scoop.co.nz 19 Mar, 2021 00:45 am

New Location Approved For Pool Indoor Facility

New Location Approved For Pool Indoor Facility
COUNCIL yesterday approved a new location for the indoor facility of the Olympic Pool Redevelopment. [Thursday 18 March 2021] Site contamination and geotechnical investigations of Churchill Park’s green field area next to the current Olympic ...

Our expert project team has been working with key stakeholders such as Ngai Tāwhiri and the Game Changing Opportunity Group to understand their concerns and long-term objectives.” Sir Derek Lardelli and his wife Rose attended the meeting along with Ngai Tāwhiri hapū representatives Thelma Karaitiana and Stan Pardoe.During a co-design process with Ngai Tāwhiri the proposal to relocate the main indoor facilty has received significant support.Council Chief Executive Nedine Thatcher Swann says Council is committed to building a facility which meets the needs of the whole community.

Thelma Karaitiana of Ngāi Tawhiri, says Council and hapū representatives are working in the spirit of protecting the whenua.Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti (SGT) chief executive Stefan Pishief says the sporting community is excited by what’s planned.

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