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New name for popular Christchurch Arena

Home-building company Horncastle Homes has secured naming rights to Christchurch's biggest indoor arena and will work with Vbase to promote the venue. Following the signing of a…

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Jul 24, 2014 Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /


Dubai to introduce disability-friendly public and leisure spaces

The Dubai Municipality has announced that it intends for 20% of each park, theme park and public square to be easily accessible to those in wheelchairs, the blind, or those with other…

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Jul 24, 2014 Access / Attractions / Parks / Recreation /


Australian Commonwealth Games team discriminates against women coaches and managers

Australia is "letting down the side" by failing to select any female coaches or managers in the high profile Commonwealth Games sports of swimming and hockey.   …

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Jul 24, 2014 Culture / Sport /


Growing snowboard injuries prompt call for use of helmets

One of the most comprehensive studies of snow-related accidents has revealed a significant increase in serious snowboarding injuries and has prompted renewed calls for the wearing of…

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Jul 23, 2014 Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


VenuesWest facilities celebrate HBF naming rights deal

VenuesWest is marking its new partnership with health insurer HBF by hosting two Open Days. HBF became the naming rights holder for two VenuesWest facilities on 1st Jul with the former…

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Jul 23, 2014 Aquatics / Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Venues /


Dunedin Fringe under new management

The Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust has announced the appointment of Josh Thomas as its new Director, taking charge of the Pecha Kucha Dunedin, the Amped Music Project and the cornerstone Dunedin…

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Jul 23, 2014 Culture / Entertainment / Events /


Third retractable roof operational at Australian Open venue

The commissioning of Margaret Court Arena’s new retractable roof has been marked by Victorian Government Ministers claiming that Melbourne Park now has the best facilities of any…

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Jul 23, 2014 Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Venues /


Sports Voucher boost for Northern Territory students

An expanded Sports Vouchers Scheme is being rolled out to students in the Northern Territory. Introducing the scheme, Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles explained “Sports…

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Jul 23, 2014 Recreation / Sport /


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