Briefing Details

2020 Captains Lunch: Celebrating Female Leadership in Sport and Business

SportsConnect is proudly working together with Women in Sport Aotearoa, Ngā Wāhine Hākinakina o Aotearoa, to host the 2020 Captains Lunch in Auckland.

The luncheon will include keynote speeches by Hon Grant Robertson and Raelene Castle ONZM followed by a Q&A session with Raelene. Tables will be hosted by an array of 'Captains' from across sport and recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand. This will include a mix of female athletes, coaches, leaders and male allies for change. Meet the confirmed Captains here.


Trans - Tasman Business Circle Members:

Tickets:  - $200 (plus gst) 

Tables:  - $2,000 (plus gst) 10 seats including 'captain'

Non- Members:

Tickets:  - $300 (plus gst)

Tables: - $3,000 (plus gst) 10 seats including 'captain'


Sport organisations and athletes can access the member price by contacting: 

* Each table will be hosted by a female or male 'Captain' (i.e. athletes, coaches, CEOs and board directors) from key national sporting organisations

To book a table or for more information, please email 


Funds raised will go to Women in Sport Aotearoa, to assist in the delivery programmes focussed on ensuring that women and girls gain equity of opportunity to participate, compete and build careers in sport and recreation, and will support WISPA’s hosting and delivery of the International Working Group on Women & Sport Secretariat 2018 – 2022. WISPA will stage the IWG World Conference in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland from 5-8 May 2022, attracting 1,200+ delegates.

For more information about IWG and Women in Sport Aotearoa, please visit:




Ms Raelene Castle ONZM Chief Executive
Rugby Australia

Hon Grant Robertson Minister of Finance, Minister for Sport & Recreation, Minister Responsible for Earthquake Commission
New Zealand Government


Eden Park Trust Board   Women in Sport Aotearoa  


Theme: SportsConnect

City: Auckland

Date: Friday, 8 May 2020

Time: 01:00 PM  - 03:00 PM

Venue Details

Eden Park: South Level 4 Lounge, South Stand, Gate G, Reimers Ave, Auckland

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Eden Park Trust Board   Women in Sport Aotearoa  


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