Squash New Zealand is the national body responsible for the promotion and development of squash in New Zealand. We were established in 1932 and are a member of World Squash and Oceania Squash and are recognised by Sport New Zealand (formerly SPARC) as the official national governing body for squash.
Squash New Zealand provides a wide range of services associated with the game including the national grading system, managing the New Zealand representative teams, overseeing the calendar of tournaments and providing growth and support initiatives for the benefit of the community.
Squash in New Zealand is administered by 11 regional District associations, all of which are overseen and supported by the staff and Executive Board of Squash New Zealand.
Squash New Zealand's vision is Squash - Growing at Grassroots and Going for Gold.
The Squash New Zealand Strategic Plan 2016-2021: Squash on the Move (PDF) has five key focus areas:
New Zealand's Community Squash Plan 2016-2021 (PDF) provides a breakdown of the various initiatives for how Squash New Zealand, the 11 regional District Association and local clubs will achieve the desired community-related outcomes detailed in the strategic plan. It focuses on 6 key areas:
Building strong partnerships with effective partners will also assist the squash family to increase the impact that squash plays in each local community.
Squash New Zealand is an incorporated society, registered with the Department of Internal Affairs and is governed by the Squash New Zealand Constitution.