Sport And Recreation Advocacy Toolkit
In the sport and recreation sector, there is, from time to time, a need to
influence policy, align with others’ strategies where appropriate and
influence allocation of resources. Given this, there is also the need to
deliver coordinated leadership and advocacy in a compelling voice for the
In 2017/18 the Auckland sport and recreation sector participated in a
Sport Matters campaign in response to Auckland Council’s call for
submissions on the Auckland Plan and Long-term Plan. This toolkit has
been developed as result of this campaign for use by the sector as
The purpose of this advocacy toolkit is to provide information, insights
and ideas that will assist codes, clubs, community groups and lobby
groups to advocate effectively.
It is available for groups to tailor and implement as they see appropriate
for their situation.