The Health and Safety Vision of Mainland Football contains the following priorities:

  • To ensure that all those involved in the sport of football within the Mainland Football Region have a safe and healthy environment in which to compete in.
  • To promote health, safety and wellbeing to players, coaches, match officials, administrators, volunteers and spectators.
  • To take all reasonable and practicable safeguards to ensure the safety within and on all our facilities used within the sport of football.
  • To be the leader of health and safety in the sport of football within the football federations of New Zealand Football.

Mainland Football Health and Safety Manual | Click Here

New Zealand Football Concussion Document | Click Here  UPDATED NOV 2019

ACC SportSmart Concussion Document | Click Here  UPDATED NOV 2019


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mainland Football is committed to the safety and well being of all children and will act to ensure that a safe environment is maintained for all children within its responsibility.

Mainland Football, its Regional Associations and Clubs will:

  • to the best of their ability ensure that all Members are aware and adhere to the Guidelines for Working with Children as set out in Schedule 1 (see documents below);
  • regularly review and implement the safeguarding practices relating to children in order to minimise and/or prevent the risk of harm to them.
  • ensure that all Members who work with Children understand their responsibilities under this Policy and the guidelines and requirements referred herein.

For more information, please take a look at the documents below.

Working with Children – A3 Poster | Click here

Child Protection Policy | Click here

Local Websites

Golden Bay Football Club Click here

Motueka Football Club Click here

Nelson Suburbs Click here

Richmond AFC Click here

FC Nelson Click here

News Websites

Mainland Football Click here

Hyundai A-League Click here

Sports Web Football Click here

National Links

NZ Football Click here

The 7 Federations

Northern Football Federation

Auckland Football Federation

Waikato Bay of Plenty Federation

Central Football

Capital Football

Mainland Football

Football South