Projects tagged with Sport & Recreation
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In 2016, 4,131 New Zealanders aged 18 years and over participated in a survey about their engagement with conservation, their views about DOC and its work, and their use of public conservation lands and waters, including historic sites. Participants had the option to complete the questionnaire online or on...
4 May 2016
Sport New Zealand is developing a Community Sport – Older People Plan (‘the Plan’) to increase participation by older people in community sport. To inform the development of the Plan, Connect undertook exploratory research involving focus groups and in-depth interviews with older New Zealanders in October...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
The Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme has grown out of the nationwide GRx initiative for adults, responding to requests from primary care for something similar for children and young people. There are 15 contract holders throughout NZ. There must be commitment from the family for involvement...
In February, Sport NZ commissioned research firm, Angus and Associates to survey paid workers in sport and recreation organisations. We had a fantastic response, with more than 100 organisations involved and well over 1,000 people completing the survey. The survey report provides...
Topics: Research, Child Mortality, Children, Urban, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
This three year research project funded in 2010 by the Health Research Council investigates how urban neighbourhood environments can facilitate children’s independent mobility (IM – outdoor play and travelling to destinations unsupervised), thereby influencing their levels of physical activity (PA) and participation in daily...
Sport and Active Recreation in the Lives of Auckland Adults draws on Sport NZ’s 2013/14 Active NZ Survey to provide insights into how people living in the region take part in sport and recreation. The report highlights how Aucklanders take part in a variety of sport and recreation activities, and do so in...
This report uses data from three ‘point in time’ national Sport NZ surveys to examine participation trends over a 16-year period: the 1997/98 New Zealand Sport and Physical Activity Survey, the 2007/08 Active New Zealand Survey, and the 2013/14 Active New Zealand Survey. However, the report only provides findings for the two...
In 2015, 4075 New Zealanders aged 18 years and over participated in a survey about their engagement with conservation, their views about DOC and its work, and their use of public conservation lands and waters, including historic sites. Participants had the option to complete the questionnaire online or on...
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 revisited in a detailed study examining progress in governance development. The findings contain a lot of good news that...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
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: the future is not predetermined, the future is not predictable, and future outcomes can be influenced by our choices in...
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