The Pool and Spa Association Ltd New Zealand (SPASA) is the largest peak Swimming Pool & Spa industry body in New Zealand. SPASA is dedicated to the improvement of the health and happiness of the community through the promotion and growth of the pool, spa and outdoor living industries.
Our role is to educate, promote and advocate for the betterment of all members and the community.
The Association represents the entire NZ aquatic leisure industry, recognising five key pillars to ensure relevance and credibility to all members. These are:
People - to empower and develop members through improved skills and knowledge
Promotion – of a professional trade delivering exceptional products that improve the health and wellness of the community
Representation – to advocate responsible outcomes for members and consumers at local, state, federal and international levels
Member Services - to provide exclusive products, services and networking delivered locally representing all sectors of the industry
Corporate Support- to adopt a consistent improvement model for an effective and efficient corporate structure
Our members improve the lives of a large percentage of people by facilitating the healthy fun and wellness of swimming.
SPASA is proud to have developed Climate Care Certified. It is the pool and spa industry’s efficiency and sustainability certification program, whereby members of SPASA have their innovative products, services and installations industry Certified promoted and advocate for as environmentally sustainable.
SPASA Training has a variety of nationally accredited courses including Retail, Service, Construction, Business and Pool Safety Inspector course all provided by our Registered Training Organisation. Our effectiveness as educators comes from our broad-based approach to education, which includes not just theory instruction but a deep understanding and involvement in the swimming pool and spa industry.
Advocacy through active representation to all levels of government. Policy creation from the ground up with members and advisory committees providing real-world input through to our involvement on regulatory committees and Standards. Whether it is safety barriers, electrical standards, fibreglass pool manufacture and installation, or energy efficiency of pool pumps, SPASA is active in lobbying and ensuring the views and interests of members are considered by the relevant authorities.
Achieving our vision requires leadership, tenacity and collaboration across the entire swimming pool and spa industry. We thank all members, sponsors, partners, committees and directors for their vision and support as we continue to drive the swimming pool and spa industry into a sound and prosperous future.
SPASA is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards and growth within the swimming pool and spa industry for the betterment of members, consumers and the industry in general.
New Zealand has one of the most developed and innovative Swimming Pool and Spa industries in the world. Our prized aquatic industry has been responsible for a number of worldwide industry innovations, some of the most stunning and integrated designs, and a range of world-class eco-sensitive products.
The Objects for which SPASA is established are:
To promote the swimming pool and spa industry and associated industries and activities throughout Australia and further the standards, goodwill, ethics, reputation and development of the industry
To pursue issues of national concern relating to the industry
To enter into any arrangements with any Government or authority, supreme, municipal, local or otherwise that may seem conducive to SPASA's objectives; and to obtain from any such Government or authority any rights, privileges and concessions which SPASA thinks it desirable to obtain; and to carry out, exercise and comply with any such arrangements, rights, privileges and concessions
In furtherance of the objectives of SPASA to amalgamate with any companies, institutions, societies or associations having objects altogether or in part similar to those of SPASA and which shall prohibit the distribution of its or their income and property among its or their members to an extent at least as great as that imposed upon SPASA under of by virtue of Article 3.2 of the constitution
To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objectives and the exercise of SPASA