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Tour Down Under organisers want to keep January date

The Santos Tour Down Under's place in the international cycling calendar remains uncertain beyond next year, with organisers and fans hoping that the International Cycling Union…

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Jan 27, 2015 Events / Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Palmerston North’s new waterpark a hit in the first month

Over 10,000 people have ridden the new SuperBowl and SpeedSlide hydroslides at Palmerston North’s Lido Aquatic Centre since opening in December last year. The Manawatu waterpark…

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Jan 27, 2015 Aquatics / Attractions / Waterparks /


Freedom Ride re-enactment to mark 50th anniversary of Indigenous rights campaign

More than 100 former and current students and staff members from the University of Sydney are to re-enact the historic Freedom Ride in north western New South Wales. Marking the 50th…

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Jan 27, 2015 Aquatics / Culture / Government / Hospitality / Recreation /


Reebok Spartan Race Series to stage first event in Dubai

The Reebok Spartan Race series will stage its first event in the Arabian Gulf in February. To be held at a Jebel Ali Race Course in Dubai on Friday 20th February, the adventure and…

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Jan 26, 2015 Events / Fitness / Recreation / Tourism /


Clever Buoy project to deter sharks and keep beaches safe

Interest in the Clever Buoy project, which uses sonar technology to detect shark-sized objects in coastal areas before relaying the signal to lifeguards, is growing among Governments and…

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Jan 26, 2015 Aquatics / Safety / Technology /


Sports help young people with psychosis get back on track

Weekly sport sessions are helping young Wellingtonians who access mental health support to connect with each other and reduce their risk of preventable illness. Capital & Coast…

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Jan 26, 2015 Education / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


ARU to reintroduce National Women’s rugby Championship

The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) is backing the development of women’s rugby with the reintroduction of the Australian Rugby Union’s National Women’s XVs Championship to…

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Jan 26, 2015 Events / Recreation / Sport /


Funding cuts to impact Tasmania’s Parks and Wildlife Service world heritage area management

There are fears job losses will impact on world heritage development plans as the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service looks to absorb a $2.5 million funding cut by the Tasmanian…

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Jan 25, 2015 Environment / Finance / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


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