Busy start to the New Year - 25th Feb 2015

It has been a busy start to the New Year for Playgear™ by A.J Grant with playground refurbishments in a number of Kindergartens, Schools and Councils around the New Zealand.

Our services include relocating, refurbishing and/or maintaining an existing playground. We find these services useful with schools merging or other childhood educational facilities re arrranging equipment to suit their requirements.

One particular job which was completed, was a new playground in a school in South Canterbury, using some existing activities as well as adding some new exciting equipment from our Playgear™ by A.J Grant range. Because of the drought, one of the biggest problems we had was auguring the holes for the playground posts into the bone dry ground, necessity is the mother of invention!

The Summer holidays is a great time for us to work in Schools while the students are away and it also makes it an exciting time for the children to come back and start the new year to a completed, fun filled playground.

Shade Structure's and Shade Sails - 18th Feb 2015

Shade Structure by Playgear A well positioned shade structure can become the 'communal heart' of the school. Large groups of students can gather comfortably and used for a variety of activities such as eating lunch, outdoor learning and free play.

At A.J Grant we provide a programmed removal for shade sails for terms 2 and 3 and this allows warm winter sun into the area. This also protects the shade sail from strong winds and snow loading damage.

Check out our range of Shade Structures and Shade Sails and contact us today for a quote

Playgear™ by A.J Grant are sponsors of the A.J Grant Playgear League - 9th Sep 2014

On Saturday the 6th of September Allan grant is seen here presenting the Playgear™ by A.J Grant are proud sponsors of the A.J Grant Playgear League. On Saturday the 6th of September Allan Grant is seen here presenting the "Chinese Charity Cup" to the winning team - Caversham United. Well done guys, on a great season of Football.

Playgear™ by A.J Grant are proud sponsors of the A.J Grant Clothesline League.

Our Manager attends NZAIMS Annual conference in Queenstown - 26th Aug 2014

Playgear exhibit at the NZAIMS conference in Queenstown The NZAIMS (The Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling) conference was held in Queenstown last week, which our Playground Manager Allan Grant was lucky enough to attend and exhibit our range of Quality Play Equipment.

The conference provided a platform to exchange ideas, discuss current issues and to keep abreast of developments in the sector with educational leaders invited from all over New Zealand.

Allan was able to show a display of recent work we had done at Intermediate and Middle schools around New Zealand. Of particular interest was our custom made Flying Fox which we have installed recently in and around Dunedin. Another popular product was our Automatic Sliding gates which secures the entrance, keeping all children enclosed within the School. 

Held at the Adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown, surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the conference was a success and a great learning opportunity for everyone.

The Star - "Keep it Local" directory - 18th Jun 2014

The Star - Playgear™ by A.J Grant support Dunedin Local Businesses by advertising in the "Keep it Local" section of the Star.

Currently the Star is running a competition where you can win $1000.00 worth of Lucky Local Prizes. Just purchase product with us and keep your receipt to enter.

Hold on to your Star "Keep it Local" directory (first Thursday of the month).

Fill in an entry form and attach an original or copy your receipt. Enter as many times as you want as long as each receipt is accompanied by an entry form.

Post or drop in your entry for the September draw before 21 August, 2014.

Keep it Local Competition, P.O Box 517, Dunedin.

Playgear™ by A.J Grant are proud manufacturers of quality play equipment, fitness and sports equipment along with many more products.

Miniball/Basketball Season - 6th May 2014

One moment it’s a netall goal, a moment or two later it’s a basketball goal. Both Miniball and basketball are played as Primary School sports, throughout term two and three.
Now is a good time to upgrade your Miniball or Basketball System for your school or see our options for practicing at home. Purchase quality built Playgear™ Miniball and Basketball stands or maybe you just need a hoop. We use a combination of durable materials including galvanised steel and top quality netting.

One of our most popular options is the Deluxe Basketball Stand (with optional Netball Hoop and Revolving Carousel). One moment it’s a netall goal, a moment or two later it’s a basketball goal. That means one court, two games.......double the fun! Our Basketball systems can be freighted and installed in New Zealand. Please call us for a quote.


A new Flying fox for local Dunedin School - 10th Apr 2014

A child having fun on a local Dunedin School's new Flying fox. A Child enjoys a ride on the new 60m Flying Fox at a local Dunedin School, manufactured and installed by the team at Playgear by A J Grant. It is thought to be the longest Flying Fox in Dunedin.

Playgear™ by A.J Grant display down at Thieves' Alley Market Day, Dunedin - 11th Feb 2014

Playground equipment displayed during Thieves' Alley Market Day. It was an extremely busy day in the Octagon and Bath St on the 8th of February with people roaming around taking in the sights of the 30th annual Thieves' Alley Market Day in Dunedin. There was lots of food, crafts and clothes stalls along with music adding to the atmosphere.

Playgear™ by A.J Grant had some of their bright coloured playground equipment on display.

As you can see the children are having a lovely time swinging and climbing on the quality built playground equipment.

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