Story: Gender and sport

Netball New Zealand board members, 2013 (1st of 2)

Netball New Zealand board members, 2013

In 2013, five of the eight members of the board of Netball New Zealand were women, and the board was chaired by a woman, Raewyn Lovett. Clockwise from bottom left are Raelene Castle (also chief executive of Netball New Zealand), John Bongard, Carol Maddix, Shirley Hooper, Karen Brown, Lee Piper, Sheryl Wells (president of Netball New Zealand; not a board member), Suri Bartlett and Raewyn Lovett. Castle went on to be chief executive of the Australian rugby league club Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Rugby Australia and Sport New Zealand. 

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Sally Shaw, 'Gender and sport - Sports administration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2024)

Story by Sally Shaw, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jun 2016