Healthy Community

A resource to help organisations better understand the experiences and needs of girls and young women. Sport New Zealand’s Community Sport Strategy identifies females aged 10–18 years as a target participant group. It is essential that the needs of girls and young women are understood, so high-quality...

A resource to help organisations better understand the experiences and needs of young people. Developing a love of play, active recreation and sport at an early age helps encourage life-long participation. That’s why young people aged 5–18 years are the primary focus of Sport New...

A resource to help organisations better understand the experiences and needs of Samoan adults and young people. Both Samoan adults and young people enjoy and are passionate about play, active recreation and sport. However, Samoan adults have lower rates of participation than the general population....

The Scorecard  brings together obesity, nutrition, physical activity and child dental health data, giving a consolidated insight into the health of adults and children living in New Zealand’s biggest city, Tāmaki Makaurau.  ...

This new fact sheet provides information on energy in common alcoholic drinks in the absence of energy labelling. It includes a graphic of kilojoules in alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and foods with data sourced from the New Zealand Food Composition Database. The intended audience is...

The Active NZ survey measures nationwide participation in play, active recreation and sport.  The survey is sent to a sample of New Zealanders on the electoral roll through our research partner, Neilsen. Following on from the redesign in 2017, this is the second year of data collection...

The recommendations contained in the Review Report are designed to address some of the key criticisms of the current system. The key recommendations from the report are that: the HSR system continue as a voluntary system with the addition of some specific industry uptake targets...