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SPARC Publications

SPARC reports:
Reports & Guidelines | Discussion Papers | No Exceptions | Harassment Free Sport | Anti Doping Policy

Education Updates:
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Portfolio | News | Fundamental Skills | KiwiDex
Getting started in coaching | Sport Leadership (pdf 30k) | NZ Coach Magazine Subscription Form
Up With The Play | Becoming A More Effective Official | Fitness & Injury Prevention |
People Management | Legal Issues & Risk Management
Sports Administrators:
Running Sport 1 | Running Sport 2

Governance Toolkit

A SPARC toolkit guide to effective governance for sports organisation in New Zealand, based on research by Boardworks International across twenty five sports organisations in 2003 and 2004.

Refers to and to be used with the Standard SNZ HB8669:2004, Guidelines for Risk Management in Sport and Recreation (Download is on Standards NZ site. If asked for a password use: shzu2vkq).

Push Play:
Rural Travel Fund | Movement = Health | Physical Activity Taskforce Report | Active Communities | Active Movement | Green Prescription | Push Play Resources | He Oranga Poutama | Cycle-friendly Employer

Education Updates

Moving Through Sport | SportFit | Sport Leader | Putting Young People First
SPARC Research:
SPARC Facts | The Growing Business of Sport & Leisure - Sept 2000 (pdf 371k) |
Other research publications
Sport Sources | Newsletter Subscription

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Young People First - Policy & Strategy Documents

Moving through Sport

Sportfit Strategy

Sport Leader

Putting Young People First


Getting Started in Coaching

Push Play

Rural Travel Fund

Movement = Health

Guidelines for Promoting Physical Activity (pdf 415k)

Physical Activity Taskforce Report

Active Communities

For information on Active Communities please download the Active Communities Guidelines document. To express interest or to apply for investment, please complete the documents below and email to

For more Active Communities publications, as well as the latest issue (Summer 2005) of the Active Communities newsletter, please visit the Push Play website.

Active Movement

A copy of the Introduction to Active Movement (pdf 2.3Mb)
publication can be downloaded here or for a hard copy send a request email to

Green Prescription

Use the Green Prescription resources as a starting point to Getting Active!

Push Play Resources

Looking for ways to get more active? Check out these Push Play resources.

Research/Sport Facts

Push Play Facts This information can now be found on the Push Play website.

Cycle-friendly Employer

The Cycle-friendly Employer Guide is a new resource that offers all you need to plan and implement cycle friendly programs at your workplace. More >>

He Oranga Poutama

1998 Task Force Report on Maori Sport (Hillary Commission):

Sport Sources

Finding Volunteers:

Affiliation Fees

Sport Source 1


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