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Waiwera Hot Pools

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As we age, our bodies deteriorate. It is noticable that for most of us, one recovery rates have declined in recent years. I speak of course of our ability to recover from a big night out on the turps .

Located 30 kilometers from the ground, about a 30 minute drive, the Waiwera Hot Pools offer a range of pools and water slides for both fun and recovery.

All pools and spas contain natural geothermal water. They do not reheat any water and are indeed “100% naturally hot”. With the exception of rainfall, each pool contains geothermal water.

One of the cool features of Waiwera is that the offer a Movie Pool. You can sit in the hot water, chill out and watch the movie. There are three showings a day, including one at dusk.

The water slides are a barrel of fun, and I understand have been significantly upgraded since I was there last. The cafe is licensed, so you can continue to hydrate while soaking in the hot water, although I suspect our resident medical professional will advise against that .

Located a short 35 minute drive from downtown Auckland, these pools may offer some welcome relief from the aches and pains of the World Masters Games.

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Mark Matheson
Chief Bottle Washer
Mark is the former President of the Sydney Masters Hockey Association and is a current NSW manager in the Over 40's age group. When he is not working in the hockey community, Mark runs an IT Consultancy offering IT Management and business process change services.


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