About Softball NZ

Softball New Zealand is the governing body. Today SNZ oversees 21 Associations, 125 clubs with an approximate membership of 25,000. SNZ has a regulatory or sanctioning function providing Softball opportunities to its membership.

Softball New Zealand has a number of key roles:
  • Lead the development of the game and the implementation of softball’s strategy;
  • Enable associations and clubs to contribute to softball’s vision by providing support to help them achieve softball’s vision of being a leading sport on and off the diamond;
  • Partner with groups and organisations that align with and create benefits for softball;
  • Manage our national teams and programmes that support softball’s development at community level; and
  • Invest, where possible and appropriate, to support the development of softball.

Physical Address:

Softball NZ Inc
Sports House
93 Hutt Park Rd, Seaview.
Lower Hutt

Mailing Address:

Softball NZ Inc
PO Box 30322,
Lower Hutt, New Zealand

  Ph: +64 4 560-0390, Email: SNZ

Patron: Bob Leveloff
President: Lynda O'Cain
Chair:  Hoani Lambert
Deputy Chair:  Rebecca Annan
Audit & Risk Committee Chair:  
People & Culture Committee Chair:  
Strategy & Performance Committee Chair:   Rebecca Annan

Chief Executive Officer (Interim): Vaughan Dennison 021 601 1428
General Manager - High Performance: Bevan Matene 021 436 273
Administration Manager: Chris Gates 04 560-0391 or 021 537 115
Tournaments & National Teams Manager: Eugene Gilbert 04 560-0392 or 021 537 079
Project Support  Administrator:  

Umpire in Chief: Wiremu Tamaki
Deputy Directors: Nicola Ogier
Regional Directors: David Beaumont, Mark Porteous

Chief Scorer: Elizabeth Natana
Deputy Chief Scorers: Marie Byrne, Ian Ditfort
Chief Statistician: Lynette Leathart

Solicitor: Gibson Sheat
Auditor: Moore Markhams