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16 July 2020

Young people plan

The Sport New Zealand Young People Plan 2015-20 provides a "plan of attack" for keeping young people in New Zealand active.

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11 June 2019

Saxton Fields - a collaboration between Tasman and Nelson districts

Mayor of Tasman and the chair of Sport Tasman, Richard Kempthorne, and Andrew Petheram from Nelson District Council, discuss the story…

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28 February 2018

20 more women board members wanted

Sport NZ and Appoint have launched a programme to quickly increase the number of woman on the sport and recreation boards and get us…

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09 August 2017

Leadership development system for sport and recreation

The continued success of sport and recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand depends on great leadership and better collaboration within our…

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30 March 2017

Women in Governance 2017

Sport New Zealand is pleased to announce recipients in the fifth year of the women in governance programme.

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08 February 2017

Women in governance programme 2017

Applications are open for 2017 Women in Sports Governance programme.

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28 October 2016

Active NZ 2013/14 Sport Profiles

This series of 22 sport and activity profiles were published by Sport NZ in October 2016 as a follow up to the Active NZ 2013/14…

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22 July 2016

Leadership Framework project timeline

The future success of sport and recreation in New Zealand depends on great leadership and better collaboration.

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22 July 2016

Meet the people behind the Leadership Framework project

The future success of sport and recreation in New Zealand depends on great leadership and better collaboration. The sector must…

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31 May 2016

2016 Sport and Recreation Paid Workforce Survey - Full Report

The 2016 Sport and Recreation Paid Workforce Survey was conducted in February 2016. This is the first time we have surveyed people…

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20 May 2016

Protecting the integrity of sport

Sport is part of who we are as New Zealanders. And we’re pretty good at it. Our participation rates are among the highest in the…

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11 May 2016

Four Times Tables - a speed learning opportunity

Sport New Zealand in association with Women on Boards presents Four Times Tables - a speed learning opportunity. A great chance to…

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15 April 2016

Governance Workshops

Available governance workshop dates in May and June 2016.

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09 March 2016

Leadership Framework for the sport and recreation sector

A consultation process is underway in the sport and recreation sector to create a shared vision of what great leadership looks like…

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17 December 2015

2016 recipients: Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme

Sport New Zealand has announced the fourth annual round of support for women leaders in sport governance. Eight scholarships have been…

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20 October 2015

Women in Sport Governance Scholarships and Mentor Programme

Applications under the scholarship programme and mentor programme are now open for 2016.

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20 October 2015

2016: Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme

Applications are now open for the Mentor and Scholarship Programmes.

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25 August 2015

Silver Ferns Coach

The Silver Ferns Coach will be required to develop, implement and lead a world class programme that prepares the Silver Ferns netb

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20 July 2015

FIFA U20 World Cup Leverage and Legacy Plan Progress Report

Leverage & Legacy - October 2014.

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20 July 2015

FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 Leverage and Legacy Plan

FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 Leverage and Legacy Plan.

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20 July 2015

2013 Winter Games Post Event Leverage and Legacy Report

Assessment of the Audi quattro Winter Games 2013 Leverage and Legacy programme.

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22 April 2015

Connections 2015 presentations (videos)

Videos from Connections 2015, which had the theme "Walking in your customers shoes".

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14 March 2015

Active New Zealand Survey (2013/14)

The fifth Active NZ survey continues our series looking at when and where adults (16 years and over) are engaging in sport and…

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02 March 2015

Creating a safe and inclusive physical activity environment

Resources that support the development of a safe and positive physical activity environment.

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02 March 2015

Physical activity research references

Physical activity-related research links.

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26 February 2015

Health and Safety Reforms - update May 2015

An advisory (updated May 2015) about the likely effect on the sport and recreation sector of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

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09 February 2015

Still places left for the 2015 Women in sport governance mentor programme

The programme provides ten hours of one on one support from experienced practitioners across a twelve month period.

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03 February 2015

Planning for a physical activity culture

Information and resources to help schools plan for a physical activity culture.

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29 January 2015

Xero - Two month free trial

Sport NZ and Xero and pleased to offer your sporting organisation a two month free trial.

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18 December 2014

Governance success stories wanted: win governance consulting

We are developing some further governance resources in 2015 and want to support these with stories from the sector.

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17 December 2014

2015 recipients: Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme

Sport New Zealand is pleased to announced the recipients of the 2015 women in governance scholarships and the participants in the

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15 December 2014

Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme for 2015

Sport New Zealand is pleased to announced the recipients of the 2015 women in governance scholarships and the participants in the 2015…

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17 October 2014

Events - Fireworks or Foundation Stone?

How events have played an important role in growing Sport Tasman's business and Sport Tasman's value to the community

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16 October 2014

Entries open for the eighth New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards

The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards celebrate excellence in commercial partnerships, communications, community impact, events…

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15 October 2014

New Zealand sporting events system

Sport New Zealand Manager of Events Peter Cox on the current system and how we'll improve it (2014).

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15 October 2014

Christchurch earthquake and events in Canterbury

Presentation setting out the strategic needs of post-earthquake Canterbury, and how these are addressing by events. Includes a case…

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01 September 2014

For coaches

Aimed at more experienced coaches. Quality coaches have a huge effect on communities. Their examples and values contribute not only to…

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11 August 2014

Health and Safety Reforms - update Feb 2015

An advisory (updated February 2015) about the likely effect on the sport and recreation sector of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

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11 August 2014

Coaching resources

Coaching resources and links to e-newsletters and research.

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23 July 2014

Match fixing - guiding principles (brochure and poster)

Printable resources outlining principles to protect athletes and their sports.

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18 July 2014

Behind Sport BoP and Tauranga City Council's great relationship

Sport Bay of Plenty (Sport BOP) and Tauranga City Council (TCC) enjoy one of the better RST–TA relationships in the country. We look…

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18 July 2014

More powerful sport and rec submissions to council by working together

How Sport Bay of Plenty improved the way sports clubs and regional sports organisations contributed to council plans.

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25 June 2014

Better value from New Zealand sporting facilities

The New Zealand sporting facilities framework.

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25 June 2014

Better Outcomes from New Zealand Sporting Events

Our sporting events strategy underpins the creation of a world-leading New Zealand Sporting Events System (NZSES), which will see the…

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23 June 2014

Potential Hillary Expedition funding sources

List of potential funding sources available to individuals or groups seeking to undertake a Hillary Expedition in New Zealand or…

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23 June 2014

Performance Coach Advance Programme

The Performance Coach Advance (PCA) programme aims to improve the quality of coaches working with talented pre-elite 15- to 21-yea

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17 June 2014

Performance management

Resources in this topic cover the steps you can take to guarantee improvement through to a more formal performance appraisal process…

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09 June 2014

Sport Tasman’s Steve Mitchell on sportvilles

Sport Tasman has been actively helping communities to establish sportvilles. Steve Mitchell talks about guiding this process.

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05 June 2014

School Perspectives on School Sport and Recreation

Insights from the 2011 Young People's Survey into sport and active recreation in schools.

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01 June 2014

Factsheet - NSO Match-Fixing Rules

Summary of the New Zealand match-fixing policy.

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01 June 2014

Factsheet - Match-Fixing Criminal Offences

Summary of our match-fixing policy's provisions regarding criminal offenses.

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01 June 2014

Training session plan template instructions

Template for use in running a training session. Its layout and content ensures the subject matter is covered during the workshop.

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28 May 2014

Marketing at Tennis New Zealand (video)

Ian Francis, former Tennis New Zealand game development manager, talks about marketing.

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28 May 2014

Marketing and communications for clubs

Marketing is the ability to talk about what makes your club unique and appealing to a target market. There are two main forms of…

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27 May 2014

Hubs and Sportvilles: introduction and contacts

The Hub/Sportville model sees clubs and community groups combine resources, use the same facilities, work together to share costs and…

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27 May 2014

Hubs and Sportsvilles - overview

The Hub/Sportville model sees clubs and community groups combine resources, use the same facilities, work together to share costs and…

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27 May 2014

Hubs and Sportvilles - sample constitutions

Please note: these are examples only. It is important each Sportsville develop their own constitution and seek appropriate advice.

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23 May 2014

Online resources

Sources of sport and recreation research on the Web.

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23 May 2014

Fundamental Movement Skills report

This report provides a national picture of movement skills among year 4 and year 8 students, with skill levels measured in 2006…

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23 May 2014

Active New Zealand Survey (2007/08)

Results from the Active New Zealand survey conducted in 2007/08.

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23 May 2014

Territorial authority sport and recreation facilities decision guide

Information and decision-making processes applied when planning new sport and recreation facilities, and when considering procurement…

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21 May 2014

Leverage and legacy

Definitions of legacy and leverage, the expected key outcomes and benefits, and examples.

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21 May 2014

100% Pure Winter Games (video)

How the Winter Games will still benefit New Zealand long after the closing ceremony, with comments from Sir Eion Edgar, Arthur Klap,…

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20 May 2014

Organisational Development Tool (ODT) Help

ODT resources for reference only. The ODT was retired and replaced by Sport Compass on 30 June 2016.

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20 May 2014

Identifying training needs

Questions to help officials, or those training officials, identify training needs.

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20 May 2014

New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have developed their website into a sophisticated multi-media platform catering for general visitors and…

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20 May 2014

Game management - conflict management

This resource examines what happens to you internally (especially inside the brain) when there is conflict, and ways you can reduce…

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20 May 2014

Game management - communication skills

Communication skills resources designed to give the confidence to manage the game effectively using a wide variety of communication…

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20 May 2014

Self-reflection

How an official can objectively analyse their performance.

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20 May 2014

Practical officiating

Answers questions like ? "What if I'm part of a team?" or "What should I be doing while the players are getting ready?"

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20 May 2014

Physical fitness

There is a strong correlation between your appearance and physical fitness and whether you’re accepted as an official.

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20 May 2014

Developing mental strength

How to concentrate and remain consistent for the length of the game.

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20 May 2014

Planning your session

?Basic instructions and recommendations for delivering toolkit sessions on a specific learning area. Those delivering a session are…

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20 May 2014

Type of learning process

Decision-making process to decide the best type of learning for an official.

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20 May 2014

Roles of officials

The roles of the sports official and the code of conduct that they must adhere to. Links to information on the disciplinary procedures…

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20 May 2014

Volunteers: the heart of sport. The experiences and motivations of sports volunteers

Findings from the Sports Volunteers’ Experiences Survey. Sports volunteers report many positive experiences, but also identify some…

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20 May 2014

Stakeholder survey tool

For national sports organisations and regional sports trusts. Includes the stakeholder survey guide which provides a quantifiable…

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18 May 2014

Running secondary school sport

Practical information and resources to help sport staff in secondary schools to plan, manage and organise school sports.

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18 May 2014

2014 recipients: Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme

Sport New Zealand has announced the fourth annual round of support for women leaders in sport governance. Eight scholarships have been…

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18 May 2014

Whole of life costs model for sports fields

Worksheet to help work through the predicted whole of life cost of a sport field.

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18 May 2014

Pricing recreation in Christchurch (2005)

Report into Christchurch residents' use of recreation facilities, the barriers to their use, and their attitudes to price changes

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18 May 2014

The effect of CCC prices on other recreation and sports providers within Christchurch (2003)

Research into the effect of Christchurch City Council (CCC) leisure facility prices on other recreation and sport providers within the…

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18 May 2014

Recreation centres - non-users (2006)

Report identifying opportunities to increase usage among groups that are currently under-represented.

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18 May 2014

Performance Assessment of Sports Surfaces (PASS)

An initiative to help local authorities respond to the challenges of population growth, reduced green space and changes in use…

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18 May 2014

Regional secondary school sports directors

Contact details for Sport New Zealand's nationwide network of regional secondary school sports directors.

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18 May 2014

Growing Leaders Resources

Resources for delivery of the Growing Leaders programme

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18 May 2014

Kori ki te kura

Three resources to help Māori schools develop and maintain a physically active school community.

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18 May 2014

Women in governance reading resources and publications

Articles and websites.

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18 May 2014

Making tracks - strategies to create new mountain biking terrain

Case studies of initiatives at Wellington, Dunedin, Rotorua and Queenstown.

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18 May 2014

Charles Johnston: Improving fit-for-purpose sport and leisure provision with declining resources

Sport England Director of Property Charles Johnston shares insights into the world of facility planning and development.

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18 May 2014

Sports field demand model and toolkit

Excel-based toolkit to assess the capacity and usage of sports fields within a given region.

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18 May 2014

Tempting teenagers to cycle (2006)

Case studies of initiatives at Wellington, Dunedin, Rotorua and Queenstown.

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18 May 2014

Active Friendly Environments Project

The Active Friendly Environments Project is a 2004-2006 pilot study coordinated by North Shore City Council (NSCC) supported through…

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18 May 2014

Innovative energy thinking by Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council (CCC) has completed a range of substantial energy efficiency projects, demonstrating lateral thinking…

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18 May 2014

Wellington sport gets a boost with artificial turf

Case study looking at how a Wellington City Council (WCC) artificial turf project transformed a playing field.

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18 May 2014

It's all about children and young people

Guidance for organisations or individuals that run sport and recreation programmes for children and young people (0-24 years).

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18 May 2014

Activating communities through active schools

Introduction and guide for organisations, clubs, parents, and volunteers supporting Active Schools.

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18 May 2014

Ideas into action

Presentation from the Secondary Schools Forum (2009) on the theme that sport and recreation provides explicit learning contexts within…

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18 May 2014

KiwiSport overview

KiwiSport is a government funding initiative to promote sport for school-aged children.

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18 May 2014

Growing Coaches - assessment guides for achievement standards

Growing Coaches assessment resources.

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18 May 2014

Growing Coaches facilitator workshops

Four workshops that teachers or facilitators can use to deliver the learning content of the programme to students.

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18 May 2014

Auckland City Facilities Partnership Scheme

Auckland City's Facility Partnership Policy - guidelines for council and organisations wishing to establish key partnerships.

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16 May 2014

Facilities for clubs

How to know what kind of facilities you need, how to find them, and where to go for funding.

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13 May 2014

LiteClub

Opportunities for your club to save money by being more efficient with electricity, water and waste.

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13 May 2014

Coach mentor training guide

Resource mainly for use by the regional sports trusts to train coach mentors on behalf of national sports organisations and regional…

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13 May 2014

CoachCorp

CoachCorp is a free corporate programme that puts employees into community sport to coach, manage and officiate, over a 10- to 14-week…

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13 May 2014

New Zealand Policy on Sports Match-fixing and Related Corruption

Match-fixing policy and regulatory statement.

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