Position: Director, Upper Central Zone of New Zealand Rugby League
Location: Waikato|Hauraki|Bay of Plenty|Coastline|Gisborne Te Tairawhiti Districts
Koo wai maatou |About us
Established in 2009, Upper Central Zone (UCZ) of New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is a non-profit organisation made up of five District Leagues, three Referee Associations and has 58 clubs, 284 teams, 4033 registered players with exceptional volunteers.
As a Director – He Pou Manawa o Riiki, the UCZ Board is responsible to lead, develop, foster and promote Rugby League in partnership with the Waikato, Hauraki, Bay of Plenty, Coastline and Gisborne Tairawhiti Districts. Our goal is to work collaboratively with a range of partners to create the best platform for Rugby League to grow and thrive in our diverse communities.
UCZ wants to appoint four (4) new directors – He Pou Manawa o Riiki, which will see the board at the maximum seven (7) directors.
He korero moou | About you
UCZ is seeking applications for directors – He Pou Manawa o Riiki from individuals who believe that they have what it takes to be an inspirational leader and instrumental in fulfilling UCZs new strategic plan 2022-2025.
We want to exemplify diligent governance practices and promote board diversity as a key contributor to effective leadership in our zone. To ensure we have a balanced and diverse board we especially encourage the following applicants:
1.Independent Director-preferred lawyer|legal status
2.Independent Director-preferred accountant|financial status
3.He Pou Manawa o Riiki-preferred Waikato|Hauraki rohe
4.He Pou Manawa o Riiki-preferred BOP|Coastline rohe

You will demonstrate:
●Maaori and Pasefika culturally led practices
●Governance experience
●Strong framework examples of community development outcomes
●A desire to build rugby league for our communities
●Financial focus with funding|sponsorship prowess
●Strategic and innovative thinker
●Gender diversity and inclusion

Commitment: Board meetings will be held monthly with two virtual and one face to face quarterly and face to face for AGM and District Conference in the Zone.
It is important that you have the time available to undertake the role effectively, taking note of the director’s duty to act with due care, diligence, and skill in the best interests of rugby league for the Upper Central Zone and New Zealand Rugby League.
Location: to ensure zonal connection it is best for the Directors to reside in the rohe or have a meaningful connection.
UCZ would be shortlisting for interviews on 30th August 2021.

To apply please send your CV to:
Shanice Wiki at New Zealand Rugby League – [email protected]

Applications close 27th August 2021.