As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd. Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing. 19th July 2018 - ENTA…read more
Te Mata Park voted in top 10 of International Green Flag Awards Parks
With over 50,000 votes cast, and in a year that has seen parks and green spaces serve a vital role for health and wellbeing worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic, Recreation Aotearoa have announced that Te Mata Park in Hawke’s Bay been included in the list of top ten international sites in a People’s Choice vote for Green Flag Awards parks.
The People's Choice is voted on every year by members of the public. Parks rally votes via social media to encourage people to show their love for their local green spaces.
New Zealand made the list this year with a particularly wild site - Te Mata Park, a rolling landscape of natural features which includes the majestic Te Mata Peak, towering above Hawke's Bay - a region on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island.
Green Flag Award International Development Manager, Carl McClean noted "this isn't the first time this year that people have been vocal about their love for parks. The effects of the pandemic has meant that more and more communities are valuing the outdoor spaces they have local access to, and I hope that this voice is also heard loud and clear by political leaders.
"The Award was originally established to provide a platform to recognise well managed parks and green spaces, and the people that look after them every year. However this year in particular it has been an honour for the Green Flag Award to play a special role in acknowledging their value and importance."
The Green Flag Award now operates in 15 countries around the world including: Australia, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Finland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Mexico and the USA - celebrating over 2,000 Award winning parks and green spaces annually.
To find out more, or to apply for an Award, whichever country you are based in go to greenflagaward.org/
Image courtesy of tematapark.co.nz/
8th December 2020 - Queanbeyan parks reaccredited with prestigious international Green Flag awards
30th November 2020 - 24 parks and open spaces across New Zealand receive Green Flag Award
29th October 2020 - Blacktown City becomes greener with tree planting program
13th May 2019 - Tauranga’s TECT Park secures Best of Parks Green Flag Award
20th November 2018 - 23 parks and open space areas in New Zealand receive Green Flag Awards
22nd May 2018 - Tapapakanga Regional Park retains Green Flag award
16th March 2018 - Auckland parks head list of Green Flags Award winners
5th October 2017 - Parks and Leisure Australia to manage Green Flag Award parks program
15th April 2017 - Fifth Green Flag Award cements Centennial Parklands’ world-class status
11th March 2017 - Green Flags flying over Australian and New Zealand public parks
9th January 2014 - Outstanding parks recognised with international Green Flag Award
29th January 2013 - Centennial Parklands gains world-class recognition with Green Flag Award
16th September 2012 - Green Flag Award launched in Australia and New Zealand
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Otium Planning Group is a contemporary sport and leisure consultancy providing services in planning, facility development, management and funding for the sport, recreation and leisure industries…read more
Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…read more
As of 2018, TicketServ operates as SeatGeek Asia Pacific Pty Limited, part of international ticketing platform SeatGeek. Click here to contact SeatGeek Asia Pacific via their entry in…read more
Anti Wave International is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave International is proud of its…read more
TJS Services is a leading national facility services provider. We deliver quality cleaning, maintenance, construction and facility management services to over 1,500 sites Australia wide. Our…read more
Compliant chemical storage and decanting solutions. Includes spill kits, spill containment pallets, chemical decanting decks and safety shower and eyewash equipment. See our full range of solutionsread more
Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!