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proposed Waimakariri Multi-Use Sports Facility is part of next year’s Long Term
Plan. The three
images below show key parts of the architectural design of the proposed facility and
its surrounding sporting precinct, which was presented to the Council at its
December meeting by Warren and Mahoney, who were commissioned to do the
was instructed to prepare a site plan for the land that the Council owns at
Coldstream Road as well as a concept plan for the multi-use sports facility.
plan is important to ensure that the facilities are appropriately located to
maximize the serviceability of the land to cater for the variety of sports and
non-sporting activities that will be held.
plan that was presented encompassed all of the components of the functional
design brief that had been developed by the Council.
community grows rapidly, so too does the demand for indoor space to accommodate
a broad range of indoor sport and recreational pursuits.
sporting and leisure activities the facility and its surrounding area has been
designed to cater for include:
proposal also incorporates room for an on-site fitness gym along with space for
associated exercise classes, sports administration, sports coaches and
meeting/conference areas that can be utilised by local clubs and community
also potential for the facility to be used in the hosting of large-scale
community events including shows and musical events.
cost of the proposed facility is $26 million.
be considering this as part of its deliberations on the Draft Long Term Plan (LTP) at
the end of January 2018.
will then go out for consultation, allowing the community the opportunity for
input in March.