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SPARC reminds adventurers to get applications in

Adventurers are being reminded they can apply for grants under the Hillary Expeditions Grants initiative run by Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC). Up to $100,000 is available to help adventurous Kiwis fund challenging outdoor expeditions.

National Ocean Water Sports Centre, Project Information Evening

Thu 29 Jul 2010
Takapuna War Memorial Hall

National Ocean Water Sports Centre, Project Information Evening, Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 29th July, 2010, 4pm – 6pm
The Harbour Access Trust, North Shore City Council and Central Government are working towards putting Takapuna on the world stage as a venue for sailing and other ocean sports by developing the National Ocean Water Sports Centre on The Strand. On Thursday 29th July between 4pm and 6pm representatives will be present at Takapuna War Memorial Hall for the first o a number of public sessions to highlight progress on the project.

National Ocean Water Sports Centre - public information evening

National Ocean Water Sports Centre, Project Information Evening, Takapuna War Memorial Hall, 29th July, 2010, 4pm – 6pm
The Harbour Access Trust, North Shore City Council and Central Government are working towards putting Takapuna on the world stage as a venue for sailing and other ocean sports by developing the National Ocean Water Sports Centre on The Strand. On Thursday 29th July between 4pm and 6pm representatives will be present at Takapuna War Memorial Hall for the first o a number of public sessions to highlight progress on the project.

SPARC calls for adventurers to come forward

Adventurers are being encouraged to turn their dreams into reality by applying for grants under the Hillary Expeditions initiative run by Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC). Chief executive Peter Miskimmin said today adventurous Kiwis planning challenging outdoor expeditions could now apply for funding. Up to $100,000 is available through Hillary Expedition Grants, which are made available every two years.

Thank a coach and win them prizes!

Recognise a great yachting coach with a nomination in the SPARC Volunteer Coach Awards 2010 and win them great prizes. Every nominated coach receives a letter of thanks from your local Regional Sports Trust and goes into a draw to win one of 17 $100 sports vouchers.Three nominated coaches in each region are also awarded regional titles.

Details of New Zealand National Ocean Water Sports Centre announced

Takapuna Beach was today confirmed as the venue for the National Ocean Water Sports Centre (NOWSC) by the Minister of Sport and Recreation the Hon. Murray McCully and North Shore City Mayor, Andrew Williams. Speaking at the nearby Takapuna Boating Club, the Minister confirmed that the $8million facility would cater for Sailing, Triathlon and Ocean Kayaking. The area is also used for a myriad of other ocean sports including ocean swimming, kite surfing, surfboats and surfing.

Details on new National Ocean Sports Centre at Takapuna on Monday afternoon

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Murray McCully will outline the details on a new National Ocean Sports Centre on Monday afternoon. Today the NZ Prime Minister, John Key, announced a raft of Government spending initiatives on High Performance Sport, this morning at the Millennium Centre, on Auckland's North Shore.

National Ocean Water Sports Centre - Takapuna

Plans are currently underway for a sailing centre of excellence on the NorthShore, which will bring together Yachting NZ's programme into a single hub. Details of this significant high performance infrastructure development will be announced soon.

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