News: Parks

New Zealand Recreation Association releases full list of 2018 industry awards

The New Zealand Recreation Association has released details of its 2018 Recreation Award winners, honouring the people who are integral to making New Zealand a world leader in recreation.…

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Nov 19, 2018 Aquatics / Events / Marketing / Parks / Recreation /


New amenities open at Shepparton’s Victoria Park Lake

Greater Shepparton City Council has announced that new toilet and play facilities at the Victoria Park Lake are now pen to the public. Located at the Northern end of the lake, the new…

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Nov 14, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park receives international ocean refuge award

Victoria’s commitment to conservation has been internationally recognised with the Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park receiving a Global Ocean Refuge Platinum Award at the recent…

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Nov 14, 2018 Environment / Parks / Tourism /


Man convicted for habitat destruction in Victorian conservation reserve

A man has been convicted in the Bendigo Magistrates Court after Parks Victoria caught him felling and removing trees and illegally destroying habitat in the Shelbourne Nature Conservation…

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Nov 13, 2018 Environment / Legal / Parks /


Dunedin to host 2022 World Leisure Congress

Dunedin and the University of Otago have successfully bid for the 2022 World Leisure Congress, which will bring between 500 and 1000 international delegates to the city and an estimated…

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Nov 12, 2018 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Hong Kong park reopens after dengue fever outbreak

One of Hong Kong’s best known parks, the Lion Rock Country Park, has reopened – having been closed for almost two months as a result of being seen as a location for an outbreak…

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Nov 12, 2018 Attractions / Parks / Recreation / Safety /


Innovative waterfront play space a gateway to Queenstown

A $1 million playground unveiled on Queenstown’s waterfront at the beginning of October is proving popular with young residents and visitors. The family-orientated Queenstown Gardens…

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Nov 12, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Tourism /


Toddler suffers severe burns to feet after stepping on metal plate in Ipswich park

A Queensland mother has advised that her 18-month-old daughter suffered severe burns to the bottom of her feet while playing at the River Heart Parklands in the south east Queensland city…

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Nov 10, 2018 Parks / Play / Safety / Surfaces /


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