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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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