Experienced, Auckland-based director Diana Puketapu has been elected to the board of New Zealand Cricket.
She was also the Chief Financial Officer for America’s Cup sailing teams BMW Oracle, and Team Origin, from 2003 to 2009.
- "I'm really going to miss it - but I'm not lost to the game."— WHITE FERNS (@WHITE_FERNS) November 15, 2017
ICYMI: Sir Richard Hadlee steps down from the NZC Board and is replaced by Ms Diana Puketapu.
- "I've been watching NZC for some time & have been impressed by their progress."
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The meeting was also informed of the appointment of former New Zealand cricket captain Ken Rutherford as a participant in NZC’s aspiring
This is effectively an internship designed to target individuals with particular skills who may have an interest in joining the NZC board in the future.
NZC returned an operating loss of $9.3m for the 2016-17 year, more than the forecast loss of $5.7 - due mainly to changes in the International Cricket Council’s funding model.
Chairman Greg Barclay told the meeting that, while ICC constitutional changes meant NZC would receive an extra US$38m for the eight-period to 2023, most of this funding would be received at the back end the cycle – creating some challenges over the next couple of years.
A copy of NZC’s 2016-17 Annual Report can be found here: http://epublishbyus.com/ebook/10046862/html/index.html.