INDUSTRY NEWS

We believe in bringing the benefits of exercise to as many people as possible. One way we do this is by promoting exercise, in all its forms and modalities, through the New Zealand media, as well as advocating for the role of exercise in wellness and health. See below for examples of our recent work.


Archived News: Links available at the bottom of this page.

January 2022

Magic Radio long interview of our CEO

31 Jan 2022

More industry Advocacy work – here is a Magic Radio long interview of our CEO, on the challenges of DHBs and contact tracing, as well as the benefits of exercise and why everyone should be doing it.

An excellent discussion on RadioNZ’s ‘The Panel’ today on the benefits of exercise as it related to COVID-19.

28 Jan 2022

Otautahi – An excellent discussion on RadioNZ’s ‘The Panel’ today on the benefits of exercise as it related to COVID-19. Backed by the latest research, and introduced by our CEO, Richard Beddie . Item starts at time stamp 12min 10seconds.

Consistency needed from DHBs regarding close contacts

28 Jan 2022

Otautahi – Some district health boards are classing close contacts in gym settings while others are not following the covid rules as set by the Ministry of Health, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says….

Exercise very effective against covid – landmark study

28 Jan 2022

Otautahi – Exercise is hugely more important for people’s mental health since covid arrived almost two years ago, according to a major recent ExerciseNZ survey…

Industry Q&A

25 Jan 2022

NZ Exercise facilities fully prepared for red setting

23 Jan 2022

Otautahi – New Zealand’s facilities are prepared and ready to operate from 11.59pm tonight in the new covid omicron red setting, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says…

Industry Q&A Session

19 Jan 2022