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Puketapu-Lyndon named first woman chair of NZC

By AFP
November 09, 2023
Former Test cricketer Martin Snedden. —ESPN Cricinfo
Former Test cricketer Martin Snedden. —ESPN Cricinfo

WELLINGTON: Diana Puketapu-Lyndon was on Wednesday named New Zealand Cricket´s first woman chair in its 129-year history, the organisation said.

She will replace former Test cricketer Martin Snedden, the governing body -- founded in 1894 -- said in a statement. Puketapu-Lyndon has a wealth of administrative experience and first joined the board of New Zealand Cricket in 2017. She is also the current chair of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.