Graduate Programme

The Sport NZ Graduate Programme exists to develop talented future leaders within the sport sector. The ultimate goal of the Graduate Programme is to provide our partners in the sport sector with a pipeline of talented individuals with leadership potential to meet the future capability needs of the sport sector.

OUR graduates

Our graduates are a group of diverse individuals who have had their own unique experience on the Graduate Programme. Read about their experiences and life after the Programme below.

Sophie Parker (2019-2020)

Maddi McLean (2018-2019)

Conor Gilchrist (2017-2018)

Tim Coltman (2016-2017)

Tara Ikinofo (2016-2017)

Emma Weenink (2015-2016)

Glenn Eyers (2015-2016)

Thiem Nguyen (2014-2015)

Renee Norman (2013-2014)


We invite students who have completed their studies or are in their final year of study to apply from 1 May – 29 May 2019.

Please register and submit your application online through our careers website.