Regional sports connecting all Northlanders - Nāku te rourou, nau te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi
The Northland Sports Coalition (NSC) was formed in 2015 on behalf of Northland’s regional sporting organisations, with the idea of supporting and advocating for the on-going development of sport.
The NSC aims to strengthen the engagement between sport and the various Northland councils, along with identifying areas of common interest and advocating for regional co-operation on sport, active recreation and play issues in Northland.
PURPOSEThe Northland Sports Coalition (NSC) is a forum of members which exists to speak on behalf of and collectively support, promote and advocate for the on-going development of sport in Northland.
NSC EXECUTIVEAn Executive exists and is responsible for recommending back to the full membership (40 Northland RSOs affiliated to Sport Northland) what initiatives/work will be undertaken by the NSC. The Executive comprises of up to 11 representatives, six elected by NSC member sports organisations, four members appointed, one from each of Northland’s Councils and one from the Northland District Health Board. Sport representatives are nominated for the category their sport sits in by the governance groups of the member organisations.
Representatives are from the following categories of sports:
Water Based SportsTia Lord – Northland Surfing Association
Grass Field SportsJosh Hyde – Northland Rugby (Community Rugby Manager) Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Steven Beazley – Touch NZ (Northland Community Team Leader) Email - NTL@touchnz.co.nz Dave Mullan (NSC Chair) – NorthGolf Association (Club Development Officer) Email - email@example.com
Indoor SportsJosh Port – Northland Basketball (General Manager) Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Other SportsAnna Hewitt – Parafed, Parafed Northland (Active Recreation and Sport Coordinator) Email - email@example.com
Northland CouncilsRoger Ackers / Dan Bowmer – Far North District Council Mark Schreurs – Kaipara District Council Gemma Aspden – Whangarei District Council (Parks and Recreation Manager)Phil Heatley – Northland Regional Council (Strategic Projects Manager)
Leanne Emtage – Nga Tai Ora, Public Health NorthlandNatasha Hemara – Kamo High School (Principal)
For further information, contact Joey Yovich, Regional Sport Connector, at firstname.lastname@example.org
CDL Group Northland Sports House97 Western Hills Drive, Kensington,Whangārei email@example.com
CDL Group Northland Sports House - 09 437 9600McKay Stadium / Kensington Fitness - 09 437 4404