Case studies

Initiatives that use evidence and respond holistically to meet the needs of individuals and their communities.

Building cultural inclusion in sport

This report is the first to explore how Muslim women access sport and active recreation in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the challenges in doing so.

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Basketball Court Redevelopment

Using a locally-led approach to better connect with targeted communities in Otangarei - Northland.

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Growth of Waka Ama

Hauora through culture and inclusiveness

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Netball NZ Leading Change

Making bold changes to create participant-focused and player-centred opportunities

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Play in the Hutt

Championing play to increase quality experiences and opportunities

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Club is the Hub

Encouraging a relationship between South East Asian social cricketers and Auckland cricket clubs

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Improving young women’s holistic wellbeing through co-design and empowerment



Increasing physical activity opportunities through a marae-centric initiative

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Top of the South

Improving youth well-being through a collaborative agency approach

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Encouraging Pasifica teenage girls to enjoy and participate in physical activity

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Supporting Māori and Pacifica Youth’s Hauora Through Meaningful Engagement

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Tamaki Touched

Working alongside local communities to achieve positive outcomes through sport and recreation