Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library

Welcome to the Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library (the Knowledge Library). The Knowledge Library is for all those working or interested in sport and recreation in New Zealand – practitioners, researchers, students, policy makers and planners.

Purpose of the Knowledge Library

The Knowledge Library brings together in one repository New Zealand-based sport and recreation research projects – underway and completed. Read more…

New Research

1505 items

Waimakariri District Council Indoor Court Feasibility Study

The purpose of this Feasibility Study is to confirm the need (or otherwise) for an indoor court facility to be located in the District and to recommend an appropriate location, functional design layout and governance structure for such a facility... Read more

Audi Quattro Winter Games 2013 Report

Winter Games NZ 2013 featured the best of the world’s elite winter sports athletes in a launch pad to the 2014 Winter Olympics. In 2013 the Games reinforced its status as one of the top 5 events on the international... Read more

Research Underway

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Hauraki Gulf use and values survey

People are being asked what they do on the Hauraki Gulf in an online survey developed by AUT University PhD student Rebecca Jarvis. The survey has been developed and will be run by AUT University’s Institute of Applied Ecology New Zealand to... Read more

Hauraki Gulf use and values survey

People are being asked what they do on the Hauraki Gulf in an online survey developed by AUT University PhD student Rebecca Jarvis. The survey has been developed and will be run by AUT University’s Institute of Applied Ecology New Zealand to... Read more

Clearinghouse for Sport

JOIN THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR SPORT

The Clearinghouse for Sport website connects sports people with complementary expertise and helps facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge across the sport sector. Membership is free.

The Clearinghouse for Sport complements the Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library by providing an Australasian and international doorway to sport and recreation knowledge.

Sport NZ online toolkit

Tell your sport and recreation story!

You know how valuable your organisation is. This self-help research toolkit can help you tell others…potential and current members, funders, planners and more. It can also help you reflect on what you do, and how to do it better Have a look.

Also find completed case study research on the value of sport and recreation on this website here.

 

Featured

Sport and Recreation Case Study toolkit released

Sport NZ has produced a new Sport and Recreation Case Study toolkit. The toolkit  has been designed as an easy to use web-based resource to help sport and recreation organisations, facilities, and events understand and share the value of their... Read more

Governance in the New Zealand Outdoor Recreation Sector. In Fact. Sport NZ Knowledge Factsheet Series (1)

This In Fact factsheet is the first in a series that Sport New Zealand is producing to summarise key research we have funded. This factsheet summarises recent research on outdoor recreation governance in New Zealand. Little is known about... Read more

Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is building a comprehensive guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.  This is an excellent free resource for all those interested in researching the history of sport... Read more