Working with a network of thought leaders in the sector, the Recreation Aotearoa Insights Team have a programme of publications in development.

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Read our publications so far:

INSIGHTS: Spatial Justice & Play

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INSIGHTS: Water safety

INSIGHTS: Essential Service: Local Government (PDF)

INSIGHTS: Principles of Inclusion (PDF)

INSIGHTS: Recreation & Disasters

INSIGHTS: Recruitment & Retention

INSIGHTS: Recreation Recreation

INSIGHTS: Recreation & Climate Change

INSIGHTS: Mental Wellbeing Mindsets

INSIGHTS: Recreating Recreation Post-Pandemic

INSIGHTS: A Te Tiriti Centric Approach

INSIGHTS: Rangatahi & Active Recreation

INSIGHTS: Older Adults & Recreation

INSIGHTS: Environmental Sustainability

INSIGHTS: Youth & Wellbeing

INSIGHTS: How's Your Facility Performing?


INSIGHTS Active Response VII: Neighbourhood Niche

INSIGHTS Active Response VI: Thinking Forward

INSIGHTS Active Response IV: Cemeteries & Crematoria Under Lockdown

INSIGHTS Active Response III: Work at Home

INSIGHTS Active Response II: Level 4 Recreation

INSIGHTS: Active Response

INSIGHTS: Retrofitting Facilities

INSIGHTS: Family Violence, Workplace Safety & Care

INSIGHTS: Equity and Leisure

INSIGHTS: Celebrating Green Havens

INSIGHTS: Active Advocacy

INSIGHTS: Invisible Disabilities

INSIGHTS: Child's Play - Enabling play in urban settings

INSIGHTS: Community-Led Development

INSIGHTS: Aquatic Facility Design in the 21st Century

INSIGHTS: Low Carbon Parks

INSIGHTS: Fight or Flight in the Red Zone

INSIGHTS: Living Standards Framework


INSIGHTS: Outdoor recreation in a superdiverse NZ

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