1 May 2019 — Recent changes in approach in the Policy Governance® framework have been reflected in an updated charter. In particular, it expresses the chief executive’s delegations in a more plain English manner.
It also includes updated governance policies around sport specific ethics: anti-doping, match fixing, vulnerable participants, etc.
Human Resources Policies for Partner Organisations
28 February 2019 — The attached pdf contains draft Human Resources policy templates that Partner Organisations are able to use and adapt to suit their particular circumstances and organisational needs.
Nine steps to effective governance - building high-performing organisations
The 'Nine steps' publication and supporting material to help sport and not-for-profit organisations improve governance structures and processes.
Advisory: Health and Safety for events
This Advisory sets out the key health and safety responsibilities that NSOs, club and other sport and recreation organisations have in the context of an event. It also suggests ways to manage risks to health and safety and to respond to accidents.
This document represents a review of the highly successful Regional Sport Facilities plan that was developed for the Waikato region in 2014. This update provides a robust basis for future decision making, giving direction on what facility needs are a priority for the region using a network and needs approach, with a focus on those facilities that provide an international, nationals, regional and sub-regional level opportunities for sport and active recreation.
The Manawatū – Whanganui Sport Facility Plan
The Manawatū – Whanganui Sport Facility Plan provides a high level strategic framework for regional sport and recreation facility planning.
These templates are to help your organisation manage the financial side of your business. The policies have been recently updated to reflect current legislation and cover the areas of:
• Financial Management
• Capital expenditure, Investments & Reserves
• Revenue & Receivables
• Operating expenditure & Payables
Financial Reporting Guidelines & Templates
The following high level guidance has been provided to assist your organisation comply with the new financial reporting standards for Charities. Entities must comply with this framework for periods starting on or after 1 April 2015.
Sport NZ’s Active NZ Survey 2017 provides a point-in-time snapshot (rather than trend analysis) of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation.
Have Your Say: Sport Integrity Review
Thanks to all those who took the time to have their say on our Sport Integrity Review. We’re now analysing submissions to help us understand the size and nature of any risks and issues with sport integrity in New Zealand.
Building capable organisations: The challenge for Cycling New Zealand
Sport NZ has a strong interest in ensuring the partners we invest in are capable and sustainable. We work with National Sports Organisations to build capability in the priority areas of leadership development, governance, financial management, systems and processes, commercialisation and IT. We also have tools which help our partners’ asses their strengths and weaknesses, and the challenges they face. This includes supporting sports to carrying out reviews when necessary. The following case study looks at a recent review carried out by the national body for cycling.
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 study in the Secondary School Mud Run.
Seb Coe on young people and sport, anti-doping and more (video)
British politician and former champion athlete Lord Sebastian Coe shares his views on inspiring young people to take up sport and the barriers they face, sports integrity issues such as doping, and other subjects.
Ideas into action
Presentation from the Secondary Schools Forum (2009) on the theme that sport and recreation provides explicit learning contexts within secondary school curricula.