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Lifeguards from Wellington and Auckland scoop awards

Friday, 12 August 2016, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

An Auckland lifeguard and a lifeguard team from Wellington have scooped up two of this year’s top New Zealand aquatics awards. The third award, for innovation, went to an aquatic centre in Palmerston North that houses New Zealand’s largest hydroslide ... More >>

NZRA concerned about lack of recreation investment

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association expressed concern about today’s budget announcement, saying the decision to spend less on recreation opportunities in the great outdoors would impact negatively on individuals and communities around the country. More >>

Freshwater plans must go further, says association

Friday, 29 April 2016, 11:10 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) has expressed concern about a consultation document that sets out the government’s proposals to improve the management of fresh water, saying the document doesn’t go far enough. NZRA recently made a submission ... More >>

Advocate to champion the value of outdoor recreation

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) has appointed experienced Christchurch-based outdoor advocate Sam Newton to head up its services to the outdoors sector. More >>

Outdoor Awards shine spotlight on Canterbury contributions

Friday, 23 October 2015, 10:25 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Canterbury was in the spotlight at the 2015 Outdoors Awards last night in Wellington, with Adventure South Director Geoff Gabites bringing home the Skills Active Supreme Award and Sport New Zealand Volunteer Award for his outstanding contributions in ... More >>

Record population growth centre-stage at Outdoors Forum

Monday, 19 October 2015, 10:29 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Record population growth and changes in the activities people enjoy in the outdoors will be among the hot topics discussed at the New Zealand Recreation Association’s 2015 Outdoors Forum, being held in Wellington this week. More >>

NextStep professional development portal launched

Friday, 25 September 2015, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

A new professional development portal for recreation workers is already changing the way the industry approaches training, leading to more high quality recreation opportunities for New Zealanders. More >>

JAWS set to make a splash in Dunedin

Monday, 17 August 2015, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

In an interesting twist, JAWS is set to help keep people safe in the water. The national Just Add Water Seminar (JAWS) begins in Dunedin on 19 August, and will bring together aquatic sector professionals to improve water safety, increase participation and ... More >>

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring individuals and organisations that have made a lasting contribution to New Zealand recreation. More >>

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring individuals and organisations that have made a lasting contribution to New Zealand recreation. More >>

Young Wellington horticulturist wins second national title

Friday, 19 June 2015, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

New Zealand’s top young amenity horticulturist has been found after two days of intense competition at the Young Amenity Horticulturist of the Year event, held at the Auckland Botanic Gardens from 17-18 June. More >>

Urban parks and city liveability centre stage at conference

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 11:05 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The impact of intensive housing, technology and population change on New Zealand’s parkland will be discussed at the national ‘Green Pavlova’ conference beginning in Auckland tomorrow. More >>

Otago appointment brings health and recreation expertise

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

One of New Zealand’s most experienced recreation and health administrators has been appointed to the Board of the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA). More >>

Garden conference sprouts ideas at Te Papa

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:45 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Gardening practitioners and the next generation of green thumbs will be inspired by experts from Australia and New Zealand at the ‘ Up the Garden Path ’ conference in Wellington next week. More >>

Awards recognise NZ recreation’s best and brightest

Friday, 28 November 2014, 10:45 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand recreation industry’s most innovative and inspiring individuals and organisations were recognised at the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, held in Christchurch this evening. More >>

Frost-fighting gloves earn prize for innovation

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

A project to keep green fingers warm in cold Southern winters earned Otago’s Sarah Fenwick a placing in yesterday’s Young Horticulturist of the Year innovation awards and a $2,500 scholarship. More >>

Hamilton to host national lifeguard competition finals

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Precision skills, emergency rescue scenarios, and relay races will be just some of the events on show when New Zealand’s top aquatic facility lifeguard teams compete for the title of New Zealand National Lifeguard Team of the Year at Waterworld in ... More >>

Awards to recognise contributions to New Zealand recreation

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Recreation enthusiasts have just one month left to nominate organisations and individuals that have made exceptional contributions to improving recreation and sport for New Zealanders. More >>

Hamilton to host JAWS

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Aquatics professionals from around the country will gather in Hamilton next month for the Just Add Water Seminar (JAWS), New Zealand’s premier aquatics industry event. More >>

Otago woman named NZ’s top young amenity horticulturist

Friday, 18 July 2014, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

New Zealand’s top young amenity horticulturist has been found after an intense day of competition at the Young Amenity Horticulturist of the Year event in Hamilton yesterday. More >>

 

 

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