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Economic value of sport and recreation regional reports

The sport and recreation sector makes a significant contribution to the national and regional economy in New Zealand.

The below reports offer analyses on the economic value of sport and recreation to 13 regions across New Zealand. The reports use sport and recreational data and have been prepared for Sport New Zealand by the AERU at Lincoln University. In addition to the regional analyses, you can also check out the economic impact of the sport and recreation sector nationally here.

Sport and active recreation regional profiles

The below Sport and active recreation regional profiles offer information about sports participation and volunteering among adults across 14 regions in New Zealand. Data in these reports is taken from the 2013/14 Active New Zealand survey.

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