Research Completed

This section includes abstracts of completed and published research. This section encourages the submission of a wide range of research publication types from conference PowerPoint presentations to peer-reviewed journal articles and including publications in draft and in press.


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Quantifying the social impacts of hosting sports events  (2007)

Prepared by TSE Consulting and Ramboll Management for New Zealand Major Events

This report is the first step towards the continual improvement on the knowledge and practical experience of quantifying the social impact of hosting sports events in New Zealand. It was only a few... read more

Justification for government involvement in the hosting of sports events: Do projected impacts materialise? (Discussion paper 12.02 September 2012)  (Massey University)

Sam Richardson

Major sporting events are said to generate substantial economic impacts to host cities. Estimates of these impacts are typically used as justification for government involvement in the staging of... read more

The perceived benefits of, and constraints to, participation in off-road mountain biking  (2002)

R J Cassels-Brown

This study examines the perceived benefits of, and constraints to, participation in off-road mountain biking for Christchurch secondary school students. Mountain biking research in New Zealand has... read more

Report examines the impact of sport sponsorship in Australia and New Zealand  (2013)

Connor Wright

Sponsorship Today has published a detailed analysis of sponsorship in Australian and New Zealand sport; finding that the combined countries’ sports sponsorship spending is US$880 million... read more

New Zealand Mountain Safety Council National Incident Database 2012 Report (non-snowsports)  (2013)

Prepared by Gordon Cessford of Visitor Solutions for the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

This report summarises annual results from the non-ski incident reporting in the National Incident Database (NID) from the 2012 calendar year – January 1st to December 31st. It adds to a series... read more

Sport and Recreation Strategic Action Plan – Draft for Consultation  (2013)

Auckland Council

Have your say on Auckland Council’s Draft Sport and Recreation Strategic Action Plan. The draft plan will guide how we plan and deliver sport and recreation opportunities to help Aucklanders... read more

Sport and Recreation in the Lives of Young Aucklanders  (2013)

This Auckland Report was prepared by Ipsos for Auckland Council

The 2011 Sport New Zealand’s Young People’s Survey (YPS) provides key insights into the way young New Zealanders participate in sport and recreation activities. It also tells us where and... read more

Discussion of and alternatives for the provision of public recreational access to the Port Hills of Canterbury  (1996)

R D Peterson

The benefits of providing public access to land have been recognised for most of New Zealand’s European history. Provision has been made in law to allow public access but it seems as though the... read more

Intrapersonal constraints and facilitators to leisure : issues facing people with physical disabilities  (1997)

Richard J Buchanan

Little research has focussed on factors which relate to the leisure interests of people with disabilities. This study investigated factors which constrain and facilitate the leisure preferences of... read more

Becoming strong women : physicality, femininity and the pursuit of power  (2002)

Martha Guinn Bell

Women outdoor leaders are often told that they are too aggressive and strident and that they risk being too strong to be role models for their students. They experience competition, hostility... read more

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