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Mā te huruhuru, ka rere te manu

Adorn the bird with feathers so it can fly

Whanake o te Kōpara (Rise of the Female Bellbird) is a six month leadership development programme for 20 kōhine/young women between the ages of 19 - 25 years. The aim of the programme is to connect young women who are passionate about the role of sport and physical activity in contributing to the broader well being/hauora of priority population groups in Aotearoa, and support them in their personal and professional development. 

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Meet the 2023 participants

Massive thank you to Sport New Zealand and the US Embassy of New Zealand for funding this mahi 

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