Business Continuity

On this page, you will find webinars, resources, links to financial and legal advice on the implications of COVID-19.


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Organisation Resilience - Using sport psychology to sustain focus during challenging times

26 March 2020 14:00 - 15:30

American psychologist Michael Yapko refuses to diagnose people who are struggling to cope. Instead, he focuses on three questions: where do you want to get to, what do you need in order to get there and what do you already have that we can use to help you get there?  These questions will be familiar to everyone involved in sport, sport management and coaching.  Competing is all about uncertainty and, more often than not, disappointment.

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Business Continuity - SportNZ

26 March 2020 16:00 - 17:00

27 March 2020 14:00 - 15:00

31 March 2020 10:00 - 11:00

We are working through a period where the environment is uncertain and has changed rapidly. We are having to make decisions rapidly and for competing priorities. At this time business continuity planning can help to minimise business loss, improve continuity of operations, and protect your reputation. A business continuity plan is critical to managing through and recovering from a significant interruption to business as usual.

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Briefing on Business Continuity Package

This 30-minute webinar focuses on unpacking the Government's Business Continuity Package.

Briefing on Business Continuity Package - 19 March 2020 from Recreation Aotearoa on Vimeo


Sport NZ resources

Sport NZ has many resources on their website that can help you, and your staff, through these challenging times.

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Sport NZ in conjunction with BDO has created BCP and Pandemic Plan templates. If you don’t already have one or wish to assess the content of what you have, go to Sport NZ's website linked below. 

Best-practice templates

Additionally, in response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government is acting to support the economy.

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The legal implications of COVID-19.

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