Up to nine commissioners are appointed by the Minister for Sport, Fitness and Leisure for a period of three years. Current Commissioners are:
Brian Lochore OBE
Chairman Former All Black captain, coach and manager. A farmer in the Wairarapa. Brian is a New Zealand Masters tennis player.
Dr David Gerrard OBE
Deputy Chairman Sports physician from Otago University. Former Commonwealth Games butterfly gold medallist. A long involvement with the Olympic movement, Chef de Mission for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games team.
Chairman Otago netball coach,of Oamaru. New Zealand netball representative from 1973-75. Georgina is also Talent 2000 co-ordinator for Netball New Zealand.
Dr Roger Blakeley
Secretary of Internal Affairs, based in Wellington. Roger is the representative of the Minister of Internal Affairs.
Mayoress of Auckland City. Former New Zealand representative athlete, and a member of the Commission's Women's Taskforce in 1989. She has a long professional involvement in the fitness industry.
Barrister in Wellington. David is on the board of New Zealand Tennis and was the first fair play commissioner for the Rugby Union. He is a Commission representative on the New Zealand Sports Foundation.
Principal of Nelson College for Girls and a trustee of Sport Tasman, Alison has had a long involvement with school and outdoor sports. She is a past representative for netball and basketball.
Chief Executive, Thames Coromandel District Council. After a career in Army management, Lindsay spent six years in Paliamentary and Ministerial Service. He has played representative provincial rugby in both Australia and New Zealand.