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The Power of Encouragement

The Power of Encouragement

Before we enter winter sport season, this is a great video to watch to illustrate the power of encouragement. This little boy is set a daunting task, at the very limit of his skill-set. Yet, with the belief and encouragement of those around him, magic happens – imagine the opposite ...

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Bike Wise This Month

Fit healthy senior lady out cycling on her bicycle on a country road wearing a protective helmet and smiling happily at the camera in a healthy lifestyle concept

Cycling is a safe and social way to enjoy exercise and improve your health. February is Bike Wise Month, so if you haven’t ridden a bike in some time, now is the time to change that! Bike riding is a skill that you don’t forget – it’s low impact on your ...

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How To Be Safe Riding Towable Inflatables


You’ve gotten yourself this great new towable inflatable, or you’re looking into getting one, and you’re wondering how to be safe while riding it. This is a good thing to be concerned about anytime you’re about to go out onto the water and with a few simple precautions you can ...

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Say No To Inactivity

Aged Person Practicing Extreme Sport Elderly Male Climber Makes Hard Move and Looking High Up on Outdoor Climbing Wall Sport Competitions Very Emotional Face Belaying Partner Staying on Remote Ground

We sit too much – in cafes, offices, the car, in front of TV and computers. Yet we know that inactivity is one of the high risk factors for diabetes. More than 270,000 New Zealanders have diagnosed diabetes and many more have it without knowing. Any kind of activity which ...

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Water Wise

Kid swims in pool underwater, girl swimming having fun

Water is an essential part of New Zealand’s identity and many Kiwi kids grow up spending their holidays at the beach, fishing off the rocks, learning how to drive a boat or swimming in a pool. With summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to think about water ...

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