The role of the NZNPA is to ensure the players, as key stakeholders in the game, have an organised and credible voice at the decision making table. Through the NZNPA, the players work with the game's administration to address player welfare and to contribute to the on-going development of the game.
The NZNPA empowers players to grow and develop as people including supporting them to understand and deal with life as professional sportspeople.
The NZNPA is the players' organisation for life. Through the past player network, the NZNPA continues to support and provide a range of services beyond a player's playing career.
NZNZPA STRATEGIC PLAN 2020 - 2023
To be a place where all current and past professional players feel authentic, feel empowered and feel like they belong.
To be the Players' Voice
Persistence to achieve success.
Vulnerability / Authenticity
Letting down barriers and telling our true stories.
Being inquisitive about how we develop, identify opportunities, solve problems and drive success.
Embracing the risk of being rejected, ridiculed or failing while striving to succeed.
Acting in the best interests of those we represent, making them both appreciative and proud.
Maintaining perspective and building comradery.