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New Australian womens gridiron football competition to focus on skills not sex appeal

A new Australian competition, that will again see women play American gridiron football, is aiming to empower women and focus on athleticism. Following in the footsteps of the…

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Jul 4, 2015 Culture / Marketing / Sport /


HBF Stadium to get a new look

VenuesWest has revealed a new modern look for the HBF Stadium as part of its ‘New Vision’ project. Built in 1986, the entrance to HBF Stadium had not changed in over 25 years.…

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Jul 4, 2015 Entertainment / Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Environmental works help to regenerate Cape Woolamai

Once all the shearwaters had departed for their annual migration to the northern hemisphere, Rangers from Phillip Island Nature Parks converged on Cape Woolamai for extensive environmental…

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Jul 4, 2015 Environment / Tourism /


Hamilton turf technician heads to Samoa for All Blacks Test preparation

Hamilton City Council’s Turf Manager Karl Johnson has travelled to Apia, Samoa, to assist with preparation for the Pacific Island nation’s historic hosting of the All Blacks…

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Jul 4, 2015 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Rising metropolitan land values lead to gym site sales

Fitness club locations in sought-after suburbs in Melbourne and Sydney are being sold for redevelopment - with developers paying a premium for the sites. With land values rising in both…

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Jul 3, 2015 Fitness / Retail /


Westpac Stadium a sell out as first-time Super Rugby Champions set to be crowned

The two leading teams of the 2015 season are set to battle for the Super Rugby trophy at a sell-out Westpac Stadium in Wellington tomorrow night (Saturday 4th July). Monday saw 26,000…

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Jul 3, 2015 Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Airlie Aqua Park opens despite legal threats

The new Airlie Aqua Park, an inflatable water playground located at Queensland’s Airlie Beach, has commenced operations. Local entrepreneur Jason Ford has invested in the Wibit…

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Jul 3, 2015 Aquatics / Play / Tourism / Waterparks /


Second person dies after Taiwan waterpark party explosion

A second person has died after being engulfed by a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a waterpark outside Taiwan’s capital, Taipei last weekend as a court froze the assets of…

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Jul 3, 2015 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety / Waterparks /


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