Taranaki has a sports mad culture and we we need talented people in all areas to keep this culture alive. Check out what vacancies are currently available in the sport & recreation industry.

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Maree Judd

Executive Assistant
Phone: 027 856 1792

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Sport Taranaki Vacancies


Marketing & Communications Advisor

Sport Taranaki is seeking an experienced fulltime (40 hours per week) highly organised and motivated Marketing & Communications Advisor to join the Sport Taranaki team. 

The person we are looking for will have a broad marketing and communications skillset, be able to advise and execute various elements of marketing and communications and have a good understanding of the sport and recreation sector.

A full job description can be found here, and an application form needs to be filled in when applying for this position.  If you would like more information please contact Maree via email or phone: 06 759 0930 ext 716.

Applications close Friday 17 January 2020.


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A rare and exciting opportunity to step into the sport industry has arisen at Basketball New Zealand. This is an exciting time for basketball. Basketball is New Zealand’s fastest growing major sport. Our national teams are playing more frequently than ever before and our recent inclusion in the FIBA Asia Zone sees Basketball New Zealand with more international presence than ever before. The local leagues, competitions and tournaments are getting bigger each year. Participation numbers are through the roof and more sponsors are looking to basketball to help their cause.

To help with this growth, Basketball New Zealand is seeking a High Performance Programmes Manager. The position will be Wellington based. This position is being funded through High Performance Sport New Zealand’s Women in High Performance Sport Residency Fund.

Reporting to the General Manager High Performance, you will support Basketball New Zealand’s High Performance system including the management of the high performance program for Olympic and World Championships teams. This is a newly established position is and is critical to the success of a well functioning and sustainable high performance program.

If you want to be part of basketball leadership in New Zealand, we want to hear from you.

To apply send your CV and a cover letter on why you are a great fit for this role. Applications close Friday 6th December 2019. Applications and further inquiries can be emailed to 





Due to a recently secured delivery contract, we now are actively seeking a franchisee for the New Plymouth/Taranaki region. This exciting franchise opportunity has immediate and substantial contracted service delivery in place beginning term 2.

Kelly Sports (NZ) love Sports. Getting kids involved in sport and being active is the fundamental reason we are in business. We have multiple opportunities across NZ for a sports-minded person like you, interested in a flexible lifestyle, to make a great living impacting the lives of Kiwi kids and Families. If you want to be part of a successful team bringing new and exciting sports initiatives to Kiwi kids, contact us now.

Kelly Sports has been running successfully in Australia for nearly 20 years. It’s been operating in New Zealand since 2007 and in that time we have grown to 36 franchises running high quality programmes in many schools throughout the country.

Click the video link to showcase some of our programmes:

Kelly Sports (NZ) will offer full training and support for coaching and running your business as part of our simple franchise model. You can build a very profitable business, running after-school sports coaching, sports days, holiday programmes and school sport sessions.

There aren't many jobs more rewarding than those that involve working with young children. There aren't many businesses that give you the opportunity to do so. High quality sports education makes a real difference in youngster's lives and being able to play a key role in helping develop their skills and confidence can be very rewarding.

Individual franchise opportunities are now available for enthusiastic and motivated people who are confident in working with kids, to make a real difference in their lives and help develop their skills and confidence. If this sounds like you, contact us now for a Franchise Information Pack: Daniel Gerrard, National Partnerships Manager, Kelly Group (NZ). Mobile: 021 409 628 or


If you have a current vacancy within the sport & recreation industry that you would like to advertise here please contact Maree at the Sport Taranaki Office.