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Read more › News - 16th August 2019

parkdog of the week – Pippi

This week we meet Pippi, who has just started attending Greytown Woodside Trail parkrun with her humans!   Hi I’m Pippi, a bouncy, high-energy kinda gal, brindle boxer to be precise.   I’ve been with my fambam since I was a wee pup, now I’m all grown up at 7 years old (nearly 8). I…

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Read more › News - 16th August 2019

A farewell to Noel and Lian

Paul Sinton-Hewitt, parkrun Founder and friend of Noel and Lian, shares how integral the pair were to the inception of parkrun New Zealand and the legacy that they will leave behind as they move on from their roles at parkrun New Zealand.    I’ve known Noel and Lian since before Caitlin and Kelly arrived on…

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Read more › News - 6th August 2019

Farewell and see you at a parkrun

As Noel and I step down from being Country Managers we’d just like to share some of our memories over the last 7 years.   At each parkrun around the country you have all brought special gifts and talents and we are so proud and thankful to have shared this journey with you. We simply can’t…

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Read more › News - 6th August 2019

parkrun Diary

Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Anniversaries  Millwater – September East End – September   Continued parking problems at Whangarei: Unfortunately there are still some interruptions at the start of Whangarei parkrun and mid-August is the date now for completion. Parking is only available across the road at the cricket grounds parkrunners will need to allow an additional…

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Read more › News - 31st July 2019

parkrun Diary

Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Anniversaries  Millwater – September East End – September   Continued parking problems at Whangarei: Unfortunately there are still some interruptions at the start of Whangarei parkrun and mid-August is the date now for completion. Parking is only available across the road at the cricket grounds parkrunners will need to allow an additional…

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Read more › News - 23rd July 2019

Do you love parkrun?

Since the very first parkrun in Bushy Park on Saturday 2 October 2004, more than 3.7 million people have had their barcodes scanned at parkrun events around the world.   For some people, parkrun is something they might do every now and then, maybe at Christmas time with family, or when catching up with an old…

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Read more › News - 23rd July 2019

parkrun Diary

There are no anniversaries in August, but Millwater and East End parkrun will be coming up in September. Remember Cornwall Park will be celebrating it’s 7th anniversary tomorrow so go along dressed up (or not if you wish) for some cake and surprises. Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Anniversaries: Cornwall Park – 27th…

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Read more › News - 15th July 2019

parkrun Diary

Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)  Upcoming Anniversaries: Cornwall Park – 27th July, celebrating 7 years, a dress up party!   Parking problems at Whangarei: There will be some interruptions at the start of Whangarei parkrun until the end of July as the council are about to seal the car park where the start is.Parking…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

Joey’s Spirit

If there’s one young life to have seen more than a multitude of adults, it’s Joseph Oosterhoff from Quinns Rocks.   Looking at his youthful physique whenever he attends parkrun, one would be hesitant to think the 15-year-old has undergone numerous procedures for health conditions which have plagued him since birth – certainly none of…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

parkrun Diary

Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)  Upcoming Anniversaries: Cornwall Park – 27th July, celebrating 7 years, a dress up party!   Greytown-Woodside Trail parkrun invitation:   Next week is “Mid-WInter Christmas” when we celebrate all that’s wonderful about this time of year and the spirit of getting out in the rain.  We expect to…

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