch with the women in sport governance programme in general please send your details to email@example.com
Women in sport governance regional workshops
Applications for the workshops have closed and they were all oversubscribed. We are considering a repeat in Auckland early 2013 and further workshops later in 2013.
Sport NZ's John Page gives an overview of the New Zealand sport and recreation sector, setting the scene for the workshops.
Women in governance workshop presenter Lindsay Corban offers tips on how to get started in a sports governance role.
Resources from the workshops
Further information on preparing governance CVs
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Key references mentioned during the workshop
Applications for the 2012 development scholarships are now closed and the recipients will be announced shortly. Thank you to the many women who showed interest in this programme
Reading and resources
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