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Les Mills Christchurch again named New Zealand’s best fitness club
For the second time in three years, Les Mills Christchurch has been named Supreme Club of the Year at the New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards.
Having survived the city's devastating February 2011 earthquake, Les Mills Christchurch was first named Supreme Club of the Year in 2012. Now, in 2014 it has again won the award, which this year is sponsored by CYBEX.
At an award ceremony held in Auckland on Saturday evening (22nd November) Les Mills Christchurch was also awarded Club of the Year (over 1,500 members), sponsored by Ezypay.
Among clubs and studios, New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards were presented to:
Studio of the Year, sponsored by Timely:
Winner: Inshape Studio, Whangaparaoa
Club of the Year (under 500 members):
Winner: Corporate Wellness Solutions, Christchurch
Runner Up: Pro Fit, Te Awamutu
Club of the Year (between 501-1500 members), sponsored by Fitnessworks:
Joint winners: Habit Vero, Auckland and Jetts Fitness Porirua
Education and Community Awards were presented to:
Educator of the Year, sponsored by Drug Free Sport:
Richard Greer – Southern Institute of Technology, Christchurch
Innovation of the Year, sponsored by Eye Fitness:
PT Success, Christchurch
Recipients of the Community Excellence Award, sponsored by Horleys:
Active in Age, New Plymouth
NRG Health and Fitness, Cromwell
Nordic Kiwi Nordic Walking, Auckland
West Wave Wellness, Auckland
SomeBody Weigh Better, Nelson
Sport Hawke’s Bay – Kori Tinana Mo Nga Kaumatua Programme, Napier
Livfit Health, Auckland
Activ8 Northland, Whangarei
NZ Register of Exercise Professionals Award for contribution to professionalism and standards:
Nathan Martin, Wellington
Exercise Association of NZ Award for outstanding contribution to the industry:
Norm Phillips, Auckland
Skills Active Award for contribution to workplace education:
This years Awards have seen a lot of new initiatives introduced into the process for the first time; clubs who made it through to the second round of the awards entry process were asked to complete an NPS (Net Promoted Score) Survey, the Live Assessment (final judging round) for five of the awards categories, plus the introduction of the new Educator of the Year category (an amalgamation of two previous categories) and recognising NINE organisations that were all awarded Awards of Excellence in the Community category.
Click here to view the full list of winners.
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