Kia Kaha, Kia Ora | Be Active, Be Well


Welcome to the Sport Hawke's Bay vacancies page. Here you will find roles in the sports sector both throughout the Hawke's Bay region as well as nationally.

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Hawke’s Bay Hockey Association is located at Park Island, in Napier and is the regional sporting organisation for hockey in the Hawke’s Bay. Hawke’s Bay Hockey Association have a commitment to building positive life-long connections and experiences through hockey. We aim for a future where hockey is inclusive and enjoyed by all through accessible and affordable opportunities. We are currently on the search for someone to lead our small, motivated team into our next phase of growth.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide high level management of Hawke’s Bay Hockey Association including the management of its people and finances, while overseeing all business units. This is a part time role of twenty hours per week, allowing you work-life balance while still having a role you can really sink your teeth into.

You’ll be a real people person, a respected leader with the ability to engage effectively across a wide range of stakeholders. You have strong commercial acumen and financial expertise balanced by the ability to think outside the square. An understanding of the current sporting landscape would get you off on the front foot along with knowledge of not-for-profit funding streams.

To apply, please forward your CV and a written statement explaining why you would be a good fit for this role and send to Applications close 11th March 2024.

Please click here for a job description.

Applications for this position close on Monday 11th March 2024.


Sport Hawke’s Bay exists to enhance the health and wellbeing of Hawke’s Bay by influencing, enabling and supporting our communities to be more physically active.

A casual instructing position is available within our Active Communities team.

Our Recreation Instructors provide high quality, low impact group exercise programmes.  One of our specialised areas includes programmes for adults and kaumātua over the age of 50 to improve strength, balance and flexibility along with Tai Chi at a variety of venues in Napier and Hastings.  An instructor is required for up to 5 hours per week to extend the range and scope of programmes on offer.

If you consider yourself reliable, energetic and fun loving with a passion for working with older adults, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Group exercise instruction experience/qualifications are desirable but not essential as training can be supplied.

The key responsibilities for this position are:

  • To prepare and deliver group exercise programmes specifically tailored for older adults and other targeted community physical activity programmes including people with disabilities.
  • Have flexibility to deliver programmes in Napier and Hastings.
  • Be available to relieve at venues when requested.
  • Attend training opportunities as determined by Sport Hawke’s Bay.

To apply, click here

If you would like to know more about this postion please contact Eana Young at Sport Hawke’s Bay on 8459336 Ext 708 or email

SPORT HAWKE'S BAY - CYCLE SKILLS INSTRUCTORS (2–6 hour sessions as and when required)

Sport Hawke’s Bay exists to enhance the health and wellbeing of Hawke’s Bay by influencing, enabling and supporting our communities to be more physically active.

We are looking for CASUAL Cycling Instructors to join our Active Communities team.

Do you have a passion for cycling? Want to engage with children and share your knowledge? Are you a confident, flexible, fun, and energetic person? If this sounds like you then we have the perfect job for you.


  • To deliver quality cycle skills instruction using the Bike Ready Programme.
  • ​​​​​​​To deliver scooter safety skills to schools


  • To deliver cycle/scooter skills sessions and Bike Ready programmes.
  • To have the flexibility to deliver the programmes at different venues within the Napier/Hastings Environments, including in school grounds, and at parks/cycle ways.
  • Undertake specific outcomes, evaluations or reports as requested.

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