11 June 2019 — We’ve waited a long time, but finally the Cricket World Cup and cricket fever is here. The Young People’s, and Community Sport and Recreation sections look at some developments in cricket participation across the Tasman; while the Sports Science and Organisational Capability sections look at injuries in the sport and the sponsorship of the CWC. Developing powerful branding is also a feature of the Organisational Capacity section. Off the Bench offers recent material on the development of active places and spaces.
Entries open for the eighth New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards
11 June 2019 — The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards celebrate excellence in commercial partnerships, communications, community impact, events and innovation.
This PWC report presents a framework for helping a city or region decide which event to host, based on key questions under the categories of overall readiness, venues, legacy, supporting infrastructure and intellectual capital. It explores a number of key aspects on hosting sports event, including ways in which a city or region can maximise the impact of hosting events.
Major Events Development Fund
Applications process, investment levels and list of recipients.
Leverage and legacy
Definitions of legacy and leverage, the expected key outcomes and benefits, and examples.
Risk management for events
Successful events manage risk rather than avoid it. Effective risk management minimises potential negative outcomes, costs and liabilities and leads to safer, more successful and enjoyable events.
Simple template for use by a single organisation to assess the relative value or priority of events (of all levels) they support. It may influence decisions about which events to target, which to develop and which to exit.
Rugby World Cup 2011 volunteering resources
Covers planning, recruitment, training, volunteer compliance, uniform distribution, scheduling, reward and recognition, research and reporting.
Major Events Resource Bank
The bank helps event managers achieve a consistently high standard of event management and delivery.
Major Events Development Fund feasibility study and bid support
The MEDF may be able to provide financial assistance to support a feasibility study and/or bid.
Risk management toolkit
Toolkit guides organisations through a five-step process for managing organisational risk. The toolkit is designed to address risk across all areas of operation. It's aimed at national sport organisations, national recreation organisations regional sports trusts, although regional sports organisations will also find it useful.
Presentation showing how events have played an important role in growing Sport Tasman’s business and Sport Tasman's value to the community. Emphasises the strategic setting and outlines compelling metrics.
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.
100% Pure Winter Games (video)
How the Winter Games will still benefit New Zealand long after the closing ceremony, with comments from Sir Eion Edgar, Arthur Klap, Snow Sport New Zealand's Adam Dooney and others.
New Zealand sporting events system – what is it and how do we make it a winner?
Sport New Zealand Manager of Events Peter Cox on the current system and how we'll improve it (2014).
Better Outcomes from New Zealand Sporting Events
Our sporting events strategy underpins the creation of a world-leading New Zealand Sporting Events System (NZSES), which will see the delivery not only of excellent events, but of the various social and economic benefits that flow from them.