Christchurch Metro Sports Facility




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Christchurch Metro Sports Facility
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STATUS: Announced
SECTOR: Social infrastructure
JURISDICTION: New Zealand
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Traditional procurement
TYPE: Greenfield

The Metro Sports Facility, located in central Christchurch, will be the largest aquatic, indoor recreation and leisure venue of its kind in New Zealand. The facility will include an indoor aquatic hall with a 79 metre, 10-lane competition pool and seating for a minimum of 1,000 spectators, a leisure area including hot pools and hydroslides, nine indoor courts for sports such as netball and basketball, and retractable seating for a minimum of 2,500 spectators. There will also be a dedicated base for High Performance Sport New Zealand, and spaces for fitness and other activities.

The project, which is being co-funded by the NZ Government and Christchurch City Council, is being delivered under an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract. The ECI contract was awarded to Leighs Cockram. Ōtākaro, the Crown agency overseeing the project's construction, released preliminary design images of the facility in September 2016, with a construction contractor due to be selected in Q2 2017. The facility is expected to open in March 2020.

 

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