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Highlights

2011-2012

  • Winners of the SOLGM 2012 Business Excellence Awards (Building organisational Capability) for Lean Thinking
  • Kaizen Lean Thinking Tours of over 300 delegates through the facility over previous 12 months
  • 2 Successful Total Productive Maintenance(TPM)Seminars hosted with another 3 being held in 2013
  • Finalist in New Zealand Water Safety Awards (Education Category) 2012 – Unison Lake Safety Programme
  • ACC Workplace Safety – Tertiary Accredited (highest level) for ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices.
  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating)- Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Enviro Gold Endorsed Facility (Qualmark's Resposnisble Tourism certification - New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Energy Savings of just over 4% on total consumption in kWh on the previous year
  • Water Savings of over 15% on Trade Waste compared to the previous year
    PoolSafe Accreditation till April 2013
  • Member of Rotorua Sustainability Tourism Charter 2012
    Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions – 7.6% favourable decrease in total estimated Carbon Footprint on the 10/11 year.

2011-2012

  • Winners of the SOLGM 2012 Business Excellence Awards (Building organisational Capability) for Lean Thinking
  • Kaizen Lean Thinking Tours of over 300 delegates through the facility over previous 12 months
  • 2 Successful Total Productive Maintenance(TPM)Seminars hosted with another 3 being held in 2013
  • Finalist in New Zealand Water Safety Awards (Education Category) 2012 – Unison Lake Safety Programme
  • ACC Workplace Safety – Tertiary Accredited (highest level) for ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices.
  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating)- Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Enviro Gold Endorsed Facility (Qualmark's Resposnisble Tourism certification - New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Energy Savings of just over 4% on total consumption in kWh on the previous year
  • Water Savings of over 15% on Trade Waste compared to the previous year
    PoolSafe Accreditation till April 2013
  • Member of Rotorua Sustainability Tourism Charter 2012
  • Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions – 7.6% favourable decrease in total estimated Carbon Footprint on the 10/11 year.

2010-2011

  • Visitor Admissions – 332,080 unique visitor admissions.
  • Learn to Swim – 46,459 unique enrolments (an increase of 11% on last year).
    Unison Lakes Safety Programme – 2,302 students enrolled. (an increase of 28% on last year).
  • NZ Qualmark – 5 Star Rating – highest rating certified by NZ Tourism’s official quality agency with 94.6% result.
  • Enviro-Gold Accreditation – Achieved for Responsible Tourism (first swimming pool in New Zealand).
  • ACC Workplace Safety – Tertiary Accredited (highest level) for ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices.
  • Sustainability – Energy savings on average of 4% every year since 2004/2005. Reduced trade waste and water by meter from two main swimming pools by 25% on last year (3,166 m3).
  • Waste Minimisation – 15% decrease in waste to landfill on 2008/2009 (recycling of 1,940kg).
  • Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions – 214.0 Tonnes of CO2-e. (1.76% increase on the previous year due to increased travel for Swim Tutors going to teach learn to swim throughout the district)

2009-2010

  • Winners of New Zealand Water Safety Awards (Education Category) 2009 – Unison Lake Safety Programme
  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating) 2009 (Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Enviro Silver Endorsed Facility (Qualmark's Resposnisble Tourism certification - New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Energy Savings of 138,700 kWh per annum (savings of 1.5 months total energy out of every 12 months operation)
  • Water Savings - reduced trade waste and water by meter from two main swimming pools (Jun09 – Nov09) by 49%
  • Waste Minismisation - 20% decrease in waste to landfill (Jun 09 – Nov 09)
  • PoolSafe Accreditation 2010
  • Member of Rotorua Sustainability Tourism Charter 2010

2008-2009

  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating) 2008
  • Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency
  • Enviro Silver Endorsed Facility
  • Qualmark's Resposnisble Tourism certification (New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency)
  • Energy Savings of 138,700 kWh per annum (savings of 1.5 months total energy out of every 12 months opertaion)
  • Water Savings reduced trade waste and water bu meter from two main swimming pools (Apr 09 - Jun09) bu 49%
  • Waste Minismisation - 17% decrease in waste to landfill (Oct 08 - Jun 09 = 1,359kg)
  • NRB Survey 2009 Customer Satisfaction - 80%
  • Pool Yardstick Leisure Check Customer Survey Satisfaction - 84.8%
  • PoolSafe Accreditation 2009
  • Member of Rotorua Sustainability Tourism Charter 2009
  • Hosted Swimming New Zealand Division 2 (National Age Group Championships) - March 2009 (1st Swim Meet of its type in Rotorua in over 20 years with 1,000 participants)

2007-2008

  • Winner ‘Swimsation NZ National Best Marketing Award” 2008
  • PoolSafe Accreditation 2008
  • Member of Rotorua Sustainability Tourism Charter 2008
  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating)
  • Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency
  • Won commendation for having 1 of the top 3 lifeguards in New Zealand presented by the New Zealand Recreation Association

2006-2007

  • Winner Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2006 (Community Organisation of the Year)
  • Finalist (Highly Commended) New Zealand Recreation Association Awards 2007 (NZRA Outstanding Pool Award)
  • $1 million Revenue Achievement
  • Winners in Central North Island Lifeguard Championships 2007
  • 4th in National Lifeguard Championships 2007
  • Qualmark Endorsed Facility (5 Star Rating)
  • Qualmark is certified through New Zealand’s Tourism official quality agency
  • Staff Complete Sfrito (Sport, Fitness, Recreation Industry Training Organisation) & NZQA endorsed National Certificate in Community Recreation (Aquatic Level 3 Pool Safe Accreditation 2006
  • Ranked 1st in Yardstick ‘Corporate Performance’ out of 58 Swimming Pools Nationwide
  • Blue Water Cardio Studio Success with over 400 members

2005-2006

  • Finalist in Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2006 (Community Organisation of the Year)
  • Finalist New Zealand Recreation Association Awards 2006 (Unison Lake Safety programme)
  • Winners in Central North Island Lifeguard Championships 2006
  • 5th in National Lifeguard Championships 2006
  • PoolSafe Accreditation 2006
  • Winner ‘Swimsation NZ National Customer Service Award” 2006
  • Sfrito (Sport, Fitness, Recreation Industry Training Organisation) Registered Workplace
  • Implementation of a New Recreation Department to deliver water and land based recreational programmes

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