Recreation Aotearoa - Latest News [Page 1]

Grant Robertson And Mark Mitchell To Discuss Recreation In Election Special

Monday, 24 August 2020, 3:13 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

  Recreation Aotearoa has announced a live online Q&A discussion with Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson and Opposition spokesperson Mark Mitchell. "We welcome anyone and everyone to tune in and hear from each ... More >>

Recreation Industry welcomes Relief Package

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 9:20 am | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa has welcomed the $25 million relief package from Sport NZ to provide financial support for organisations in the play, active recreation and sport sector. "Today’s announcement is a welcome one for the New Zealand recreation ... More >>

Recreation Groups Support Calls For Safe Domestic Travel In Level 2

Friday, 1 May 2020, 11:40 am | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa and the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) both support calls today from the tourism sector to reduce restrictions around non-essential travel during COVID-19 Alert Level 2. As well as the impact on tourism, non-essential travels restrictions ... More >>

Keep Recreation In Your Bubble This Long Weekend

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 2:24 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Stay home this Easter and save lives. Recreation Aotearoa and fellow recreational and outdoor agencies would like to remind people to continue playing their part in flattening the curve by keeping their long weekend activities within their bubble. ... More >>

EOTC, Outdoor Education And School Camps – COVID-19 Advice

Friday, 20 March 2020, 2:15 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Outdoor providers and schools are monitoring daily updates to advice and conditions. At this time of unrest, we want to extend our allegiance to all our communities. We reach out to Auckland region as local council announce the two week closure of ... More >>

New Zealand’s Only Cemeteries And Crematoria Conference Coming This May

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 4:22 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

The New Zealand Cemeteries and Crematoria Collective (NZCCC), in partnership with Recreation Aotearoa, are gearing up for New Zealand’s premier conference event for the cemetery and crematoria sector. Held in Rotorua 4 – 6 May , the 2020 New ... More >>

Parental Supervision at the Pool is Vital to Saving Lives

Friday, 10 January 2020, 1:40 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

We are at the time of the year when parents and caregivers are starting to return to work, however our children are still enjoying the summer, typically at the local swimming pool. Following an increase of pool incidents over the summer Recreation ... More >>

Recreation Awards 2019

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9:12 am | Recreation Aotearoa

This year some of Aotearoa’s top recreational providers and advocates were recognised at an awards dinner, held during the 2019 Recreation Conference in Hamilton. More >>

Climate Emergency could be the best thing in our lifetime

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2:20 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

“What if I told you the climate emergency will not only be the biggest and most disruptive, but also potentially the best thing that will ever happen in your lifetime?” More >>

New Zealand’s best parks and outdoor spaces of 2019/20

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 10:38 am | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa are thrilled to announce that there are 29 Green Flag Award® winning parks and open spaces in New Zealand this year. More >>

Lifeguards are not babysitters

Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:03 am | Recreation Aotearoa

Silver Fern Ameliaranne Ekenasio is reminding caregivers to keep an eye on their little ones at pools in the latest Poolsafe campaign. More >>

NZ’s Top Lifeguards Awarded

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 9:08 am | Recreation Aotearoa

The 2019 Aquatics Awards were held last night at the Waves Conference in Queenstown, and lifeguards from across Aotearoa were awarded for the incredible work they do in their communities. The annual Aquatics Industry Awards are organised by Recreation ... More >>

Recreation Aotearoa applauds Minister for preserving Waitaha

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 5:15 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa has extended its thanks and congratulations to the Minister for the Environment, David Parker, for declining the application to construct a hydro-electric power scheme on the Waitaha River. “The Waitaha river and Morgan Gorge is an area ... More >>

Diversity and inclusion in Outdoor Recreation

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:18 am | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa are funding projects that promote diversity and inclusion in outdoor recreation, and applications are open now. One project supported in the last round of funding helped people who were new to Aotearoa to find friends, engage in ... More >>

Recreation Aotearoa welcomes increased budget for Sport NZ

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:43 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa has applauded today’s budget announcement, saying the decision to allocate more on sport and recreation is welcome recognition for the role it plays in the wellbeing of New Zealanders. “In previous years we have been dismayed that ... More >>

Recreation Aotearoa applauds Budget initiative

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:23 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa has applauded today’s budget announcement, saying the decision to fund school physical activity advisors is money well spent and recognition for the role that physical activity it plays in the Wellbeing of New Zealanders. “Building ... More >>

Recreation Aotearoa applauds $10M increase spending

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:58 pm | Recreation Aotearoa

Recreation Aotearoa has welcomed the budget announcement today, saying the decision to spend more on the management of recreational opportunities by DoC will benefit individuals and communities around the country and is a good example of ‘Wellbeing ... More >>