News: Recreation

Coromandel campground upgrades to deliver improved visitor experiences

Upgrades to New Zealand’s popular camping grounds at Waikawau Bay, Stony Bay and Fletcher Bay near the northern tip of the Coromandel Peninsula are aimed at delivering the best…

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Feb 11, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Queensland Government announces new partnership to boost surfing

With the international Global Wave Conference commencing today at Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus the Queensland Government has announced a new partnership with Surfing…

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Feb 11, 2020 Government / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Seniors Festival set to deliver hundreds of free events

NSW Seniors Festival, the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere, reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year is set to take place from 12th to 23rd February 2020 and will…

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Feb 10, 2020 Aquatics / Arts / Culture / Education / Events /


Christchurch City Council proposes new indoor court facility for Nga Puna Wai

Christchurch City Council is considering the Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub as a potential home for a new indoor multi-court sporting facility. Netsal, an organisation jointly set up by Mainland…

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Feb 10, 2020 Recreation / Sport /


Works commence on Nitmiluk mountain biking and adventure tourism projects

Three projects are now underway in the Northern Territory Nitmiluk National Park including new mountain bike trails and visitor centre upgrades. The $5.5 million Turbocharging Tourism…

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Feb 9, 2020 Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Hamilton City Council looks to enhance water saving efforts        

Hamilton City Council is slashing water usage across its operations, supporting the community’s water saving efforts as Water Alert Level 3 restrictions came into force this week.…

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Feb 7, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Reports reveal Federal Government ‘quietly spent’ $150 million female sports program funds on aquatic centre projects in marginal seats

Media reports have today revealed that beyond the 'sports rorts' that led to Senator Bridget McKenzie's resignation from Government, the Coalition quietly spent another $150…

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Feb 7, 2020 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation /


New Zealand performing arts, recreation and sport sectors generate $6.2 billion in economic activity

New Zealand’s 'active' industries delivered a whopping $6.2 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, according to new research from Skills Active Aotearoa. Skills…

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Feb 7, 2020 Aquatics / Arts / Culture / Fitness / Recreation /


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Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…

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Aquatics / Attractions / Parks / Play / Recreation


Summit Fitness

Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see

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Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness


Worldwide Sports Management

Principal Consultant Simon Weatherill has spent the last 20 years developing the world renowned Melbourne Sports Hub, as former Chief Executive Officer of the State Sports Centres Trust…

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Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues



HQH Fitness is an international company that specialises in improving the health, fitness and wellness of people everywhere. We are the South Pacific distributors for Total Gym/GRAVITY Education and…

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Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness


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