Recreation Tag

In partnership with New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA), Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency have developed an A3 poster to show we don’t need sports or energy drinks to fuel a busy day. Water is the best choice - any time, any place, any activity Download resource ...

Outdoor play has been associated with children’s and adolescents’ healthy development and physical activity. Attributes of the neighbourhood built environment can influence play behaviours. This systematic review examined the relationship between attributes of the neighbourhood built environment and the time children and adolescents (0–18 years)...

The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa is welcoming the newly published Report on the Findings of the Review of the Walking Access Act 2008. The report contains thirty recommendations to improve and strengthen the work the Commission does. Many of the recommendations call for more resourcing to allow...

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 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...

Sport NZ has  released the first report from its new Active NZ participation survey, providing a point-in-time snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation. It is the first time Sport NZ has combined adults and...