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Overcrowded clubs annoy New Zealand exercisers

Over half of New Zealanders gym goers say that overcrowding is their biggest hate when working out at a fitness facility. A countey-wide survey investigating New Zealanders’…

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Aug 26, 2016 Fitness / Marketing / Retail / Wellness /


Ardent Leisure full year results strong revenue growth

Ardent Leisure Group's 2015/16 financial report shows strong revenue growth backed by increasing visitation to its Gold Coast attractions and the successful rollout of its US family…

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Aug 24, 2016 Attractions / Entertainment / Fitness / Recreation / Tourism /


Teenagers get lengthy jail terms after killing of Northern Territory pool manager

Two teenagers have been sentenced to jail for killing and robbing Yuendumu swimming pool manager Rick Berry, who was working at a remote Aboriginal community at the time of his death.…

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Aug 23, 2016 Aquatics / Legal /


Security guards underpaid at Country Music Festival Tamworth

10 security guards at the 2015 Country Music Festival Tamworth were underpaid almost $6,000, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman has revealed. The casual workers, employed by…

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Aug 23, 2016 Events / Legal / Venues /


Victoria home to second highest cricket participation in Australia

Cricket continues to be one of the most popular sports in Victoria with positive growth at the grassroots level contributing to a record 1,311,184 million participants nationally last…

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Aug 23, 2016 Recreation / Sport /


Global tourism resilient to terrorism and further macroeconomic challenges

The global tourism industry continues to register strong growth despite challenges from terrorism, political turmoil, global economic developments, and the United Kingdom’s Brexit…

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Aug 23, 2016 Marketing / Safety / Security / Tourism /


Concert promoter Andrew McManus pleads guilty over $702,000 cash in suitcase

Melbourne music promoter Andrew McManus has pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice in the matter of a suitcase containing over $700,000 in cash found in a Sydney…

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Aug 23, 2016 Entertainment / Events / Legal /


ExerciseNZ releases guidelines on management of unsupervised fitness facilities

Following on from the successful recent release of its Health and Safety Considerations Guide, the Exercise Association of New Zealand has issued new guidelines for managing unsupervised…

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Aug 23, 2016 Fitness / Safety / Security /


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