Kia Kaha, Kia Ora | Be Active, Be Well


Welcome to the Sport Hawke's Bay vacancies page. Here you will find roles in the sports sector both throughout the Hawke's Bay region as well as nationally.

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An opportunity has arisin for a customer focussed receptionist to join our team for 27-31 hours per fortnight. Winter hours are 5 hours per day on alternate weekends and 8.5 hours every week on a set weekday. During the summer season, the weekend hours will increase to 7 hours per day. 

The successful candidate will provide outstanding customer service to our community at reception and administrative services to our team at the Community Centre.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the Reception area and ensure a strong customer service focus, in a clean and tidy working environment.
  • Effectively manage and utilise the Point Of Sale and cash register system to ensure effective stock control and accounting systems are maintained.
  • Provide general administration for the Wairoa Community Centre and Sport Hawkes Bay as directed.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of databases and memberships are maintained.
  • Assist in other areas of the Centre’s operation as directed and carry out any other function as determined by Wairoa Community Centre Management.
  • Oversee the marketing and promotion of the Wairoa Community Centre.
  • Assist with concentrated supervision and observation of the pool water and its immediate surroundings.
  • Ensure the facilitation of safe practices and behaviour of customers to prevent accidents.
  • Ensure the provision of aquatic sport and leisure in a safe, clean and enjoyable environment.
  • Participate in Pool Lifeguard Training to gain the knowledge and skills to assist Pool Team Members in case of an emergency.
  • Have or be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate.

To apply, click here

Applications for this position close on Sunday 25th February 2024.


Sport Hawke’s Bay exists to enhance the health and wellbeing of Hawke’s Bay by influencing, enabling and supporting our communities to be more physically active.

A casual instructing position is available within our Active Communities team.

Our Recreation Instructors provide high quality, low impact group exercise programmes.  One of our specialised areas includes programmes for adults and kaumātua over the age of 50 to improve strength, balance and flexibility along with Tai Chi at a variety of venues in Napier and Hastings.  An instructor is required for up to 5 hours per week to extend the range and scope of programmes on offer.

If you consider yourself reliable, energetic and fun loving with a passion for working with older adults, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Group exercise instruction experience/qualifications are desirable but not essential as training can be supplied.

The key responsibilities for this position are:

  • To prepare and deliver group exercise programmes specifically tailored for older adults and other targeted community physical activity programmes including people with disabilities.
  • Have flexibility to deliver programmes in Napier and Hastings.
  • Be available to relieve at venues when requested.
  • Attend training opportunities as determined by Sport Hawke’s Bay.

To apply, click here

If you would like to know more about this postion please contact Eana Young at Sport Hawke’s Bay on 8459336 Ext 708 or email

SPORT HAWKE'S BAY - CYCLE SKILLS INSTRUCTORS (2–6 hour sessions as and when required)

Sport Hawke’s Bay exists to enhance the health and wellbeing of Hawke’s Bay by influencing, enabling and supporting our communities to be more physically active.

We are looking for CASUAL Cycling Instructors to join our Active Communities team.

Do you have a passion for cycling? Want to engage with children and share your knowledge? Are you a confident, flexible, fun, and energetic person? If this sounds like you then we have the perfect job for you.


  • To deliver quality cycle skills instruction using the Bike Ready Programme.
  • ​​​​​​​To deliver scooter safety skills to schools


  • To deliver cycle/scooter skills sessions and Bike Ready programmes.
  • To have the flexibility to deliver the programmes at different venues within the Napier/Hastings Environments, including in school grounds, and at parks/cycle ways.
  • Undertake specific outcomes, evaluations or reports as requested.

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