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Sport NZ Governance Benchmark Review 2014

BoardWorks International

In 2003 twenty six organisations were reviewed in a benchmark study that laid the ground for our governance programmes.  Eleven years later the remaining twenty four organisations were... read more

Future of Sport in New Zealand


This report looks to New Zealand’s future over 2015 to 2030, and the opportunities and challenges for sport. As with any futures research, we are always confronted with three key challenges... read more

Our Futures Te Pae Tawhiti. The 2013 census and New Zealand’s changing population

Gary Hawke

The Royal Society of New Zealand has undertaken a major review of the rapidly changing New Zealand population, and the implications of this for the economy, social cohesion, education, and health... read more

Ten years on – where's coaching at?

Professor Lyn Kidman describes how coaching and coach development have evolved here and overseas over the past 10 years. Athlete-or participant-centred coaching is the heart of the New Zealand... read more

In Fact 6: New Zealand's Coaching Workforce

James Heffield

Sport NZ commissioned The New Zealand Coaching Workforce Literature Review (September 2014) to support the implementation of the New Zealand Community Sport Coaching Plan. The review sought to... read more

The New Zealand Coaching Workforce Literature Review

Chris Daly

Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) commissioned this literature review to support the implementation of the New Zealand Community Sport Coaching Plan. The aim of the literature review is to help Sport... read more

How to Set Up a Sportville: The Hutt City Approach

Hutt City

The Sportsville Hutt City project was initiated in 2009 and came about as a result of the Hutt City Active Recreation and Sport Strategy 2007-2012.   This resource was developed to assist... read more

Audi Quattro Winter Games 2013 Report

Winter Games NZ Trust

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... read more

Coach Development: Never stop learning!

Lynn Kidman

Lynn Kidman (AUT) and Dawn Penney (University of Waikato) review Sport New Zealand’s highly regarded Coach Accelerator Programme. They find it reinforces the belief that the most effective... read more

Wellington Rugby Football Union Junior Rugby Review

Wellington Rugby Football Union

At its September 2011 meeting the WRFU Rugby Board was requested to: “Commission an Independent Strategic Review of the Governance of Junior Club and Primary Schools Rugby under the... read more

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