COMMENT:

Sport NZ is driving more development of young female leaders at the community youth sport level.

You know you are doing pretty well if you become famous on a first-name basis.

Richie and Dan did pretty well with that in New Zealand circles, but our female leader has gone next level, operating on a first-name basis internationally.

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Jacinda has shown the potential power and effectiveness in the leadership style, of a high-quality female leader.

At the same time in the sporting scene, there have been a few issues over the past year or so at a high-performance level, involving