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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2012 NZSSSC School Sports Representation Census  (2013 )


The newly-released 2012 NZSSSC School Sport Representation Census results show the number of students representing their school in sport continues to grow. The results also show levels of teacher... read more

Places and Spaces for Sport and Recreation in Greater Christchurch: Issues and Options Paper  (2011 )

Global Leisure Group

The places and spaces plan is a regional plan covering the provision of significant sized open spaces and facilities (physical infrastructure) in Christchurch City and the projected main urban areas... read more

Spaces and places plan for Sport and Recreation in Greater Christchurch  (2012 )

Sport and Recreation Earthquake Leadership Group

Canterbury’s sport and  recreation landscape has changed significantly as a result of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.   This plan is intended to inform,empower and support... read more

2011 Rotorua Sports Fields and Sports Facilities Review  (2011 )

Tracy Talbot

In  April  2011,  Rotorua  District  Council  (RDC)  commissioned  a  review  of  the  provision,  usage and  user ... read more

Surf Break Co-Management: Options for the protection and enhancement of surf breaks in New Zealand  (2013)

Aaaron Edwards

The inclusion of surf breaks in the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (2010) establishes New Zealand as a potential world leader in surf break protection. The approach is highly dependent upon... read more

Bourdieu, Gender Reflexivity, and Physical Culture: A Case of Masculinities in the Snowboarding Field  (2010 )

Holly Thorpe

This  article  contributes  to  recent  debates  between  supporters  of  the  concept  of hegemonic  masculinity,  as ... read more

Transnational mobilities in Snowboarding Culture: Travel, Tourism and Lifestyle Migration  (2012 )

Holly Thorpe

Drawing on global ethnographic methods conducted in six countries over seven years, this paper offers the first in-depth examination of the transnational flows and corporeal mobilities in... read more

Performance Measurement Systems: National Sport Organisation Perspectives in New Zealand  (2012 )

Luke Macris

Performance measurement is a prevalent and accepted management technique used by governments around the world and is an important dimension of New Zealand sport policy. Drawing from performance... read more

Southern Districts Hockey Club: 'Back from the brink' – a case story  (2013)

Sheryl Law

In 2012, the Southern Districts Hockey Club of Papatoetoe had a stellar year, celebrating its 85th Jubilee and winning the Auckland Hockey Association Top Mens Club and Top Club award (which take... read more

'Generation X Games', Action Sports and the Olympic Movement: Understanding the Cultural Politics of Incorporation  (2011)

Holly Thorpe

An important and mounting issue for the contemporary Olympic Movement is how to remain relevant  to  younger  generations.  Cognizant  of  the  diminishing ... read more

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