Governance Bio
Christine Arthur
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Christine Arthur

0 Years
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Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs


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“"Looking for an opportunity to make a difference. My experiences in education and sport have taught me skills in mentoring and leadership, a team player willing to learn."”
Governance Roles

Advisory Board

Auckland Secondary Schools Hockey

January 2014 - Present (3 years)

Strategy group to decide competition format, policy and procedures to promote participation and excellence in hockey across Auckland.

Management Committee

School Sport Canterbury

January 2003 - January 2005 (2 years)

Representing Sports Directors throughout Canterbury working with the Principals who govern secondary school sport in Canterbury to develop the strategic direction and ensure Canterbury sports employees meet the annual targets.

Youth Council

New Zealand Hockey

January 1997 - January 2003 (6 years)

Monitor and advocate for Youth hockey players reporting to New Zealand Hockey board.

Rowing Committee

St Margaret's College

January 1996 - January 2005 (9 years)

Chairperson - responsible for recruitment and retention of coaches, strategic planning, financial management, fundraising and sponsorship.

Awards Committee

New Zealand University Sport

January 1989 - January 1993 (4 years)

Review, consult and collaborate to select athletes for University honours.

Executive Roles

Deputy Principal

Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

January 2006 - Present (11 years)

As a member of the Executive Team, share responsibility for: School Leadership, Marketing and Public Relations, Strategic and Financial Planning, Recruitment, Retention and Professional Development of Staff. Diocesan is a charitable trust with a $25 million turn over. I am directly responsible for the budgets of teaching staff, approx. $ 10 million, and faculty budgets of $150,000. For 5 years reported directly to the board and attended monthly meetings.

Chef de Mission – New Zealand Olympic Committee

(NZ Youth Olympic Team, NZ University Team)

January 2012 - January 2015 (3 years)

- Head of delegation to create a performance focused team environment - Communication with athletes, support staff, NZSO’s and media

Athlete, Career and Education Advisor

New Zealand Academy of Sport, South Island, Dunedin

January 2001 - January 2004 (3 years)

-Part-time role responsible for advising elite amateur sportspeople referred by national sporting bodies on sport development , goal setting, career planning, budgeting, sponsorship, nutrition and relationship counselling.

Assistant Principal/Director of Sport/School co-ordinator

St Margaret’s College, Christchurch

January 1994 - January 2005 (11 years)

- Strategic, financial and operational management of school sport, hands-on coaching and sports team management and supervision of fitness consultant, coaching co-ordinator, junior sports administrator with 50 + part time coaches. - School event management and day to day co-ordination of non- teaching activities. - Management and guidance of the school catering and cleaning staff. - Pastoral care and student behaviour management. - Organisation and co-ordination for outdoor education programmes. - Monitor, review and update policies and procedures for whole school health and safety.


AUT, Auckland

Masters in Educational Leadership with Distinction,

2000 - 2012

Otago University

B.Ph Ed, Physical Education

1982 - 1985