Out of step over fitness gear in park

The Kaipatiki Local Board is ignoring the community by installing adult exercise equipment in Little Shoal Bay Reserve according to the Little Shoal Bay Protection Society. Society chairman Tony Holman says a strong response from the community shows that many people do not want the equipment in the reserve, especially on the site proposed. There […]

Equipment spending criticised

GREEN LIGHT: Adult fitness equipment at a cost of $80,000 is set to be installed at Little Shoal Bay. Adult fitness equipment for Little Shoal Bay costing $80,000 is creating controversy. The Kaipatiki Local Board voted five to three in favour of it at their April 11 meeting. But the Northcote Residents Association, the Birkenhead […]

Shoal Bay reserve gym gear not the right fit?

A group that has worked for decades to preserve Little Shoal Bay in Northcote is furious at a decision by the Kaipatiki Local Board. Tony Holman, chairman of Little Shoal Bay Preservation Society, claims the board acted unconstitutionally by voting last week to install adult outdoor exercise equipment worth $80,000 on grass beside Council Tce. […]

Not just for kids: Find a fitness playground near you

Parks aren’t just for the children, with many offering exercise equipment to keep all ages happy, writes Susan Edmunds. If you want a good cardiovascular and strength-training workout without the cost of a gym membership, the answer could be at the end of your street. There are lots of parks and reserves around Auckland that […]