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You know what it's like – you jump into the water for an invigourating swim, and next thing you can't see where you are going because your googles have fogged up.

No matter how many times you splash at the lenses, they fog up again - how do you stop them doing this?

Human spit does have the potential to keep your swimming goggles fog-free, but some people would prefer a slightly less shall we say - biological - method.

The global robotic pool cleaner market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of more than 18% from 2017 to 2021, according to Technavio’s latest report. According to the report, the market is segmented based on end-user, which includes commercial and residential.

The growth of the global robotic pool cleaner market depends on the growth of the swimming pool construction market, which, in turn, is heavily influenced by the real estate industry.

In the recent past, residential construction has been experiencing an exponential growth globally, which is expected to have a positive impact on the global robotic pool cleaner market.

Fancy taking a refreshing dip in your favorite brew? Well, now you can - although you have to go to Austria to do it!

The Starkenberger brewery in Tarrenz, has pools filled with beer, because why swim in water when you can swim in something far more fragrant.

Our seasons and weather systems are rapidly changing and with that we seem to be getting more frequent flooding happening after big downpours of rain.

Pool safety is an issue that should always be at the front of our minds. Obviously supervision is the best form of pool safety, but for those times when you are not in the pool area there are 3 main items that can help.

Mineral is the buzz word in the pool industry at the moment. As people are looking more for alternative solutions to chemicals in the world today pool suppliers are starting to promote more emotional words like ‘mineral’ and ‘natural’.

2016/17 has seen a few new concepts in pool design starting to take hold....

The crawly thing, the bug, the sucker, the robot…we’ve heard all the names under the sun for peoples automatic pool cleaners.

But the one that has really changed the game in New Zealand is the Dolphin range of robotic pool cleaners. Here’s a quick reminder on some of their advantages over suction cleaners.

New pool safety legislation came into effect on 1 January 2017.

The Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016 repealed the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 and inserted provisions relating to residential pool safety in the Building Act 2004.

CCTV footage show the effects of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Cantebury this month.

Swimming in our beautiful oceans is one of the best things about Kiwi summers, but all that salt water can be hard on your hair and swimming pools can be no better.

Private spa pools in New Zealand homes will no longer need to be fenced off after the Government passed controversial law changes.

Swimming pool owners will also be able to use alarmed gates or doors rather than automatically-locking gates under the changes - a rule change which prompted the Labour Party to drop its support for the legislation.