Sport Taranaki is passionate about creating our vision of an active healthy Taranaki.
We see this as possible through achieving our mission: To lead and support active sport and recreation in Taranaki
Sport Taranaki's programmes and services offer something for everyone, with our main focus getting more people participating in sport and active recreation in Taranaki
Sport Taranaki Key Priority Areas
- Sport Taranaki capability - This is ensuring that Sport Taranaki is secure and sustainable to allow delivery of programmes that meet the needs of the community.
- Community capability and education - This is supporting people in the community who are involved in sport and active recreation, such as coaches, administrators and volunteers to increase capability and sustainability.
- Sport, Active Recreation and Health - This entails creating opportunities that support participation in sport and active recreation and pathways for athletes, coaches and officials.
- Community Leadership - This is Sport Taranaki leading the way in sport and active recreation. This includes advocating on behalf of the sport and recreation sector, conducting research and ensuring Sport Taranaki has a high profile in the community.
Sport Taranaki employs 20+ staff who work in a variety of fields ranging from the Active Movement programme that engages with children under six, to the Sport Development Team and the Health Team who work towards increasing the physical activity levels of individuals to help improve their health through sport and recreation.