scoop.co.nz 24 Mar, 2021 06:45 am

Pre-dawn blessing for $4.2m Sport and Community Hub at Alex Moore Park

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March 23, 2021 Latest Headlines, Politics, PressRelease, Sport News from Wellington City Council Waiora, the new Sport and Community Hub at Alex Moore Park, will be officially opened on Saturday following a pre-dawn blessing and ceremony.Wellington City Council partnered with Alex Moore Park Sport and Community Inc (AMPSCI) back in 2018 to build a new Sport and Community Hub Facility on the upper field at Alex Moore Park.” The Hub was gifted the name Waiora, meaning water of life, following engagement with iwi partner Ngāti Toa and the Alex Moore Park Sport and Community inc.As a lifetime football player, Mayor Andy Foster knows this facility will make a big difference to the sporting community.

“This is the way forward for sporting and community groups to ensure that we can get everyone participating in their code, hopefully on an equal low-cost opportunity for all in the community – it is, simply put, fantastic,” says Mike.The principles of sporting and community hubs is not new, however, I believe this model and concept is.

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