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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Scoping Study for Assessing River and Lake Recreation in New Zealand  (2011)

Kay Booth

  This report scopes the issues associated with measuring river and lake recreation. Its purpose is to inform the future development of an implementation plan for assessing river and lake... read more

Sport and recreation in New Zealand Pasifika Communities  (2010)

Gordon, B. A.

One of the fundamental issues underpinning this research is the simple question of why Pasifika should be encouraged to participate in sport and recreation. There is an underpinning assumption that... read more

Young women's engagement in sport  (2011)

Burrows, L.

Sport is widely regarded as a social good – something that contributes to both the health and social capital of young people. Sport is also, as numerous lay and academic commentators attest... read more

Drivers and impediments to grassroots football in New Zealand  (2010)

Gill Worth

This study has sought to identify some of the drivers and demographic features associated with team sport participation trends experienced in New Zealand over the last decade. The project has... read more

Physical Inactivity Prevails in Later Life  (2011)

Bevan Grant

This article reflects on the place of and meaning of physical activity in older age in New Zealand. Physical activity prevalence data from the 2007/08 Active NZ survey indicates that physical... read more

Non-timber Values from Planted Forests: Recreation in Whakarewarewa Forest  (2011)

James A. Turner

The objective of our study was to estimate the economic value that mountain bikers and walkers place on recreation in a planted forest on the fringe of Rotorua; Whakarewarewa forest. We used the... read more

The economic and social value of sport and recreation to New Zealand  (2011)

Dalziel, P. Prof

Overview of the value of sport and recreation research programme commissioned by SPARC to update and expand on earlier work a decade ago by BERL on the value of sport to New Zealand. The new value of... read more

Economic Value of Sport and Recreation Regional Reports  (2011)

Paul Dalziel

13 regional economic value of sport and recreation reports have been published as part of the Value of Sport and Recreation series. The regional reports supplement the national economic and... read more

Financing Sports Organisations in New Zealand: the impact of governors’ choices  (2009)

Carolyn Cordery

Funding and financial management are critical issues for the not-for-profit sector. Funding is limited, competitively sought, and differences in funders’ and organisations’ expectations... read more

Recent research into the value of quality physical education and school sport.  (2010)

Dawn Penney

This resource was produced for the Activate your School website (ACHPER Victoria, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria, and School Sport Victoria). It provides an... read more

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