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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

Flaxmere parkrun in the news

From the UK to Flaxmere: parkrun is here   A new parkrun course in Flaxmere is about to become the 29th in New Zealand and the 1870th in the world – and the new parkrunners will join a family of just over 5 million people who turn out on Saturday mornings for a run, jog…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

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This week Flaxmere parkrun will become the 29th parkrun in New Zealand and we welcome Flaxmere in Hastings into the parkrun Global family! Please note that next week Queenstown parkrun is cancelled.   New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

National Volunteer Week June 16-22

National Volunteer Week 2019 runs from June 16-22. This year’s theme is “Whiria te tangata – weaving the people together”. Volunteering, Mahi Aroha and social action weave people and communities together. Join us this National Volunteer Week to stand together in our differences and choose to connect.   During National Volunteer Week, we want to…

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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

Invercargill parkrun in the news

Liz Henry’s success creating the world’s southernmost parkrun is remarkable when you consider she is – quite literally – allergic to exercise.   The worldwide phenomenon that is parkrun has taken some time to arrive in Invercargill, but it has captured peoples’ imagination, with more than a hundred participants on average turning out every Saturday…

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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

parkrun Diary

This week is the 1st anniversary of Queenstown parkrun, it’s bound to be a chilly start, but it’ll be a heart -warming occasion for sure! Go along to support the great team that makes it happen every week, many thanks to the Event and Run Directors and of course their wonderful volunteers!   New parkrun…

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Read more › News - 28th May 2019

Doctors at parkrun – 1st June

Along with parkrun UK we would like to highlight the importance of getting GP’s involved in making patients aware of the benefits of parkrun for basic health and well being. We hope to encourage more health professionals here in New Zealand to prescribe parkrun to patients and staff.   This Saturday the 1st of June,…

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Read more › News - 28th May 2019

parkrun Diary

New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019 Registrations open!     Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Queenstown – 8th June Puarenga – TBC Pegasus – 22nd June   July anniversaries: Porirua + Blenheim Cornwall Park – 27th July   Parking problems at Whangarei:…

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Read more › News - 22nd May 2019

Achilles NZ news

Our supporter Achilles International is a worldwide organisation whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics, promote personal achievement, and enhance self-esteem and lower barriers.   The Achilles NZ athletes and guides attended the beautiful Hawkes Bay Marathon event last Saturday, 18th May and earlier in the…

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Read more › News - 21st May 2019

parkrun Diary

This Saturday is Anderson and Barry Curtis’ anniversaries. Anderson will be celebrating 3 years and Barry Curtis 6 years – have a wonderful morning!     New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Anderson – 25th May…

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