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Hockey Taranki is looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to fill this newly formed role. If you are keen to get fully immersed in community sport and be a key contributor to future growth, read on.

Your role will be responsible with increasing participation, providing outstanding delivery of hockey at a school, club and representative level, developing players and coaches, enhancing the experiences of all members.  You will also be a key in connecting our club and school communities.

Ideally, you will be experienced in sport development within hockey or have experience in play or coaching at a higher level. You will be enthusiastic!  Awesome communication will come naturally, and you will be able to demonstrate great leadership abilities. You must be able to show versatility and confidence. Having experience in dealing with volunteers of different ages would be a bonus too.

About Us: 

The Association governs hockey in the Taranaki Region, providing social and competitive hockey opportunities to our membership and clubs, and development opportunities to schools.

With around 1500 members we must ensure we remain relevant to our community and provide a service that caters for young children all the way through to our most senior volunteers and players.

Qualification and Experience preferred

  • Experience coaching/teaching children and adults.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to plan, implement, manage, and develop a programme.
  • Previous experience in a Community Sport or High Performance programme preferred.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to achieve a desired outcome.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Competent in IT.

 Personal Attributes 

  • Passion to succeed and achieve results.
  • Enjoys working with people.
  • Commitment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Adaptability.             

Applications close: 28th January 2022

For inquiries and Job Description please contact:



Hockey is an all-year-round sport and we are a grass roots Association from Small Sticks up to your Premier League.

Working at Hockey Whanganui is more than a job, it is a calling to create a better world through the power of hockey. Opportunities like this do not come up very often!

As part of the Hockey Whanganui family, you will be working with highly motivated colleagues within a dynamic and diverse team.

What we offer:

  • A varied position working alongside other sporting codes.
  • A flexible part time position of approximately 25 hours per week (seasonal)

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Communication and information distribution.
  • General administrative duties and managing database, draws and running of tournaments
  • Processing funding applications
  • Foster and develop the growth of hockey in Whanganui
  • Updating the website and social media pages
  • Facilities management

You will need to have:

  • Minimum two years management experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Good computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office and an aptitude for learning new programmes
  • Good planning, organising and task prioritisation skills while ensuring the wider team is kept up to date.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Eligible to work permanently in New Zealand.
  • As a current govt requirement, the ability to work in schools fully vaccinated against Covid 19

All applications should include a cover letter and CV

Hockey Wanganui INC – Attn Chairperson P O Box 4199 Wanganui
or email
For more information please contact Kirsty on 027 284 1778