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The below reports provide insights into physical activity in the Bay of Plenty
Whether you're starting a new initiative, applying for funding or looking to learn more about physical activity in the Bay of Plenty and across Aotearoa, the below insights will help you make informed decisions that benefit participant of all ages.
2021 Bay of Plenty Physical Activity Insights
The 2021 Bay of Plenty Physical Activity Insights documents provides a snapshot into the physical activity behaviours of people throughout the Bay of Plenty. the report looks at time spent being active across different age groups, where people are active and motivations and barriers to participation.
Voice of Rangatahi report 2022
The 2022 Voice of Rangatahi report provides insights into the physical activity patterns of Bay of Plenty rangatahi, including how they participate in physical activities in and out of school. Regional and national data shows time spent being active typically peaks at age 12 before dramatically declining and failing to rebound throughout a person’s life. A key strategic focus for Sport Bay of Plenty is therefore to support rangatahi aged 15 to 17 to be more active.
Power of Play Report
The Power of Play report explores findings from a study by Sport New Zealand Ihi Aotearoa and Sport Bay of Plenty, supported by Healthy Families East Cape He oranga whānau and the Innovation Unit. The report highlights the key influences of play in the Bay of Plenty, how play has changed over time and how people in our region play today.
Neighbourhood Play Systems report - Western Heights & Aorangi primary schools
In 2021, Sport Bay of Plenty supported Sport Newzealand Ihi Aotearoa to undertake a comprehensive play assessment of Western Heights and Aorangi Primary Schools and the surrounding community. The aim of the Neighbourhood Play Systems study was to understand how various urban systems impact children’s play experience in the selected community.
Active NZ is Sport NZ’s nationwide survey measuring participation in play, active recreation and sport from ages 5+
- Continuous data collection sampled from the electoral roll
- We highlight the differences and similarities between young people and adults
- 2018 was the 2nd year of data collection following the re-designed survey, and the beginning of a new time series
2018 sample size
Nationally – 5595 Young people aged 5-17, 25150 Adults aged 18+
BOP region– 315 Young people aged 5-17, 1407 Adults aged 18 +