Inspire and unify through rugby. The New Zealand Rugby Patron fills an honorary role as the figurehead for the organisation.
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The Chair of the Board is New Zealand Rugby’s Māori Representative. Prior to joining the Board he was a secondee to the New Zealand Rugby Strategy Committee from 2018-2020. Former All Blacks Captain Sir Brian Lochore was Patron until his passing in August 2019, and Ian Kirkpatrick, was elected as his successor at the NZR Annual General Meeting in 2020. Māori rugby at the provincial level is typically administered by an incorporated or unincorporated Māori committee that is affiliated to their province. In 1949 it became an affiliate to the International Rugby Football Board, now known as World Rugby, the governing body of rugby union for the world.
In 2019, Bill Osborne became President while Max Spence was elected Vice President. Leaked report: NZ set to ditch Super Rugby, Chris Rattue: The disease of disinformation surrounding Barrett, Super Rugby player poll reveals the 'biggest grub' in the All Blacks, All Blacks contender breaks leg, out for season, Victory, then death: Top racing family's Melbourne Cup ecstasy and heartbreak, Gregor Paul: Give us a reason to believe Wallabies are still worth taking seriously, 'Ugly, uncivilised': Author's books pulled after comments on Nanaia Mahuta's moko, New Covid community case: Second hotel staffer tests positive. Stewart Mitchell is a former Canterbury Rugby Football Union Chairman (2012-14) and board member of the Crusaders (2008 - 2014). Michael also holds the Samoan matai chief titles of Savae and La’auli. It was founded in 1892 as the New Zealand Rugby Football Union (NZRFU), 12 years after the first provincial unions in New Zealand.
There is even a faction within the NZR board which favours a transtasman competition with movement of players between the countries. Officially, it is an incorporated societywith the na…
This, however, may simply have occurred while the Aratipu report was being finalised. Being Men. He stepped down as the National Manager of Fruitfed Supplies in June 2019. In 2017, he was named Māori Entrepreneur of the Year. His time offshore also included 12 years with the Kiwi Expat Association (KEA). Bill Osborne has an extensive business background including roles as Group Manager International for New Zealand Post, CEO of Quotable Value New Zealand, inaugural Chair of 2 Degrees Mobile and chair of CoreLogic New Zealand.
Campbell holds a Masters in Commercial Law, is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor and Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme graduate. One of the Nominated Board Member positions must be filled by a representative of Māori, and that person is automatically appointed as NZR Representative on the New Zealand Māori Rugby Board. He has been Chair and Executive Director of the Fred Hollows Foundation in New Zealand and is a director in both New Zealand and Australia. While NZR assembles and supports the Māori All Blacks, the New Zealand Māori Rugby Board is responsible for the development of Māori rugby in New Zealand.
Bailey Mackey was elected to the New Zealand Rugby Board at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
This has undoubtedly made a transtasman competition involving too many Aussie sides less appealing to the Kiwis. He was made a Member of the British Empire for services to rugby in 1980 and inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2003. View the 2019 NZMRB Annual Report The NZMRB welcomed the appointment of four new Board members during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this evening and celebrated a successful year of Māori Rugby. He is also Patron of his local rugby club in Poverty Bay and remains an active supporter of club and representative rugby. On Wednesday 29 April 2020, the New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (NZMRB) held their Annual General Meeting where four new members joined the Board. He holds a number of directorships, including Yellow Pages Group and Devon Funds Management Limited.
In May 2019 he completed 35 years’ service with Fruitfed Supplies, a part of PGG Wrightson. He has served on the New Zealand Maori Rugby Board and is a former board member of the Sports Foundation, Hillary Commission and SPARC. He received a New Zealand Medal for service to the Pacific Island community in 1997 and was knighted in 2017 for his work in driving economic and social development for Pasifika people in New Zealand, and for his work with youth development in NZ. These positions are elected for two year terms. The New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (the Board) was established as an as an incorporated society in June 2000, under its own Constitution, though the origins of the Board extend back to the 1870s. Former Melbourne Storm and Sunshine Coast Lightning Chair, Bart Campbell joined the New Zealand Rugby Board in 2020.
The New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (NZMRB) was established as an incorporated society in June 2000, under its own Constitution. Dr Farah Palmer (ONZM) was elected to the Board in December 2016.
He has held the Chair since June 2014. "Rugby Australia is understood to be comfortable with an amped-up domestic option," the SMH claimed, contradicting the "alarm" over New Zealand's stance. He is CEO of Left Field Live, a Melbourne-based boutique sports marketing agency. 15/10/2020 16:42 3:31 Men's Sevens Player of the Decade. In the background, there is an improved relationship between Rugby Australia and the breakaway Perth-based competition backed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest. This in turn could lead Australia to go it alone, leaving New Zealand to run a competition involving perhaps a Pacific Island team. Michael has extensive experience in commercial and business sectors and serves in a number of Governance and leadership roles on various Private sector and community organisations. After graduating from Lincoln College (now University) in 1976 Max Spence has committed his professional career to the agricultural and horticultural sectors. He is a founding partner of Nixon Cate Chartered Accountants and is also owner of Total Storage Limited which is a nationwide self-storage company.
He has also chaired North Harbour Rugby Audit and Risk Committees and the Commercial Committees from (2012 to 2015) and prior to his New Zealand Rugby appointment was Chair of Audit and Risk and Commercial Committees for the Blues. President of Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union, Mackey is also the Founder and CEO of Pango Productions – a privately owned film and television company, as well as the founder of tech startup and online production management tool KAHA. He was Chair of the Nelson Bays Rugby Union from 1996 to 2005, Chair of the Tasman Rugby Union for the period 2006 to 2008 and was on the Board of Crusaders Franchise Ltd from 1999 to 2010.
Throughout the 20th Century the Governor General traditionally held the role of Patron. Stewart joined the Board in 2014. Shaun Nixon was elected to the New Zealand Rugby Board in 2019. Mackey is the representative for the Creative sector on the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council.
Additionally, two independent directors also sit on the Board. Our Board is charged with setting strategy, direction and policy for New Zealand Rugby, and is ultimately responsible for the decisions and actions of NZR Management and Staff.