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June 2021

Regular Exercise Decreases Risk of Catching COVID (30.6.21)

May 2021

YogaNZ links with High Commission of India in NZ (24.5.21)


Long COVID fatigue reduces with exercise, new research shows (18.5.21)

Keeping kiwis safe when exercising is important to us (7.5.21)

April 2021

Adults should exercise more than they think (30.4.21)

Tomorrow: World health day to help health, poverty and insecurity (6.4.21)

March 2021

Drink coffee to accelerate fat-burning before exercise (26.3.2021)

Exercise boosts blood flow to the brain, latest research finds (26.3.2021)

World Sleep Day – crucial for people’s wellbeing (16.3.2021)

February 2021

New research shows benefits of exercising in Groups (25.2.2021)

Guide to fitness by someone who hates exercising (23.2.2021)

ExerciseNZ wants to meet PM over kids activity and mental health(4.2.2021)


January 2021

Older Kiwis must get fitter before Covid vaccine (21.1.2021)

Cronic stress due to covid pandemic  (10.1.2021)

Radio Interview with Richard Beddie, ExerciseNZ CE


Kiwi’s leaping into exercise in 2021 (6.1.2021)


NZ Trends and Activity advice for 2021 (4.1.2021)

NZ Trends And Activity Advice For 2021

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December 2020

Do exercise trackers work? New study finds there’s a catch (23.12.20)


Steady exercising counts, ExerciseNZ says (15.12.20)

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