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NZ Honorary Advisers

Peter Miskimmin


Peter Miskimmin has a wealth of experience as an athlete, coach and sports leader. Peter was chief executive of Sport NZ from 2008 to December 2020. During that time, he oversaw two of New Zealand’s most successful Olympic Games (Beijing and London) and driven an increased focus on community sport.

Prior to his time at Sport NZ, Peter spent 17 years at New Zealand Post, where he held a number of management roles in the sales, marketing and in the commercial side of the business.

A two time Olympian (Los Angeles and Barcelona), Peter has been Captain of the New Zealand Men’s Hockey Team, played 150 test matches for his country and twice won the New Zealand Hockey Player of the Year Award. He is currently a selector for the national men’s side, the Black Sticks.

Mr Miskimmin has served on the Boards of the New Zealand Olympic Committee and the New Zealand Sports Foundation. He was on the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s Athletes Commission and is a past President of the Olympian Club of New Zealand.