Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Wishing You An ‘Aqua Christmas’ in the Park

Media Release
1 December 2005

Wishing You An ‘Aqua Christmas’ in the Park

Manukau City Council’s Leisure Services is running a special programme to complement the Manurewa Families Christmas in the Park this year, with an afternoon of aquatic activities at Manurewa Aquatic Centre Ngaa mahi a Rehia, on the afternoon of Saturday 10 December.

The programme will run from 2pm – 6pm and includes:

- aqua jogging class 2pm - 2.45pm, Lap Pool;

- aqua run, 2pm – 4pm, Leisure Pool;

- water races and games, 3pm – 4pm, Leisure Pool;

- kayaking, 4pm – 5pm, Lap Pool; and

- underwater rugby, 5pm – 6pm, Lap Pool.

Craig Rouse, Manager of the Manurewa Aquatic Centre, says, “Families can enjoy the festivities of Christmas in the Park at Manurewa Rugby Club grounds, where there will be a huge sausage sizzle, bands, dancers, choirs, giveaways and other activities. They can then come along to the pool for some fun and to cool off. In the evening there will be an emphasis on the nativity and carols from 8pm – 9pm.

“The ‘Let’s Beat Diabetes’ message will be promoted in the ‘crowd aerobics’ at the Park and that will be echoed in our aquatics programme which is all about expending energy and getting fit, whilst having lots of fun. We hope to see heaps of young people taking part.

“The Splashes Café at the Centre is now operating and will be open on the night until 6.45pm with a range of goodies to choose from.

“Manurewa residents now have choice of indoor or outdoor pools with Totara Park Pool open from Saturday 3rd December for the summer.”

For more information on aquatic activities phone Kane Tapurau at the Manurewa Aquatic Centre on 269 0930.

For information on the Manurewa Families Christmas in the Park contact Rev Mark Beale on (021) 255 9515.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Corrections Corrected: Supreme Court Rules On Release Dates

Corrections has always followed the lawful rulings of the Court in its calculation of sentence release dates. On four previous occasions, the Court of Appeal had upheld Corrections’ practices in calculating pre-sentence detention. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UN

In New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home… We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food. More>>

ALSO:

Treaty Settlements: Bills Delayed As NZ First Pulls Support

Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa and Taranaki are reeling today as they learnt that the third and final readings of each Iwi’s Historical Treaty Settlement Bills scheduled for this Friday, have been put in jeopardy by the actions of NZ First. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Damage De-Regulation Is Doing To Fisheries And Education, Plus Kate Tempest

Our faith in the benign workings of the market – and of the light-handed regulation that goes with it – has had a body count. Back in 1992, the free market friendly Health Safety and Employment Act gutted the labour inspectorate and turned forestry, mining and other workplace sites into death traps, long before the Pike River disaster. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news