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'Parks for Sport and Recreation' Third Phase Evaluaiton of Impact Research Report

Jo McFadyen & Glynis Longhurst

Sport NZ develops partnerships with national sport and recreation organisations, regional sports trusts, local authorities and other relevant organisations. In conjunction with Sport NZ goals and... read more

34th America's Cup evaluation reports: Evaluation of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s leveraging programme in San Francisco

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

The 34th America’s Cup Regatta delivered a range of business benefits for the New Zealand economy, according to two evaluation reports – an independent evaluation of the... read more

Rugby World Cup 2011: Evaluation Report

Sapere Research Group

This is an evaluation report on RWC 2011 and Auckland’s role in the hosting of it. It is a largely independent report, as well as incorporating evaluations from lead agencies. Overall this... read more

Evaluating the (Your Country Here) Olympic Medal Count

Stephen Seiler

An Olympic Games is a measurable test of a nation´s sporting power. Medal counts are the object of intense scrutiny after every Olympiad. Most countries celebrate any medal with national glee... read more

Subcultures and outdoor pursuits: an interpretive study of therapeutic outdoor recreation programmes for youth-at-risk

Miranda Jean Sikking

This is an interpretive study of therapeutic outdoor recreation programmes for youth-at risk. To provide a context for the study, the socio-historical development of therapeutic, outdoor recreation... read more

Teacher Professional Development: Who is the learner?

One of the challenges in in-service teacher education is how teachers can be given professional development (PD) that enables them to respond to national curriculum and policy change. In recent years... read more

Effective professional learning in physical activity

This milestone report is the fourth and final for the research project ‘Evaluative research on the impact of effective professional learning in curricular and co-curricular physical activity in... read more

School engagement in the Project Energize health intervention programme. 'What works, what does not work, what next?'

Anna Maria Mrkusic

Rates of overweight and obesity have continued to rise amongst primary school children including those in New Zealand, with higher prevalence in non-European children and those living in more... read more

Baseline evaluation of New Zealand Cycle Trails

John Dunn, NZCT Project Manager

The New Zealand Cycle Trail (NZCT) will attract new visitors to regions around New Zealand and support economic growth. Now that some trails are fully open, research is planned to evaluate the short... read more

He Oranga Poutama: What have we learned? A report on the developmental evaluation of He Oranga Poutama

Kate McKegg, Nan Wehipeihana, Kataraina Pipi and Veronica Thompson

He Oranga Poutama (HOP) is a Sport NZ (formerly SPARC) initiative that supports Māori wellbeing through sport and recreation. In 2009, the programme evolved from a focus on increasing the... read more

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