For nearly 60 years, Paralympics New Zealand has championed Para sport in New Zealand. Our legacy of athletic performance at summer and winter Paralympic Games is not only world beating, but more importantly life changing. We believe we can contribute to a transformed New Zealand which is truly inclusive where Para athletes have the opportunity to participate at all levels of sport and are equally recognised for their successes.

We work together with our members and partners to ensure equitable opportunities for Para athletes. Our core roles are to provide strategic leadership through collaborative partnerships to strengthen and grow Para sport in New Zealand, and to lead teams to the Paralympic Games.

As the National Paralympic Committee for New Zealand, we support the international Paralympic Movement in recognising the value and power of Para sport and see our purpose as transforming lives through Para sport in New Zealand. PNZ has strong values that underpins everything we do – leadership, excellence and advocacy.

PNZ is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Thus, it welcomes applications from qualified candidates from any background or life circumstances.

Current vacancies

Head of Delegation – Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022 (volunteer)

The HOD is responsible for leading a New Zealand Team to the Virtus Oceania Asia Games. This
• Managing the New Zealand Team at the Games – set the tone and culture of the Games team.
• Playing a key leadership role, fully supporting the sports, athletes and support personnel at
the Games to enable them to focus on optimising performance and ensuring a good culture.

Head of Delegation Position Description

To apply, please send a cover letter and current resume as one document to

Please contact Lynette Grace on 021 990 030 for additional information on this role. Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 7 September 2022.

Thank you for your interest in a career with Paralympics New Zealand.

Internships at Paralympics New Zealand

At PNZ we aim to support students with an interest in sport and disability. We occasionally accept internships from those in related degrees. To express interest in an internship at PNZ, please email with an outline of your goals and timings.