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Clubs and associations are constantly trying to increase membership, raise funds, attract and retain volunteers, develop  coaches and officials and maintain good governance and financial management practices. Unfortunately research shows that few clubs have taken the time to develop a planned approach to help achieve these goals.

Successful clubs know what their purpose is, where they want to go and how they are going to get there. 

Planning for Success - Read more here.


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Resources and guides for managing a sport or recreation club.  Managing Sport is for Sport NZ partners and others looking to improve the way their sporting organisation works, find good practice, advice and research in a range of areas/




Sport Compass was created by Sport New Zealand to help people who run sport and recreation organisations. 

Use it like a regular compass, to find out what direction to take.

Sport Compass is also a tool for the people who guide sport and recreation organisations.  They can use it to frame their work, promoting consistency and efficiency throughout the country.

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Sport NZs Community Sport Insights Tool is designed to help those operating in the sport and recreation sector to better understand their participants and plan for future demand. 

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LiteClub helps sports clubs to save money and reduce their environmental impact.


health & safety reform bill

The Health and Safety Reform Bill has passed and the new law (the Health & Safety at Work Act) came into force on 4 April 2016.

The Act is part of "Working Safer: a blueprint for health and safety at work" and reforms New Zealand's health and safety system following the recommendations of the Independent Taskforce on Workplace Health and Safety.

Click here to find out more.


The following Councils have specific websites for the sport and recreation sector. These sites are packed with info about events, activities, courses, classes, facilities and venues.


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