News: Parks

Dunedin’s hosting of 17th World Leisure Congress rescheduled to December 2023

The World Leisure Organisation has advised that the 17th World Leisure Congress, due to be held in Dunedin, has been rescheduled to 11th to 15th December 2023. Originally planned for…

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Mar 17, 2022 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


International Association of Horticultural Producers invites entries for the World Green City Awards

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is counting down to the closing date for its World Green City Awards, the flagship initiative of its Green City program.…

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Mar 1, 2022 Environment / Marketing / Parks / Recreation /


Celebrating 2022 World Wetlands Day

Sydney Olympic Park and Lake Macquarie City Council are among those acknowledging World Wetlands Day - celebrated internationally each year on 2nd February which marks the International…

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Feb 2, 2022 Environment / Parks /


Multi-generational wellness garden in Singapore’s East Coast Park to be launched as of the end of 2023

KPMG in Singapore has partnered with Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks) to develop a first-of-its-kind multigenerational Wellness Garden at East Coast Park, anticipated to be…

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Jan 12, 2022 Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation / Wellness /


Abu Dhabi authorities launch ‘Active Parks’ community fitness program

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced a new community fitness program to encourage people to exercise regularly and pursue an active, outdoor lifestyle by leveraging the Emirate’s…

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Dec 30, 2021 Fitness / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


Tributes paid to Singapore’s first Parks Commissioner Wong Yew Kwan

The death of Singapore's first Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, Wong Yew Kwan, has prompted a range of tributes, including from the nation’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.…

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Dec 16, 2021 Parks / Recreation /


National Geographic recognises Adelaide as a top sustainable destination city

The latest National Geographic Traveller has named Adelaide as one of the world’s best sustainable destinations for 2022 - one of only two Australian destinations to…

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Dec 1, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Parks /


World Urban Parks announces partnership with International horticultural producers to promote greener cities

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and World Urban Parks (WUP) have announced the signing of a statement of collaboration that formalises their global…

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Nov 1, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation /



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