Insight Bites

Welcome to Insight Bites – bite sized insights from leaders worldwide as sport and recreation recovers from COVID-19

Posted: 24 June 2020

In recent months, the world has been struggling to contain and manage the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sport and recreation has faced enormous challenges, with lockdowns preventing activity plus social distancing and gathering rules changing the way participants interact. Elite sport came to a complete standstill. As we all navigate this uncertain world, learning and leaning on the expertise of those at the top of their games has never been more important.

In these quick bite-sized conversations, moderated by our Secretary General Rachel Froggatt, we will connect with leaders from all over the sector in Aotearoa New Zealand and globally, to find our what they are seeing, how they are managing and what they are learning during rebuild and recovery from this situation. 

“Insights Bites” in brought to you in partnership with Trans – Tasman Business Circle SportsConnect.

Tuesday 24 August 2020: Nicky van den Bos, Programme Director for the IWG Secretariat 2018 – 2022

Friday 17 July 2020: Michelle Wood, Performance Services Manager at Snow Sports NZ 

Friday 17 July 2020: Jody Cameron, Assistant Coach for the Tall Ferns and Women’s Development at North Harbour Basketball

Tuesday 14 July 2020: Christina Yu and Joe Hitchcock, Board Member and Chief Executive of Badminton New Zealand

Friday 3 July 2020: Nick Sautner, Chief Executive of Eden Park

Friday 26 June 2020: Johanna Wood, President of New Zealand Football

Friday 19 June 2020: Cate Sexton, Head of Women’s Rugby at NZ Rugby


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