These policies are part of Sport NZ's overall commitment to safeguarding children and will be supplemented with further guidance, templates, knowledge-sharing and training to support national, regional and community organisations.
Our policy and procedures have been developed in partnership with Safeguarding Children - Tiakina ngā tamariki as interactive pdfs for your organisation to download and complete, by adding your organisation’s details in the fields provided, then save to your own files.
This risk assessment guide provides some examples of potential risk or harm that may occur in play, active recreation or sport when working or volunteering with children or young people. Some examples of risk have been suggested as well as some examples of how the potential risk or harm might be mitigated. The examples don’t cover every potential risk or harm and the risk assessment should be reviewed regularly and before new events, activities, tournaments, holiday programmes or trips away, to ensure the best possible plan has been put in place.
This suite of policies includes: