In line with the Government’s Alert Levels 3 and 2, we have taken the decision to suspend all parkrun events across New Zealand with immediate effect.
We know that this message may be difficult as parkrun has only been back in New Zealand since July, however we do hope this closure will only be for a short time.
Remaining active is incredibly important, however please do not arrange group gatherings at your parkrun venues whilst parkrun events are suspended.
Next week, updates regarding New Zealand events will revert to being included in the Global weekly update.
Thanks for your support, and please know that the parkrun family is there for you.
It’s Māori Language Week and we wanted to explore the Māori meanings of some of our parkrun events. Blenheim – Waiharakeke, meaning flax stream. Cambridge – Kemureti. Cornwall Park – Maungakiekie, meaning mountain of the kiekie vine. Flaxmere – Known to Māori as Paharakeke, harakeke is New Zealand flax. Gisborne –…
Tayla Taseff loves crossing the parkrun finish line before her dad Steve each week. Steve pushes Tayla, 22, around parkrun in her “purple peanut” wheelchair each week. Tayla has cerebral palsy, but she refers to it as “cool people syndrome”. “We are very cool humans,” Tayla said. Tayla is not wheelchair-bound…