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Maree Judd

Executive Assistant
Phone: 027 856 1792

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Sport Taranaki Vacancies

Healthy Active Learning Lead (Full time Position)

Sport Taranaki has an exciting opportunity for a critical thinker with extensive knowledge and experience in the primary school education sector.

As the Healthy Active Learning Lead, you will be the person who spearheads the philosophies and principles of ‘Healthy Active Learning’ in the Taranaki Region.

Healthy Active Learning is a wellbeing initiative between Sport NZ, and the Ministries of Education and Health, which involves this role to create a cohesive and collaborative activity plan that is in line with the schools values, strengths and ideals.

The Healthy Active Learning Lead will need to have exceptional leadership qualities and behaviours e.g. strategic thinking, relationship building, social/ emotional intelligence, inclusivity and diversity.

This role is the start of a new programme within Sport Taranaki which will require building a team of advisors and community connectors (to be appointed) and supporting them to co-design methods to deliver the plan across the selected schools throughout Taranaki. This role also has the responsibility to support the development of a regional stakeholder steering group.

 Applications for this full time role close at 5pm on Tuesday 29 June. 

For more information about this role, an application form and job description can be downloaded below.

If you have any further queries, please contact Megan on 06 7590930, extn 708 or email 

Application Form           Job Description



 Taranaki Badminton: Sports Development Officer

Taranaki Badminton is seeking a dynamic, talented and self-motivated person to deliver the grow badminton participation and improve badminton skills and performance across the region.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Delivering the Shuttle Time programme for schools
  • Organising and running programmes to promote and develop badminton
  • Growing and supporting the coaching and volunteer workforce
  • Working with clubs and Badminton New Zealand

The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Record check before commencement of employment.

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, with the opportunity to increase those hours.

Job description

To apply or if you have any queries regarding this position, please email


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.