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Biggest parks conference in the southern hemisphere

Monday, 20 January 2020, 10:13 am | NZ Recreation

Green Pavlova 2020 is going to be the biggest parks and open spaces conference that the southern hemisphere has ever seen! More >>

Tourism Levy is Great News for Recreation

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:15 pm | NZ Recreation

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) has welcomed today’s confirmation that the government will introduce a tourist levy. More >>

Association applauds decision to reduce helicopter landings

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 1:52 pm | NZ Recreation

A ruling that fewer tourist helicopters on scenic flights should be allowed to land on a remote Fiordland glacier has been applauded by the New Recreation Association. More >>

An entire generation of Cantabrians is missing out

Friday, 20 April 2018, 4:15 pm | NZ Recreation

The future of New Zealand relies on inspiring young people and growing communities that reflect the far-reaching benefits of being active and enjoying opportunities to ‘have a go.’ More >>

Green Flags are flying all over Auckland!

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 8:29 am | NZ Recreation

We are excited to announce that 10 Auckland parks have been awarded the coveted international Green Flag Award. More >>

Wellington Wins Big at Recreation Industry Awards

Friday, 10 November 2017, 8:20 am | NZ Recreation

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) believes recreation creates great New Zealanders. People who are healthy and well connected to their communities and the environment grow up with the opportunity to pursue their dreams and make lasting ... More >>

Auckland Wins Big at New Zealand Recreation Industry Awards

Friday, 10 November 2017, 8:17 am | NZ Recreation

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) believes recreation creates great New Zealanders. People who are healthy and well connected to their communities and the environment grow up with the opportunity to pursue their dreams and make lasting ... More >>

Award winning Leisure Communications & Marketing

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 3:46 pm | NZ Recreation

Across the leisure industry and its various sectors there are numerous awards recognising industry excellence. However, until now, none recognised the best in leisure communications and marketing (with mainstream marketing and communications awards also overlooking ... More >>

Annual awards to celebrate champions of recreation

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 11:41 am | NZ Recreation

Nominations are open for the 2016 New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, designed to recognise and celebrate those whose efforts have made a lasting contribution to the New Zealand recreation industry. People who work hard to provide New Zealanders ... More >>

Awards recognise NZ recreation's top performers

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:57 am | NZ Recreation

New Zealand’s recreation industry recognised 10 inspiring individuals and organisations at the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, held in Wellington last night. More >>

NZ the latest adventure for award-winning conservationist

Monday, 16 November 2015, 12:07 pm | NZ Recreation

From Congo to Columbia, facing down the barrel of poachers’ guns to facing a herd of charging elephants, there aren’t many places or situations Sean Willmore’s career as a ranger hasn’t taken him. More >>

Top NZ recreation event

Friday, 13 November 2015, 1:58 pm | NZ Recreation

Hundreds of recreation professionals will touch down in Wellington next week to explore ways to boost recreation participation through innovative programmes, community engagement, and improvements to spaces such as parks, playgrounds and walking tracks. More >>

Increased investment one of key priorities for recreation

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:58 am | NZ Recreation

Central and local government planners must consider the long term benefits of recreation investment, particularly the economic and social value it provides, says the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA). More >>

Clarity needed on Health and Safety Reform Bill

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 7:42 pm | NZ Recreation

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) is calling on the Government to clarify the implications of the Health and Safety Reform Bill passed in Parliament today, to ensure New Zealanders aren’t stripped of the recreation opportunities enjoyed ... More >>

New Zealand's aquatic champions named

Friday, 21 August 2015, 2:44 pm | NZ Recreation

Passion and commitment has earned Gore swim instructor Donna Burr the Lifeguard of the Year Award, announced in Dunedin last night as part of the New Zealand Recreation Association’s (NZRA) Just Add Water Seminar. More >>

Celebrate the world's rangers this Friday

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 3:46 pm | NZ Recreation

World Ranger Day will take place on Friday 31 July, with events in New Zealand and around the world to celebrate the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures. More >>

Playspaces conference to secure the future of fun

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:07 pm | NZ Recreation

Is the development of Kiwi children being hindered by risk-averse play areas that don’t allow them to explore their own limits, and are overly sanitised playspaces leading to a disconnect with nature? More >>

Reminder of the value of council recreation investment

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:10 pm | NZ Recreation

High holiday season demand for city parks, aquatic centres, cycleways and other recreation infrastructure highlights the vital importance of continued council investment in new facilities, says New Zealand Recreation Association Chief Executive Andrew Leslie. More >>

New Zealand aquatics champions honoured

Friday, 5 September 2014, 1:44 pm | NZ Recreation

After numerous nominations, intense competition, and much deliberation this year’s champion aquatic facility lifeguards, teams, and innovators have been found. More >>

Outstanding recreation industry leaders recognised

Friday, 23 November 2012, 10:25 am | NZ Recreation

New Zealand’s recreation community gathered last night to celebrate the winners of the 2012 New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards. Eight organisations and four individuals were honoured for their outstanding contribution to the parks ... More >>

 

 

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