News: Parks

Major addition to New Zealand conservation park

Four parcels of conservation land that are now included in the Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Conservation Park make up the biggest addition to the park since it was created 17 years ago, NZ…

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Dec 11, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Development plans approved for Otaraua Park

Plans to develop 60 hectares of land in the centre of Kāpiti into a multi-purpose recreational and sporting facility at Otaraua Park have been approved by Kapiti Coast District Council.…

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Dec 10, 2018 Parks / Recreation / Sport /


New Caloundra mountain bike trail set to entertain locals and visitors

The new Beez Kneez black-diamond mountain bike trail in Caloundra opened today. The trail in Caloundra Town Reserve on the Sunshine Coast has received $150,000 in support from the…

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Dec 8, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /


Carriageworks announce New Public Artwork commissioned for South Eveleigh

Carriageworks and Mirvac today announced Sydney-based visual artist Nell, working together with design collective Cave Urban, has been commissioned to create a new public artwork at South…

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Dec 8, 2018 Arts / Culture / Parks /


The return of the Bilby to National Park marks a significant outcome for Australian Wildlife Conservancy

For the first time in more than a century, bilbies are now running wild in a NSW conservation area. Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said 30 of the small marsupials have been…

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Dec 7, 2018 Environment / Parks /


Kim Ellis to leave Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and Centennial Park leadership role

Kim Ellis, Executive Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and Centennial Park, has been appointed Director of the Australian Antarctic Division. Ellis, who became Chief Executive…

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Dec 6, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Call for Aboriginal tourism operators in Kings Park Western Australia

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is inviting local businesses employing, owned or run by Aboriginal people to provide a range of new commercial visitor experiences in the park.  The…

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Dec 3, 2018 Culture / Education / Parks / Tourism /


New Townsville youth park delivered in time for 2018 Christmas break

Better sports and recreation facilities will be available for young people in the Townsville community in the lead up to Christmas.   Member for Townsville Scott Stewart officially…

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Dec 2, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


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