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Planned Sunshine Coast waterpark to get first Webber Wave Pool

The just announced Sunshine Coast waterpark, Sunshine Park, looks set to be the first installation of Australian developed linear surf wave pool technology. Earlier this year, Sydney-based…

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Aug 1, 2014 Aquatics / Technology / Waterparks /


Mark Stockwell to chair Australian Sports Foundation

Businessman and Olympian Mark Stockwell has been named as the new Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation. Federal Minister for Sport Peter Dutton has appointed Stockwell for a three…

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Aug 1, 2014 Finance / Government / Sport /


10 year Shellharbour Council subsidies total $10 million for pools and $6.5 million on sports fields

A recent report presented to Shellharbour City councillors shows that, over the past 10 years, the Council has subsidised its swimming pools by $10 million and its sports fields by $6.5…

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Aug 1, 2014 Aquatics / Recreation / Sport /


Loss of QE II Park stadium affects New Zealand sports performance

Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Christchurch's Queen Elizabeth II Park stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of…

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Aug 1, 2014 Sport / Venues /


Big names to attend Fitness Show WA

Boxer Danny Green and UFC fighter Diego Sanchez will join Commando Steve (aka Steve Willis) and the Healthy Chef Teresa Cutter in Perth for the Fitness Show WA, to be held in Perth on 16th…

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Jul 31, 2014 Fitness / Wellness /


New Caledonia creates world’s largest nature reserve

Covering an area larger than South Australia and Victoria combined, New Caledonia’s recently established Le Parc Naturel de la Mer De Corail (The Natural Park of the Coral Sea), has…

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Jul 31, 2014 Aquatics / Environment / Tourism /


Acclaim for YMCA Auckland youth workers

YMCA Auckland is thrilled to have had three co-ordinators from their youth development programme, Raise Up, honoured in the inaugural I Am Auckland Awards.  Championed by The Cube,…

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Jul 31, 2014 Culture / Recreation /


Australia Zoo tiger bites keeper on leg

A zookeeper has been bitten by a Sumatran tiger at the Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. The 42-year-old man suffered a puncture wound to his leg while trying to move the animal to a…

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Jul 31, 2014 Attractions / Environment / Safety /


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