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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 >>

High-level international Hui draws visitors to capital

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Around 150 representatives of Indigenous groups, parks agencies, land managers, recreation consultants, business leaders and policy makers have converged on Wellington for an international hui examining ways to work together to protect land and marine environments. More >>

High-level Hui explores models for shared protection

Friday, 6 June 2014, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Māori and Aboriginal leaders will be among the speakers at an international Hui exploring the best models for protecting natural environments in Australia and New Zealand. More >>

Successful captain researches sport's winning formula

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

What is it about the Black Ferns that has led to its consistent 85 per cent win rate? Former Black Ferns’ captain Dr Farah Palmer plans to find out. Next month she begins a research project looking at what role leadership and organisational culture play ... More >>

Invercargill centre stage for parks and recreation seminar

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Park and recreation professionals have descended on Invercargill’s Civic Theatre today for Green Pavlova – a two and a half day seminar for people working in the parks and open spaces industry. More >>

Planning and Designing Community Cycleways

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 10:55 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

A seminar for anyone involved in the planning, design, building and maintenance of cycleways, mountain bike tracks and bike parks is to be held in Nelson/Tasman on 14-17 April 2014. More >>

NZ’s recreation leaders recognised with national awards

Monday, 25 November 2013, 2:49 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Outstanding leaders in the recreation industry were recognised at the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, at the Energy Events Centre, in Rotorua. Two Fellowships and seven awards were announced. The Fellowships went to Dr Bevan Grant ... More >>

Mowing accident at Hastings park: NZRA statement

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) expresses its sympathy to whānau of the young victim killed in a mowing accident in Hastings on 8 October 2013. NZRA chairman Sarah Beaman says the incident is a terrible tragedy. More >>

NZRA National Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 30 April

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 9:41 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Sector update: 23 April 2013 NZRA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2013 - ABSTRACTS DUE 30 APRIL Theme: He Timatanga - A New Beginning Dates: 20-22 November 2013 Rotorua More >>

Do Recreation and Sport Pass the Public Good Test?

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Do Recreation and Sport Pass the Public Good Test? Local Government Changes Spark Recreation Sector Opinion More >>

Get Out and Get Active with Your Kids

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) supports the findings of the Milo State of Play report released yesterday which showed that a high percentage of NZ children are not playing every day. The research found that children aged between 8 – 12 ... More >>

Happy Kiwis Means Happy Communities

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

According to a February 2012 survey released by NZ-based UMR Research, one way to ensure more happiness in your life is to increase your physical activity. While most Kiwis would admit that they feel better when they are more active, NZ Recreation ... More >>

Rolleston Community Centre Wins National Award

Monday, 21 November 2011, 2:24 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Selwyn District Council’s Rolleston Community/Recreation Centre won the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) 2011 Outstanding Facility Award at Thursday night’s NZRA annual awards ceremony. More >>

Wellington Research & Analysis Project Earns Top Honour

Monday, 21 November 2011, 10:05 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Wellington City Council and Lumin’s Searchlight: Community and Market Analysis project won the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) 2011 Outstanding Research, Policy and Planning Award at Thursday night’s NZRA annual awards ceremony. More >>

Hamilton City Council Wins Top Honour

Monday, 21 November 2011, 10:04 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Hamilton City Council won the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) 2011 Outstanding Event Award for the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival at Thursday night’s NZRA annual awards ceremony. More >>

TECT All Terrain Park Wins Top Honour

Sunday, 20 November 2011, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Western Bay of Plenty District Council and Tauranga City Council won the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) 2011 Outstanding Park Award for their collaboration on the TECT All Terrain Park at Thursday night’s NZRA annual awards ceremony. More >>

New Plymouth District Council Wins National Award

Friday, 18 November 2011, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

New Plymouth District Council’s work on the Bell Block Path won it the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) 2011 Outstanding Project Award at last night’s NZRA annual awards ceremony. More >>

 

 

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