scoop.co.nz 18 Mar, 2021 22:15 am

Kāpiti Community Centre closing, not safe or healthy

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Mayor K Gurunathan said the Council was very aware of the gap created by the Centre’s closure, and has prioritised work to rebuild or replace the centre in the draft Long Term Plan 2021-41, which will be released for public consultation on 7 April.Council has allocated $5 million across the next two financial years for investigation, design and construction work on a fit-for-purpose Community Centre,” said Mayor Gurunathan.” Mayor Gurunathan said the centre had been closed to community bookings in recent months due to ongoing uncertainty about the centre’s continued operations.March 19, 2021 Business, Latest Headlines, Politics, PressRelease Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council Kāpiti Coast District Council has announced that Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre will not reopen for community bookings and programmes, with the building closing due to ongoing weather-tightness issues.

“The Community Centre plays an important role in creating social connections, providing collaboration spaces and accommodating important community services.“Te Newhanga holds a special place in our community and we know it has an important role to play in connecting people and organisations.

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