NZ Sports Field Forum - February Newsletter
28 Feb 2011 - Industry News - Bobbie Harvey
NZ Sports Field Forum February Newsletter. This newsletter contains information regarding the 2011 Turf Conference as well as an offer for anybody in the Christchurch region who may need some urgent help
RNZ 2011 Statement: Christchurch Earthquake
28 Feb 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) CEO Martin Snedden today expressed sympathy to the people of Christchurch as the city deals with the aftermath of yesterday’s devastating earthquake.
28 Feb 2011 - Racing / Equestrian - Nick Kuzmanov
Turfmachs fast TTR3 verticuts and sweeps in one pass, saving operator time and additional equipment. It is quiet, reliable and low maintenance.
Dunedin Never Looked so Good
28 Feb 2011 - Rugby - Jo Scully
Growing the natural grass under the fixed roof is a world first and demonstrates the level of innovation going into the Stadium construction.
China The New Frontier
28 Feb 2011 - Golf - Editor
Given the global downturn in the development of new golf courses, China is now the focus of golf course architects from Europe, The United States and Australia.
International Rugby Board Launches One Turf Programme
28 Feb 2011 - Rugby - Press Release
The International Rugby Board has launched a groundbreaking initiative that will redefine the use of artificial turf as a playing surface for Rugby and boost global Rugby participation.
Stagnant Interest Rates Spark Bingara Gorge Interest
27 Feb 2011 - Golf - Editor
Bingara Gorge at Wilton has attributed a surge of people viewing properties at the 1165-lot development to stable interest rates.
$400,000 to renew Marysville Golf Course
27 Feb 2011 - Golf - Press Release
The Coalition State Government today announced $400,000 towards the redevelopment of the Marysville Community Golf and Bowls Club to help ensure the popular precinct becomes one of regional Victoria’s key golfing destinations.
UK Golf Club Druids Heath is a Wildlife Wonderland
27 Feb 2011 - Golf - David White
"Unfortunately, there is still a notion among the 'lunatic fringe' of the conservation movement that golf courses don't offer any more to wildlife than arable land"
The Man who Saved the PGA
26 Feb 2011 - Golf - Editor
John Halter is the course superintendent at a local golf club in Toowoomba. In January 2011 flash floods ripped apart the golf course he caretakes.
You can have a ball at Dairy Farmers Stadium
26 Feb 2011 - General News - Editor
Townsville's sporting tragics will be given the chance to take the field at Dairy Farmers Stadium, with the iconic venue set to double as a function centre.
Council won't give up Adelaide Oval Parklands Lease
25 Feb 2011 - General News - Editor
The city council insists it will keep control of the parklands around Adelaide Oval.
Loggerheads over $10 million Upgrade of Brookvale Oval.
25 Feb 2011 - Rugby - Editor
Warringah Council and the Manly Sea Eagles are at loggerheads over the $10 million upgrade of Brookvale Oval.
New Guide Encourages Workplace Safety in Sporting Amenities
25 Feb 2011 - Industry News - Francesca Pottinger
In a bid to ensure sporting facilities employees are safe in their workplace, Pro-Visual Publishing is providing a set of ergonomically and environmentally friendly tips in the Sporting Amenities Guide to Workplace Safety 2011.
Globe Focus on Turf Wrap Up
25 Feb 2011 - Shows and seminars - Rob Jenkins
Globe recently held their Focus on Turf seminar at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. The ideal location in the heart of Albert Park hosted about 50 turfies from councils, grounds and stadiums all over Melbourne. Some of the industry's biggest companies supported Globe on the day including Syngenta, Bayer, Advanced Seed and Barmac who all contributed speakers on the education packed day
NZ Turf Conference in Christchurch Update
25 Feb 2011 - Schools - Dr Richard Gibbs
To all participants of the Turf Conference and Trade Show 2011, we are currently assessing how we will deliver this important event in spite of the terrible occurrence in Christchurch. At this time we would like you to assume the conference will proceed.
AMI Stadium Damaged in Quake
25 Feb 2011 - Industry News - Editor
AMI stadium has repairable structural damage, significant damage to fixtures and fittings and liquefaction impacts within the stadium including the playing surface.
Ransomes Jacobsen Territory Expands to Include Asia Pacific Region
24 Feb 2011 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has expanded its management territory within the Jacobsen group with the inclusion of the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.