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Political parties answer questions on Outdoor Recreation

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:42 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Political parties answer tough questions on Outdoor Recreation in the run up to election day More >>

NZ Aquatics Professionals Awarded at JAWS

Friday, 11 August 2017, 9:42 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

A Papakura lifeguard and a lifeguard team from Community Leisure Management have scooped up two of this year’s top New Zealand aquatics awards. The third award, for innovation, went to Belgravia Leisure. More >>

“NZ Aquatics Industry And Pool Lifeguards Not Failing”

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) have responded to claims by World President of IFSTA, David Speechley, that the NZ aquatics industry is failing pool lifeguards and placing swimmers at risk. More >>

Just Add Water Seminar Coming to Christchurch

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:40 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

JAWS is coming to Christchurch! But don’t panic, JAWS stands for Just Add Water Seminar and it is the premier aquatics industry event in New Zealand. More >>

NZ Recreation Association Applauds Freshwater Rescue Plan

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 10:44 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association today expressed support for the intent and purpose of the Freshwater Rescue Plan. More >>

We’re celebrating the Outdoors

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:02 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

There are so many great stories in outdoor recreation just waiting to be told. The NZRA Outdoor Awards are your opportunity to celebrate those successes and nominate individuals and organisations that are valued and effective members of the outdoors ... More >>

Erosion of recreational opportunities requires clarification

Monday, 3 July 2017, 3:35 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association has today written to the Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety seeking clarification on aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Act. More >>

Wanted: A passion for plants

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:32 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Do you have a passion for plants? A fervor for flora and fauna? The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) are looking for the next Young Amenity Horticulturist of the Year. More >>

Do you know the next Lifeguard of the Year?

Monday, 29 May 2017, 11:12 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Nominations are open for this year’s top New Zealand aquatics awards and the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) are looking for the Lifeguard of the Year. The annual Aquatics Industry Awards are organised by NZRA to encourage development ... More >>

Budget a disappointment for NZ recreation industry

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:07 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association expressed concern about today’s budget announcement, saying the decision not to spend more on recreation is likely to impact negatively on individuals and communities around the country. More >>

NZRA concerned about $2M decrease in recreation spending

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association expressed concern about today’s budget announcement, saying the decision to spend less on management of recreational opportunities for DoC is likely to impact negatively on individuals and communities around the country. More >>

Tourism Infrastructure Budget Announcement

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) has welcomed government announcements today, increasing funding for Tourism Infrastructure to be delivered by the Department of Conservation, local governments and community organisations, but cautions against ... More >>

Green Flags flying over parks down under

Friday, 10 March 2017, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

Twenty two parks and green spaces have been awarded the coveted international Green Flag Award across Australia and New Zealand. More >>

The magic of Parks Week reaches across the Tasman

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 11:30 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The magic of Parks Week reaches across the Tasman Locals and visitors from out of town are taking part in the many activities that are being offered across New Zealand and Australia as part of Parks Week. Taking place until Sunday, Parks Week brings ... More >>

The magic of Parks Week reaches across the Tasman

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 10:47 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

Locals and visitors from out of town are taking part in the many activities that are being offered across New Zealand and Australia as part of Parks Week. More >>

Good and bad in new swimmable rivers target

Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the government will work towards ensuring 90 per cent of New Zealand's lakes and rivers reach swimmable water quality standards by 2040. However, it has criticised ... More >>

NZRA supports proposed National Tourism Levy

Monday, 5 December 2016, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association today expressed support for the National Tourism Levy proposed in the McKinsey Tourism Infrastructure Study released on Friday and commends its focus on infrastructure that is used by both locals and tourists. More >>

Awards recognise outdoor achievers, environmental leaders

Friday, 2 September 2016, 11:20 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

The organisation behind New Zealand’s national trail, a man on a mission to protect our rivers, and a couple who have helped educate generations were among the award winners at the annual New Zealand Recreation Association Outdoor Awards, held in ... More >>

Experts to Debate Outdoor Recreation in a Digital Age

Monday, 29 August 2016, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Recreation Association

The impact of technology on how we interact with the great outdoors will be a hot topic at this year’s Outdoors Forum, hosted by the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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