Our resource bank is intended to help you achieve a consistently high standard of event management and delivery.
New Zealand is now at Alert Level 1. This means that the specific controls and legal requirements for events at Alert Levels 1, 2 and 3 have been lifted. However, COVID-19 will almost certainly re-emerge, so a voluntary code has been developed for events.
Bidding for hosting rights is an intensive, high-risk and time-consuming business. This section aims to help you decide whether it's worthwhile going ahead.
This section provides a high-level overview of budgeting and financial management for events including underwriting, foreign exchange, forecasting, cash flows and insurance. As this is a complex area, we recommend that you also seek professional advice.
International and national expectations are that world-class events must have a greening events policy. This section provides guidance for event organisers on how to achieve this.
An event organiser should first establish an effective governance framework when designing an operating model for delivering an event.
Event organisers have obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated regulations.
How to write an event marketing and communications plan and social media plan, including media and PR planning.
The main purpose of the post-event report is to show you have delivered on the event's contractual obligations to all stakeholders.
This page has information about developing a risk management plan and register, including examples from past events.
This section has guidance on planning for event security, including recruitment, communications and the accreditation process. It includes information about volunteers and working with the New Zealand Police.
The benefits of having an event strategy and business plan and some useful resources you can use.