Seeking a New Member-Nominated Director

The New Zealand Greyhound Racing Association, also known as Greyhound Racing New Zealand (GRNZ), is the governing body for all Greyhound Racing in New Zealand, as authorised by the Racing Act 2003. GRNZ leads a small but dynamic Code working within the Racing Industry to improve the overall commercial viability of Racing for all stakeholders. This is an interesting and challenging role in an industry that is a significant contributor to the New Zealand economy.


GRNZ now seeks an applicant for the position of Member-Nominated Director and the term of appointment is for three years.

Applicants should be skilled in one or more of the following areas:

Business and financial management
Racing in particular Greyhound Racing exposure
Governance and board exposure/experience, and 
Project management.

An interest or background in greyhound racing is desirable, an understanding of how sporting bodies or membership organisations work, and an understanding of the relationship between member clubs, other stakeholders and a governing body, such as GRNZ, would be a distinct advantage.

All applications, to be marked private and confidential. A copy of the position description and application form can be downloaded below.

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence, and completed Nomination Forms and relevant accompanying documentation must be received by:

Simon Telfer, Independent Scrutineer, simon@stimulusnz.com; or by post c/- Phil Holden, Greyhound Racing New Zealand, PO Box 38313, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045.

Note: Independent agency, Appoint Better Boards, and Simon Telfer are managing this process on behalf of GRNZ.

Please find a full job description here.

Please find the application/nomination form here.

Applications close at 5.00pm on 25 August 2017

Posted on 31/07/2017 4:40:41 PM

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