The Benefits of Bounce Bark®

Using bark as playground impact-protection provides more than a naturally-sourced, environmentally-responsible, sustainable safety solution- it also promotes kids’ immunity and general health and wellbeing.   Bounce Bark® is a product developed solely by Wholesale Landscapes in Nelson. It is the only bark-based, safety-certified impact protection used in playgrounds, childcare centres, schools and public areas across New […]

Analysis of Artificial Playground Surfacing

When choosing playground surfacing, it’s sometimes tempting to go with the apparent ‘simple solution that requires no maintenance’.  However, what if you were told that ‘solution’ potentially creates the need for increased maintenance, involves more capital outlay and can deteriorate into a safety hazard? We’ll get into the details later, but before we do let’s […]

Bounce Bark®, The Best Choice for Playground Surfacing

Birds eye view St Pauls School Playground Surface Bounce Bark

An important part of a Kiwi kid’s childhood is the time spent playing in playgrounds, whether it’s with family at the local reserve, or with friends at school or an Early Childhood Education Centre. Councils, principals, Boards of Trustees and ECE Centre managers are tasked with providing challenging, yet safe, play environments. A crucial element in […]

The 2 Minute Guide To Playground Surfacing in New Zealand

St Pauls School Bounce Bark Surface Playground

We’re making it easier for you to understand the NZS5828:2015 standard for playground surfacing. Use the guide below to understand where you need to have an NZS certified playground surface. The areas indicated below as a surface refers to at least 300mm in depth of a certified bark such as Bounce® Bark.  Unsure what is […]