Website Guidelines

How to submit case studies

Any sport and recreation, or related organisation can submit completed case studies for inclusion in the Sport and Recreation Case Study Toolkit website – completed case studies section.

Submit the completed case studies electonically via e-mail to Sport NZ, Sport NZ Research Team at

If you have any questions about getting a case study added either send a message via the contact email address or call Grant McLean, Principal Advisor Research, on (04) 476-7823.

Who can submit case studies?

We accept case studies from any New Zealand sport and recreation organisations.

Terms of use of the site

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Sport NZ encourages public access to Sport NZ information and supports the legal use of copyright material in accordance with the Copyright Act 1994 (the Act) and the Privacy Act 1993. Unless otherwise stated, copyright material contained on this site may be the intellectual property of Sport NZ, or third parties. Any commercial exploitation of this material is expressely prohibited without the written permission of the owner.

Do not forward copyrighted materials (articles, videos, audio, etc.) that you do not have permission to reproduce or distribute.

When submitting case studies to the website remember this is a public site, so only submit case studies that you are happy (and have permission) to share.


Some rules for publication

Submitting case studies to the website constitutes agreement to the following rules, which apply to profile information, any other content on this site, and participation in general.

  • Only submit case studies that are relevant to the scope of the site.
  • Do not put whole words or sentences in capital letters or make excessive use of exclamation marks.
  • The person who submitted the case study(s) can request Sport NZ delete it, as can other parties referred to in the case study.

By submitting a case study you are consenting to its display on the site. You are also agreeing to abide by the above rules, take responsibility for your contributions and accept that your contributions may be edited or deleted.

The administrators of the site (Sport NZ) reserve the right to correct spelling, grammar mistakes and typographical errors in posted case studies. Items may also be edited to ensure they do not breach copyright laws.


Alerting the website administrators to inappropriate material

It is not possible for Sport NZ to review and/or confirm the accuracy or validity of all case study content that is posted. If you believe that someone is in breach of the website guidelines or you have spotted content that may otherwise require attention, please contact Sport NZ on


The material on this site includes views and recommendations of various individuals and/or organisations, and all case studies posted on the website express their authors opinions and personal points of view. Case studies submitted to the Sport NZ Research Team will usually be posted on the website so long as they comply with the publication rules. However messages and case studies posted do not necessarily reflect the position and views of Sport NZ. Neither Sport NZ nor its employees or anyone else responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the website shall have any liability (including for negligence) for any information or omissions of failure to correct any information contained in case studies, messages or other information posted.

The material on this site is made available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information, and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

Links to external web sites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.


Personal information

  • We do not collect personal information on this site unless you choose to give it to us, or the collection is permitted under the Privacy Act 1993.
  • There are a few places on the site where you can choose to give us personal information, such as emailing an inquiry to us.
  • We do not collect identifiable information about you if you only browse the website.  While the Sport NZ website uses cookies to collect data about browsing patterns and related statistics, this does not allow us to identify individuals or to gain personal information about site users. If you wish, you can remove cookies from your computer (see this guide).

Use and disclosure

  • We will only use personal information that you provide to us through this site for the purposes for which you supplied it or, in exceptional situations, for other reasons permitted under the Privacy Act 1993.
  • We generally do not share your personal information with others unless this is necessary for the purpose for which you gave us the information.

Your rights and choices

  • We are happy to provide you with access to any personal information that we hold about you. If it is wrong, please ask us to correct it. To ask for access and correction, please email
  • Information provided will be held by Sport NZ.

Further information

  • Please contact us at  for any further explanations of what we do with your information.

We may amend these guidelines from time and time as the Sport and Recreation Case Study toolkit website develops.