Use this section to find good practice, advice and research on a range of areas to help improve the way your organisation works.
Starting and managing a sport or recreation club.
11 June 2019 — Helping sports clubs win, before they take to the field
An online tool designed to help organisations survive and thrive.
The Club Warrant of Fitness (Club WoF) was retired on 30 September 2016 and replaced by Sport Compass.
Opportunities for your club to save money by being more efficient with electricity, water and waste.
Eight-step communications planning framework.
Marketing is the ability to talk about what makes your club unique and appealing to a target market. There are two main forms of marketing a club: formal and informal.
Research-based information to help organisations develop better volunteer management practices.
How to document your club through the years.
Advice and tools to help attract and keep good volunteers.
Legal considerations for clubs
Advice on gambling-derived funding.
Advice on being inclusive.
Developing an approach to health and safety.
Information for clubs about fundraising, sponsorship and grants.
This document has been prepared for Sport NZ by intellectual property law firm James & Wells as a basic guide for organisations in the sporting sector.
How to know what kind of facilities you need, how to find them, and where to go for funding.
Information for clubs on management and committees, and effective meetings.
Advice on strategic, business and operational plans.
Advice for parents, players, administrators, coaches and officials.
How to manage sports rage effectively.
Planning, promoting and evaluating events.
Volunteers' motivations, volunteer coordinators and planning a management programme.
Financial processes a club needs to run successfully.
Forming a management team or committee.
How to find out if services already exist.
Club structure, focusing on incorporated societies.
Ian Francis, former Tennis New Zealand game development manager, talks about marketing.
How the Mt Victoria Dojo was made self-sustaining.
Findings from the Sports Volunteers’ Experiences Survey. Sports volunteers report many positive experiences, but also identify some challenges and barriers to successful volunteering.
Victoria University has produced three studies that focused on financial vulnerability of sports clubs.
A constitution is a basic set of rules for running your club. It details for your members and others the name, objects, methods of management, and other conditions under which your club operates and generally the reasons for its existence.
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