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West Wave Makes A Splash

July 8, 2008

Media Release (For Immediate Release)

West Wave Makes A Splash

The West Wave Aquatic Centre is a finalist in three separate categories of the Bank of New Zealand Waitakere Business Awards.

The centre, run by Waitakere City Council, is recognised as one of the finest competition and recreational pool complexes in the country.

It has been named as a finalist in the Tourism and Leisure, Large Business and Employer of Choice categories of the awards.

”With a record number of entrants this year Waitakere is indeed proving to be a place where enterprising ideas can blossom,” says John Wadsworth, the CEO of Waitakere Enterprise which runs the annual awards programme.

"We congratulate all of the finalists for making it this far. It really is fantastic to be involved in these awards, which benefit not just business in the area, but the community as a whole.”

Recently West Wave won another accolade, receiving the National Swim School Promotion of the Year Award from the Swimming Coaches and Teachers of New Zealand organisation. And the complex, which includes a state of the art fitness centre and gym, just ushered in its millionth customer so far this year.

“West Wave is a magnificent asset to this region and indeed the country,” says Mayor Bob Harvey who adds that several of the New Zealand swim team to compete at the Beijing Olympics train at the Henderson complex.

Overall winners will be announced at the 2008 Bank of New Zealand Waitakere Business Awards Gala Dinner on Friday 31 October.


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