Research and insights


Sport NZ Insights Tool

The tool is designed to help those operating in the sport and recreation sector to better understand their participants and plan for future demand.




Active NZ

Sport NZ’s Active NZ Survey 2017 provides a point-in-time snapshot (rather than trend analysis) of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation.







NZ Secondary Schools Representation Census

A summary of regional and national rates of students who represented their school in sport from 2000 – 2017 and staff involvement in sport.




The Value of Sport

Explores the value of sport to New Zealanders, their communities and our country. The Value of Sport is based on extensive research, including a survey of around 2,000 New Zealanders and a review of previous studies from here and around the world.